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.
Phone: 415-427-800 FAX: 415-427-8104
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
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
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
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.
(Compensation for victims of certain crimes and related assistance)
Contact Person: Susanne Perthes, Coordinator
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Phone 24-Hour Crisis Lines: 707-557-6600 (Vallejo, Benicia)
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
24Hr Crisis Hotline 707-557-6600
Crisis Hotline 1-866-487-7233 or 1-866-4UR-SAFE
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
228 Broadway Street
2101 Courage Dr.
St. Vincent De Paul (Women’s Resource Center)
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 Police Department
111 Amador St.
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Victims of Crime Resource Center
Hours: M-F 8:00AM – 6:00 PM
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
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.
P.O. Box 1471
Vallejo, CA 94590
Contact: Joy Thompson-Executive Director 707-712-0317
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.
740 Travis St.
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
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.
Catholic Social Services
125 Corporate Place, Suite A
Hours: M-TH 9:00 AM -12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
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.
Relevant Info: Emergency food pantry available.
Food Bank of Solano
1891 Woolner Suite 1
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.
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
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
- Over 20 routes throughout Solano County
Senior Nutrition Congregate Dining Programs
- Benicia Senior Center, 1205 E. 2nd St., Benicia
- Dixon Senior and Multi—User Center, 201 S. 5th St., Dixon
- Fairfield Senior Center, 1200 Civic Center Drive, Fairfield
- Suisun Senior Center, 318 Merganser Drive, Suisun
- Rio Vista Senior Center, 25 Main St., Rio Vista
- McBride Senior Center, 411 Kendal St., Vacaville
- Marina Towers, 601 Sacramento St. Vallejo
- North Vallejo Seior Center, 1634 Fairgrounds – C and D, Vallejo
- Florence Douglas Senior Center, 333 Amador St., Vallejo
630 Tuolumne St., Vallejo, Ca
Contacts: Capt. Tom & Kim Stambaugh, Ray Christian
Hours: M-Th 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
- Emergency Food Available every three months Thursday & Friday 9:00 AM -12:00 Pm
- Clients will be denied if helped in the previous three monts
- Must have California ID
- Clients can also sign up for USDA Food Distribution every third and fourth Thursday and Friday of the month (bring ID)
- REACH (PG & E) every Monday and Tuesday phone call interview only 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (no walk-ins accepted)
- Must have a 15 day or 48hr notice or be 62+, Terminally ill, or be permanently disabled (with documentation), have Picture I.D., Social Security card, or Income verification.
- Soup Kitchen lunch on Wednesdays 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM throughout the year.
Hot food distributed Wednesday 11:30 AM – 12:30 Pm (no verification needed)
Second Baptist Church of Vallejo
1170 Benicia Rd.
Hours: Every Wednesday 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Relevant Info: No verification needed
1200 Tuolumne St.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3rd Saturday of very month 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Relevant Info: Bring picture I.D. and income verification
630 Tuolumne St.
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.