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Community Resources by County

Counties Served by The Cottonwood School:

Placer County

Housing

Placer County Health and Human Services Housing Authority

Placer County is now offering Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) through the HOME program for the purpose of assisting tenant households economically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. TBRA provides rental subsidies to very low-income individuals and families in Placer County that were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and meet the program criteria. (excluding the City of Roseville)

TBRA offers assistance for up to four months of unpaid back rent and late fees accrued after March 13, 2020 (not to exceed $2,500)

This LIMITED TIME program is scheduled to END on December 31st and is limited to funds available! See this flyer for more information

MORE INFO:

www.placer.ca.gov

TENANT BASED RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Housing Programs

Transitional Housing

Phone: 530-889-7263

For additional information on program qualifications, program fees, and availability, please call.

Hours

Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Homeless Helpline

Phone: 1-833-375-2237

Placer County residents who are homeless can call the Homeless Helpline (PDF) at 1-833-375-2237.

MORE INFO: https://www.placer.ca.gov/2568/Housing-Programs

Getting Started Group Flyer (PDF)

Homeless Resource Helpline Flyer (PDF)

Housing Programs Brochure (PDF)

Housing Resource Guide (PDF)

Food

Placer Food Bank

CalFresh Phone Appointments for Application Assistance

With things changing daily due to COVID-19, you may be wondering how to increase your food budget dollars. Placer Food Bank’s CalFresh team has been given authorization from Placer County Human Services to perform CalFresh application assistance over the phone! We are a contracted Community Based Organization under the county. Should you or someone else in need want to see if you may be eligible for the CalFresh Program, please contact Placer Food Bank at 916-783-0481 x111 or by email at calfreshinfo@placerfoodbank.org

MORE INFO: https://placerfoodbank.org/

Food Bank - English (PDF)

Food Bank - Spanish (PDF)


Placer Food Bank

Placer Food Bank is the leading hunger-relief charity for El Dorado, Nevada and Placer counties and the region’s only feeding America-certified food bank. This means the Placer Food Banks is the primary food collection and distribution center for hunger-relief efforts in the area. The food bank operates a 30,000-square-foot food storage and distribution warehouse at 8282 Industrial Avenue, Roseville, 95678.

MORE INFO: https://placerfoodbank.org/

Food Bank - English (PDF)

Food Bank - Spanish (PDF)

Free Farmers Markets

Foster Youth

John Burton Foster Youth Advocates

John Burton Advocates for Youth improves the quality of life for youth in California who have been in foster care or homeless by advocating for better laws, training communities to strengthen local practices and conducting research to inform policy solutions.

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EDUCATION

We help foster youth across the state achieve their higher education goals and move on to fulfilling careers by engaging institutions to work together, sharing best practices, and advocating for policies that support foster youth in higher education.

HOUSING

We aim to reduce homelessness among current and former foster youth in California by constantly working to improve access to safe, affordable and supportive housing through the development of policy and technical assistance.

HEALTH

We work through advocacy, collaboration and training to ensure that all foster youth in care have access to the necessary physical and mental health services that are vital to their well-being and success.

Sacramento County

Resource Guide (PDF)

Housing

2-1-1 Sacramento

Links for Housing/Shelter and many additional Resources/Services

2-1-1 Sacramento, a program of Community Link Capital Region, is a free confidential information and referral service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Assistance is available in multiple languages, and services are accessible to people with disabilities. Our Call Specialists speak: Spanish, Hmong, Thai, Lao, Mien and English. Over 200+ additional languages can be assisted 24 hours a day via tele-interpretation. Utilizing a comprehensive computerized database of more than 1,600 nonprofit and public agency programs, trained information and referral specialists give personalized attention to each caller. Specialists can refer callers to a variety of services that best meet their needs.

MORE INFO:

Call: Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-500-4931 or 916-498-1000

Email: info@211sacramento.org




Food

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services is the largest nonprofit provider of basic human needs in Sacramento County, providing food and nourishment to the community for over four decades.

It's one of just a handful of food banks in the U.S. that offers human services, including clothing, language, technology, citizenship, health, nutrition parenting classes and more.

MORE INFO:

Emergency Response Agencies (PDF) 10.27.2020

Food Banks

Foster Youth

John Burton Foster Youth Advocates

https://www.jbaforyouth.org/

EDUCATION

We help foster youth across the state achieve their higher education goals and move on to fulfilling careers by engaging institutions to work together, sharing best practices, and advocating for policies that support foster youth in higher education.

HOUSING

We aim to reduce homelessness among current and former foster youth in California by constantly working to improve access to safe, affordable and supportive housing through the development of policy and technical assistance.

HEALTH

We work through advocacy, collaboration and training to ensure that all foster youth in care have access to the necessary physical and mental health services that are vital to their well-being and success.

El Dorado County

Resource Guide (PDF)

El Dorado Community Hubs - Offering support, resources and connections for families ages 0-18.

Housing

El Dorado County Office of Education

Links for Housing and many additional Resources/Services

At their core, EDCOE supports the diverse educational needs of El Dorado County’s student population not only in schools but throughout the community.

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El Dorado County Office of Education

6767 Green Valley Road

Placerville, CA 95667

Phone: (530) 622-7130

Fax: (530) 621-2543

2-1-1 El Dorado

2-1-1 El Dorado, a program of El Dorado County, is a comprehensive information and referral service linking El Dorado County residents to vital health and human services, information and resources in the community.

The 2-1-1 El Dorado service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to callers and texters. 2-1-1 El Dorado is free and confidential, and available in 150 languages through phone interpretation services, delivering referrals based on the specific needs and circumstances of each caller. Trained 2-1-1 Specialists make referrals taking into account accessibility, eligibility requirements and other factors.

MORE INFO:

Please contact via phone (dial 2-1-1 or 833-223-9797), email 211eldorado@icfs.org, or use the form below.

Food

Food Bank of El Dorado County

The Food Bank distributes emergency supplemental groceries to recipients in rural and remote areas of the county through its Mobile Food Pantry — providing enough groceries to feed up to 200 families.

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Food Bank of El Dorado County

Office/ Warehouse

4550 Business Dr.

Cameron Park, CA 95682

Office Hours:

Monday--Thursday

9:00 am--3:00 pm

Lunch: 12:00--12:30 pm

If you have any additional questions about FBEDC, please contact directly at (530) 621-9950 or info@foodbankedc.org

El Dorado County Office of Education

Links for Food Resources and many additional Services

At our core, EDCOE supports the diverse educational needs of El Dorado County’s student population not only in schools but throughout the community.

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El Dorado County Office of Education

6767 Green Valley Road

Placerville, CA 95667

Phone: (530) 622-7130

Fax: (530) 621-2543

Foster Youth

The Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program

The Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program, developed with California Department of Education grants and Title I funds, focuses on improving educational outcomes for foster youth living in the county. Historically, FYSCP has collaborated with all foster youth serving public and non-profit agencies and provided a variety of services.

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El Dorado County Office of Education

John Burton Foster Youth Advocates

https://www.jbaforyouth.org/

EDUCATION

We help foster youth across the state achieve their higher education goals and move on to fulfilling careers by engaging institutions to work together, sharing best practices, and advocating for policies that support foster youth in higher education.

HOUSING

We aim to reduce homelessness among current and former foster youth in California by constantly working to improve access to safe, affordable and supportive housing through the development of policy and technical assistance.

HEALTH

We work through advocacy, collaboration and training to ensure that all foster youth in care have access to the necessary physical and mental health services that are vital to their well-being and success.


Alpine County

Housing

Eastern Sierra County Homeless Continuum of Care


THE EASTERN SIERRA (ES) CONTINUUM OF CARE (COC) IS A COALITION OF SERVICE PROVIDERS IN ALPINE, INYO AND MONO COUNTIES DEDICATED TO ENDING THE CYCLE OF HOMELESSNESS. ES COC STAKEHOLDERS PROVIDE STREET OUTREACH, EMERGENCY SHELTER, TRANSITIONAL HOUSING, PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING, RAPID REHOUSING AND OTHER TYPES OF ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS.

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Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action, Inc. (IMACA)

137 E. South Street

Bishop, CA 93514

info@imaca.net

(760) 873-8557

Food

East County Homeless Task Force

Alpine Mountain Empire Food Resources lists Pantries and Distribution Sites

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Foster Youth

John Burton Foster Youth Advocates

https://www.jbaforyouth.org/

EDUCATION

We help foster youth across the state achieve their higher education goals and move on to fulfilling careers by engaging institutions to work together, sharing best practices, and advocating for policies that support foster youth in higher education.

HOUSING

We aim to reduce homelessness among current and former foster youth in California by constantly working to improve access to safe, affordable and supportive housing through the development of policy and technical assistance.

HEALTH

We work through advocacy, collaboration and training to ensure that all foster youth in care have access to the necessary physical and mental health services that are vital to their well-being and success.

Amador County

Housing

Amador Tuolumne Community Action Agency


Safe and affordable housing is essential to building healthy families and communities. ATCAA's Housing Program plays a leading role in advocating for, developing, and managing affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families and individuals in our region.

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Amador County – ATCAA

(209)- 223-1485 x 243 x223

Food

Amador County California

Amador County Food Assistance Resources

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COVID-19 Resources

Amador County California

Coronavirus Resource Center



Foster Youth

Amador County Public Schools

We strive to provide educational advocacy and services for Foster Youth and Homeless of Amador County through the Amador County Office of Education. Foster Youth and Homeless Services Program (FYHS) provides support and resources to the school district in the county. We strive to meet the unique educational needs of foster youth and homeless by working collaboratively together with students, caregivers, schools, placing agencies, group home providers and other related agencies.

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Amador County Unified School District

Amador County Office of Education

Phone: 209-223-1750

Fax: 209-223-1733

John Burton Foster Youth Advocates

https://www.jbaforyouth.org/

EDUCATION

We help foster youth across the state achieve their higher education goals and move on to fulfilling careers by engaging institutions to work together, sharing best practices, and advocating for policies that support foster youth in higher education.

HOUSING

We aim to reduce homelessness among current and former foster youth in California by constantly working to improve access to safe, affordable and supportive housing through the development of policy and technical assistance.

HEALTH

We work through advocacy, collaboration and training to ensure that all foster youth in care have access to the necessary physical and mental health services that are vital to their well-being and success.