GEMLink – Geriatric Empowerment Model (GEM)

The City of Pasadena Public Health and Human Services Departments and Heritage Clinic opened the GEMLink Center at the Jackie Robinson Center (1020 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103) in 2019. Older adults 60 years old and older that are homeless or at risk of homelessness can receive several services through the GEMLink Center’s one-stop shop, including:

  • Case management linkage, including medical, dental, mental health, and substance abuse referrals
  • Housing linkage and system navigation
  • Benefits navigation, including Medi-Cal, Medicare, General Relief (GR), and Social Security
  • Showers
  • Meals (breakfast and lunch)
  • Laundry

For more information, please call 626-744-7200.

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