Community Resources

Never feel alone and helpless. Never give up. Staff, faculty and administrators are here to help you. Stop by any office on campus and ask for help. Students can get help with non-school related community programs through the city resources.

All content are for reference only and are subject to change without notice. Please contact direct organization for the most current content.

Sacramento City College Counselors are available in the following offices:

Counseling DepartmentRHN147916-558-2204
Disability Services and Program for StudentsT08916-558-2087
Extended Opportunity Programs and ServicesRHN155916-558-2403

Stop by your instructor’s office if you need someone with whom to talk. Stop by Health Services located inside the Counseling Department if you have health concerns.

Sacramento City College Police Department                                                                    558-2365
Located next to the parking garage
Call any of the phone numbers or stop by any of the offices in this brochure for help. There are people here who care about your well being and safety.

Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour916-454-1100
Child Protective Services 24-hour916-875-5437
Narcotics Anonymous 24-hour916-732-2299
National Runaway Switchboard1-800-621-4000
Rape Crisis Line (WEAVE) 24-hour916-920-2952
Red Cross 24-hour916-368-3131
Emergency & Disaster Only1-800-540-2000
Suicide Prevention Hotline 24-hour
Roseville916- 773-3111

A call center with information on over 2,400 community services—
emergency and non-emergency.

Childcare, Supplies, & Pregnancy

Crisis Nurseries
6699 So. Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95831
Free respite care for parents, helps prevent child abuse and neglect of children. Safe caring place where parents can temporarily leave their children.
Chicks in Crisis
359 Elk Grove-Florin Road
Elk Grove, CA 95879
Sac: 916-441-1243
E.G.: 916-683-5537
Diapers, wipes, baby supplies, clothing for mother and children. Adoption services to women facing an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy.
Hmong Women’s Heritage
2245 Florin Road
Sacramento, CA 95822
Free family support including crisis intervention, resource and referrals, support groups, and counseling.
La Familia Counseling Center
5523 34th Street
Sacramento, CA 95820
Free and low cost counseling, recreation, and support groups.
Sharing Parents of Sacramento
P.O. Box 19538
Sacramento, CA 95819
Support group of parents who have experienced the death of their baby(ies) from the time of conception through early infancy.
Wellspring Women’s Center
3414 Fourth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
Free. Drop-in center for poor women and children primarily from Oak Park community. Light breakfast five mornings a week. Safe and hospitable. Offers enrichment classes computer skills, poetry, and creative writing.
Mother Baby Program916-456-1980
Sacramento Food Bank
3333 Third Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
Free three-day supply of baby formula, diapers, to babies birth to 2 years. Baskets and immunization clinics to expectant mothers.
Honored Babies
Women helping women. For parents who have experienced a loss due to miscarriage,ectopic pregnancy, pregnancy termination, stillbirth, neonatal death, infant death.


Alcohol & Drug

Clean & Sober Program
1321 North C Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
916-498-0331Alcohol and drug residential recovery program provides homeless and disadvantaged men and women the opportunity to attempt and achieve sobriety. No one is turned away because he or she lacks financial resources. Sliding scale.
Mi Casa Recovery Home
2515 48th Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95822
Three month and six month outpatient treatment to adults (and youth 12-20 years old_ in need of outpatient drug and alcohol counseling. Sliding scale/Medi-cal.
Sacramento Black Alcoholism Center
3307 Broadway, Ste 200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Alcohol treatment and drug abuse rehab treatment for adolescents and adults on an out-patient basis in an environment sensitive to minority and cultural needs. Sliding scale/Medi-cal.


Asian Resources
5709 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95824
Emergency Utility payments and rental assistance
Capitol City Adventist Community
6701 Lemon Hill Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95824
Free clothes closet and food pantry.
Community Resource Project Home
Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Sliding scale. Financial assistance to offset the costs of heating/cooling. Assistance is in the form of direct payment to utility company.
Meadowview Community Action
2251 Florin Road, Suite 156
Sacramento, CA 95822
Utility bill assistance food vouchers. Written referral and ID required.
Reach Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
Emergency energy assistance to low-income families in jeopardy of losing their electricity services. Eligible applicants may receive an energy credit up to $200 based on past due amount of bill. Assistance once every 18 months.
River City Community Services
1322 27th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Funds for utility assistance, rent, food, household supplies.
Sacramento Food Bank Services
3333 Third Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
Food locker, brown bag program.
Salvation Army Social Services Center
4350 Raley Blvd, #200
Sacramento, CA 95838
Emergency utility payments, sewer and garbage payment, disaster assistance, food closet, rental assistance, bus ticket, gas voucher.

Education & English as a Second Language

Florin Technology Education Center 916-433-2844
2401 Florin Road
Sacramento, CA 95822ESL classes, GED classes, computer classes, vocational classes. Low cost.
Fremont School for Adults 916-277-6620
2420 N Street
Sacramento CA 95816
ESL classes, GED preparation and testing, day and evening classes in citizenship.
Sacramento Food Bank Services 916-456-1980
Community Learning Center
3333 Third Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817Free adult educational and literacy programs, ESL, computer skills and GED.
Greater Sacramento Urban League 916-286-8600
3725 Marysville Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95838Computer skills training, employment training workshops, resume writing and interviewing workshops, GED preparation. Free to low cost.

Youth & Children

California Youth Crisis Line 24 Hour
Confidential phone line available to young people between the age of 12-24 and concerned friends and family members. Crisis intervention sexual assault, eating disorders, teen pregnancy, substance abuse, suicide and more.
Children’s Bereavement Art Therapy Group
2800 L Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Peer support and grief art groups for children ages 4-16 grieving the death of a loved one who died during the past year. Free. Donations accepted. Various sites:Sutter
2800 L Street, Street 400
Sacramento, CA 95816
916-454-6555Mercy Hospice
3400 Data Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670


Cares 916-443-3299
1500 21st Street
Sacramento, CA 95811Free and confidential STD and HIV testing M-F from 9am to 5pm and Thursday
from 9am to 7pm.
Genesis 916-669-1536
1400 North C Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Free. Mental health program of Loaves & Fishes for homeless adults.
Harm Reduction Services (HRS) 916-456-4849
4001 12th Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
Helps drug users, sex workers, and those with mental illness correct effectively with treatment and services in the community. Risk reduction counseling and testing for HIV and HCV. Gives out and collects syringes in a free, anonymous program.
Mental Health Treatment Center Crisis & Inpatient Unit 916-875-1000 24 hr crisis line
2150 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Crisis intervention and stabilization services for adults for up to 23 hours. Inpatient units offer hospitalization, stabilization and discharge planning/linkage. Referral/Medical Indigent.
Sacramento Native American Health Center 916-341-0575
2020 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Dental services for adults and children: exams, x-rays, emergencies, fillings, extractions, cleanings, sealants, fluoride, dentures, and oral surgery. Sliding scale or accepts Medi-Cal and some PPO insurance.
Sacramento City College Dental Hygiene Clinic 916-558-2303
3835 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95822
Students one free cleaning per year. X-rays & sealants available at minimum cost. Call for appointment.
Western Career College Dental Hygiene Clinic 916-361-5168
8909 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95826
Free hygiene services for children and adults: prophylaxis, and sealants. $10 for x-rays, cash only.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) Toy Lending Library 916-565-7700
4350 Auburn Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95841Toys (adapted and un-adapted), equipment, and computer lending to parents of young children with physical or developmental disabilities. Free

Planned Parenthood

Birth control, STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing and counseling, cancer screening, child and adult immunizations. Sliding scale. Various locations.

5358 Franklin Blvd., Suites A-D, Sacramento, CA 958201-877-855-7526
1125 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814916-558-1400
201 29th Street, Ste B, Sacramento, CA 95816916-325-1740


National Veterans Foundation
Veterans Helping Veterans
Link to veterans resources-help with claims, legal cases, housing, employment, healthcare, housing, burial benefits, survivor benefits, etc.
Sacramento Veterans Resource Center
7270 East Southgate Drive
Sacramento, CA 95823
Sliding scale. Assistance with substance abuse treatment.

Legal Assistance

Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations 916-736-0616
1901 Alhambra Blvd (2nd floor)
Sacramento, CA 95816
Free legal services back-up center for issues dealing with CalWORKs, refugee assistance, food stamps, General Assistance, Medi-Cal, Welfare Employment.
Disability Rights of California 916-488-9950
100 Howe Ave., Ste 235-N TTY: 1-800-719-5798
Sacramento, CA 95825
Free. Advocacy support legal, civil and service rights, for people with disabilities. Investigates complaints about serious physical and sexual abuse and neglect-related deaths in institutions.
Legal Center for the Elderly916-488-5298
2862 Arden Way, Ste 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
Free legal services for seniors and low-income disabled.
Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC)916-551-2150
515 12th Street (Main Office)
Sacramento, CA 95814
Civil legal assistance to low-income.
McGeorge School of Law Community Legal Services 916-640-6080
3455 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
Sliding scale. Assistance with bankruptcy, victims of crime, elder law (60+), immigration.
Misdemeanor Criminal Records Expungement 916-551-2155
Legal Clinic (Broadway Center)
915 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
Offers an opportunity to increase employability by cleaning criminal record.
 Voluntary Legal Services
1111 Howe Avenue, Ste 600
Sacramento, CA 95825
Free. Referrals to volunteer lawyers and paralegal advocates for advice and representation for various legal issues for low-income individuals.