Ventura County is a vibrant region with locally-owned shops and restaurants, beautiful sandy beaches and rich historic sites. It offers a variety of cultural amenities, including the Rubicon Theatre Company, a nonprofit organization in Ventura’s Cultural District, and the Museum of Ventura County, which features the George Stuart Historical Figures and hosts a variety of panel discussions, lectures and artist gallery talks throughout the year. The county is also home to numerous parks, where visitors enjoy bird-watching, fishing and picnicking.  

There are roughly 240 licensed assisted living facilities in Ventura County. This county is a moderately expensive option for this type of care, with monthly rates surpassing state and national averages at $5,845. However, costs at individual care facilities may vary, depending on the services and amenities available.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Ventura County, CA

Camarillo Senior Living

6000 Santa Rosa Road, Camarillo, CA, 93012

The rooms were really attractive. They bring people in to play music, and they had games and trips. The staff I met was really nice. They had a wonderful common area and places where people can sit an … (read more)
The rooms were really attractive. They bring people in to play music, and they had games and trips. The staff I met was really nice. They had a wonderful common area and places where people can sit an … (read more)

Atria Grand Oaks

2177 E Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA, 91362

Everything is in one building in Atria Grand Oaks. It’s more like a skilled nursing facility to me, but the staff was very friendly and very knowledgeable. I didn’t see anyone there. It seemed like no … (read more)
Everything is in one building in Atria Grand Oaks. It’s more like a skilled nursing facility to me, but the staff was very friendly and very knowledgeable. I didn’t see anyone there. It seemed like no … (read more)

Cypress Place Assisted Living

1200 Cypress Point Lane, Ventura, CA, 93003

Cypress Place Senior Living is in Ventura, California, near the coast and convenient to several major highways. Residents and their loved ones say they love the environment of as well as its patient a … (read more)
Cypress Place Senior Living is in Ventura, California, near the coast and convenient to several major highways. Residents and their loved ones say they love the environment of as well as its patient a … (read more)

2017

The Lexington Assisted Living

5440 Ralston Street, Ventura, CA, 93003

The Lexington Assisted Living is located in Ventura, California, near US-101, with close access to shops, restaurants and gorgeous beaches. The facility offers its residents a wealth of amenities, inc … (read more)
The Lexington Assisted Living is located in Ventura, California, near US-101, with close access to shops, restaurants and gorgeous beaches. The facility offers its residents a wealth of amenities, inc … (read more)

2015, 2016

Atria Las Posas

24 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA, 93010

Atria Las Posas is centrally located in Camarillo, California, close to hospitals, shopping and the public library. The facility consistently receives high praise for its cleanliness and for the delic … (read more)
Atria Las Posas is centrally located in Camarillo, California, close to hospitals, shopping and the public library. The facility consistently receives high praise for its cleanliness and for the delic … (read more)

Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard

2211 Gonzales Road, Oxnard, CA, 93036

Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard is located in the northeast corner of Oxford, California, a few minutes off Ventura Freeway. Visitors have said they are pleasantly surprised to be greeted by live piano … (read more)
Pacifica Senior Living Oxnard is located in the northeast corner of Oxford, California, a few minutes off Ventura Freeway. Visitors have said they are pleasantly surprised to be greeted by live piano … (read more)

2015, 2019

Sunrise at Wood Ranch

190 Tierra Rejada Road, Simi Valley, CA, 93065

Sunrise at Wood Ranch is an assisted living facility offering studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments–including companion suites­–to retired seniors and their pets in Simi Valley, California. … (read more)
Sunrise at Wood Ranch is an assisted living facility offering studio and one- and two-bedroom apartments–including companion suites­–to retired seniors and their pets in Simi Valley, California. … (read more)

2013

Atria Hillcrest

405 Hodencamp Road, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360

I toured Atria Hillcrest for my parents, and I like their program. I really loved the community. It was very clean, very organized, and very operated. Jennifer was very helpful; she answered all my qu … (read more)
I toured Atria Hillcrest for my parents, and I like their program. I really loved the community. It was very clean, very organized, and very operated. Jennifer was very helpful; she answered all my qu … (read more)

Sunrise of Westlake Village

3101 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village, CA, 91361

The Sunrise of Westlake Village was lovely. I did an actual in-room tour with a very lovely woman, I couldn’t find anything nicer, or more welcoming. The bathrooms were large enough to accommodate any … (read more)
The Sunrise of Westlake Village was lovely. I did an actual in-room tour with a very lovely woman, I couldn’t find anything nicer, or more welcoming. The bathrooms were large enough to accommodate any … (read more)

The Reserve at Thousand Oaks

3575 N. Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360

I just heard about The Reserve at Thousand Oaks. We live in the community so I had seen where it was located. What I like best about it is that it sits on 10 acres of land; it’s very nice. It’s great … (read more)
I just heard about The Reserve at Thousand Oaks. We live in the community so I had seen where it was located. What I like best about it is that it sits on 10 acres of land; it’s very nice. It’s great … (read more)

2014

Belmont Village Thousand Oaks

3680 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360

Conveniently located in a residential area of Thousand Oaks, California, Belmont Village Thousand Oaks is minutes from Spring Meadow Park and William Rolland Stadium. Residents say they enjoy outings … (read more)
Conveniently located in a residential area of Thousand Oaks, California, Belmont Village Thousand Oaks is minutes from Spring Meadow Park and William Rolland Stadium. Residents say they enjoy outings … (read more)

Royal Gardens of Camarillo

903 Carmen Drive, Camarillo, CA, 93010

Royal Gardens of Camarillo is nestled in a family-friendly neighborhood within walking distance of the Community Center Park and just a few blocks from the Carmen Plaza Shopping Center near Ventura Fr … (read more)
Royal Gardens of Camarillo is nestled in a family-friendly neighborhood within walking distance of the Community Center Park and just a few blocks from the Carmen Plaza Shopping Center near Ventura Fr … (read more)

Ventura County Senior Care: Ocean Breeze Estates & Cottage Inn

1132 Blue Oak Street, Camarillo, CA, 93010

I count myself lucky to have placed by mom in the care of Dania, and her team. As my mom got older, it was becoming harder and harder for me to take care of her. In 2019, I realized it was time to p … (read more)
I count myself lucky to have placed by mom in the care of Dania, and her team. As my mom got older, it was becoming harder and harder for me to take care of her. In 2019, I realized it was time to p … (read more)

Hillcrest Royale

190 E Hillcrest drive, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360

Hillcrest Royale Retirement Community is located in the Thousand Oaks-Los Angeles area, just about half a mile off Highway 101. Residents and their loved ones praise Hillcrest Royale for the excellent … (read more)
Hillcrest Royale Retirement Community is located in the Thousand Oaks-Los Angeles area, just about half a mile off Highway 101. Residents and their loved ones praise Hillcrest Royale for the excellent … (read more)

The Foothills at Simi Valley

5300 East Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley, CA, 93063

We got put my in-laws in a room at The Foothills at Simi Valley and we’re moving them in on the 31st. The place is great. You didn’t walk in straight into the restaurant since it’s hidden behind the s … (read more)
We got put my in-laws in a room at The Foothills at Simi Valley and we’re moving them in on the 31st. The place is great. You didn’t walk in straight into the restaurant since it’s hidden behind the s … (read more)

2015

Fillmore Country Club

827 River Street, Fillmore, CA, 93015

My father is a resident at the FCC for the last 3 years. Love this place! The staff is caring and kind. Very small, ~45 apartments. Very clean and "homey". My dad would hate white marble and glam. An … (read more)
My father is a resident at the FCC for the last 3 years. Love this place! The staff is caring and kind. Very small, ~45 apartments. Very clean and "homey". My dad would hate white marble and glam. An … (read more)

Navita Residences Tull Street

5603 Tull Street, Ventura, CA, 93003

Navita Residences Tull Street is an assisted living facility in Ventura, California, near the neighborhood of Montalvo. This physical therapist-owned community is a single home featuring six private r … (read more)
Navita Residences Tull Street is an assisted living facility in Ventura, California, near the neighborhood of Montalvo. This physical therapist-owned community is a single home featuring six private r … (read more)

Oakmont of Camarillo

305 Davenport St, Camarillo, CA, 93012

Oakmont of Camarillo had spectacular grounds and big rooms. I liked them so much, but it was quite expensive. The person who toured us was wonderful and answered all our questions. It’s an older facil … (read more)
Oakmont of Camarillo had spectacular grounds and big rooms. I liked them so much, but it was quite expensive. The person who toured us was wonderful and answered all our questions. It’s an older facil … (read more)

Caccam’s Stanton Residence

3726 Stanton Court, Simi Valley, CA, 93063

My mother moved into Caccam’s Stanton Residence. The care they provide to her is great, and we’re very happy. The staff who work there is great, we’re very pleased with all of them. Her room and the w … (read more)
My mother moved into Caccam’s Stanton Residence. The care they provide to her is great, and we’re very happy. The staff who work there is great, we’re very pleased with all of them. Her room and the w … (read more)

Regal Care Senior Living

​3316 Greenville Ave, Simi Valley, CA, 93063

Regal Care Senior Living is conveniently located in Simi Valley, California — a vibrant city blessed with mountain views, an awesome library and just 40 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Resi … (read more)
Regal Care Senior Living is conveniently located in Simi Valley, California — a vibrant city blessed with mountain views, an awesome library and just 40 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Resi … (read more)

Paying for Assisted Living in Ventura County

Genworth Financial’s 2020 Cost of Care Survey discloses that in California, assisted living fees are approximately $700 more per month than the national average. In Ventura County, where assisted living fees are based on the costs in its local city of Oxnard, care costs are even higher. On average, Ventura County seniors pay $5,845 per month for assisted living, which is 17% higher than the state median of $5,000 and 36% higher than the national average of $4,300.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living fees in the Ventura County region surpass the state average by over $800 per month. Costs in Ventura County come in at approximately $5,845, making it one of the more expensive options for this type of care in California. Even so, the region is affordable compared to the San Francisco area, where assisted living facilities charge $6,100 per month for services, and Salinas, which is the most expensive option in the state at $7,100. Those seeking more economical options may consider Sacramento, where monthly fees are considerably lower at $5,395, or Fresno, where facilities charge approximately $4,750 per month. In the San Diego area, care costs are closer to the national median at $4,525. Assisted living fees are more affordable in the Riverside area at $3,900 per month, and in Merced, rates are the lowest in the state at $3,750. 

$5845

Ventura County/Oxnard Area

$5000

California

$4300

The United States

$7100

Salinas

$3900

Riverside Area

$4525

San Diego Area

$4750

Fresno

$6100

San Francisco Area

$5395

Sacramento Area

$3750

Merced

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Ventura County

California’s Medicaid program, Medi-Cal, offers financial assistance to help impoverished seniors cover the cost of assisted living. Those who are eligible may be able to take part in the state’s Assisted Living Waiver Program (ALWP).

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in California page.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Ventura County

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in California page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Ventura County

ResourceContact Service
Ventura County Area Agency on Aging(805) 477-7300The Ventura County Area Agency on Aging is granted federal funding to provide a broad range of free and low-cost services to area residents aged 60 and over. It operates as an Aging & Disability Resource Center and has agents who provide information and referrals for local agencies that serve seniors. Through its Benefit Enrollment Center, trained volunteers help seniors obtain benefits that may help them cover health care and assisted living expenses. The agency also administers the statewide Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, which provides older adults with information regarding Medicare benefits and options, prescription drug coverage, Medicaid and long-term care insurance.
Veterans Services(805) 477-5155Ventura County’s Veterans Services Agency helps veterans, their spouses and their children or survivors access healthcare services and financial assistance through the Veterans Administration. The agency helps veterans file claims to the VA for service-related compensation, including pension benefits or disability compensation, which may help cover assisted living expenses. Its representatives can also help veterans determine their eligibility for VA healthcare, veterans’ home placement and the federal Aid and Attendance benefit.
Oxnard RSVP(805) 385-8023Oxnard RSVP is part of the national RSVP network, which connects those aged 55 and over with opportunities to serve their community through volunteerism. This local chapter partners with 40 public and nonprofit organizations, letting seniors serve in the capacity that best suits their interests and abilities. Volunteer opportunities include providing friendly phone calls to housebound community members, sewing blankets and stuffed toys for local hospitals and tutoring and mentoring school-aged children.
Senior Programs(805) 648-3035The City of Ventura, which is the seat of Ventura County, administers a range of programs for older adults. Through its Senior Nutrition Program, it operates a congregate dining site called the Westside Café, which is located at the Ventura Avenue Adult Center. The city also offers a variety of classes and recreational opportunities, including golf and an aquatics program.
Long Term Care Services of Ventura County, Inc.(805) 656-1986Long Term Care Services of Ventura County is an independent nonprofit organization that advocates on behalf of seniors in the community. This agency provides preplacement counseling services to help seniors understand various levels of care and payment options for assisted living, including what services are paid for by Medi-Cal. Its long-term care ombudsman visits local assisted living facilities to ensure they adhere to state-mandated guidelines related to cleanliness, quality of care and staffing. The ombudsman also helps residents of long-term care facilities to resolve interpersonal problems and fields and investigates reports of resident abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Ventura County

Ventura County-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in California are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in California page for more information about these laws.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Ventura County