Sutter County assistance programs.
There are a few different places to turn to for help in Yuba city and Sutter County. Some of the non-profits and charities provide housing assistance, food, and access to emergency assistance programs.
Emergency aid and crisis assistance
The Salvation Army, Yuba-Sutter Corps, which can be reached at (530) 216-4530, is a non-profit agency that provides low income and other needy individuals with emergency food, shelter and utility bill assistance. The funds and emergency aid focus on families and individuals who are facing a crisis. The Salvation Army residential and drop-in programs target homeless families and individuals, as well as those facing the lose of their home.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul is based in Yuba City at 222 Clark Avenue. Applicants will need to be visited by a volunteer from the local church. As a result of this assessment, there may be grants for certain pre-approved bills or rent, free boxes of food in Sutter County, clothing for work or school, and other services. Call (530) 671-5154, or find help from Yuba City Society of St. Vincent.
Programs for seniors and elderly
Sutter County seniors can turn to Yuba-Sutter Legal Center for Seniors. This non-profit agency is providing seniors citizen with free legal services and advice. The legal aid can help them obtain benefits, deal with housing issues such as foreclosures, safe homes, help with debt collectors and provide access to government medical care program so they can remain independent. (530) 742-8289, or click here for additional senior assistance and agency on aging offices.
Health care assistance programs
Yuba-Sutter School-Based Health Clinics provides medical and health care to children who are unable to afford the care and resulting medical bills, and the organization will help bring them to optimal health. Call (530) 749-3326.
Food aid and groceries for low income
The poor, low income, homeless, unemployed families and individuals who live in Yuba and Sutter Counties may be able to receive free food and other aid from the Yuba-Sutter Gleaners Food Bank, Inc. Call the organization at (530) 673-3834.
Several other food distribution centers and banks operate in the region. They include St. John's Episcopal Church, Christian Assistance Network, and more. Find the addresses, phone numbers, and more details on food pantries in Yuba City.
Assistance with bills, housing and advice from Sutter County Community Action Agency
The working poor, low income, and other struggling individuals can contact the Yuba City based Sutter County Community Action Agency. The goal of this non-profit organization is to provide advice, counseling, funds for paying expenses (when available) and at the same time help people become self-sufficient over the long term. Some of the assistance programs they run include.
- Housing and rent assistance - Information on how to access rent help, and also get access to Housing Assistance and Shelters.
- Senior Programs - Legal Services, Nutrition, and Food Aid
- Employment from the Back to Work Program
This is just a sampling. They offer other programs, and a significant amount of advice. Call the Sutter County Community Action Agency at (530) 741-6385.
Another of the leading non-profits to call is Community Resource Project, Inc. at (530) 671-7590. Among the programs and services they offer qualified individuals is Utility Bill Payment Assistance, Weatherization, and also the Energy Crisis Intervention Program which can help prevent the disconnection of power.