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:

CalWORKST01916-558-2331
Counseling DepartmentRHN147916-558-2204
Disability Services and Program for StudentsT08916-558-2087
Extended Opportunity Programs and ServicesRHN155916-558-2403
RISET05916-650-2782

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.


Childcare, Supplies, & Pregnancy

Crisis Nurseries
6699 So. Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95831
916-394-2000
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
888-208-8086
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
916-394-1405
Free family support including crisis intervention, resource and referrals, support groups, and counseling.
La Familia Counseling Center
5523 34th Street
Sacramento, CA 95820
916-452-3601
Free and low cost counseling, recreation, and support groups.
Parent Education
3333 Third Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
916-456-1980
Free three day supply of baby formula and diapers to babies from age 0 to 2 years. Baskets and immunization clinics to expectant mothers.
Sharing Parents of Sacramento
P.O. Box 19538
Sacramento, CA 95819
916-424-5150
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
916-454-9688
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.

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
916-394-2328
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
916-454-4242
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.

UTILITIES, RENT, FOOD, TRANSPORTATION, & CLOTHING

Asian Resources
5709 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95824
916-454-1892
Emergency Utility payments and rental assistance
Capitol City Adventist Community
6701 Lemon Hill Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95824
916-381-5353
Free clothes closet and food pantry.
Community Resource Project Home
Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
916-567-5200
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
916-399-9116
Utility bill assistance food vouchers. Written referral and ID required.
Reach Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
1-800-933-9677
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
916-446-2627
Funds for utility assistance, rent, food, household supplies.
Sacramento Food Bank Services
3333 Third Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
916-456-1980
Food locker, brown bag program.
Salvation Army Social Services Center
4350 Raley Blvd, #200
Sacramento, CA 95838
916-678-4010
Emergency utility payments, sewer and garbage payment, disaster assistance, food closet, rental assistance, bus ticket, gas voucher.

Youth & Children

California Gang Violence Prevention Services
8517 Bond Road
Elk Grove, CA, 95624
916-714-3594
Gang Violence mediation, family violence prevention, domestic violence and gang counseling, after-care services, and home visits with parents and gang-affiliated youth. Fees $0-$75
California Youth Crisis Line 24 Hour
1-800-843-5200
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
916-454-6555
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
916-454-6555

Mercy Hospice
3400 Data Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
916-281-3900

Project TEACH-SCOE
10474 Mather Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826
916-733-8333
Support for families or unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness to help children stay in school and achieve educational success. Contact your school district. See website for locations.

VETERAN’S ASSISTANCE

National Veterans Foundation
Veterans Helping Veterans
1-888-777-4443
Link to veterans resources-help with claims, legal cases, housing, employment, healthcare, housing, burial benefits, survivor benefits, etc. 
Sacramento VA Medical Center
10535 Hospital Way
Mather, CA 95655
1-800-382-8387
916-843-7000
Provides services and information on benefits and services, health, and wellness, burials and memorials. 
Sacramento Veterans Resource Center
7270 East Southgate Drive
Sacramento, CA 95823
916-393-8387
Sliding scale. Assistance with substance abuse treatment.