CALIFORNIA – Financial Hardship Emergency Assistance – Food And Shelter

WE ALL HAVE A ROLE IN FIGHTING TROUBLE 

Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sector are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post the information on our site.

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SECTION 8 HOUSING AND ASSISTANCE RESOURCES

Find Local “Section 8” Public Housing (Housing Choice Voucher Program; Find Affordable Elderly And Special Needs Housing; Get Rental Help; Find Homeless Resources; Talk To A Housing Counselor By Clinking Title Link.

LOW RENT “SECTION 8” APARTMENT SEARCH

LOCATE LOCAL FOOD BANK

CONSUMER FAMILY LEGAL PLANS – PREPAID LEGAL

For those who cannot qualify for free legal aid, there are discount legal service providers that provide basic legal work at highly discounted rates. Enrollment in a national legal plan requires a modest monthly enrollment charge but the hourly rates are highly discounted and many types of consultations are performed without charge, depending on your plan. Discount legal plans often include unlimited phone consultations for new legal matters.

FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES:

Alameda County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Alameda County Community Food Bank 7900 Edgewater Drive Oakland, CA 94621 Phone: (510) 635-3663

Alpine County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Food Bank of El Dorado County 6230 Enterprise Drive Diamond Springs, CA 95619 Phone: (530) 621-9950

Colusa County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

CAA of Butte County 2255 Del Oro Ave. Oroville, CA 95965 Phone: (530) 538-7256 Fax: (530) 538-6463

Contra Costa County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano P.O. Box 6234 Concord, CA 94524 Phone: (925) 676-7543 Web Site:

Fresno County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Community Food Bank of Fresno 3403 E. Central Ave. Fresno, CA 93725 Phone: (559) 237-3663 x109

Humboldt County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Food for People 307 W. 14th St. Eureka, CA 95501 Phone: (707) 445-3166 Fax: (707) 445-5946 Web Site:

Imperial County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Imperial Valley Food Bank P.O. Box 4406 El Centro, CA 92244 Phone: (760) 370-0966 Fax: (760) 370-5789

Kern County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

CAP of Kern 300 19th Street & PO Box 134 Bakersfield, CA 93302 Phone: (661) 398-4520 Fax: (661) 398-4524

Los Angeles County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank 1734 East 41st St. Los Angeles, CA 90058 Phone: (323) 234-3030

Merced County

Food Bank 2000 W. Olive Ave. Merced, CA 95348 Phone: (209) 726-3663 Web Site: Monterey County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Food Bank for Monterey County 815 W. Market, #5 Salinas, CA 93901 Phone: (831) 758-1523

Orange County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

CAP of Orange County 11870 Monarch St. Garden Grove, CA 92841 Phone: (714) 897-6670 Web Site:

Placer County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Placer Food Bank 8284 Industrial Blvd Roseville, CA 95678 Phone: (916) 783-0481 Web Site:

Riverside County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

FIND – Food In Need of Distribution 83775 Citrus Ave. Indio, CA 92201 Phone: (760) 775-3663

Sacramento County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

California Emergency Foodlink 5800 Foodlink Street Sacramento, CA 95828 Phone: (916) 387-9000

San Diego County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Feeding America San Diego 9455 Waples St. Ste 135 San Diego, CA 92121 Phone: (858) 452-3663

San Francisco County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

San Francisco Food Bank 900 Pennsylvania Ave. San Francisco, CA 94107 Phone: (415) 282-1900

San Joaquin County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Emergency Foodbank of Greater Stockton 7 West Scotts Ave. Stockton, CA 95203 Phone: (209) 464-7369

San Mateo County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

SHFB Santa Clara & San Mateo 1050 Bing St. San Carlos, CA 94070 Phone: (650) 610-0800

 Santa Barbara

Food Bank 4554 Hollister Santa Barbara, CA 93110 Phone: (805) 967-5741 Fax: (805) 683-4951

Santa Clara County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

SHFB Santa Clara & San Mateo 750 Curtner Ave. San Jose, CA 95125 Phone: (408) 266-8866 Web Site:

Santa Cruz County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

SHFB Santa Cruz County 800 Ohlone Parkway Watsonville, CA 95076 Phone: (831) 722-7110

Shasta County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs 100 Mercy Oaks Dr. Redding, CA 96003 Phone: (530) 226-3073

Sierra County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

CAA of Butte County 2255 Del Oro Ave. Oroville, CA 95965 Phone: (530) 538-7256

Solano County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano P.O. Box 6234 Concord, CA 94524 Phone: (925) 676-7543

Sonoma County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Redwood Empire Food bank 3320 Industrial Drive Santa Rosa, CA 95403 Phone: (707) 523-7900

Stanislaus County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

SHFB San Joaquin & Stanislaus 704 E Industrial Park Dr. Manteca, CA 95337 Phone: (209) 239-2091

Ventura County Low Income Food Banks and Pantries

Food Share of Ventura County 4156 N. Southbank Road Oxnard, CA 93030 Phone: (805) 983-7100 xt 111

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP) 

The California food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office.

SEARCH FOR SHELTERS 

FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING:

BURKE MANOR

15-NORTH THIRD STREET

ALHAMBRA, CA 91801-7412

626-458-1505

AMMEL PARK COOP

656 GROVE ST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102

415- 863-7734

 

ALCANTARA COURT

670 VALENCIA STREET

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-1185

(415) 552-8247

EL BETHEL ARMS

1355 GOLDEN GATE AVENUE

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 9411

415-567-5495

 

BANNEKER HOMES, INC.

765-A FULTON ST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94102-4172

Phone: (415) 863-7450

BAY VISTA METHODIST

4888 LOGAN AVE

SAN DIEGO, CA 92113

619-527-0741

MOBILE HOME PARK REHABILITATION AND RESIDENT OWNERSHIP PROGRAM: 

Calaveras El Dorado Imperial Lake Marin Modoc Nevada Riverside San Diego San Mateo Shasta Sonoma Trinity Alpine Colusa Fresno Inyo Sacramento San Francisco Santa Barbara Sierra Stanislaus Tulare Yuba Amador Contra Costa Glenn Kern Mendocino Monterey Placer San Benito San Joaquin Santa Clara Siskiyou Sutter Tuolumne  Butte Humboldt Kings Madera Merced Napa Plumas San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Santa Cruz Solano Tehama Ventura

TEMPORARY CASH ASSISTANCE – CALIFORNIA

TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with your state to offer low income families with temporary cash assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: California: CALWORKS | 916-657-3546

LEGAL AID

If you are homeless and/or going through financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. Click the title link above.

FEATURED CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING:

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF ORANGE COUNTY
Toll-free: 866-784-2227
Fax: 714-245-1690
E-mail: cccsoc@cccsoc.org
Website: www.cccsoc.org

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF ORANGE COUNTY
Toll-free: 866-784-2227
Fax: 714-245-1680
E-mail: cccsoc@cccsoc.org
Website: www.cccsoc.org

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE OF ORANGE COUNTY
SUREPATH FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS Phone: 805-383-7700
Toll-free: 877-615-7873
Fax: 805-383-7722
E-mail: clientservices@surepath.org
Website: www.surepath.org

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING SOLUTIONS – COMMERCE BRANCH
Toll-free: 800-750-2227
Fax: 855-782-8307
E-mail: customer.service@clearpointccs.org
Website: www.clearpointccs.org

NUEVA ESPERANZA, INC.
SPRINGBOARD -EL CAJON Phone: 855-736-7784
Fax: 951-328-7728
E-mail: info@homeownership.org
Website: www.homeownership.org

INLAND FAIR HOUSING AND MEDIATION BOARD ESCONDIDO

COMMUNITY HOUSING WORKS Phone: 760-432-6878
Toll-free: 888-884-4249
Fax: 760-432-6883
E-mail: classes&coaching@chworks.org
Website: www.chworks.org

FOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY HOUSING WORKS ORANGE COUNTY
CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING
Toll-free: 866-784-2227
Fax: 714-245-1690
E-mail: cccsoc@cccsoc.org
Website: www.cccsoc.org

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE – FREMONT
Toll-free: 866-232-9080
Fax: 866-921-5129
E-mail: counselinginfo@moneymanagement.org
Website: www.moneymanagement.org

FREMONT MONEY MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL INC.
PROJECT SENTINEL Phone: 510-574-2270
Toll-free: 888-331-3332
Fax: 510-574-2275
E-mail: fremont@housing.org
Website: www.housing.org

COMMUNITY HOUSING COUNCIL OF FRESNO
Fax: 559-256-1564, Phone: 559-221-6919
E-mail: info@chcfresno.org
Website: www.chcfresno.org

CLEARPOINT CREDIT COUNSELING GLENDALE BRANCH
Toll-free: 877-877-1995
Fax: 855-817-9919
E-mail: customer.service@clearpointccs.org
Website: www.clearpointccs.org

CCCS OF SAN FRANCISCO
Phone: 800-777-7526
Toll Free: 800-777-7526
Fax: 415-788-0739
Email: rharper@cccssf.org
Website: www.housingeducation.org

NORTHERN CIRCLE INDIAN HOUSING AUTHORITY UKIAH
:hone: 707-468-1336
Toll Free: 800-521-3191
Fax: 707-468-5615
Email: ncihatrb@pacific.net
Website: www.nciha.org

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:

Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.

The Salvation Army Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI). These two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance.

 

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