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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Programs and Support Services

Multi-agency Access Program


MAP is the Multi-Agency Access Program and its goal is to get people to the right place, the right care, the first time. MAP achieves its goals through a collaboration between Kings View, Poverello House, and Centro La Familia Advocacy Services. To contact MAP, call them at (559) 512-6777 or visit their website at www.fresnomap.org.




2-1-1


211 Fresno County is an Information and Referral Helpline that gets people connected with agencies and/or organizations that can help them in their time of need. 2-1-1 Fresno County is a free and confidential service that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year in over 170 languages. Get connected by dialing 2-1-1 or visit their website at www.valley211.org.




Fresno County Metro Neighborhood Resource Center


Jane Addams Elementary School NRC 2117 W. McKinley (559) 457-2516 Burroughs Elementary School NRC 166 N. Sierra Vista (559) 255-6610 Carver Academy Middle School NRC 2463 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (559) 268-1975 Mayfair Elementary School NRC 3305 E. Home Avenue (559) 497-0656 Lowell Elementary School NRC 108 N. Poplar (559) 486-7104 Pinedale Elementary School NRC 7171 N. Sugar Pine (559) 327-7700




West Fresno County Neighborhood Resource Center


Preservación de la Familia del lado Oeste 36668 S. Lassen Avenue, Huron (559) 945-1022




East Fresno County Neighborhood Resource Center


Jefferson Elementary School NRC 1110 Tucker Street, Sanger (559) 875-7851




South Fresno County Neighborhood Resource Center


Laton Neighborhood Activity Center 6320 E. DeWoody, Laton (559) 923-1202




Cultiva la Salud


Las Matriarcas Fund is a program for senior Latina immigrants over 65+ in need of groceries, personal or home cleaning products, rent, or utility payment assistance that live in Fresno County that have limited family or social support. Contact them at (559) 927-5761 or visit their website.




AT&T Acess Program: Wireless Home Internet


Now more than ever, access to home internet is important to stay connected to friends and family, work from home, or attend school online. If at least one person in your household is a SNAP participant or receives SSI benefits (California Only), you may qualify for Internet service up to 10Mbps for $10/ mo. or less. Program eligibility has been temporarily expanded to include households participating in the National School Lunch program, Head Start and households with an income of 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines. For more inforamtion visit www.att.com/access or call (855) 220-5211.




New Internet Essentials


As our country continues to manage the COVID-19 emergency, Comcast is taking immediate steps to make it easier to connect low-income families to home Internet. Customers will receive two free months of Internet service if you apply and are approved by June 30, 2021. Visit internetessentials.com for details and additional information.




California's Low-Cost Auto Insurance


California’s Low Cost Auto (CLCA) Insurance program is a statesponsored program that makes auto insurance affordable, helping you drive responsibly and legally. For more information, visit mylowcostauto.com or call 1-866-602-8861.




Marjaree Mason Center


Ofrece 24/7 Apoyo de Crisis, alojamiento seguro (emergencia, de transición, realojamiento rápido), ayuda legal, consejería, educación, y abogacía. The Marjaree Mason Center operates two confidentially located safe houses in Fresno County. MMC ensures that victims of domestic violence, male or female, are provided a safe place to reside while their traumatic situation is addressed, and while they attain the support needed to return to the community safely. For assistance, call MMC’s hotline: (559) 233-HELP (4357) or (559) 237-4706 to reach the Business Center. For more information of the program visit https://mmcenter.org/.




Rape Counseling Services (RCS) Fresno


RCS Fresno Advocates provide confidential help to sexual violence survivors that is trauma-informed and culturally competent. Call the 24-Hr Crisis Line: (559) 222-7273 or visit https://rcsfresno.org/.




Mujeres Poderosas Amorosas


Mujeres Poderosas Amorosas is a net of immigrant Latinas working to prevent domestic violence. Mujeres Poderosas Amorasas was created from identifying a need for intimate partner violence prevention from an active living and healthy eating community health coalition. This community-based and community-rooted network seeks to build resiliency within community members. For information visit their facebook page.




Leadership Counsel for Justice & Accountability


In case of an emergency where your house does not have enough wáter to drink, cook, and for your basic necesities during this COVID-19 emergency contact the Leadership Counsel for Justice & Accountability, Blanca Escobedo at (559) 719-0796.




Self-Help Enterprises


In case of an emergency where your house does not have enough water to drink, cook, and for your basic necesities during this COVID-19 emergency contact the organization Self-Help Enterprises,Tami McVay at (559) 802-1685.





Immigration Services

California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF)


Provides DACA and Naturalization services. Rapid response legal assistance and detained consultations. Call them at (559) 486-6278 or visit their website at www.crlaf.org.




Central California Legal Services (CCLS)


Naturalization (Citizenship) information and Services. For more information call (559) 570-1200 or visit https://www.centralcallegal.org/.




Centro la Familia Advocacy Services


DACA Services and Support with the filing fees, Family Petitions, U Visa, VAWA, T Visa, Naturalization (Citizenship), Green card renewals, FBI/FOIA records requests. Support services such as public benefits, parenting classes and mental health. To contact the Fresno location call (559) 237-2961. To contact the Kerman location (559) 840-0656. For more information visit www.centrolafamilia.org.




Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)


Protections of civil liberties (job discrimination, interactions with law enforcement, hate crimes, public accommodation, school bullying) immigration legal services, policy advocacy, civic engagement, community organizing, youth empowerment. For more information call (847) 924-9592 or visit https://ca.cair.com/sacval/.




Education & Leadership Foundation (ELF)


DACA Services (initial and renewal), adjustment of Status, naturalization (Citizenship), Permanent Residence (Green Card) Renewal, U-Visa, Family Petition, Parole in Place (PIP), Petition to Remove Conditions of Permanent Residence, Waivers, Certificate of Citizenship Request, Replacement of Citizenship Certificate, FBI/FOIAs Record Request. Contact them at (559) 291-5428 or visit www.education-leadership.org.




Fresno Interdenominational Refugee Ministries (FIRM)


Civics/Citizenship Classes to help folks practice for their interviews. Green Card renewals and citizenship applications. Services offered in Hmong, Lao, Khmer (Cambodia), Arabic, Thai and English. For more information call (559) 487-1500 or visit https://www.firminc.org/.




Kids in Need of Defense (KIND)


Unaccompanied Minors, Asylum, U Visas, T Visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. FOr more information call (559) 240-4184 or visit https://supportkind.org/.




New American Legal Clinic at San Joaquin Collegue of Law (NALC)


For Naturalization, fee waivers, UVisa, TVisa Family Based Petitions, VAWA, Adjustment of Status, Removal Defense, Asylum, Cancellation of Removal, Consultations. For more information call (559) 326-1553 or visit www.sjcl.edu/index.php/nalc.




Services Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN)


Free legal assistance: Removal Defense, Asylum, Cancellation of Removal, Naturalization, DACA, DACA Scholarships; Know Your Rights Workshops, Voter Registration & Engagement, Community Organizing, & Policy Advocacy. For more information call (559) 840-0005 or visit www.siren-bayarea.org.




United Farm Workers Foundation


Services provided are: DACA Renewals and DACA filing fee assistance, Naturalization, Family Petitions, Consular Processing, Green Card Renewals, FBI checks, FOIA’s, U Visas/VAWA, Deportation Defense and free consultations. For more information call (559) 496-0700 or visit https://www.ufwfoundation.org/.




West Coast Mennonite Central Committee


Services we provide: U visas/VAWA Family petitions, Consular processing Naturalization applications, Green card renewals, FBI/FOIA records requests. For more information call (559) 638-6911 or visit www.mcc.org.




Legal Aid at Work


Workers’ Rights Clinic provides low income and unemployed people with information about their legal rights related to work. For phone consultations ONLY 866-864-8208 For more information call (559) 570-1200 or visit www.legalaidatwork.org.




Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)


Protections of civil liberties (job discrimination, interactions with law enforcement, hate crimes, public accommodation, school bullying) immigration legal services, policy advocacy, civic engagement, community organizing, youth empowerment. For more information call (847) 924-9592 or visit https://ca.cair.com/sacval/.




Dream Success Center


Direct immigration legal services are available free of charge to CSU students and employees. Attorneys and paralegals are available to assist students with general consultations, DACA renewals and general assistance in filling out forms such as 20 family-based petitions. This project aims to serve undocumented students, students with immigration questions, staff, and faculty. To schedule a consultation to meet with an attorney, please email Gaby at gencinas@csufresno.edu or call (559) 278-1554. For more information call (559) 278-178 or visit http://fresnostate.edu/studentaffairs/dsc/.




Central California Legal Services


Central California Legal Services provides legal assistance to low income residents of the Central Valley. For more information call their Legal Advice Line at (800) 657-8001 or visit https://www.centralcallegal.org/.




Proteus, Inc.


Refers people to DACA/Naturalization information sessions. Helps with employment and training services. For more information call 1-888-776-9998 or visit www.proteusinc.org.




ACLU of Northern California


Know-your-rights issues; Immigrants’ Rights Issues; Constitutional Violations.Visit there website at https://www.aclunc.org/home.




The Fresno Center


Provides assistance to understand what is Public Charge in TFC, can answer questions, evaluate individual situations, makes individual recommendations. Call (559) 255-8395 or visit https://fresnocenter.org/.





Communications and Event Organizer

Centro Binacional para el Desarrollo Indígena Oaxaqueño (CBDIO)


Information and event organization. 744 N Abby St Fresno, CA 93701 (559) 499-1178 www.centrobinacional.org




Fresno Immigrant Youth in Action (FIYA)


Information and event organization. 744 N Abby St Fresno, CA 93701 (559) 499-1178 https://www.centrobinacional.org/




Mi Familia Vota


Voter registration and naturalization information and workshops. 5228 E. Pine Ave, Fresno, CA 93727 www.mifamiliavota.org




Radio Bilingue, Inc


Diverse music, cultural programming and high impact educational messages 24/7 in 21 Spanish, English, Mixteco and Triqui. 5005 E. Belmont Ave. Fresno, CA 93727 (559) 455-5777. www.radiobilingue.org





Money Saving Programs

Energy Services


Provides low-income residents with no-cost conservation measures and energy education to reduce utility bills. Installs Solar PV systems on low-income family homes at no cost to customers. For more information call (559) 263-1588.




Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)


Provides financial assistance with heating and cooling costs (electricity, gas, propane, and wood), energy crisis intervention, and energy education to eligible households. For more information call (559) 263-1135.





Food Access

Fresno County Food Map


This website contains two maps. These maps reflect the most accurate information we have, and if a phone number is listed we always recommend calling ahead of time to confirm distribution as these are all run by volunteers. These two maps should contain all regular distribution food sites we know of. For more information visit http://www.fresnocountyfood.org/ or email info@everyneighborhood.org.




Central California Food Bank


The Central California Food Bank is dedicated to ending hunger in Central California. They provide food to more than 220 agencies throughout Central California including Fresno County and serve over 280,000 people each month through a variety of programs. For more information visit www.ccfoodbank.org.




California State University Food Security Project


The Student Cupboard is a free food and hygiene pantry for current Fresno State students. For more information call (559) 278-6621 or visit http://www.fresnostate.edu/.




California Women, Infant & Children (WIC)


Program provides healthy food, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and family resources to women, children, and families in Fresno County. For more information call call (559) 263-1150, text ‘FresnoEOCWIC’ to 45778 or visit https://fresnoeoc.org/wic/enroll-in-wic/.




Food Distributions


Provides food to families residing in rural communities and inner city areas. For more informationc, call (559) 263-1029.




Home Delivered Meals


Low-cost, weekly delivery of nutritiously balanced meals for those who enjoy the convenience of a heat and serve, ready-to-eat lunch/dinner. For more information call (559) 266-3663.




Market Match


Stretches the eligible family’s food budget by providing a dollar-for-dollar match toward purchases of fresh fruits and vegetables at farmers’ markets. For more information, call (559) 263-1029.





Education

Early Head Start


Child development and family support services for pregnant women and families with infants, and toddlers (ages 0-3). For more information call (559) 263-1550.




Head Start


Educational, emotional, social, health and nutritional services to preschool aged children (ages 3-5) and their families. For more information call (559) 263-1200.




Stone Soup Fresno


Early Education through California State Preschool Program, at no-cost or reduced fee based on qualification. We also have a Playgroup program where we partner with parents and caregivers to support the developmental growth of children ages 0 to 5. For more information call (559) 224-7613.




Go Public Schools Fresno


Recursos sobre Equidad Educativa de la Organización Ed Trust West Contact Michael Espinoza at (832) 277-3903 or email mespinoza@gopublicschools.org




Fresno Unified School District Centro de Tecnologia Familiar


Technical support for children to receive and use computers, tablets and hotspots. (559) 457-3939




School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL)


A public charter school that uses a unique, innovative approach to education, targeting students in 9th through 12th grades.For more information call (559) 500-1352.




Street Saints


Restoring south Fresno to a safe and healthy community by providing programs, workshops, and abundant opportunities to build relationships through which residents are empowered and inspired to improve their community. For more information call (559) 233-0345/1345.




YouthBuild Charter School of California


Provides a project-based high school curriculum to young adults (ages 18-24) obtaining their high school diploma. *Operated by YouthBuild Charter School of California. For more information call (559) 264-1048.





Employment

OnWard CA: One-stop Resources for the People Impacted by Job Loss


OnwardCA is an initiative of companies, foundations, and humans to get California workers dispaced by COVID-19 essential life services and back to work as quickly as posible.Visit their website at https://onwardca.org/.




Stone Soup Fresno


Stone Soup Fresno has partnered with GRID Alternatives to provide adults with job training and certification. OSHA 10 Hour Industry Safety Training and Free First Aid - CPR – AED. For more information call (559) 821-7706 or email shandley@gridalternatives.org.




Employment & Training Services and Urban South Youth Program


Fresno Provides young people (ages 14-24) with educational and employment training opportunities to enhance their academic proficiency and to facilitate their transition into self-sufficiency. For more information call (559) 263-1100.




Local Conservation Corps (LCC) YouthBuild Fresno (YB Fresno)


LCC provides young adults (ages 18-25) with paid job training and educational opportunities. YB Fresno provides construction and health care training for young adults (ages 18-24). For more information call (559) 264-1048 1805.




Valley Apprenticeship Connections (VAC)


Provide a 12-week pre-apprenticeship training to prepare individuals for the construction industry. Contact VAC at (559) 263-1110.




The Tax Centre


The Tax Centre, provides assistance with unemployment claims, CalFresh application assistance, as well as Medical-Cal application assistance. Thomas has been beentrained by the county in these areas. Contact Thomas Ruiz at (559) 270-8332 or thomas.m.ruiz@hotmail.com.




Education and Leadership Foundation


Provides services including guide and support for undocumented students, financial resources, college and university options, and programs for academic intervention. ELF has available training and leadership development opportunities for students and parents, training for professional development and internships for professional development. Call (559) 291-5428.





Financial

Access Plus Capital


Provides financing and business assistance for entrepreneurs to start, strengthen, and expand small businesses. Contact Access Plus Capital at (559) 263-1351.





Family Support

Foster Grandparent Program


Senior volunteers provide personalized tutoring and mentoring support to contribute toward the academic success of underserved children and teenagers. Call (559) 263-8910.




Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP)


Provides teen parents (ages 18 and younger) with support and guidance to enhance their parenting skills and obtain social and economic independence. Call (559) 263-1090.




School Age Child Care (SACC)


Provides quality low-cost and no-cost after school childcare to infants and toddlers for eligible families. Contact SACC at (855) 335-2108.





Consumer Hotline

California Department of Insurance


As California increases the capacity for testing, consumers should contact their doctor and state and local public health agency for more information. Consumers with concerns or complaints about accessing care for COVID‑19 under their health insurance policymay also contact the Department’s Consumer Hotline at 1-800-927-4357 or file a Request for Assistance online. For more information visit insurance.ca.gov.





Health and Dental

Free Denti-Cal Youth Services


Provides dental service connections and oral health education to youth (ages 0-20) who have Medi-Cal and live in Fresno County. Assists with finding local dentists, scheduling initial and follow up appointments. Contact them at 1-844-421-3484 or (559) 457-7800.




California Personal Responsibility Education Program (CAPREP)


Educates at-risk youth in Fresno County about teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infection prevention, healthy relationships, clinical linkages, and substance abuse. Contact CARREP at (559) 265-5504.




Tattoo Removal Clinic


Provides fee-for-service laser tattoo removal and a no-cost service for the Mayor’s Gang Prevention Initiative Program (559) 621-2353. Community Health Center, (559) 499-1690, 1047 R St., Fresno A primary care and comprehensive family planning and reproductive health clinic helping men, women, and teens. Teens can call (559) 265-5500 for a free ride to the Community Health Center. Contact the Tattoo Removal Clinic at (559) 499-1690.




Rural Tobacco Education Program


Educates the community about the dangers and increased risk of tobacco related diseases and smoke free policies; provides presentations and resources to live a tobacco free lifestyle in Fresno County. For more infromation call (559) 263-1265.





Housing and Shelter

Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services Program


Emergency shelter and designated Safe Place site is open 24/7 for runaway and homeless youth, ages 12-18 (age 18 elegible only if in high school) with 24/7 emergency shelter. Youth are provided a hot meal, clothing, crisis intervention, case management, counseling, and family re-unification (when appropriate). Due to COVID-19 health concerns, Sanctuary Youth Shelter staff is on call and can be reached at (800) 820-4968 or (559) 777-5101. Teen can also text the word “safe” and current location (address, city, state) to 4HELP (44357) for the nearest Safe Place Location.




Sanctuary Housing Service


Provides housing assistance and supportive services to individuals and/or families that are currently street-homeless or chronically homeless. For more information call (559) 492-9727.




COVID-19 Toolkit for Renters


A google drive with a variety of information for central valley renters is avaliable at https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/133Lqk-IgxQyzUGQN13MAl03KwTWc_dJc.





Case Management

FIRM


Staff can help through phone calls and online applications. They can helps folks apply for: - CalFresh, WIC, General Assistance, unemployment, Paid Family Leave, LIHEAP/CARE, Section 8 when it is open and probably more Language spoken include: Hmong, Lao, Khmer (Cambodia), Arabic, Thai and English. For more information call (559) 487-1500 or visit https://www.firminc.org/.





Informative Events

COVID-19 in Fresno: Resources, News, and Community Communications.


Weekly calls in Zoom calls live in Facebook with presenters discussing important topics for the Spanish speaking community.





Essential Worker Assistance

Cosecha Sana Valle Central


Cosecha Sana is a program that was created to give agriculture workers and their family easier access to the benefits to which they are entitled including free tests, quarantine options that have no cost to them, medical services, food and compensation while they are unable to work due to COVID19 and more. If they get sick, they are entitled to benefits and we are here to help them find out what those benefits are and how they can get them. For more information call (559) 710-2000 or visit www.cosechasana.org.





Mental Health Resources

WARM Line


The Department of Behavioral Health COVID -19 WARM Line provides non-emergency emotional and coping support to community members. Warm line operators provide supportive listening practical coping ideas, and information on how to get connected to behavioral health services. For more information call 559-600-WARM (9276) or visit their website.




Central Valley Suicide Prevention Line


24/7 resource 1-800-273-8255 www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org




Crisis Text Line


The text message crisis line is available by testing the word “HOME” at 721741. Text message assistance available 24/7. www.crisistextline.org




Crisis Stabilization Center


24/7 acute mental health stabilization facilities 4411 East Kings Canyon Rd, Fresno CA 559-453-1008




Resources at Fresno State University


Students have access to health and counseling services. (559) 278-6621




Department of Prevention & Interventions


1350 M Street, Fresno, CA 93721 (559) 457-3373 https://dpi.fresnounified.org/sews/




Care Solace


Care Solace is a FREE online resource that assists individuals in finding local mental health and substance use related programs and counseling services. Care Solace works with individuals who have insurance including Medi-Cal, Private Insurance, and those that have no insurance. All information that is entered is completely confidential and stored securely. For more information call (888) 515-0595 or visit https://caresolace.com/site/fresnofamilies/.




Central Valley Suicide Prevention Line


1 (888) 506-5991 http://www.centralvalleysuicidepreventionhotline.org/home-cvsph





Transportation Services

Senior Taxi Scrip


Taxi service at reduced cost for adults ages 70 and older. Call (559) 263-8099.





Environmental Services

Recycling Center


Get cash for recycling plastic, glass, and cans. 17108 N. Friant Rd., Friant (559) 822-3599




Recycling Services


Provides CRV recycling at large community events, restaurants, and schools. Collects ewaste and tires at events or from homes. Call (559) 264-1048.





LGBT Support

Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center


Provides drop-in services and a resource center to individuals of the LGBTQ+ community. Call or text at (559) 325-4527.





Community Safety Support

Central Valley Against Human Trafficking


Provides services to victims of human trafficking regardless of age, gender, or immigration status. Direct outreach, training and public awareness in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced and Tulare counties. National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-373-7888 or text “Help” to 233733 (BeFree). For more information contact the program at (559) 263-1379.