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									                                                                                                             CHILDCARE
TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                             CENTRAL VALLEY CHILDREN'S                  FRESNO LEADS
                                                    Get                       SERVICE NETWORK                            256-0950, 456-1100
CHILDCARE ...............................3                                    456-1100                                   Advocacy and training for child-
                                                    Connected!                1-800-330-9276 (Warmline),                 care providers
CHILDREN'S SERVICES ...............4                                          456-8381 (fax)

COUNSELING ...........................6
                                                    Get                       1911 N. Helm
                                                                              Fresno, CA 93727-1609
                                                                                                                         PACE PROGRAM
                                                                                                                         Fresno Unified School District

DISABLED & CHALLENGED ........9
                                                    Answers!                  Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week;
                                                                              M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.(office)
                                                                                                                         457-3680, 457-3940 (fax)
                                                                                                                         2309 Tulare Street
                                                                              Target Group: Families                     Fresno, CA 93721-2287
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE .............12                                             Other Languages: Hmong,                    Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                    One phone call to get     Spanish, Mandarin, Taiwanese               Target Group: Pregnant and par-
DRUG & ALCOHOL .................13                  the answers. Just dial    E-mail: warmline@hotmail.com               enting teens
                                                    1-866-559-4211 from       Website: www.cvcsn.org                     Other Languages: Spanish
EMPLOYMENT HELP.................19                  anywhere in Fresno
                                                                              Parenting crisis line offers support       Child care and parenting educa-
                                                    County and we will        and encouragement. Provides                tion for teen parents who attend
FOOD, CLOTHING, ETC ..........22
                                                    quickly connect you to    anger management classes to                Fresno Unified School District
HOUSING & SHELTER ..............27                  helpful resources in      parents, workshops to schools and          schools. Located at Cambridge,
                                                    our community for         businesses, and support groups             DeWolf, Duncan, Edison, Fresno,
MENTAL HEALTH .....................31               health care, support      for teens, women and parents.              and Roosevelt High Schools.
                                                                              Parent education and support
                                                    and counseling. The       services for parents who have
PARENTING .............................35
                                                    Central Valley Call       concerns about their parenting             SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, INC.
SUPPORT GROUPS ..................37                 Center at United Way      skills.                                    230-2030
                                                    of Fresno County is                                                  2455 W. Shaw, Suite 102
OTHER ....................................40        free and confidential.                                               Fresno, CA 93711
                                                                              CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTERS                  Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                    Our trained specialists   Fresno Unified School District             Target Group: Low income fami-
INDEX .....................................41
                                                    can help you in both      457-3681, 457-3622 (fax)                   lies in need of childcare.
                                                    English and Spanish.      2348 Mariposa
                                                                              Fresno, CA 93721-2287                      Subsidized childcare, call to com-
EMERGENCY NUMBERS                                                             Hours: M-F, 7 a.m.-6 p.m.                  plete application.
                                                                              Target Group: Children 2 years
                                                                              old to third grade
Fresno Police Dept.:498-1414                        1-866-559-4211            Other Languages: Spanish
Fresno Sheriff's Dept.: 488-3111
CPS: 255-8320
                                                                              Child care for low-income parents
Adult Protective Svcs.: 255-3383                    It’s the number to call   who attend school, vocational
Poison Control: 1-800-876-4766
                                                    when you don’t know       training or are working.
                                                    who to call...



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                     CHILDREN'S SERVICES                                                                CHILDREN'S SERVICES
BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS OF                 programs: character and leader-       MATERNAL CHILD ADOLESCENT
FRESNO, KINGS AND MADERA                    ship development, education and       HEALTH (MCAH)
COUNTIES                                    career development, health, life      Babies First
268-2447, 268-5438 (TDD/TTY),               skills, arts, sports, fitness, and    445-3307
268-1006 (fax)                              recreation.                           1-800-640-0333
905 N. Fulton Street                                                              Fax: 445-3560
Fresno, CA 93728-3411                                                             1221 Fulton Mall, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 4409                               CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES             Fresno, CA 93721
Fresno, CA 93744-4409                       Fresno County Human Services
Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.                System                                Provides one to one parent train-
Other Languages: Spanish,                   255-8320 (24-hour Careline),          ing with babies.
Hmong                                       453-5172 (fax)
Email: info@bigs.org                        1404 L Street
Website:www.bigs.org                        Fresno, CA 93721-1280                 NATIONAL RUNAWAY
                                            Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week;       SWITCHBOARD
Professionally screened, trained            M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (office)           1-800-786-2929
and supervised volunteers to act            Other Languages: Hmong, Lao,          1-800-621-0394 (TDD/TTY)
as individual role models and spe-          Spanish, Vietnamese                   3080 N. Lincoln Avenue
cial friends to at-risk children ages       Website:                              Chicago, IL 60657-4208
6-13 in single parent homes.                www.fresnohumanservices.com           Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Mentoring program, independent                                                    Email: info@nrscrisisline.org
living skills, counseling, and tutor-       Responds to reports regarding any     Website: www.nrscrisisline.org
ing.                                        child who is being neglected,
                                            abused or exploited.                  Toll-free 24-hour number for run-
                                                                                  aways. Relays messages from run-
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF                                                           aways to families. Free bus rides
FRESNO COUNTY                               FRESNO BARRIOS UNIDOS                 home to qualified runaways.
266-3117, 266-0664 (fax)                    453-9662, 453-9548 (fax)
540 N. Augusta Street                       4403 E. Tulare Street
Fresno, CA 93701-6038                       Fresno, CA 93702-3039
Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.             Hours: M-F, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
(office)                                    Other Languages: Spanish
Cedar & Butler 266-7605                     Email: fresnobarrios@aol.com
Tulare & Mayor 237-0959
Pinedale 439-6053                           Offers a variety of programs
Clovis 294-9460                             designed to keep youth out of
(Call for other sites)                      gangs and to promote peace and
Target Group: Children & youth              production activities. Includes
(6-18)                                      recreational and educational
Other Languages: Spanish                    activities, counseling, information
Website: www.bgclubfc.org                   and referral, multicultural per-
Email: kqyebzer@byclubfc.org                spective, individual support, cul-
After school youth development              tural presentations, and conflict
                                            resolution.
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             COUNSELING               (See also: Mental Health)                                   COUNSELING              (See also: Mental Health)

ALL ABOUT CARE                              COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH                    FAMILY COMMUNICATION                        LINK CARE COUNSELING
222-9471, 226-5100 (fax)                    SERVICES, INC.                         CENTER                                      CENTER
4974 N. Fresno Street, PMB 156              229-3561, 229-3681 (fax)               431-0500, 431-0580 (fax)                    439-2647, 439-4712 (fax)
Fresno, CA 93726-0137                       3795 E. Shields Avenue                 2560 W. Shaw Avenue, Suite 101              1734 W. Shaw Avenue
Hours: M-Th, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;                 Fresno, CA 93726-7029                  Fresno, CA 93711                            Fresno, CA 93711-3478
F, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.                           Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.;             Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                   Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Target Group: People infected with          Evenings & Sat, by appointment         Target Group: Adults who wish to            Target Group: Anyone
and affected by HIV/AIDS                    Target Group: Fresno County resi-      be foster parents                           Other Languages: French, Spanish
Email: fresnoaac@aol.com                    dents                                  Website:                                    Website: www.linkcare.org
                                            Other Languages: Spanish               www.FamilyCommCenter.org
Sponsors support groups for                 Email: cys4fams@lightspeed.net                                                     Individual, marital, family, group,
women with HIV/AIDS, children of                                                   Recruits foster parents, provides           and premarital counseling.
parents with HIV/AIDS, and moth-            Treatment services for child victims   training, counseling, and guidance          Pastoral care services, psychologi-
ers of those lost to or living with         of sexual assault and for youth        to assure a successful foster family        cal testing, restoration and per-
HIV/AIDS. Special support to care-          and children who have molested         experience. Marriage, individual            sonal growth program for mission-
givers through the dying process.           other children and have advanced       and child counseling. Sliding               aries and pastors. Sliding scale
Camp Care for families infected             sexual knowledge. Individual and       scale fee.                                  fee.
with or affected by HIV/AIDS.               family counseling. Parenting
                                            classes. Anger management
                                            classes for adults and adolescents.    FRESNO FAMILY COUNSELING                    MARJAREE MASON CENTER
                                            Supervised visits. Successful sin-     CENTER                                      237-4706
CENTRO LA FAMILIA                           gle parenting. Public education        497-8929, 497-0536 (fax)                    Domestic Violence Counseling
Child Abuse Prevention Program              on child abuse prevention.             1580 N. Millbrook Avenue                    (See under: Housing/Shelter,
(CAPP)                                                                             Fresno, CA 93703-4149                       p. 12)
237-2961, 237-8307 (fax)                                                           Hours: M-Th, 3 p.m.-8 p.m.
2014 Tulare Street, Suite 711                                                      Target Group: FUSD referrals,
Fresno, CA 93721-2011                                                              general public
Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.                                                       Other Languages: Spanish
(8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. last Friday                                                  Website: beaches.soehd.csufres-
of every month)                                                                    no/soehd/cds/ffcc/ffcc.htm
Target Group: Low-income fami-
lies                                                                               Low cost and sliding fee counsel-
Other Languages: Spanish                                                           ing services for families, couples,
Email: centrocapp@earthlink.net                                                    parent/child, and individuals.
                                                                                   Parenting and anger management
Counseling, parenting and anger                                                    groups.
management classes, and home
visitation and community educa-
tion services to assist in the pre-
vention of child abuse/neglect.




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              COUNSELING                (See also: Mental Health)                    DISABLED AND CHALLENGED
NORTHWEST FAMILY CENTER                                             ASSESSMENT CENTER FOR                    Website:
225-3222, 225-3305 (fax)                                            CHILDREN                                 www.breakthebarriers.org
600 W. Shaw Avenue, Suite 120                                       225-1102, 229-2956 (fax)
Fresno, CA 93704                                                    4440 N. First Street                     Dance, martial arts and gymnas-
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week                                      Fresno, CA 93726                         tics for anyone. A sports-arts cen-
                                                                    Hours:8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.                ter for the able and disabled.
Individual and family counseling                                    Languages: Hmong, Spanish
services. Survivors’ issues, incestu-                               Target Group: Children age 0-5
ous family systems, individual and                                                                           CALIFORNIA CHILDREN
group counseling, marital-before,                                   Assess children in learning devel-       SERVICES
during, after, domestic violence,                                   opment and/or behavior.                  445-3300 (administration),
adolescent eating disorder, grief                                                                            253-6531 (medical therapy),
loss, anger management, elderly                                     AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA                445-3253 (fax)
abuse, and depression. Sliding                                      Central California Chapter               1221 Fulton Mall
scale fee.                                                          227-8991, 846-9227 (fax)                 Fresno, CA 93721-1946
                                                                    P.O. Box 13213                           Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                                    Fresno, CA 93794-3213                    Target Group: Disabled children
UNITED COUNSELING CENTER                                            Hours: Meets 2nd Tuesday,                and youth (0-21)
230-1718, 222-0697 (fax)                                            7 p.m.-9 p.m. (Central Valley            Other Languages: Hmong,
2491 W. Shaw Avenue, Suite 110                                      Regional Center)                         Spanish
Fresno, CA 93711-3306                                               4615 N. Marty Ave.
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.                                           Target Group: Families of autistic       Medical services for chronically
Target Group: Adolescents and                                       children and adults                      disabled children.
adults                                                              Website: www.asaccc.org

Individual and group therapy.                                       Mutual support group for parents         CALIFORNIA-HAWAII ELKS
Sliding scale fee.                                                  of autistic children and adults.         MAJOR PROJECT, INC.
                                                                    Provides enrichment activities,          255-4531, 456-2659 (fax)
                                                                    information and referral and com-        5450 E. Lamona Avenue
                                                                    munity education                         Fresno, CA 93727-2224
                                                                                                             Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                             Target Group: Children and youth
                                                                    BREAK THE BARRIERS                       (0-18) in California and Hawaii
                                                                    432-6292, 432-5995 (fax)                 Email: chea.@chea-elks.org
                                                                    855 N. Cedar Avenue                      Website: www.chea-elks.org
                                                                    Fresno, CA 93720
                                                                    Hours: M, T & Th, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.;        Physical therapy and occupational
                                                                    W, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; F, 4 p.m.-7           therapy services to disabled chil-
                                                                    p.m.; Sat, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.                dren and youth from birth to 18.
                                                                    Target Group: 3 years old and            Preschool vision screening for 2½
                                                                    older, able or disabled                  to 5 year olds. Speech and lan-
                                                                    Other Languages: Sign                    guage therapy. Services available
                                                                    Email: btb4all@cell2000.net              depend on location.


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              DISABLED AND CHALLENGED                                                                DISABLED AND CHALLENGED
CENTRAL VALLEY REGIONAL                    EXCEPTIONAL PARENTS                     FRIENDSHIP CENTER FOR THE                    THERAPEUTIC RECREATION
CENTER                                     UNLIMITED                               BLIND, INC.                                  PROGRAM
276-4300, 276-4360 (fax)                   229-2000                                222-4447, 222-4844 (fax)                     Fresno City Parks,
4615 N. Marty Ave.                         (See under "Mental Health", p. 32)      1060 Fulton Mall, Suite 315                  Recreation and Community
Fresno, CA 93722-4186                                                              Fresno, CA 93726-2509                        Services Department
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                                                          Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.                 621-2900, 498-5535 (fax)
Other Languages: Cambodian,                FERGER THOMAS                           Target Group: Blind                          2326 Fresno Street, Room 101
Hmong, Lao, Sign, Spanish                  FRIENDSHIP CLUB                         Other Languages: Spanish                     Fresno, CA 93721
Website: www.cvrc.org                      233-6211                                                                             Hours: Vary by program.Target
                                           233-6991 (fax)                          Services, activities, support groups,        Group: Teen, young adults and
Evaluation, assessment, informa-           630 N. Ferger Avenue                    individual counseling, and infor-            adults that are developmentally
tion and referral, and coordination        Fresno, CA 93728-3899                   mation for the blind and visually            delayed and physically challenged
of services to developmentally dis-        Hours: M-W, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.         impaired. Social workers see                 in addition to persons rehabilitat-
abled. Advocacy for the rights of          Target Group: Chronically mental-       clients in their homes.                      ing from a stroke and brain injury.
the disabled.                              ly ill                                                                               Website: www.fresno.gov
                                           Other Languages: Filipino,
                                           Spanish                                 GOODWILL INDUSTRIES                          Adaptive recreation activities are
DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING                                                           274-1512, 274-1483 (fax)                     offered at no cost, with the excep-
SERVICE CENTER, INC.                       Social activities for the chronically   3702 W. Shaw Avenue                          tion of special events.
225-3323, 225-0415 (TDD/TTY)               mentally disabled.                      Fresno, CA 93722                             Socialization is the key element in
225-0116 (fax)                                                                     Hours: M-Sat, 9 a.m.-5:00 p.m.               all programs.
5340 N. Fresno Street                                                              Target Group: Low-income, dis-
Fresno, CA 93710-7504                                                              abled
Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.               FRESNO COUNTY SPECIAL                   Other Languages: Spanish                     UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF
(Closed for lunch 12-1)                    OLYMPICS                                Website: www.goodwill-sjv.org                CENTRAL CALIFORNIA, INC.
Target Group: Deaf and hard of             497-3790, 497-3794 (fax)                                                             221-8272, 221-9347 (fax)
hearing                                    111 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 119          New and used clothing and                    4224 N. Cedar Avenue
Other Languages: Sign                      Fresno, CA 93721                        household goods for all ages at              Fresno, CA 93726-5601
Email: dhhsc@psnw.com                      Target Group: Persons with dis-         reasonable prices. Trains persons            Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                           abilities                               to work in Goodwill Industries.              Target Group: Developmentally
Services for deaf or hard of hear-                                                 Prepares people with disabilities            disabled
ing individuals. Bookstore and             Provides athletic training and          and other needs for jobs in high             Other Languages: Sign, Spanish
items to assist the hard of hearing        competition for athletes with men-      demand fields such as clerical,              Email: linda@ccucp.org
open M-F, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.                tal disabilities.                       computer data entry, call centers,           Website: www.ccucp.org
Offers peer counseling, drug and                                                   and retail sales.
alcohol prevention program, inde-                                                                                               General information about and
pendent living skills, interpreting                                                                                             service for developmental disabili-
services, communication and                                                                                                     ties. Adult day programs, early
employment assistance and advo-                                                                                                 intervention, and advocacy.
cacy.                                                                                                                           Provides after school or after day
                                                                                                                                program care for disabled adults
                                                                                                                                for working parents. Provides care
                                                                                                                                on Saturday.


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                      DOMESTIC VIOLENCE                                                  DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: CHILDREN & FAMILIES
MARJAREE MASON CENTER                        VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE               PACT                                          ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS-
233-4357 (hotline),                          PROGRAM                                 453-6616                                      FOR ADULTS & KIDS
237-4706 (office), 237-0420 (fax)            488-3425, 488-3826 (fax)                Drug & Alcohol assessment &                   221-6907 (English), 266-3560
1600 M Street                                2220 Tulare Street, Suite 1126          referral                                      (Spanish), 224-8853 (fax)
Fresno, CA 93721-1178                        Fresno, CA 93721-1209                   4411 E. Kings Canyon                          2812 N. Blackstone Avenue
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week               Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.               Fresno, CA 93702                              Fresno, CA 93703-1002
Other Languages: Spanish                     Closed for lunch 12-1:00 p.m.                                                         Hours: 24 hr. Hotline
Website: www.mmcenter.org                    Target Group: Fresno County resi-                                                     Target Group: Alcoholics
                                             dents                                   AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS, INC.                   Email: fresnoaa@psnw.com
Emergency Shelter and counseling             Other Languages: Spanish                237-5433 (office), 265-3560                   Website: www.fresnoaa.org
for women and their children who             Website:                                (information recording)
are victims of family violence. 24           www.fresno.ca.gov/3430/index.html       922 N. Van Ness Avenue                        Self-help alcoholism recovery pro-
hour crisis hotline.                                                                 Fresno, CA 93728-3428                         gram utilizing the 12-step
                                             Provides direct services to victims     Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week                approach.
                                             and witnesses of crime. Victims         Target Group: Friends and family of
HOTLINES, SHELTER, CRISIS                    receive support, crisis intervention,   alcoholics
SERVICES                                     emergency food, shelter, referrals,     Other Languages: Spanish                      FRESNO NEW CONNECTIONS
                                             and aid in filing for reimbursements    Website: www.al-anon.org                      248-1548, 248-1530 (fax)
• National Domestic Violence                 of expenses/losses as a result of                                                     4411 N. Cedar Avenue, Suite 108
  Hotline: 1-800-799-7233                    injury during a crime. Witnesses        Helps friends, spouses and other              Fresno, CA 93726-2538
  Referrals to local DV services             receive a safe waiting area, notice     relatives in understanding the                Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  nation-wide; crisis intervention in        of hearings, court support and          problem of alcoholism as it affects           Target Group: Adolescents and
  multiple languages                         accompaniment, and an explanation       them.                                         adults
• Mom and Kids Hotline (Fresno               of the justice system.                                                                Other Languages: Spanish
  County) 1-800-640-0333                                                                                                           Email: adacaod@aol.com
• Madera County Community                                                            ALATEEN
  Action Agency 1-800-355-8989               RAPE COUNSELING SERVICE                 237-5433 (office), 265-3560 (infor-           Information, assessment, evalua-
• Safe at Home 1-877-322-5227                222-7273 (see under "Mental             mation recording)                             tion, referral, and counseling for
  Confidential Address Program               Health", p. 34)                         922 N. Van Ness Avenue                        alcohol and other drug addiction
                                                                                     Fresno, CA 93728-3469                         problems. Drug testing and non-
                                                                                     Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week                residential treatment also offered.
RESTRAINING ORDERS AND                                                               Target Group: Teens in families
LEGAL SERVICES                                                                       with problem drinkers
                                                                                     Other Languages: Spanish
• Central California Legal Services
  559-441-1611                                                                       Assists children of families with
• Family Law Facilitator's Office                                                    problem drinkers to understanding
  559-497-6500                                                                       the problem of alcoholism as it
                                                                                     affects them. Self-help groups for
                                                                                     children living in families with alco-
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  DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: CHILDREN & FAMILIES                                                 DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: ADULTS
NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP                   WOMEN TO WOMEN                     PACT                                      COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOL
275-1692 (hotline)                      Westcare                           453-6616                                  PROGRAM, INC.
Hours: 24 hour information mes-         265-4800, 265-4823 (fax)           Drug & Alcohol assessment &               264-5096, 485-6364 (detox), 264-
sage machine                            2772 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.   referral                                  1258 (fax)
Target Group: Family members            Fresno, CA 93706                   4411 E. Kings Canyon                      2445 W. Whitesbridge Road
and friend of addicts                   Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.          Fresno, CA 93702                          Fresno, CA 93706-1292
Other Languages: Spanish                Target Group: Women with young                                               Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
                                        children (6 and under)                                                       Target Group: Adults (18+)
Weekly support meetings about           Other Languages: Spanish           B.A.A.R.T.                                Other Languages: Spanish
living life with an addict.             Website: www.westcare.com          266-9581, 498-0507 (fax)                  Email: CAPReHab@aol.com
                                                                           539 N. Van Ness Avenue
                                        Substance abuse, HIV and parent-   Fresno, CA 93728-3419                     DETOX SERVICES
NEW LIFE FOR GIRLS                      ing education. One on one coun-    Hours: M-W & F, 6 a.m.-11 a.m. &          Open-ended recovery program for
486-2515                                seling and support groups.         12 p.m.-2 p.m.: Th, 6 a.m.-12:30          men and women suffering from
207 N. Broadway Street                                                     p.m.; Sat & Sun, 6 a.m.-10 a.m.           alcoholism and/or drug addiction.
Fresno, CA 93701-1509                                                      Target Group: Alcohol and drug            30 or 90 day inpatient programs.
P.O. Box 12776                                                             addicted adults                           Six month perinatal program.
Fresno, CA 93779-2776                                                      Other Languages: Hmong, Lao,
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week                                             Spanish
Target Group: Substance abusing
females (18+)                                                              Outpatient methadone mainte-              DRIVING ABUSE TREATMENT &
Other Languages: Spanish                                                   nance, HIV testing and counseling,        EDUCATION (DATE)
Email: newlifeForGirls@juno.com                                            opiate detoxification, primary            Fresno County Hispanic Commission
                                                                           medical care, counseling, preg-           On Alcohol And Drug Abuse
Alcoholism/drug abuse recovery                                             nancy services and anti-abuse             Services, Inc.
program for women. In-house                                                treatment.                                268-6475, 268-6967 (fax)
rehabilitation treatment through                                                                                     1444 Fulton Street
word of God.                                                                                                         Fresno, CA 93721-1610
                                                                                                                     Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.;
                                                                                                                     Sat, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                                                                                                     Target Group: DWI clients
                                                                                                                     Other Languages: Spanish
                                                                                                                     Email: fchc99@aol.com

                                                                                                                     Alcohol/drug education and individ-
                                                                                                                     ual/group counseling for individuals
                                                                                                                     arrested for driving under the influ-
                                                                                                                     ence.




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             DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: ADULTS                                                      DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: ADULTS
GLORYBOUND MINISTRIES                    KINGS VIEW ALCOHOL AND               MEN'S RESIDENTIAL RECOVERY               NUESTRA CASA RECOVERY
266-8812, 266-0711 (fax)                 DRUG SERVICES                        HOME                                     HOME
916 Waterman Street                      277-9880, 277-8998 (fax)             King Of Kings                            485-0501, 485-1313 (fax)
Fresno, CA 93706-3762                    4111 N. Golden State Blvd.           266-6449, 266-1532 (fax)                 1414 W. Kearney Blvd.
Other Languages: Spanish                 Fresno, CA 93722-6325                2267 S. Geneva Avenue                    Fresno, CA 93706-2702
                                         Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.      Fresno, CA 93706-4326                    Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Provides counseling and a listen-        (office)                             Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week           Target Group: Adult Latino males
ing ear to youth who have issues         Target Group: Chemically             Target Group: Anyone                     Other Languages: Spanish
with gangs or substance abuse.           dependent
Provides group counseling to any-        Other Languages: Spanish             Alcoholism and substance abuse           Residential care for substance
one to gain motivation to stay                                                education, treatment; residential        abuse recovery.
clean.                                   Group counseling for adolescents     and outpatient programs for men
                                         and adults who are chemically        and women.
                                         dependent. Services for chemical
HIGHWAYS AND HEDGES                      and alcohol dependency for adults                                             SALVATION ARMY A.R.C.
Cross Training Ministries                and seniors.                         NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS                      490-7020, 490-7057 (fax)
251-2080, 251-2081 (fax)                                                      255-5881                                 811 S. Parallel Avenue
4781 E. Belmont Avenue                                                        P.O. Box 27768                           Fresno, CA 93721-2493
Fresno, CA 93702-2649                    MAROA HOME POTTERS WHEEL             Fresno, CA 93729-7768                    Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
P.O. Box 15305                           441-1543, 441-1545,                  Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week           Target Group: Alcoholics, addicts,
Fresno, CA 93702-5305                    441-1547 (fax)                       Target Group: Anyone with a drug         homeless, probationers
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m.             1509 N. Maroa Avenue                 abuse problem                            Other Languages: Spanish
Target Group: Alcohol & substance        Fresno, CA 93728-1815                Other Languages: Spanish                 Website: www.fresnoarc.org
abusers, codependency enablers           Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                         Target Group: Substance abusers      Self-help program for people who         6-month residential alcoholism
Residential and outpatient               Email: potterswhl@aol.com            have or have had a problem with          treatment program.
Christian life-style training                                                 drugs.
                                         Christian residential facility for
                                         men and women recovering from
                                         substance abuse or other compul-
                                         sive behavior. Also offers an out-
                                         patient program. Recovery related
                                         Christian family worship services
                                         on Thursday, 7 p.m. & Sunday, 10
                                         a.m. at 826 Palm Avenue, Potter's
                                         Wheel.




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             DRUGS AND ALCOHOL: ADULTS                                                                  EMPLOYMENT HELP
TURNING POINT OF CENTRAL                    WESTCARE                            CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT                 CALIFORNIA STATE
CALIFORNIA, INC.                            265-4800, 265-4823 (fax)            OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT                          EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT
233-2663, 237-2882 (fax)                    2772 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.    & HOUSING                                   DEPARTMENT
1638 L Street                               Fresno, CA 93706                    1-800-884-1684 (employment),                230-4146, 230-4047 (fax)
Fresno, CA 93721                            Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week      244-4819, 1-800-233-3212 (hous-             One-Stop Manchester Mall
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.                   Target Group: Adults                ing), 244-2956 (fax)                        3302 N. Blackstone Avenue
                                            Other Languages: Spanish            1320 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 150              Suite 155
Treatment programs include a 52-            Website: www.westcare.com           Fresno, CA 93710-7915                       Fresno, CA 93726
week Domestic Violence certified                                                Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.                445-5248, 445-6747,
program for Parole and Probation            Residential and outpatient chemi-   Target Group: Residents of Fresno           445-5850 (fax)
clients. We also operate a PC1000           cal dependency recovery program.    County                                      2555 S. Elm Avenue
program, a combined chemical                                                    Other Languages: Spanish                    Fresno, CA 93706-5086
dependency/domestic violence                                                                                                Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
group, and a 15-week parenting                                                  Investigates complaints of discrimi-        Target Group: People seeking
skills group for parents involved in                                            nation in employment, housing,              work
family violence.                                                                public accommodations, or services.         Other Languages: Spanish
                                                                                                                            Website: www.caljobs.ca.gov

TURTLE LODGE ALCOHOL                                                            CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT                 Employment counseling, place-
RECOVERY HOME                                                                   OF REHABILITATION                           ment and referral, and career
Sierra Tribal Consortium                                                        445-6011, 445-6528 (fax)                    development center.
445-2691, 1-888-567-6237,                                                       2550 Mariposa Street, Room 2000
445-3125 (fax)                                                                  Fresno, CA 93721-2270
610 W. McKinley Avenue                                                          244-4930, 230-3196 (fax)                    CALWORKS
Fresno, CA 93728-1460                                                           1625 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 146              Fresno County Department of
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week                                                  Fresno, CA 93710-8100                       Employment and Temporary
Target Group: Native American                                                   Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                   Assistance (E&TA)
men                                                                             Target Group: Persons with disabili-        453-4357, 453-3782 (fax)
Other Languages: Some Native                                                    ties                                        4455 E. Kings Canyon Road
American dialects                                                               Other Languages: Sign, Spanish,             Fresno, CA 93702-3794
                                                                                Hmong                                       Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Drug and alcohol recovery pro-                                                  Website: www.rehab.ca.gov                   Target Group:
gram (residential) for Native                                                                                               Needyfamilies/individuals.
American men. Outpatient coun-                                                  Vocational rehabilitation, assess-          Other Languages: Any language.
seling for Native American men                                                  ment, counseling, and job place-            Website:
and women.                                                                      ment for disabled individuals who           www.fresnohumanservices.org
                                                                                meet eligibility criteria.
                                                                                                                            The focus is on providing tempo-
                                                                                                                            rary and supportive services to
                                                                                                                            individuals and families in need,
                                                                                                                            while assisting them to achieve
                                                                                                                            financial self-reliance.



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                      EMPLOYMENT HELP                                                                   EMPLOYMENT HELP
FRESNO COUNTY WORKFORCE                   JOB CORPS                            WORKFORCE CONNECTION                        YOUTH COLLABORATIVE
CONNECTION INVESTMENT                     Department of Labor                  230-8029, 230-4022 (fax)                    Fresno County Economic
266-3742, 490-7199 (fax)                  233-3868, 233-9536 (fax)             3302 N. Blackstone Avenue                   Opportunities Commission
3302 N. Blackstone Avenue                 1900 Mariposa Mall, Suite 306        Suite 155                                   263-1175, 263-1187 (fax)
Suite 221                                 Fresno, CA 93721-2525                Fresno, CA 93726                            1900 Mariposa Mall, Suite 303
Fresno, CA 93721-2004                     Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.         Hours: M,T,Th & F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.            Fresno, CA 93721-2525
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                 Target Group: Low income youth       W, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,                           Target Group: Economically disad-
Target Group: Economically disad-         (16-24)                              Target Group: Adult job seekers.            vantaged youth (14-21) who
vantaged, disabled, on parole or          Other Languages: Spanish             Other Languages: Hmong,                     reside within FUSD
probation, seniors (55+), dis-            Website: www.jobcorps.org            Spanish                                     Website: www.fresnoeoc.org
placed workers                                                                 Website:
Other Languages: Spanish                  Training for persons 16-24 years     www.workforceconnection.org                 Provides job readiness, basic aca-
Website: www.jobsfresno.com               old.                                                                             demic skills training and support
                                                                               Provides career counseling, job             services for economically disad-
Employment and training pro-                                                   readiness training, job training,           vantaged 14-21 year olds who are
grams for economically disadvan-          PROTEUS, INC.                        vocational/classroom training,              within the Fresno Unified School
taged youth and adults, dislocated        442-8871, 499-6358 (fax)             skillsupgrade and retraining, job           District boundaries. Offers 80 paid
workers and others facing serious         1805 Van Ness Avenue                 placement and referrals, and sup-           hours of work experience.
barriers to employment.                   Fresno, CA 93721-1132                portive services. Offers employee
                                          Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.            recruitment assistance, profession-
                                          Target Group: Unemployed and         al customer service, training subsi-
FRESNO CAREER                             underemployed                        dies, on the job training pro-
DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, INC.               Other Languages: Spanish             grams, follow-up placement serv-
498-7155, 498-7162 (fax)                  Website: www.proteusinc.org          ices, business tax credits and sav-
1999 Tuolumne Avenue, Suite 200                                                ing, applicant screening, wage
Fresno, CA 93721-1638                     Job placement, referral and train-   and labor market information,
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                 ing.                                 multi-agency specialized staff, cus-
Target Group: Youth (14-21)                                                    tomized assessment, and closure
Other Languages: Spanish                                                       and downsizing assistance.
                                          SER, JOBS FOR PROGRESS, INC.
Works with dropouts to get them           452-0881, 452-8038 (fax)
back in school and provides sup-          407 S. Clovis Avenue, Suite 109
port to help them get their diplo-        Fresno, CA 93727-4284
mas. Offers job counseling, job           Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
training, job placement, and job          Target Group: Low income farm-
referral services.                        workers
                                          Other Languages: Spanish

                                          Assist with GED preparation and
                                          completion. Offers ESL classes,
                                          basic computer literacy classes.
                                          Provides job placement and job
                                          training services.


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                    FOOD, CLOTHING, ETC.                                                               FOOD, CLOTHING, ETC.
TO REFER A FAMILY FOR FOOD                 CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICE                 COMMUNITY SERVICES                        FOOD STAMPS
THE FIRST PLACE TO START IS:               Catholic Charities                      Fresno County Economic                    Fresno County Department of
                                           237-0851, 237-7050 (fax)                Opportunities Commission                  Employment and Temporary
COMMUNITY FOOD BANK, INC.                  149 N. Fulton Street                    263-1135, 263-1528 (fax)                  Assistance (E&TA)
237-3663, 237-2527 (fax)                   Fresno, CA 93701-1607                   1900 Mariposa Mall, Suite 111             453-4357, 453-3782 (fax)
210 N. Thorne Avenue                       Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (win-         Fresno, CA 93721-2525                     4455 E. Kings Canyon Road
Fresno, CA 93706-1496                      ter); M-F, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (summer)       Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.              Fresno, CA 93702-3794
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4:00 p.m.               Target Group: Anyone in need            Target Group: Low-income fami-            Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Other Languages: Hmong, Spanish            Other Languages: Hmong, Lao,            lies                                      Target Group: Needy
Email: agencyrelations@communi-            Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese               Other Languages: Spanish                  families/individuals.
tyfoodbank.net                             Website: www.ccdof.org                  Website: www.fresnoeoc.org                Other Languages: Any language
                                                                                                                             Website:
Family can call and give their zip         General assistance, information         Information and referral and              www.fresnohumanservices.org
code and be referred to the organi-        and referral for families with limit-   PG&E assistance for low income
zation, food pantry or church that is      ed resources who are referred by        individuals.
nearest to them. No referral               other agencies or social workers.                                                 FRANCIS X. SINGLETON EMER-
needed for food. Family should             Information and referral for fami-                                                GENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE
call and not go there directly             lies seeking shelter.                   FAMILY SERVICE CENTER                     Catholic Charities
because the Food Bank is a collec-                                                 Salvation Army                            237-0851, 264-0655 (fax)
tion point only. They distribute food                                              233-0138, 497-6616 (fax)                  149 N. Fulton Street
to various sites. Once the family is       CLOVIS SALVATION ARMY                   1752 Fulton Street                        Fresno, CA 93701-1607
referred to a particular distribution      FAMILY SERVICE CENTER                   Fresno, CA 93721-1623                     Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. &
site, they will need ID, sometimes         298-6797, 298-6799 (fax)                Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. &              1 p.m.-4 p.m.
proof of residence and many sites          210 E. Barstow Avenue                   1 p.m.-3 p.m.                             Target Group: Anyone in need
limit the number of times per year         Clovis, CA 93612-2290                   Target Group: Any residents of the        Other Languages: Hmong, Lao,
a family can get assistance.               P.O. Box 929                            city of Fresno                            Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
                                           Clovis, CA 93612-0929                   Other Languages: Spanish                  Website: www.ccdof.org
                                           Hours: M, W & Th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF                       Target Group: Anyone in material        Emergency services such as food,          Emergency food supplies for those
FRESNO                                     need                                    utilities, and referrals                  in need with limited resources.
488-6576                                   Other Languages: Hmong                                                            Must provide ID for each person
2037 W. Bullard Avenue, PMB 306                                                                                              in family. Must provide proof of
Fresno, CA 93711-1200                      Emergency services by referral                                                    residence (e.g. recent PG&E bill,
Hours: T & W, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.;               such as food, utilities, clothing,                                                rent receipt). Call first: Family can
Sat, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.                        and counseling for qualified low-                                                 only be served 4 times a year.
Target Group: K-6 grade students           income families.
in Fresno Unified
Other Languages: Spanish

Operation School Bell provides
clothing for children in Fresno
Unified School District by referral
from school nurses, principals or
teachers.
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                   FOOD, CLOTHING, ETC.                                                              FOOD, CLOTHING, ETC.
FRESNO FOOD BANK                         HOLY CROSS CENTER FOR                  LOVE , INC.                                SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST
Fresno Community Food                    WOMEN                                  224-9599 (crisis), 244-0105                COMMUNITY CENTER
Resources, Inc.                          237-3379, 442-4629 (fax)               (office), 244-0114 (fax)                   221-4247
237-3663, 237-2527 (fax)                 421 F Street                           680 E. Shaw Avenue                         422 E. Shields Avenue
210 N. Thorne Avenue                     Fresno, CA 93706-3410                  Fresno, CA 93710                           Fresno, CA 93704-4633
Fresno, CA 92706                         P.O. Box 12225                         Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. &               Hours: T & Th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-4:00 p.m.             Fresno, CA 93777-2225                  1 p.m.-4 p.m.                              Target Group: Anyone in emer-
Target Group: Nonprofits with a          Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. &        Target Group: Low-income, poor,            gency need of food or clothing
food distribution program                12:45 p.m.-4 p.m.;                     seniors, disabled
Other Languages: Hmong,                  Sat, 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.                 Website: www.esaloveinc.org                Provides emergency food and
Spanish                                  Target Group: Women and their                                                     clothing to those in need.
Email: ffb@psnw.com                      children in need.                      Screens people's needs in the
Website: www.psnw.com/~ffb               Other Languages: Spanish               community and organizes church
                                                                                volunteers and programs to meet            STONE SOUP FRESNO
Receipt and distribution of large        Day shelter: For women and their       those needs. Food, clothing,               224-7613, 224-2981 (fax)
donations of surplus food to             children. Referrals for services are   repairs, transportation to appoint-        1345 E. Bulldog Lane, Suite 4
approved nonprofit agencies.             provided. Offers clothing every        ments, medical and dental care.            Fresno, CA 93710-7204
Organizes group purchases of             Tuesday and Thursday mornings.         Do not refer in person. Use crisis         Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.;
food staples                             Diapers and formula available          line only.                                 Sat, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
                                         daily 9 a.m.-11 a.m. & 1 p.m.-3                                                   Target Group: Residents of El
                                         p.m. Offers classes in self-                                                      Dorado Park area
                                         enhancement, English as a              POVERELLO HOUSE                            Other Languages: Hmong, Khmer,
                                         Second Language, computer skills,      498-6988, 485-6548 (fax)                   Lao, Spanish
                                         and crafts.                            412 F Street                               Email:
                                                                                Fresno, CA 93706-3409                      stonesoupfresno@yahoo.com
                                                                                P.O. Box 12225                             Website: stonesoup-fresno.org
                                         LIGHT LINE UNITED MISSION              Fresno, CA 93777-2225
                                         268-0596, 497-0407,                    Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat          Brings together a network of com-
                                         497-1600 (fax)                         & Sun, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.                       munity, church, education, and
                                         1104 W. North Avenue                   Target Group: Homeless, needy              civic organizations to provide
                                         Fresno, CA 93706-5288                  Other Languages: Spanish                   needed resources and services for
                                         Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.              Email: info@poverellohouse.org             nearly 6,000 residents living in the
                                         Target Group: Anyone in need           Website: www.poverellohouse.org            El Dorado Park area. Services
                                                                                                                           include employment, medical,
                                         Emergency clothing and furniture       Hot meals, clothing, residential           dental, immigration, mental
                                         for people in need. Call first.        rehabilitation program, food bag           health, seniors, youth, and ethnic
                                                                                distribution, showers, laundry, day        diversity.
                                                                                time shelter, and Holy Cross med-
                                                                                ical/dental clinic.




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                    FOOD, CLOTHING, ETC.                                                                      HOUSING/SHELTER
CORNERSTONE CHURCH                           ST. ANTHONY MARY CLARET                 CALIFORNIA STATE                            EVANGEL HOME, INC.
442-0122, 442-3068 (fax)                     255-4260                                DEPARTMENT OF FAIR                          264-4714, 498-8324 (fax)
1545 Fulton St.                              2494 S. Chestnut Avenue                 EMPLOYMENT & HOUSING                        137 N. Yosemite Avenue
Fresno, CA 93721                             Fresno, CA 93725                        1-800-884-1684 (employment)                 Fresno, CA 93701-1639
P.O. Box 12347                               Hours: (Clothing) Sat. & Sun. 9         244-4819, 1-800-233-3212 (hous-             Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Fresno, CA 93777                             a.m.-11:30 a.m.                         ing), 445-5579 (fax)                        Target Group: Homeless women
Hours: Wed 9 a.m.-12 p.m.                    (Food) Tues. 9 a.m.-11a.m.              1320 E. Shaw Avenue, Suite 150              and children in crises
                                             Target Group: People in need liv-       Fresno, CA 93710-7915                       Other Languages: Spanish
Food is distributed to families with         ing in church vicinity (California to   Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
limited resources at 1501                    American and Golden State to            Target Group: Fresno County                 Temporary emergency shelter,
Broadway Str. in Downtown                    Fowler)                                 Residents                                   meals, clothing, and counseling for
Fresno (on the corner of Broadway                                                    Other Languages: Spanish                    single women and women with
& Stanislaus). ID is required.               Provides food and clothing for                                                      children.
                                             families in need. A small donation      Investigates complaints of discrimi-
                                             is asked for clothing and any form      nation in employment, housing,
FRESNO RESCUE MISSION                        of ID with address is needed for        public accommodations, or services          FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL OF
268-0839, 268-1317 (fax)                     food.                                   .                                           FRESNO COUNTY
310 G. Street                                                                                                                    1-888-498-3247,
Fresno, CA 93706-3495                                                                EMERGENCY HOUSING CENTER                    2014 Tulare Street, Suite 413
Hours: 24 hours, 7 day a week                WOMEN, INFANT AND                       453-6794, 453-6793,                         Fresno, CA 93721-2011
Target Group: Men, Women,                    CHILDREN NUTRITION                      444-0244 (fax)                              Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Homeless and Transient                       PROGRAM (WIC)                           4041 Plaza Drive West                       Target Group: Anyone
Other Languages: Spanish                     Fresno County Economic                  Fresno, CA 93702-1302                       Other Languages: Hmong, Spanish
Email:                                       Opportunities Commission                Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. &                Email: fhcjh@yahoo.com
larce@onegreatmission.org                    263-1150, 263-1152 (fax)                1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Website:                                     1920 Mariposa Mall, Suite 120           Target Group: CalWORKS clients              Assists consumers who feel they
www.onegreatmission.org                      Fresno, CA 93721-2526                   who are homeless                            have been discriminated against in
                                             Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 1st &        Other Languages: Spanish                    rental and housing sales, as well as
Provides clothing, furniture, shelter        3rd Thursdays until 6:30 p.m.           Website:                                    housing insurance and mortgage
and meals. Temporary shelter for             Target Group: Pregnant and              www.fresnohumanservices.org                 lending. Education is given to hous-
men or women.                                breast-feeding women, infants                                                       ing providers and others in the
                                             and children up to age 5                Temporary and emergency housing             housing industry in order to be
                                             Other Languages: Cantonese,             for families on CalWORKS. Clients           compliant with Federal, State and
                                             Hindi, Hmong, Lao, Punjabi, Sign,       must save 75% of all income to              local fair housing laws.
                                             Spanish                                 obtain permanent housing.
                                             Website: www.fresnoeoc.org

                                             Nutrition education and supple-
                                             mental food checks for pregnant
                                             and breast-feeding women at risk;
                                             also for infants and children up to
                                             5 years at risk.



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                         HOUSING/SHELTER                                                                     HOUSING/SHELTER
FAMILY SHELTER                               HABITAT FOR HUMANITY                   HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE                    OPEN GATE MISSION
237-4118                                     FRESNO, INC.                           CITY AND COUNTY OF FRESNO                   591-1241, 591-7257 (fax)
310 G. Street                                237-4102, 237-1451 (fax)               443-8400                                    511 North K Street
Fresno, CA 93706-3495                        2219 San Joaquin Street                1331 Fulton Mall                            Dinuba, CA 93618
Hours: 24 hours, 7 day a week                Fresno, CA 93721-1126                  Fresno, CA 93721-1630                       Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Target Group: Men, Women,                    Hours: T-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;             Hours: M-F, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Homeless Transient                           Sat, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.                    (closed alternate Fridays), (closed         Temporary shelter for families with
Other Languages: Spanish                     Target Group: Low-income               for lunch 12-1 p.m.)                        children.
Website:                                     Other Languages: Spanish               Target Group: Seniors, low- and
www.fresnorescuemission.org                  Email: habitatfresno@hotmail.com       moderate-income, persons with
                                             Website: www.habitatfresno.org         disabilities, veterans
Temporary shelter for men or                                                        Other Languages: Spanish                    SANCTUARY TRANSITIONAL
women.                                       Builds homes for sale to eligible      Website: www.hafresno.org                   LIVING CENTER FOR HOMELESS
                                             low-income families.                                                               YOUNG ADULTS
                                                                                    Assists eligible low-income to mod-         Fresno County Economic
FAMILY TRANSITIONAL                                                                 erate-income residents by subsidiz-         Opportunities Commission
HOUSING/NEW OUTLOOK                          HOMELESS ASSISTANCE                    ing a portion of their rent. Section        268-1045, 268-1047 (fax)
248-9445, 248-9346 (fax)                     PROGRAM                                8, public housing, migrant housing,         1046 T Street
5070 N. Sixth Street, Suite 182              Fresno County Department of            farm labor housing, and home                Fresno, CA 93721-1427
Fresno, CA 93710                             Employment and Temporary               ownership assistance. Assists first         Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week;
Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                    Assistance (E&TA)                      time buyers to qualify for a mort-          M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (office)
Target Group: Homeless families              453-6537                               gage.                                       Target Group: Homeless young
                                             4455 E. Kings Canyon Road                                                          adults (18 - 24); emancipated
Fifty apartment units are utilized to        Fresno, CA 93702-3794                                                              minors (16 - 17)
house families with the desire to            Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                                                          Other Languages: Spanish
receive supportive services to attain        Target Group: Homeless families        MADERA EMERGENCY                            Website: www.fresnoeoc.org
permanent housing, stable income             Other Languages: Any language.         HOUSING
and independence from public                 Website:                               675-0647 - Georgia Robinson                 Offers independent living program
housing.                                     www.fresnohumanservices.org            675-8073 (fax)                              to homeless young adults with no
                                                                                    332 Elm Street                              other safe alternative living
                                             Temporary and permanent housing        Madera, CA 93638                            arrangement.
FRESNO RESCUE MISSION                        assistance. Up to 16 days tempo-       Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
268-0839, 268-1317 (fax)                     rary housing and help with last
310 G. Street                                month's rent, credit check and
Fresno, CA 93706-3495                        PG&E. Exceptions for victims of
Hours: 24 hours, 7 day a week                domestic violence. Benefit available   MARJAREE MASON CENTER
Target Group: Men, Women,                    once in lifetime.                      233-4356
Homeless and Transient                                                              (See under "Domestic Violence",
Other Languages: Spanish                                                            p. 12)
Website:
www.fresnorescuemission.org

Provides clothing, furniture, shelter
and meals. Temporary shelter for
men or women.
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                      HOUSING/SHELTER                                                                        MENTAL HEALTH
THE SANCTUARY EMERGENCY                    US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING              ADULT MENTAL HEALTH                          CENTRAL VALLEY INDIAN
SHELTER FOR YOUTH                          & URBAN DEVELOPMENT                   PACT: 453-6616, 453-8299 (fax)               HEALTH, INC.
Fresno County Economic                     (HUD)                                 OUTPATIENT: 453-4099                         299-4834, 299-0245 (fax)
Opportunities Commission                   487-5033, 487-5344 (fax)              4441 East Kings Canyon                       20 N. DeWitt Avenue
498-8543, 1-800-820-4968,                  2135 Fresno Street, Suite 100         Fresno, CA 92702                             Clovis, CA 93612-0330
498-8549 (fax)                             Fresno, CA 93721-1718                 Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                     Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
2336 Calaveras Street                      Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.          Website:                                     Target Group: Native American
Fresno, CA 93721-1104                      Other Languages: Hmong,               www.fresnohumanservices.org                  community
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week             Spanish                                                                            Other Languages: Indian Dialects
(shelter); M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.           Website: www.hud.gov                  Mental Health assessment and                 Email: cvih@crihb.ihs.gov
(office)                                                                         treatment for adults.
Other Languages: Spanish                   Works with people, nonprofit                                                       Health care, optometric, dental,
Email: eocsanctuary@aol.com                organizations and neighborhood                                                     nutrition, health education, and psy-
Website: www.fresnoeoc.org                 groups to strengthen communities.                                                  chological services for Native
                                           Links HUD resources with other        MANAGED CARE MENTAL                          Americans and others.Substance
A 20-bed coed youth crisis shelter.        public and private resources.         HEALTH                                       abuse prevention, treatment and
Maximum stay of 14 days. Easy              Deals with issues relating to hous-   Mental health treatment for Medi-            education services for Native
access, no referral needed, or             ing, community                        Cal children, families and adults            Americans and all members of the
transportation to shelter is avail-                                              1-800-654-3937 or 488-2796                   community.
able through community Safe
Place sites. Case management                                                     • Spanish speaking
focus upon crisis resolution                                                     • Referral can come via patient or           COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH
through family mediation, reunifi-                                                 provider                                   SERVICES
cation, referral to CPS, and/or                                                  • Must have full scope Medi-Cal              (CYS)229-3561
other appropriate community serv-                                                • Patient will be referred to either         (see under "Counseling", p. 6)
ice providers.                                                                     a private therapist or an organi-
                                                                                   zation (see list of provider thera-
                                                                                   pists)
                                                                                 • Non Medi-Cal kids must go to
                                                                                   Children's Mental Health: 453-
                                                                                   8918




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                         MENTAL HEALTH                                                                      MENTAL HEALTH
ASSESSMENT CENTER FOR                       Services can include Mental         FRESNO COUNTY CHILDREN'S                     Outpatient Services
CHILDREN                                    Health assessment and treatment,    MENTAL HEALTH
225-1102 (See under “Disabled”,             supportive counseling, parenting                                                 METRO OUTPATIENT
pg. 9)                                      and case management.                Crisis Services                              CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH
                                            *Child must have Medi-Cal.                                                       SERVICES
                                                                                COPE TEAM                                    453-8918
                                                                                453-4309                                     Heritage Center
EXCEPTIONAL PARENTS                         FIRST STEP OUTREACH                 3147 N. Milbrook Avenue                      3133 N. Millbrook
UNLIMITED                                   268-2205, 268-2245 (fax)            Fresno, CA 93703                             Fresno, CA 93703
229-2000, 229-2956 (fax)                    1638 L Street                       Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
4440 N. First Street                        Fresno, CA 93721-1118                                                            Outpatient Mental Health treat-
Fresno, CA 93726-2304                       Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat &    Mobile crisis response team                  ment including, individual, group
Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.                Sun , 9 a.m.-5 p.m.                 responding to the needs of minors            & family therapy. Mediation evalu-
Target Group: Children with spe-            Target Group: Homeless mentally     and their families during periods            ation with child psychiatrist.
cial needs and their families;              ill adults                          of serious emotional trauma. A               *Call for Rural Clinic information
infants (0-3) with special develop-         Email: tpfso@aol.com                Mental Health clinician will
mental needs, at risk infants and                                               respond and work to stabilize the
children, teens with developmen-            Serves the homeless mentally dis-   situation. The police may be called          YOUTH LINK OUTPATIENT
tal disabilities; parents recovering        abled through aggressive out-       as well if the situation is volatile.        MENTAL HEALTH
from drug or alcohol abuse                  reach and support services.         The parent must be present and               453-8405, 453-6733 (fax)
Other Languages: Hmong, Lao,                                                    the referring party may call with-           3133 N. Millbrook
Spanish                                                                         out giving the name of the child.            Fresno, CA 93703
Email: epu1@cybergate.com                   FRESNO NATIVE AMERICAN
Website:                                    HEALTH CENTER                                                                    Outpatient mental health treat-
www.exceptionalparents.org                  221-3680, 221-3690 (fax)            C-CAIR                                       ment for CPS connected families.
                                            3636 N. First Street, Suite 141     453-3860
Early intervention, support groups,         Fresno, CA 93726                    3147 N. Millbrook
advocacy, education, parenting              Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.;          Fresno, CA 93703
programs, drug/alcohol parenting            F, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.                   Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
program, counseling, child abuse            Target Group: Urban Native          Target Group: Anyone in crisis or
prevention, home visitation.                Americans and other indiginious     needing mental health assessment
                                            groups                              Other Languages: Cambodian,
                                            Other Languages: Spanish,           Hmong, Spanish, Vietnamese
FAMILIES FIRST                              Indiginious languages               Website:
248-8550                                                                        www.fresnohumanservices.org
7080 N. Marks, Suite 104                    Family medicine health care serv-
Fresno, CA 93711                            ices. Family wellness and mental    County mental health crisis center.
Call Christina Percel                       health counseling.                  Provides emergency mental health
446-3040/248-8550,                                                              intervention for children in Fresno
Fax 248-8555                                                                    County and for children placed on
Fruit Avenue office: 221-3100 for                                               a 72 hour 5150 protective hold.
mental health and supportive svcs.
to families & children with emo-
tional & behavioral problems.
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                          MENTAL HEALTH                                                                            PARENTING
PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES                       VA MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC               ADOLESCENT FAMILY LIFE                      parents, workshops to schools,
CENTER                                       VA Central California Health Care     NETWORK                                     businesses, support groups for
253-2277                                     System                                453-6389, 253-9200,                         teens, women and parents. Parent
5130 E. Clinton Way                          225-6100 ext. 5468,                   453-9200 (fax)                              education and support services for
Fresno, CA 93727                             228-6910 (fax)                        4455 E. Kings Canyon Road                   parents who have concerns about
                                             2615 E. Clinton Avenue                Fresno, CA 93750-0001                       their parenting skills.
Mental health treatment, Multi-lin-          Fresno, CA 93703-2286                 Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
gual and adjustable fees. Eating             Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.          (call for additional sites)
disorders group.                             Target Group: Veterans                UMC Teen Pregnancy Program,                 EXCEPTIONAL PARENTS
                                                                                   Debbie Noriega: 459-1888                    UNLIMITED
                                             Individual, family, group, marital,   EOC Health Services at The                  229-2000
RAPE COUNSELING SERVICE OF                   and couples counseling.               Sanctuary,                                  (see under "Mental Health", p. 32)
FRESNO COUNTY                                Medication evaluations and moni-      Sandra Mason:498-8543
Hotline: 222-7273.                           toring. Assessment and referrals.     Target Group: Pregnant and par-
Main: 497-2900. Fax: 497-2911                                                      enting girls under 18, male par-            FRESNO ADULT SCHOOL
259 N. Blacksone Avenue                                                            ents under 20                               457-6000, 457-6001 (fax)
Fresno, CA 93701                             VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE             Other Languages: Spanish                    2500 Stanislaus Avenue
Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week;              PROGRAM                                                                           Fresno, CA 93721
M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (office)                  488-3425 (See under "Domestic         Provides case management for                Hours: M-Th, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Other Languages: Spanish                     Violence", p. 12)                     pregnant and/or parenting teens.            F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
E-mail: rcsci@sbcglobal.net                                                        Goal is to improve health out-              Target Group: Adult education
                                                                                   comes for infants, encourage con-           Other Languages: Spanish,
Offers hospital advocacy, court              WELLNESS OUTREACH                     tinued education and assist with            Hmong
advocacy, counseling, prevention             SERVICES                              family planning.
presentations, women's self-                 Community Medical Centers                                                         Call for times and locations. Free
defense classes, and a 24-hour               228-5400, 224-2046 (fax)                                                          short-term course in parent train-
hotline. Crisis intervention for sex-        1180 E. Shaw Avenue                                                               ing. Classes for parenting both the
ual assault survivors and their              Fresno, CA 93710                      CENTRAL VALLEY CHILDREN'S                   adolescent and school-aged child.
families.                                    Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.             SERVICES NETWORK
                                             Target Group: Anyone                  456-1100, 1-800-330-9276
                                             Website:                              (Warmline), 456-8199,
                                             www.communitymedical.org              456-8381 (fax)
                                                                                   1911 N. Helm
                                             Provides education on various         Fresno, CA 93727-1609
                                             physical and mental health issues.    Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
                                                                                   Other Languages: Hmong,
                                                                                   Spanish
                                                                                   Email: warmline@hotmail.com
                                                                                   Website: www.cvcsn.org

                                                                                   Parenting crisis line offers support
                                                                                   and encouragement. Provides
                                                                                   anger management classes to


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                          PARENTING                                                                      SUPPORT GROUPS
MENTOR MOMS PROGRAM                      NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE                  AID IN DIVORCE ADJUSTMENT                  COMMUNITY LINK, INC.
Youth For Christ                         CENTERS                                PROBLEMS OF TODAY (ADAPT)                  266-5465, 486-3464 (fax)
237-4741, 237-4073 (fax)                 Parenting & many other services to     488-6512, 261-0341 (fax)                   P.O. Box 4959
1401 Divisadero Street                   support families.                      P.O. Box 28058                             Fresno, CA 93744-4959
Fresno, CA 93721-1113                                                           Fresno, CA 93729-8058                      Hours: F, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
P.O. Box 4117                            Burroughs NRC - 255-6610               Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week             Target Group: Gay, lesbian or
Fresno, CA 93744-4117                    166 N. Sierra Vista                    Target Group: Anyone going                 bisexual young adults (18-25)
Hours: M-F, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. &          Fresno, CA 93702                       through separation or divorce              Email: clininc@aol.com
1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.                                                                Email: ADAPTstuff@yahoo.com                Website: www.yourtown.net/dis-
Target Group: Youth                      Jane Addams NRC - 457-2516             Website:                                   play.main/org3.62.html
Other Languages: Spanish                 2117 W. McKinley                       govalley.fresnobee.com/363/
Email: yfcfresno@intplus.com             Fresno, CA 93728                                                                  A rap session to explore sexual
Website: www.yfc.org                                                            Self-help groups for people                identity for young adults. Peer
                                         Mayfair NRC - 497-0656                 adjusting to divorce or separation.        counseling, peer advocacy, educa-
On-going support for young               3305 E. Home Ave.                      Provides lectures, open rap ses-           tion, support, and social activities.
mothers.                                 Fresno, CA 93703                       sions, interactive discussion              Meets Fridays at 7:30 p.m. at the
                                                                                groups, library collection, and            Center for Nonviolence, 985 Van
                                         Lowell NRC - 498-3553                  other support. Meetings are held           Ness.
NURTURING PARENTING                      108 N. Poplar                          at St. Agnes, West Wing, Rooms A
PROGRAM                                  Fresno, CA 93704                       & B.
Fresno County Dept. of Children &                                                                                          FOOTSTEPS
Family Services                          Carver NRC - 268-1975                                                             Saint Agnes Medical Center
253-9524 Neil Pamandanan                 2463 Martin Luther King                ANGEL BABIES/BEBITOS                       449-5600, 449-5160 (fax)
                                         Fresno, CA 93706                       ANGELITOS                                  1303 E. Herndon Avenue
The nurturing program is a 14                                                   Hinds Hospice                              Fresno, CA 93720-5600
week course, 3 hour sessions held        Pinedale NRC - 327-7761                Jane Lindberg, LCSW                        Hours: M-F, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
in the mornings, afternoons and          7171 N. Sugar Pine                     226-5683, 320-0058 (fax)                   Target Group: Children, teens (6-
some evenings, Tuesdays,                 Pinedale, CA 93650-1223                1-800-400-4677                             18), parents, and adult guardians
Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call                                                  1616 W. Shaw Avenue, Suite B-7             Website: www.samc.com
for scheduling and to sign-up. No                                               Fresno, CA 93711
fee charged. Hmong & Spanish             COMMUNITY FAMILY                                                                  An experiential art-based program
available.                               ENGAGEMENT NETWORK                     Spanish speaking support group             for children and youth (6-18),
                                         Fresno Unified School District         for couples whose child (any age)          their parents and caregivers, who
                                         248-7130, 248-7131(fax)                has died.                                  have experienced a loss through
                                         3335 N. Arthur                                                                    death or divorce in the family. A
                                         Fresno, CA 93705                                                                  partnership of Saint Agnes
                                         Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                                                         Medical Center and Children's
                                         Target Group: Parents                                                             Central California Hospital.
                                         Other Languages: Hmong, Lao,
                                         Spanish

                                         Offers training in parenting skills,
                                         counseling and advice. Provides
                                         referrals to community resources.
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                       SUPPORT GROUPS                                                                     SUPPORT GROUPS
FRESNO SURVIVORS OF                       HEALING FOR SURVIVORS                  OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS
SUICIDE LOSS                              442-3600, 442-0187 (fax)               323-5636
322-5877, 322-1140 (fax)                  P.O. Box 4698                          P.O. Box 8302
2585 E. Perrin Avenue, #102               Fresno, CA 93744                       Fresno, CA 93727-8302
Fresno, CA 93720                          Hours: M-Th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.,           Hours: 24 hours, 7 days a week
Hours: Meetings on the 3rd                1 p.m.-6 p.m.                          Target Group: People who have
Tuesday of month, 7 p.m.-9 p.m.           Target Group: Adult survivors of       unhealthy food habits
Target Group: Anyone grieving a           childhood physical, emotional or       Website:
suicide loss                              sexual abuse and their partners        www.oa-sanjoquinvalley.org
Office Hours: By Appt. only.              Email: hfshope@email.com
                                          Website: www.hfshope.org               Support groups for people who
Support group for families and                                                   wish to learn to deal with food in
friends of those who committed            Weekly support groups, work-           a healthier manner and stop their
suicide. Support group for those          shops, peer counseling and edu-        compulsive behavior concerning
surviving suicide.                        cation for adult survivors of child-   food. Based on 12-step principles.
                                          hood abuse.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS
1-800-287-8670                            HINDS HOSPICE
Target Group: Anyone who wishes           Jane Lindberg, LCSW
to solve their compulsive gambling        226-5683
problems.                                 1616 W. Shaw Suite B-6
Email:                                    Fresno, CA 93711
isomain@gamblersanonymous.org
Website:                                  Support groups & counseling for
www.gamblersanonymous.org                 children & families regarding loss.
                                          No fee
Support network for persons who
think they may have a gambling
problem                                   LIFE AFTER LOSS SUPPORT
                                          GROUP
                                          449-5600, 449-5160 (fax)
                                          1303 E. Herndon Avenue
                                          Fresno, CA 93720-5600
                                          Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
                                          Target Group: Adults who have
                                          lost loved ones or friends due to
                                          death
                                          Other Languages: Spanish

                                          Group support for adults who
                                          have lost loved ones or friends
                                          due to death. 6-week sessions.


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                                 OTHER                                                                                                     INDEX
BLUE CROSS TRANSPORTATION                 EL CONCILIO DE FRESNO, INC.                ADOLESCENT FAMILY LIFE NETWORK........................................................................35
1-800-224-0336                            Call Lilly Torres or Rosemary              ADULT MENTAL HEALTH ............................................................................................31
                                                                                     AID IN DIVORCE ADJUSTMENT PROBLEMS OF TODAY ..............................................37
                                          Moreno: 485-0678, 485-0679,                AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS, INC ...............................................................................13
                                          485-3951 (fax)                             ALATEEN ...................................................................................................................13
CALIFORNIA CREDIT                         1532 Fresno Street                         ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS-FOR ADULTS & KIDS....................................................13
COUNSELING                                Fresno, CA 93706-1627                      ALL ABOUT CARE ........................................................................................................6
                                                                                     ASSESSMENT CENTER FOR CHILDREN .........................................................................9
650-7658, 650-7657 (fax)                  Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.;                 ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF FRESNO .............................................................................22
4270 N. Blackstone Ave., Ste. 312         Sat. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.                        AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA ...................................................................................9
Fresno, CA 93726-1907                     Target Group: Spanish speaking             B.A.A.R.T....................................................................................................................15
Hours: T-Sat, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.               immigrants                                 BEBITOS ANGELITOS .................................................................................................37
                                                                                     BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS ........................................................................................4
Target Group: Anyone                      Other Languages: Spanish                   BLUE CROSS TRANSPORTATION ................................................................................40
Other Languages: Spanish                                                             BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS .............................................................................................4
                                                                                     BREAK THE BARRIERS...................................................................................................9
Provides free financial counseling        FIRE SETTERS PROGRAM                       CALIFORNIA CHILDREN SERVICES ...............................................................................9
                                                                                     CALIFORNIA CREDIT COUNSELING...........................................................................40
to help people solve their debt           498-1023                                   CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT & HOUSING................19, 27
problems. Acts as intermediary in         450 "M" Street                             CALIFORNIA STATE DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION ..............................................19
setting up payment plans with             Fresno, CA 93721                           CALIFORNIA STATE EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT ...............................19
creditors to spread out or lower          Call Lisa Anderson                         CALIFORNIA-HAWAII ELKS MAJOR PROJECT, INC........................................................9
                                                                                     CALWORKS ...............................................................................................................19
monthly payments. Offers classes          M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                          CAR SEAT - LOW COST .............................................................................................40
and training on handling finances                                                    CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICE ......................................................................................22
better in the future. Budget coun-        Educational Program for children           C-CAIR......................................................................................................................33
seling, debt management, educa-           who have played with fire.                 CENTRAL CALIFORNIA LEGAL SERVICES ....................................................................39
                                                                                     CENTRAL VALLEY CHILDREN'S SERVICE NETWORK ................................................3, 35
tion, and consumer housing pro-                                                      CENTRAL VALLEY INDIAN HEALTH, INC.....................................................................31
grams.                                                                               CENTRAL VALLEY REGIONAL CENTER ........................................................................10
                                          FRESNO COUNTY EOC                          CENTRO LA FAMILIA .............................................................................................6, 40
                                          263-1000                                   CHANGES ...................................................................................................................6
                                                                                     CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES ......................................................................................4
CAR SEAT - LOW COST                       1920 Mariposa Mall                         CLOVIS SALVATION ARMY FAMILY SERVICE CENTER ..................................................22
432-2223                                  Fresno, CA 93721                           COMMUNITY FAMILY ENGAGEMENT NETWORK........................................................36
Kathleen Cagle, R.N.                                                                 COMMUNITY FOOD BANK, INC. ..............................................................................22
Injury Prevention                                                                    COMMUNITY LINK, INC............................................................................................37
                                                                                     COMMUNITY SERVICES.............................................................................................23
459-4342, 771-0170                        HMONG AMERICAN                             COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOL PROGRAM, INC............................................................15
                                          COMMUNITY, INC.                            COMPREHENSIVE YOUTH SERVICES, INC. .............................................................6, 31
                                          237-4919, 237-5905 (fax)                   COPE TEAM...............................................................................................................33
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA LEGAL                  1044 Fulton Mall, Suite 207                CORNERSTONE CHURCH..........................................................................................26
                                                                                     DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING SERVICE CENTER, INC. .............................................10
SERVICES                                  Fresno, CA 93721-2502                      DRIVING ABUSE TREATMENT & EDUCATION .............................................................15
570-1200, 441-7215 (fax)                  Hours: M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.                  EL CONCILIO DE FRESNO, INC.................................................................................40
1-800-0675-8001                           Target Group: Hmong, southeast             EMERGENCY HOUSING CENTER ...............................................................................27
                                          Asians, farmers                            EVANGEL HOME, INC ...............................................................................................27
                                                                                     EXCEPTIONAL PARENTS UNLIMITED ..............................................................10, 32, 35
                                          Other Languages: Hmong, Lao                FAIR HOUSING COUNCIL OF FRESNO COUNTY ......................................................27
CENTRO LA FAMILIA                         Website: www.hmongamer.com                 FAMILIES FIRST ..........................................................................................................32
237-8530                                                                             FAMILY COMMUNICATION CENTER ............................................................................7
(see under "Counseling", p. 6)            Provides Hmong farmers with agricul-       FAMILY SERVICE CENTER SALVATION ARMY...............................................................23
                                                                                     FAMILY TRANSITIONAL HOUSING .............................................................................28
                                          tural education to help them become        FERGER THOMAS FRIENDSHIP CLUB .........................................................................10
                                          self-sufficient. Uses a farm cooperative
                                          as a teaching tool.
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                                                         INDEX                                                                                                                        INDEX
FIRE SETTERS PROGRAM ............................................................................................40            OPEN GATE MISSION................................................................................................29
FIRST STEP OUTREACH ..............................................................................................32           OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS ......................................................................................39
FOOD STAMPS ..........................................................................................................23       PACT ...................................................................................................................13, 15
FOOTSTEPS ...............................................................................................................37    PARENT ENGAGEMENT CENTER ................................................................................36
FRANCIS X. SINGLETON EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE........................................23                                       PARENTS UNITED ......................................................................................................39
FRESNO ADULT SCHOOL ..........................................................................................35               POVERELLO HOUSE...................................................................................................25
FRESNO AREA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT CORPORATION........................................20                                         PROTEUS, INC...........................................................................................................20
FRESNO BARRIOS UNIDOS .........................................................................................4               PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES CENTER .........................................................................34
FRESNO CAREER DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE, INC ......................................................20                              RAPE COUNSELING SERVICE OF FRESNO COUNTY ............................................12, 34
FRESNO COUNTY CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS SVCS ...................................33                                       RESTRAINING ORDERS AND LEGAL SERVICES. ...........................................................12
FRESNO COUNTY EOC .............................................................................................40              SALVATION ARMY A.R.C. ...........................................................................................17
FRESNO COUNTY SPECIAL OLYMPICS.......................................................................10                        SANCTUARY TRANSITIONAL LIVING CENTER FOR HOMELESS YOUNG ADULTS ........29
FRESNO FAMILY COUNSELING ...................................................................................7                  SER, JOBS FOR PROGRESS, INC. ...............................................................................20
FRESNO FOOD BANK ...............................................................................................24             SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST COMMUNITY CENTER ......................................................25
FRESNO INDIAN HEALTH ASSOCIATION ...................................................................32                         ST. ANTHONY MARY CLARET .....................................................................................26
FRESNO NEW CONNECTIONS..................................................................................13                     STONE SOUP FRESNO ..............................................................................................25
FRESNO RESCUE MISSION ........................................................................................28               THE SANCTUARY EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR YOUTH ................................................29
FRESNO SURVIVORS OF SUICIDE LOSS.....................................................................38                        THERAPEUTIC RECREATION PROGRAM ......................................................................11
FRIENDSHIP CENTER FOR THE BLIND ........................................................................11                     TURNING POINT OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA, INC......................................................18
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS .........................................................................................38                 TURTLE LODGE ALCOHOL RECOVERY HOME ............................................................18
GLORYBOUND MINISTRIES .......................................................................................16                UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA, INC. ........................................11
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES ...........................................................................................11              UNITED COUNSELING CENTER ...................................................................................8
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY FRESNO, INC.....................................................................28                        US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) ..............................30
HEALING FOR SURVIVORS ........................................................................................38               VA MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC ......................................................................................34
HIGHWAYS AND HEDGES .........................................................................................16                VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.............................................................12,34
HINDS HOSPICE .......................................................................................................38        WELLNESS OUTREACH SERVICES...............................................................................34
HMONG AMERICAN COMMUNITY, INC. ...................................................................40                           WESTCARE ................................................................................................................18
HOLY CROSS CENTER FOR WOMEN .........................................................................24                        WOMEN TO WOMEN................................................................................................14
HOMELESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM...........................................................................28                       WOMEN, INFANT AND CHILDREN NUTRITION PROGRAM (WIC)...............................26
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF FRESNO ..............................29                                            WORKFORCE CONNECTION ....................................................................................21
HOTLINES, SHELTER, CRISIS SERVICES .......................................................................12                   YOUTH COLLABORATIVE ...........................................................................................21
JOB CORPS ...............................................................................................................20
KINGS VIEW ALCOHOL AND DRUG SERVICES ..........................................................16
LIFE AFTER LOSS SUPPORT GROUP ...........................................................................38
LIGHT LINE UNITED MISSION ...................................................................................24
LINK CARE COUNSELING CENTER ..............................................................................7
LOVE , INC................................................................................................................25
MADERA EMERGENCY HOUSING ..............................................................................29
MARJAREE MASON CENTER ............................................................................7, 12, 29
MAROA HOME POTTERS WHEEL................................................................................16
MATERNAL CHILD ADOLESCENT HEALTH ....................................................................5
                                                                                                                                                  For information regarding this resource
MEN'S RESIDENTIAL RECOVERY HOME ......................................................................17                                                   guide, please contact:
MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT FOR MEDI-CAL CHILDREN, FAMILIES & ADULTS...........31
MENTOR MOMS PROGRAM.......................................................................................36
METRO OUTPATIENT MENTAL CHILDREN'S HEALTH SERVICES....................................33                                                                     Rick Brandt-Kreutz, LCSW
NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP ......................................................................................14
NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS.......................................................................................17
                                                                                                                                                           Email: rkreutz@fresno.ucsf.edu
NATIONAL RUNAWAY SWITCHBOARD ........................................................................5                                                          Phone: 559-499-6560
NEIGHBORHOOD RESOURCE CENTERS ....................................................................36
NEW LIFE FOR GIRLS.................................................................................................14
NORTHWEST FAMILY CENTER......................................................................................8
NUESTRA CASA RECOVERY HOME ............................................................................17
NURTURING PARENTING PROGRAM .........................................................................36




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