The following list of resources is a "work-in-progress".
In consideration of the vast array of resources, this is not a comprehensive list.
We do our best to stay updated and knowledgeable of available resources.
For additional resources, please stop by the office, check out our bulletin board
for current resource information in both English and Spanish.
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Fort Bragg Food Bank http://www.fortbraggfoodbank.org
Gualala Food Pantry
37300 Church St (Church) 884-4330
2nd & 4th Fri: 11-12:30
Point Arena Food Pantry
24000 S Hwy 1 (VFW Hall) 882-2137
2nd Tue 8:30-11:00
Noyo Food Forest
The Noyo Food Forest cultivates a healthy local food system by providing opportunities for education, social enterprise, and community involvement.
Mendocino County Farmers Market Association http://www.mcfarm.org/markets.html
CalFresh (California Food Stamps = SNAP) 764 S Franklin St, PO Box 1306, Fort Bragg CA 95437, 877-327-1677 or 707-962-1000 or 962-1136 (eligibility worker)
Fort Bragg Unified School District - Nutrition Services: Free breakfasts and lunches available at school for children in need.
WIC Women, Infants and Children- Mendocino County: A federally funded nutritional program for low-to-moderate income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants and children to the age of five years who are at nutritional risk. Fort Bragg Phone: 707-964-7106.
Gleanings Soup Kitchen: Wed noon at Catholic Church, 605 Maple, Fort Bragg CA
Hospitality House 237 N McPherson, Fort Bragg CA: 707-961-1150
Trinity Lutheran - Monday Sack Lunch: Noon. 610 E Redwood Ave, Fort Bragg CA, 707-964-5032
Plowshares Soup Kitchen: 1346 S State St, Ukiah CA 707-462-8582
Willits Daily Bread Soup Kitchen: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu 4:30-5:30 at 58 Bush St (Catholic Church), Willits CA
Fort Bragg Unified School District http://www.fbusd.us/
Mendocino Unified School District http://www.mendocinousd.org/
Mendocino College https://www.mendocino.edu/
Mendocino County Office of Education https://www.mcoe.us/
Dial a ride MTA customers in Fort Bragg who reserve a Dial-A-Ride bus up to two weeks in advance and at minimum 24 hours in advance are guaranteed a scheduled ride. Ft. Bragg , 707-964-1800
Mendocino County, California. MTA’s service area encompasses about 2,800 square miles including the Mendocino Coast and Inland communities. The transit system includes a network of long distance, commute and local fixed routes, plus Dial-A-Ride services in Ukiah and Ft. Bragg. MTA provides service throughout the county, including the communities of Albion, Anchor Bay, Bodega, Bodega Bay, Boonville, Calpella, Caspar, Elk, Fort Bragg, Fort Ross, Freestone, Gualala, Hopland, Jenner, Manchester, Mendocino, Navarro, Philo, Point Arena, Redwood Valley, Santa Rosa, Sea Ranch, Stewarts Point, Ukiah, Willits, and Windsor. https://mendocinotransit.org/
Receive up to 75% discounted pricing on prescription drugs when you show participating pharmacies your FamilyWize Prescription Discount Card. There is no enrollment or activation process and no fees associated with the card. The card can be used by anyone without health insurance, during deductible periods or for prescription medicine not covered by health insurance, Medicare and other benefit plans. You pay either the discounted price or the pharmacy’s retail price, whichever is lower. https://familywize.org/
Mendocino Coast Clinics, 205 South St, Fort Bragg CA: Provides quality medical, dental and behavioral health care services to all coastal residents, regardless of their ability to pay. 707-964-1251
Hospice Services of Mendocino Coast District Hospital: 707-961-4617
Hospitality House, Homeless Shelter: 237 N McPherson, Fort Bragg CA: 707-961-1150
Mendocino Coast Hospitality Center: 101 N Franklin St, Fort Bragg 707-961-0172
Homeless Resource Center
Community Care: Mission: To support frail, ill and disabled people to live at home at the highest possible level of independence, health and dignity.
Redwood Coast Senior Center, 490 N Harold, Fort Bragg CA: Redwood Coast Senior Center provides stimulating activities and essential services for active elders. 707-964-0443
Senior and Disabled Resource Directory
South Coast Seniors: Point Arena, CA. Mission: To identify the needs, provide programs, and promote the well being of seniors in our coastal communities.
Senior Information & Assistance Program: 800-510-2020 or 707-468-5132
GENERAL and OTHER
Second Chance: Helping the pets of people in need. 707-964-7770
California Courts Self Help Center
“Ask a Law Librarian”
Lets you chat live with a California Law Librarian to ask questions and get legal information. https://www.questionpoint.org/crs/servlet/org.oclc.admin.BuildForm?&page=frame&institution=11341&type=2&language=1
Legal Services of Northern California
is the local non-profit legal aid organization providing free legal assistance to older adults and people with low-income residing in Lake and Mendocino Counties.
On the Coast: Mendocino County Superior Court – 10 Mile Branch
The Ten Mile Branch of the Superior Court serves the residents of the Mendocino Coast, including the communities of Gualala, Point Arena, Mendocino, Albion, Fort Bragg, and Westport.
Mendocino County Court Self Help Center https://www.mendocino.courts.ca.gov/self_help/SHLA.html
California Courts Self-Help Center http://www.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp.htm
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault
Project Sanctuary has a 24/7 helpline where you can reach an advocate and get help.
Project Sanctuary Inland: (707) 463-4357 & Project Sanctuary Coast: (707) 964-4357
If there is immediate danger, call 911
Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK
24/7 Toll Free Crisis Line
Mendocino County Crisis Hotline 1-855-838-0404
The Crisis Line is for someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis and needs help right
away. The line is toll-free and open 24/7
Linea de Crisis Llamada Gratis 24/7
Si usted esta experimentando una crisis de salud mental (Un peligro para uno mismo u otros) y necesita ayuda inmediata, llame:
Behavioral Health And Recovery Services
Educational resources for parents
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/445786889466638/?ref=bookmarks
free ebooks http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page
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