Consumer Fraud Victim Advocacy
The C.A.R.E. Program District Coordinators provide support and assistance to elderly victims of consumer fraud in Riverside County by working with the regulatory agencies, law enforcement and the court system. The C.A.R.E. Program is the only specialized Adult Services Unit to provide this this type of advocacy. The C.A.R.E. Program Coordinators may meet with clients, help sort through documents, contact resources, help write letters, assist with filing forms, and provide general support through stressful times. The goal of the advocacy is to guard or regain the elders’ assets, preserve their dignity, protect their privacy, as well as, provide support and assistance through the process.