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Food pantries that provide a box or bag of groceries on a one-time only or other limited basis for people who are unable to provide food for themselves or their families. Included are programs that provide enough food for an entire balanced meal or series of meals and those that provide a supplemental supply of groceries. Some programs deliver food to people whose disabilities or illnesses make it difficult for them to leave home.
Provides case management services and emergency assistance for Native American/Native Hawaiian families or individuals who are in need of temporary help. The primary purpose of the CSBG is the development and provision of programs that assist American Indian people to realize greater self-sufficiency through the principles of family and community self help. The statewide program is designed to provide services in a highly efficient manner as a result of "piggy backing" CSBG projects onto established American Indian programs operated regionally throughout the state.
Provides emergency financial and other assistance to military families (primarily E1 to E6) to help them deal with the day-to-day issues when a services member is deployed. Also provides assistance to wounded warriors/families (no rank restriction) on active duty or in transition prior to receipt of VA benefits. Services may include emergency car repair (for families with 1 vehicle only); home and appliance repair; local moving assistance; dental and vision care, baby items, emergency financial assistance (rent, mortgage, car payment, insurance payment, utilities payment, etc.) and emergency food assistance.
Provides quarterly emergency food assistance consisting of a 3- to 5-day supply of food (for continuing supplemental food assistance, must participate in case management). Also provides free daily bread and ocassional other food items to anyone as often as needed through our bread line. Bread line open Monday through Friday's 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Also offers the USDA food commodities program every third Tuesday of the month, from 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm for residents of Encinitas only.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) distributes USDA food to more than 100,000 individuals, including 8,500 seniors at more than 90 distribution sites each month. Eligible participants who do not exceed low income guidelines may be eligible to receive EFAP once a month.
Provides emergency services to low-income individuals and families. Emergency food is available up to four times per year; clothing and hygiene items are also available to those in need. Offers limited transportation assistance (i.e. bus tokens or MTS day passes) for verified appointments. Offers limited diapers, and infant formula when available. Layettes are available to low-income expectant mothers. Offers short-term counseling and referrals provided to community resources and social service programs; offers long-term case management (available upon request with qualifying needs); gives referrals to Interfaith Shelter Network (ISN) during cold weather season. No direct financial aid available.
Provides emergency assistance to persons in need. Services include a 2 day supply of emergency food that is offered twice a year. Clothing vouchers available to clients without any income. When available, diapers, baby layettes, infant food and formula are provided for emergencies. Government surplus commodities are also provided on an ongoing basis when available.
Offers a free breakfast every Saturday. Showers available (must sign up; offered on a first-come, first-served basis). Distributes emergency food and clothing to low-income individuals and families on Tuesdays and Thursdays. People can receive food once every 3 months.
Provides food bags to those in need due to financial difficulties, or other transitional and/or crisis issues and emergency food. Food bags are considered supplemental to other resources and include canned goods and non-perishable items. Contents of food bags can be adjusted for those special dietary restrictions. Food bags are available to any person regardless of race, age or religion.
Provides food bags to those in need due to financial difficulties, or other transitional and/or crisis issues and emergency food. Food bags are considered supplemental to other resources and include canned goods and non-perishable items. Food bags are available to any person regardless of race, age or religion.
Provides food bags to those in need due to homelessness, financial difficulties, or other transitional and/or crisis issues and emergency food. Food bags are considered supplemental to other resources and include canned goods and non-perishable items. Contents of food bags can be adjusted for dietary restrictions. Food bags are available to any person regardless of race, age or religion.
Offers assistance to services workers not protected by labor laws. Provides emergency food and clothing. Offers referrals to legal counseling, alcoholism services and treatment, non-emergency medical and dental care, childcare, and employment information. Publishes a monthly newsletter.
Provides emergency food assistance (up to 4 times a year). Also provides hygiene items, clothing vouchers (limited to one per family for school-aged children and people going on job interviews), partial financial assistance for emergency prescription needs, diapers and formula, limited gas vouchers, and bus tokes for verified medical or job needs.
Provides emergency food and shelter referrals. A 4-day supply of canned food is provided. Diapers and formula are provided when available. No food delivery or vouchers. Bus tokens for return trip are provided when available.
Provides emergency services to homeless and low-income individuals and families. Case management services include assistance to obtain DMV identification (Reduced Fee Form available for qualified clients). Provides clothing, shoes (limited), hygiene articles, and limited counseling services. Provides a 3 to 4 day supply of emergency food once a year. Diapers are provided when available. Assistance for work tools and work boots (limited) is available on a limited basis for individuals who are starting full time jobs in which tools or work boots are required. Minimal prescription assistance, one time assistance only.
Offers a food pantry and clothing closet to low income residents of Chula Vista. Qualified residents are eligible to receive food up to 4 times a year and may access the clothes closet as needed. Also refers to other community services.