To assist families in need

Riverside area resources that may help as you assist families from within your congregation and those that come to your door for help:

HOUSING and SHELTER
All programs require an intake interview and have entry standards.
City of Riverside
Homeless Outreach Team. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 826-2200
Emergency Shelters
*Path of Life-Hulen Emergency Shelter . . . . .683-4101
Families • Women w/Children • Single Women
*Path of Life Family Shelter   . . . . . . . . . . . . . 275-8755
Single Women with Children
*Lutheran Social Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 689-7847
Veterans
U.S. Vets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 656-6889
Disabled
SRO – Geel Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 359-3040
Substance Abuse
Sober Living Coalition/*Bob Carlin. . . . . . . . 203-0268
Whiteside Manor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-300-7326
*Path of Life Ministries    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 786-9048
MFI Recovery   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-923-5634
Start Team   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 955-2105
*Teen Challenge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .682-8990
Born Free w/ YWCA (pregnant women) . . . . 687-9922
Domestic Violence
Alternatives to Domestic Violence . . . . . 800-339-7233
*The Sheepfold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  877-743-3736
Runaway & Homeless Youth
Operation SafeHouse . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . 351-4418
Mental Health
Systems of Care (Jefferson Wellness Center) . . 955-8000
Riverside County Regional Medical Center . . 486-4000
Whiteside Manor   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-300-7326
*Jefferson Transitional Programs .(JTP) . . . . . 686-5484
*The Place (run by JTP)   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 779-3057
Shelter & stop-in center for mentally ill homeless

HOT MEALS
Wednesday only. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dinner, 5:30 p.m.
*First Congregational Church. . . . .3504 Mission Inn Ave.
Sunday only. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dinner, 5:30 p.m.
*Calvary Presbyterian Church. . . . . .4495 Magnolia Ave.
Daily . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . All Three Meals
*Set Free Church. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2511  10th Street

BAGGED FOOD
*Our Lady of Perpetual Help . . . . . . . . . . . .689-8921
5250 Central Ave . . . . . . . . . . . . M-F   9:00-11:30am
Arlington Temporary Services
9000 Arlington Avenue Suite 112   . . . . . . . . . . . 689-5620
M, W, F 11-4pm  T, TH  10-1pm
*Eagle Food Ministries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .681-2785
5410 Beach St. Jurupa 92509  Wednesday from 8a-1pm, churches/non-profits can get a truck-full of food for a $25 donation
Thursday from 7-10am, families can come, $10 donation suggested, 2 big boxes of food given, usually including milk and meat.
*Genesis Food Pantry (Lutheran Soc. Serv.). . 689-7847
Free food boxes  M-F 11am-3pm
*Riverside First Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 686-5233
Free food boxes 2:30-3:30 every Tuesday
*Treasure Box. . . (New Jerusalem Church). . . . .530-1145
3093 Mission Inn Ave. 92507 – Order ahead of time, $30 box
*Angel Food (at Faith Com. Church) . . . . . 689-7090
$30 buys you a very nice box of food.  Food boxes must be ordered ahead of time and can be picked up once a month.
*Set Free Church . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .682-0969
Free food boxes

HOTLINES
Dial 211 or 800-464-1123 for Riverside County
24/7 Information for: Housing, Shelter, Food, Medical & Mental Health Care, Legal Help and other services.
Other Hotlines
Domestic Violence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-339-7233
Child Abuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-442-4918
Adult Protective Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-491-7123
Missing Persons (Salvation Army) . . . . . . . . . 800-698-7728
24 Hour Detox Referral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-499-3008
Inland Aids Project . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-499-2437
Riverside Co. Veterans Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 955-6050
Crisis Helpline/Suicide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 686-4357
Department of Public Health . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . 358-5000
Narcotics Anonymous Meetings . . . . . . . . . . 800-397-2333
Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings . . . . . . . . . 909-825-4700
Runaway & Homeless Youth
Operation Safe House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-561-6944
California Youth Crisis Line   . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-843-5200
Riverside Unified School District  . . . . . .  . . . . . . 788-7160
Alvord Unified School District   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 509-5032
Law Enforcement, Codes & Legal Aid
Probation Action Team    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 715-3497
Inland Counties Legal Assoc . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . 368-2555
Inland Empire Lawyers Assoc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 369-3009
Family Court    . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 955-6975

RESOURCES
Youth Opportunity Center (14-22yrs) . . . . .  826-2272
2060 University Avenue 92501
Crisis Pregnancy, Parenting Classes, Baby Clothes
*Riverside Life Services  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 784-2422
*Heartline Pregnancy Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .682-6881
Transportation
Community Settlement House/Bus Tokens . . . . 686-6266
Arlington Temporary Services/Bus Tokens . . . . 689-5620
Utilities/Gas
*Salvation Army   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 784-4490
Community Action Partnership (SHARE program)955-4900
*God’s Helping Hands  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 657-3041
Employment
*Riverside Opportunity Center. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 530-1132
Workforce Development Center  . . . . . . . . . . 800-572-2733
California Department Rehabilitation . . . . . . . . . 782-6650
Temporary Employment with Riv Co.– TAP  . . . 955-9178
Public Benefits
DPSS Assistance Programs . . . . . . . 955-6400 or 358-3400
CalWORKs/GAIN . . . . . . . . . . . . .955-3300 or 358-6710
Social Security/Medicare  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .800-772-1213
Clothing
*Salvation Army   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  784-3571
Arlington Temporary Services  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 689-5620
Community Settlement House  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 686-6266
Health Care
Riverside County Regional Medical Center  . . . . 486-4000
Eastside Clinic Mon – Fri (8:00am-1:00pm) . . . . . 276-0668
Urgent Care   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 358-6035
Jurupa Family Care Center   . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . 360-8795
Rental Assistance/Foreclosure Prevention
Housing Authority of Riverside County . . . . . . . . 351-0700
Fair Housing Council of Riverside County . . . . . .682-6581
Volunteer Center of Riverside County . . . . . . . . . 686-4402
*Lutheran Social Services  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 689-7847
*Catholic Charities   . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328-1575

Local Resources for Families in Crisis – Printable Version
Here you will find a printable 1-page version of the above resource list with names and numbers of 75 faith-based and secular community organizations that provide shelter, hot meals, bagged food, rehabilitation facilities, crisis hotlines, clothing, health care, utility assistance, and vocational support. Faith-based organizations are marked with an “*”.

Emergency Resources for Families in Crisis – Printable Version
Here you will find a list of 18 local resources, similar to those listed above but with more description and detailed information.

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