Resources

 

"A Caring Shelter for the Homeless since 1983"

Emergency & Crisis

Adult Protective Services, Solano County

(Adult protective services and in-home support for elder and disabled adults)
Phone: 707-784-8259 (or contact your local police department)
Emergency number: 800-850-0012

American Red Cross

85 Second St.
San Francisco
Phone: 415-427-800 FAX: 415-427-8104
Website: www.bayarea_ca_redcross.org
Relevant Info: Disaster Services, Educational information, Hurricane Recovery Program, September 11 Assistance, Blood and Organ Tissue Donor, Volunteer Work, etc.

California Missing Children Hotline

Phone 24-Hour line: 800-222-3463
Website: oag.ca.gov/missing
Relevant Info: Works primarily with law enforcement. Takes calls and information from public regarding missing children sightings, etc. Publishes posters monthly of missing children and distributes to police agencies & schools within one week. Sponsored by the California Department of Justice Missing & Unidentified Persons Program. Quarterly missing person & dependent adults bulletins.

California Youth Crisis Line

Phone: 800-843-200 24-Hour Crisis Line

Child Abuse/Neglect,

275 Beck
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: 800-544-8696 (Official reports and inquiries)
Hours: M-F, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Children of the Night

Phone 24-Hour Hotline: 800-551-1300
Website: www.childrenofthenight.org
Relevant Info: Crisis line for children 11-17 years of age who have been sexually abused, involved in prostitution or pornography, and/or runaways. Referrals to local shelters and food. Counseling to help kids re-enter society.

District Attorney – Victim/Witness Programs

675 Texas St.
Fairfield, CA
(Compensation for victims of certain crimes and related assistance)
Phone: 707-784-6800
Contact Person: Susanne Perthes, Coordinator
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Domestic Violence

Phone 24-Hour Crisis Lines: 707-557-6600 (Vallejo, Benicia)
                                       707-425-3422 (Fairfield)
Relevant Info: Counselors available 24 hours a day for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Crisis intervention, information and referrals. Placement in confidential safe shelter provided to battered women and their children. Legal assistance with restraining orders. Advocacy and accompaniment to medical exams, police departments, court, etc.

Girls & Boystown National Hotline

Phone 24-Hour Crisis Line: 800-448-3000
Relevant Info: Staffed by paid, trained professionals offering short-term crisis counseling for boys, girls and parents. Drug, alcohol, violence, abuse, relationships, school, families, etc. Professional crisis referrals provided to local community support groups. Works with families to reunite runaways. Provides information on residential treatment programs and shelters for youth in crisis.

National Child Abuse Hotline

Phone 24-Hour Crisis Line: 800-422-4453
Relevant Info: Offers counseling for callers in all age groups. Will refer child to local crisis lines, hospitals, local agencies and services.  Also provides pamphlets & brochures on child abuse, parenting, shaken baby syndrome, etc.

Poison Control Center

Phone 24-Hour Hotline: 800-876-4766

Safe Quest (Formerly Solano Women’s Crisis Center)

1745 Enterprise Dr., Suite 2D
Fairfield, CA 94533
Phone: 707-422-7345
FAX: 707-422-7276
24Hr Crisis Hotline 707-557-6600
Crisis Hotline 1-866-487-7233 or 1-866-4UR-SAFE
www.safequest.org
Contact Person: Violet Barton, Executive Director
Relevant Info: Provides assistance to domestic violence/sexual assault victims/survivors in Solano County. Hotline, victim services, hospital and court accompaniment. List of counselors available. Will provide court advocate. Program for teenagers 13-15 years of age, for victims of child abuse, rape and sexual assault. Will train peer groups to go into schools. Counselors available 24 hours a day for women who are victims of rape or sexual assault. Crisis intervention, information and referrals. Will also provide accompaniment to medical exams police departments, court, etc. Also provides community education and awareness programs.

Solano County Mental Health

Toll-Free Line 800-547-0495
Phone: 707-553-5331
228 Broadway Street
Vallejo, Ca
Phone: 707-428-1131
2101 Courage Dr.
Fairfield, Ca

St. Vincent De Paul (Women’s Resource Center)

Phone: 707-556-9846
Hours: T–Th 9-12 PM (Call for Appointment)
Relevant Info: Partial assistance with rent, PG&E, Water, etc.

Vallejo Fire Department

970 Nimitz Ave.
Vallejo, Ca
Phone: 707-648-4526

Vallejo Police Department

111 Amador St.
Vallejo, Ca
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: 707-648-4321(non-emergency)
911 (emergency)

Victims of Crime Resource Center

Phone: 800-842-8467
Hours: M-F 8:00AM – 6:00 PM
Website: www.1800victims.org
Relevant Info: Students from Mc George School of Law in Sacramento available to help callers with legal problems after they have been victimized. California law options are discussed. Resources are available for all crimes. Money can be made available for medical counseling and/or funeral expenses. Sponsored by the Criminal Justice Department of Planning.

Hope Haven Transitional Shelter

Phone: 707-554-9781
Contact Person: Pastor Sharon T. Spencer, Director
Relevant Info: Clean and Sober environment for homeless women with children, Case Manager/Shelter Manager on-site. We offer independent living in a disciplined/-structured environment. Computer training classes, clothes closet, and community resources available. Facility is close to community transportation. Length of stay – 6 months. Hope Haven’s goal is to assist homeless women towards self-sufficiency. We offer food and all utilities are paid. Client fee is $450 per month. No dposit fee required.

House of Joy Transitional Programs

1106 Marin St.
Vallejo, CA
P.O. Box 1471
Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone: 707-554-8800
Contact: Joy Thompson-Executive Director 707-712-0317
Website: www.hojprograms.org
Relevant Info: The House of Joy is a Transitional Program serving young adults 18-24 years of age. HOJ provides a safe and secure, drug and alcohol free-living environment for 18 months up to 24 months. We offer workshops strengthening education/employment goals, life skills, self-esteem building, and community involvement. We also offer referral assistance to a long list of helping agencies within, and outside of Solano County, and also provide Ticket to Work for SSI/SSDI recipient. $300.00 per month and ticket to work for SSI/SSDI recipient.

Mission Solano

740 Travis St.
Fairfield, CA
Phone: 707-422-1011
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Website: www.missionsolano.org
Relevant Info: Shelter is open 7 days a week. Nomadic shelter (rotating church sites each night).
Provides food, clothing, and showers (not a day center). Open to men, women and children. Must be clean and sober.

Food

Catholic Social Services

125 Corporate Place, Suite A
Vallejo, CA
Phone: 707-644-8909
Hours: M-TH 9:00 AM -12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Website: www.csssolano.org
Relevant Info: Can receive emergency food once every 3 months (must call and make an appointment for intake), bus passes, season of sharing (rental assistance), counseling, and immigrant services.
Must have: Picture I.D., Social Security Cards for all family members and Verification of residence (and of income during holidays)

Fairfield Church of God

928 Empire St.
Fairfield, CA
707-425-0150
Food Pantry
Phone: 707-429-4538
Relevant Info: Emergency food pantry available.

Food Bank of Solano

1891 Woolner Suite 1
Fairfield, CA
Phone: 707-421-9777
Hours: M-F 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Relevant Info: Distributes food to those who are in need.

Food For Children

Nap/Solano Head Start Building
1328 Virginia St.
Vallejo, CA
Phone: 707-421-9777
Hours: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Relevant Info: Serves families with children 4-5 years old, bring proof of income, I.D., and proof of child’s age. parents can self-refer, the program can also give referrals for soup kitchens, emergency food pantries, and other food bank programs clients qualify for.

First Baptist Church

2025 Sonoma Blvd., Vallejo, CA
Hours: M-W 11:00 AM – 12:30 AM, Sunday 5:00PM-6:00 PM
Relevant Info: Hot food distributed, no verification needed

Meals on Wheels of Solano County

95 Marina Center, Suisun, CA
Homebound seniors and disabled individuals 60 yrs. and up
Phone: 707-425-0638, 800-788-5114
Fax: 707-426-3767
Vallejo Office: 1350 Amador St.
Vallejo Phone: 707-644-74444
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM M-F (Meals Deliveries)
Home Delivered meals to Homebound and Disabled Seniors

Senior Nutrition Congregate Dining Programs

Salvation Army

630 Tuolumne St., Vallejo, Ca
Phone: 707-643-8621
Contacts: Capt. Tom & Kim Stambaugh, Ray Christian
Hours: M-Th 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Relevant Info:

Hot food distributed Wednesday 11:30 AM – 12:30 Pm (no verification needed)

Second Baptist Church of Vallejo

1170 Benicia Rd.
Vallejo, CA
Phone: 707-643-6496
Hours: Every Wednesday 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Relevant Info: No verification needed

St. Basil’s

1200 Tuolumne St.
Vallejo CA
Phone: M, T, Th, F 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM , 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (closed Wednesday)
Relevant Info: Serves North and East Vallejo, leave message on machine, clients will receive a response within 24hrs.

St. Vincent De Paul (Women’s Resource Center)

Phone: 707-556-9846 (center) or 707-553-9469 (after 12:00PM)
Hours: M-Th 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Relevant Info: Call and leave message, food is delivered on Fridays or Saturdays, also helps with food, rent and utilities.

WIC (Woman, Infants, Children)

355 Tuolumne St.
Vallejo, CA
Phone: 707-553-5381
Hours M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, 1st and 2nd Thurs., 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Melvin Thompson Center
1680 Fairgrounds Dr.
Phone: 707-553-5381
Wednesdays only 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Relevant Info: Food vouchers for children up to 5 years and pregnant or nursing women. (Must meet income requirements)

U.S.D.A Food Distribution Program

Relevant Info: Nation-wide program that provides emergency feeding programs, assistance for low-income families, Indian reservations, and the elderly. The following are distribution points in Vallejo:

Church on the Hill

420 Virginia St.
Vallejo, Ca
Phone: 707-644-4451
Tuesday 1:00 PM -5:00 PM
Wednesday 2:00 PM- 5:00 PM,
Thursday 9:00 Am - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Hot Soup Fridays from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM (or while supplies last)
Relevant Info: Bring picture I.D. and income verification, participants only eligible one per week
Also provides haircuts Wednesdays 2:00 PM – 5:00 Pm first come, first served
 Clothing Wednesdays 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Good Samaritan Church

407 Capital St.
Vallejo, CA
Phone: 707-553-1896
3rd Saturday of very month 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Relevant Info: Bring picture I.D. and income verification

Salvation Army

630 Tuolumne St.
Vallejo, Ca
 Phone: 707-643-8621
M-F 9:00 AM – 12:00 Pm
Relevant Info: Must sign up during Emergency
Distribution every Thursday and Friday
USDA food available on the 3rd or 4th Monday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 3:00 Pm of each month
Bring picture I.D., SS card, and income verification for all members of the household.