Published on August 15th, 2017 | by abarries

Help & Services in the Sacramento Area (links)

Sacramento County Assistance Programs
Sacramento County offers a variety of assistance services and programs for the local Sacramento community, ranging from counseling, foreclosure prevention, rent and housing assistance, to providing residents with clothing and food.

The Trevor Project – 24/7 crisis and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBT and questioning youth
Our trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person who is in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call The Trevor Lifeline now at 866-488-7386.

LGBTQ Support and Resources- Placer County
LGBTQ (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, Transsexuals and Queers) Ministry was created to serve as a resource to support and affirm the LGBTQ community in the Rocklin/Roseville/Lincoln/Auburn area.  They provide spiritual direction and guidance, resources/referrals, and parent support.

Sacramento Food Bank
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services is dedicated to assisting those in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and moving them toward self-sufficiency and financial independence.

Loaves and Fishes – Sacramento
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Crisis Nursery Program – Sacramento Children’s Home
The Sacramento Children’s Home operates Sacramento’s only Crisis Nursery Program. Our mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect by providing support to families at times of crisis. The Sacramento Crisis Nursery Program is a family-strengthening program where parents can bring their children, newborn through age five for emergency child care or overnight care during stressful or difficult times.

Francis House – Sacramento
Our mission is to profoundly change the lives of families and individuals struggling with homelessness and poverty. We inspire and empower, providing relief and resources that can lead to a transformation from life on the streets to long-term stability.

Weave – Sacramento 
WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County.  Through its involvement in the Rescue & Restore Coalition, WEAVE also provides outreach and services for international and domestic victims of human trafficking.

My Sister’s House – Sacramento
Serves Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training, and community services.

Next Move (formerly known as Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center)
Next Move operates The Family Shelter, 30-day shelter that serves families with children and single women. It’s one of only two shelters in Sacramento County that accepts two-parent families, single fathers, and sons over the age of 14. And it’s the only shelter with private rooms for families.

Home Start – Roseville 
Home Start is virtually the only transitional housing program in Placer County serving families exclusively. We accept families headed by single fathers, single mothers, couples with children and even grandparents raising their grandchildren. We also work with parents who are regaining custody of their children through Child Protective Services (CPS). Preference is given to Placer County residents.

St. Vincent de Paul Society – Sacramento and surrounding communities
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to those who live in poverty and those who are struggling to make ends meet. Our goal is to help them meet basic needs, build self-sufficiency, and ultimately break the cycle of poverty.

Women’s Empowerment
Women’s Empowerment educates and empowers women, who are homeless, with the skills and confidence necessary to secure a job, create a healthy lifestyle, and regain a home for themselves and their children.

Center for Fathers and Families – Sacramento 
The Center for Fathers and Families (the Center)  responds  to the needs of fathers and their families by offering programs and services that lead to family growth, enrichment, and empowerment.   As an established centerpiece within Sacramento communities, the Center’s goals are to re-establish and reiterate the importance of fatherhood in both the home and the community, and to promote the theme to all men that “Fatherhood is Forever.”

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