Violence Prevention

There are 60 programs in the Violence Prevention Category.

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Adult Parole Operations)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced counties.
Fees: None

California Department of Correction and Rehabiliation - Division of Adult Parole Operations offers the following services for parolees currently under Adult Parole Supervision: Adult Computer Literacy Lab (CLLC): a computer based program designed to offer parolees educational assistance in obtaining a basic education through the GED level.Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery (STAR): assist in learning and developing positive life skills to combat a cycle of addictive behaviors.Parolee Outpatie...

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Computer Literacy Learning Center Program - CLLC or Literacy Lab)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced counties.
Fees: None.

Located in parole offices, the CLLC or Literacy Lab is a computer-assisted instructional program designed to increase the literacy skills of parolees, resulting in increased employability and parolee success. Teachers provide classroom instruction which focuses on basic proficiency in reading, writing and math skills. Students are placed in the CLLC according to their ability and proceed at their own pace, receiving training in life skills and employment competency, with a progression toward e...

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery Program - STAR)
Eligibility: Parolees in San Joaquin, Amador, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced counties.
Fees: None

Located in parole offices, STAR is a cognitive behavioral program that provides substance abuse and relapse prevention to parolees in need of substance abuse education. The 20-day program, offered on an open entry/exit basis, is taught by California certified teachers and utilizes the Deciding, Evaluating, Understand, Counseling, Education (D.E.U.C.E.) curriculum model. The program assists participants in learning and developing positive life skills to combat a cycle of addictive behaviors....

California Human Development (Anthony Soto Employment Training Center (ASET))
Eligibility: Please call for more detailed information.
Fees: None

The Anthony Soto Employment Training Center (ASET) provides occupational training and job placement for careers in Welding, Truck Driving, Forklift Operation and Safety, and Building Construction. This is a California Human Development program. The courses are approved by the Bureau of Private Post Secondary Education and are included in EDD's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL).

California Human Development (CHD WorkNet Center)
Eligibility: Use of computers and telephones at the CHD Lodi WorkNet Center is available to everyone at no cost. The center is open M-F 8am to 4:30pm. Individual assistance is provided to those who meet the mini...
Fees: None

California Human Development (CHD) exists to create paths and opportunities for those seeking greater self-sufficiency, independence and dignity through education, training, housing and other services. In the San Joaquin County area and through funding from the Dept of Labor, La Cooperativa Campesina de California, the State of CA, and County of San Joaquin, CHD provides assistance with occupational training, job placement, referrals to community services, services to youth, and Immigration and ...

California Human Development (Youth WorkStart Program)
Eligibility: Must be low income and face other barriers, between 16 and 24 years old and not attending school.
Fees: None

Youth WorkStart Program is a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act program that provides paid work experience, work and life skills development, career and goal planning and counseling and support services to youth between 16 and 24 years of age, not attending school. They are a proud partner of America's Job Centers of California Network.

Central Valley North Narcotics Anonymous Support Group
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Central Valley North Narcotics Anonymous is a support group that follows the 12-step recovery program from substance abuse. Meetings are held in Acampo, Galt, Lodi, Manteca, Stockton and Tracy. Closed session meetings are available for youth only, men only and women only. Please call or visit website for exact dates, times and meeting information.

Child Abuse Prevention Council of San Joaquin County (CAPC)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: Vary by program.

The Child Abuse Prevention Council protects children and strengthens families through awareness and outcome driven programs delivered with compassion.24-Hour Advice Line offers parenting advice, answers to questions on child abuse and/or prevention, and provides referrals to community resources 24-hours per day, 365 days per year. Please call (209) 464-4524.Childcare and Education Crisis/Respite Childcare - Short Term ChildcareCenter-based, crisis/respite childcare for families at risk of child ...

City of Lodi Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Lodi Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation. They provide volunteer opportunities for seniors through the Senior Partners Program and youth, through the Cadet Program.

City of Manteca Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Manteca Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulations.The police department also provides crime prevention and community awareness programs. The police department works with community groups on programs for kids, young adults and senior citizens.

City of Ripon Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Ripon Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation.

City of Stockton (Office of Violence Prevention)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The mission of the Office of Violence Prevention (OVP) is to significantly reduce violence in the City of Stockton through the implementation of data-driven, partnership-based violence prevention and reduction programs and strategies rooted in best practices.In addition to the Operation Ceasefire and Operation Peacekeeper programs, the OVP coordinates inter-agency working partnerships with community leaders including clergy, gang outreach, public and community service providers, and collaborates...

City of Stockton (Office of Violence Prevention/ Peacekeepers/ Role Model Mentor)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Operation Peacekeeper Outreach Workers are street-wise men and women trained in: conflict resolution mediation community organizing mentoring case management They work in schools and neighborhoods, wherever there are young people at risk of violence. Workers respond to areas where violent crimes have occurred to talk with the youth and their families to prevent retaliations.Operation Peacekeeper uses outreach workers in collaboration with government, community-based and faith-based organizati...

City of Stockton (Operation Ceasefire)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Operation Ceasefire is a partnership-based violence reduction strategy that employs respectful, direct communication with youth and young adults at highest risk of violence. The primary goal of Operation Ceasefire is to reduce shootings, but it has also been shown to reduce recidivism among participants and improve community-police relations.Operation Ceasefire is an element of the City's Marshall Plan on Public Safety. The Marshall Plan Committee, comprised of members of the criminal justice sy...

City of Stockton Fire Department (Juvenile Firesetter Education Program)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Juvenile Firesetter Education Program provides educational services to children ages 4 to 14 years, that are considered firestarters. The program is also offered to teens. Please call for more information.

City of Stockton Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Stockton Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation.The Gang Unit is a cooperative effort between the Stockton Police Department and Probation Department to identify teenage and adult gangsters, investigate gang-related offenses, suppress gang violence and supervise documented gangsters who are placed on probation by the Courts.Other important numbers: (209) 937-8666...

City of Stockton Police Department (Neighborhood Services Section - Code Enforcement)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Neighborhood Services (Code Enforcement) is dedicated to providing a high quality of life for all its residents. With this goal in mind, the Neighborhood Services Division was developed to respond to concerns related to unsafe, unhealthy or unsightly conditions in homes and neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Services Division enforces many types of city codes, building codes, vehicle codes and housing codes to prevent and abate nuisances on private property. Enforcement on such issues such as ope...

City of Tracy Police Department
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

City of Tracy Police Department is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances to include criminal investigations, apprehension, arrests and traffic regulation.

Cocaine Anonymous
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all mind-altering substances. There are no dues or fees for members, the group is fully self-supporting through contributions. It is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution. The gro...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Administration)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin is a partnership of neighborhood groups, churches, schools, public and private health care services, social service, criminal justice and municipal agencies and the business community. The overall goal of the Partnership is to improve health, education, economic and public safety for the community. CPFSJ partners with a comprehensive team of public and private organizations to meet the distinct needs of families living in our communities. Commun...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Dorothy L. Jones Family Resource Center/Coalition United for Families (CUFF))
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Coalition United for Families (CUFF) is a family resource center that exists to serve the identified and changing needs of families within Southeast Stockton and other designated areas. CUFF is part of the umbrella organization, the Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin.The center is the home of the Community Partnership for Families' youth program. Staff and community members at the center focus on educational success, health and well being and neighborhood safety. Staff empower ...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Lodi Family Resource Center)
Eligibility: Families in San Joaquin County.
Fees: None

The Community Partnership operates the Lodi Family Resource Center in East Lodi. The Lodi Family Resource Center is a family-friendly Center that seeks to improve the lives of children and families in an impoverished, limited-resource, minimally-educated neighborhood that is home to primarily low-income, Hispanic, Pakistani, Indian and Afghan working families.The Lodi Family Resource Center partners with a comprehensive team of public and private organizations to meet the distinct needs of ...

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Tracy Family Resource Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Sutter Tracy Hospital partners with CPFSJ to help ensure that local residents have access to resources and referrals to help them live a healthy and self-sufficient lifestyle. This center offers complimentary services and provides the community information on a wide range of health and social services.

Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin (Villa Monterey Family Resource Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Community Partnership for Families of San Joaquin operates a Family Resource Center with administration offices in one of the highest-need communities in Stockton-the Kentfield neighborhood. They use Service Integration as a planning process to create individualized plans to meet the needs of children and their families by utilizing their strengths. The comprehensive and well-coordinated case plans improve the delivery of services because they eliminate duplication and gaps in services an...

Delta Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) (Alcoholics Anonymous)
Eligibility: Desire to quit drinking, willingness to listen to suggestions and help yourself.
Fees: None

Delta Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) provides all the necessary information on meetings, times and places for AA in the area. Various meetings are available including open meetings, closed meeting for alcoholics only, men only and women only. Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women of all ages, creeds, races and socioeconomic backgrounds, who share their experience with each other to recover from alcoholism. AA is available to provide help to alcoholics 24-hours per day...

El Concilio (Latino Behavioral Health and Recovery Services)
Eligibility: Medi-Cal adults only. Must meet medical necessity.
Fees: Contingent on income and needs.

Latino Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is a program offered by El Concilio and funded by San Joaquin County Mental Health Services. It provides adults with mental health assessments and individual/group counseling. Although the focus is on Spanish-speaking clients, services are open to everyone regardless of race and/or primary spoken language. They also provide resources and referrals.

El Concilio (Social Service)
Eligibility: Low-to-moderate income.
Fees: None

El Concilio (Council for the Spanish Speaking) is a non-profit community based organization whose goal is the empowerment of the Hispanic community so that its members can improve the quality of their lives and the lives of their children.El Concilio’s services are designed to assist individuals become self-sufficient and productive members of the community.Services include: referrals to community services, immigration assistance, interpreting and translation, assistance completing personal docu...

Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin County
Eligibility: Emergency food assistance is available twice per calendar month. To qualify for emergency food assistance, please bring current identification with proof of address in San Joaquin County. If ID is n...
Fees: None

The Emergency Food Bank, founded in 1968, is the largest direct provider of packaged emergency food in San Joaquin County. The mission of the Emergency Food Bank is to build a stronger community by providing a safety net of food, nutrition and health education, job training, and hope to residents of San Joaquin County who find themselves in an emergency situation.The Food Bank emphasizes health, nutrition, food economics, and education. The Food Bank provides classes in nutrition education and...

Family Resource and Referral Center (Podesto Teen Impact Center)
Eligibility: Youth ages 13 to 19 years old.
Fees: None

Podesto Teen Impact Center promotes participation in recreational experiences, health, and wellness through a variety of activities. The Center builds physically and emotionally healthy teens through diverse diverse recreational activities. The Center offers 4-lane bowling alley, a half-court basketball area, stage, meeting rooms, a computer room, a snack bar, climbing wall and more. The Center is available for rental for birthday parties, graduation events and other occasions. The Center is st...

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Elders Program)
Eligibility: Seniors
Fees: None

The Elders Program provides resources for seniors, free meals and inter-generational mentoring and socializing activities.

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Family Strengthening AB 109 Program)
Eligibility: AB109
Fees: None

Family Strengthening AB 109 Program provides case management to connect formerly incarcerated individuals to resources for a successful re-entry into their community.Straight A Guide Training ProgramHealing Circles Multi-Ethnic Cultural Parenting ClassesFinancial Literacy Classes

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Stockton Trauma Recovery Center)
Eligibility: Must be a victim or family member of a victim of a crime.
Fees: None

The Stockton Trauma Recovery Center provides evidence-based trauma treatment and mental health services for victims and their families in both individual and group therapy settings. The TRC will also conduct extensive outreach directly to multi-ethnic, highly diverse populations with high rates of victimization in FFSJ's primary target area and in other high-risk communities. The Case Manager assigned to clients will assist, compile, and submit the client's victim claim application to the Califo...

Fathers & Families of San Joaquin (Youth Empowerment Program)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Youth Empowerment provides: El Joven Noble “The Noble Youth”Healing through mentoringLeadership developmentYouth organizing coalitions, projects and eventsYouth-led action research

Gospel Center Rescue Mission (New Life Program)
Eligibility: For men and women with any addiction. No addiction required for women in need of Life Skills. A 6 month residence on campus is required. Successful completion of the first 6 months of New Life Progr...
Fees: Paid by GR, SSI, Unemployment, Vocational Income, etc. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.

New Life Program provides three daily meals, housing, clothing, chapel services plus addiction counseling. A supportive environment is maintained to assist in the restoration and rebuilding of lives. We offer Relapse Prevention, Anger Management, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE), Healing Damaged Emotions, Putting Away Childish Things (PACT), Boundaries, Learning Center, Parenting, Nutrition, Celebrate Recovery support groups and Bible Study. In addition to the aforementioned Boundaries and Re...

Helping Other People Expand (H.O.P.E.)
Eligibility: At-risk youth and adults.
Fees: None for services. (There are fees for classes)

H.O.P.E. is dedicated to working with individuals of all ages addressing issues related to gangs, violence prevention and making positive changes in life. All ages are at risk of gang involvement and violence. Educating and positively mentoring at-risk youth, young adults, and formerly incarcerated individuals to become positive leaders, is key to Stockton’s future.Board members, volunteer staff, and Community Liaisons facilitate programs at H.O.P.E., reaching out to improve lives through variou...

Kelly's Angels Foundation
Eligibility: Children of homicide victims, and victims of violent crimes.
Fees: None

Kelly’s Angels Foundation is a nonprofit working with the community to reach their mission to provide support for children of homicide victims and victims of violent crimes. They are striving to achieve their mission by means of involvement in sports, peer mentoring, tutoring and therapy. This can assist as well as increase the motivation, social and emotional well being in children and adolescents that are living through such a traumatic experience.Kelly's Angels Foundation provides financial s...

Lathrop Police Services, City of Lathrop
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Lathrop Police Services is responsible for enforcing state and federal laws and ordinances, protecting lives and property, conducting criminal investigations, traffic enforcements, and promoting partnerships within our community.

Mary Magdalene Community Services
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary by program.

Mary Magdalene Community Services offers services to adults, youths and children. Adult services include, crisis intervention and referrals, transitional housing and case management, job skills, resume writing and outreach. Services for youth and children include counseling, case management, and teen mentoring through the "My Brother's Keeper" program. Parenting classes and substance abuse classes are offered through court referrals.

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children serves as a clearinghouse providing information on missing and exploited children, offers technical assistance to citizens and law-enforcement, distributes photographs and descriptions of missing children nationwide, coordinates child protection efforts with the private sector, networks with non-profit service providers and state clearinghouses, and provides information and advice on effective state legislation to ensure the safety and protectio...

National Runaway Safeline
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Keeping America’s runaway, homeless and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away in a year.Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go homeCall 1-800-RUNAWAY if you care about a youth and want information on how you can help someone who may be at risk of running from homeCall 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teacher looking for info...

New Directions Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program
Eligibility: New Directions helps adult men and women from San Joaquin County. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation contracts with New Directions for treatment beds. These beds are for par...
Fees: New Directions also has a Housing and Urban Development grant that provides services free of charge for homeless individuals. These grants are available to individuals who may or may not be tied to th...

The site provides treatment to 74 men and 20 women. Participants live in dormitories that typically house two people per room.With nearly 30,000 square feet of buildings and a property site of 2.5 acres, the program provides a nurturing and comfortable atmosphere.The mission of New Directions is to teach men and women who have lost control of their lives due to their addiction how to stop substance abuse and how to lead crime free, productive and happy lives.The treatment program is 6 months...

One-Eighty Youth Program (Teen Center)
Eligibility: 7th through 12th graders living in Lodi.
Fees: None

The One-Eighty Teen Center is the ultimate hang-out for teens with pool tables, cafe, multiple seating for many groups of teens, computer & espresso bar, video games, and more.After school. The One-Eigthy offers tutoring, mentoring and many activities focusing on the youth. These activities range from ping-pong to pool, a skate park to art-making, One-Eighty hosts many activities each day from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Stay up-to-date with all One-Eighty classes (they rotate throughout the sem...

OSC Computer Training (Career Training & Vocational Education, Business, Medical, Graphics and Technology Programs)
Eligibility: High school diploma or GED.
Fees: Varies by program.

OSC Computer Training offers highly flexible career programs, allowing students to progress at their own pace. They are located in the Waterfront Warehouse. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Programs include the following:Basic Computer SkillsMicrosoft OfficeMedical Billing and CodingBookkeeping and Office SpecialistWeb Design and ProgrammingGraphicsIT AdministrationTo schedule a tour, please call the number listed. ...

Peniel Missions, Inc. (The Center)
Eligibility: Grades 1-12.
Fees: None

Peniel Missions, Inc. The Center offers an after school drop-in center for children and youth in South Stockton. Computers and assistance with homework are offered for the children, in a safe environment. Snacks and lunch are provided during the summer break. This is a Christian-based organization.

People and Congregations Together (PACT)
Eligibility: Must be willing to work with others in efforts to improve the community.
Fees: None

People and Congregations Together (PACT) is part of a national network of faith-based community organizations. It is a nonpartisan, grassroots, civic organization with a primary focus on social concerns.PACT's Family Organizing Network works with residents in target neighborhoods to teach them ways to act effectively on common problems to include education, poorly cared for neighborhoods, crime, etc.PACT leaders are engaged in different efforts across Stockton including Lifelines to Healing, Ce...

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Eligibility: Individuals with limited financial resources.
Fees: Low to no-cost.

Planned Parenthood Mar Monte provides confidential and low cost services. Medi-Cal welcome. Day, evening and Saturday hours are offered.Family Planning information and education, medical services including pregnancy testing, birth control exams, routine medical exams, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, abortion services, AIDS testing and counseling, breast and testicular exams and prenatal care are provided. Educational presentations are offered to the community. These ...

San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services Substance Abuse Services
Eligibility: Must be 18 years of age or older, in need of treatment services for alcohol, drug addiction and/or dependence. Pregnant women are given priority for admission to treatment services.
Fees: Medi-Cal and sliding scale fee.

Substance Abuse Services is responsible for the coordination of alcohol and drug treatment efforts in San Joaquin County. We provide a range of drug and alcohol treatment services for residents of San Joaquin County, including outpatient, and residential treatment services. The mission of San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services Substance Abuse Services is to partner with the community to provide integrated, culturally and linguistically competent substance abuse services to meet the trea...

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

San Joaquin County Department of Child Support Services provides the following services: paternity testing, establishment of child support orders, child support modifications and the collection and distribution of child support payments. Child support payments can be intercepted from wages, IRS tax returns, franchise tax, disability and lottery winnings. Additionally, unpaid child support payments may result in liens on real and personal property and Worker's Compensation.

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Adult Division)
Eligibility: San Joaquin County residents.
Fees: Court ordered probation fees.

San Joaquin County Probation Department, Adult Division is a major partner in the justice system. While working with public and private entities, its goal is to increase opportunities for individuals at risk and offenders to experience success in socially and legally acceptable ways, using cost effective programming. For those who choose not to make positive changes, the Division will recommend and impose consequences, thereby holding offenders accountable and protecting public interest and s...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Crossroads)
Eligibility: Free counseling for pre-delinquent youth, ages 10-18 and their families.
Fees: None

Crossroads involves a spectrum of interventions tailored to the needs of the individual youth and his or her family. The program's primary focus is to effectively address the needs of pre-delinquent youth, ages 10-18 and their families, in an effort to prevent escalation of behavior to the juvenile justice system.The driving goals of the program are as follows:Reduce the rate of truancy and curfew violationsIncrease school attendance and improve academic performanceStrengthen the family unitImp...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Juvenile Division)
Eligibility: Ages 7 to 21 years, delinquent (juvenile) and criminal (adult).
Fees: Minimal

The San Joaquin County Probation Department is a partner in the Sierra Health Foundation's Positive Youth Justice Initiative (PYJI). The Department and its Community Partners are changing systems,strengthening support services and increasing awareness countywide to improve the outcomes for crossover youth – young people who have experienced significant trauma, have a history in the child welfare and foster care systems, and are now drawn into the juvenile justice system. The county has a strong ...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Project 654)
Eligibility: 7-12 graders who are not on probation and are referred by the school district, the Probation Department, or parents.
Fees: None

Project 654 is a joint program of the San Joaquin County Probation Department and San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE). Probation officers and probation assistants are stationed at various county ONE schools within the community. Their goal is to keep students in school and out of the juvenile justice system. Students attending the SJCOE Community School Program enter into a contract for a duration of six months provided that the students and parents are willing to participate in th...

San Joaquin County Probation Department (Proposition 36)
Eligibility: Non-violent defendants, probationers, and parolees charged with simple drug possession or drug use offenses and referred by the District Attorney/Courts.
Fees: Sliding scale.

Proposition 36 is a program that allows for court referrals to substance abuse treatment programs in lieu of jail.

Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties
Eligibility: All families and individuals in need.
Fees: None

Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties provides referrals to families and individuals in need of food assistance in their area. These referrals are given to those most at risk of going hungry.Food 4 Thought partners with existing tutorial programs at schools, community centers and youth organizations. The program provides a bag of supplemental groceries twice a month to the children and their families as a reward for good attendance at these tutorial programs.Senior Br...

Service First of Northern California (SFNC)
Eligibility: Referral from agency or private physician.
Fees: Vary

Service First of Northern California (SFNC) is a 501c3 Non-profit Public Benefit Corporation that serves as an umbrella organization that operates ten (10) community based programs. Their product is the "service" that they provide. Their "service" focuses on the neediest individuals in the community. They provide supportive services to individuals that are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically disabled, homeless Veterans, Social Security Beneficiaries, and those struggling with add...

St. Mary's Dining Room (Dining Room, Hygiene Center, Medical Clinic, Dental Clinic and Social Services)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

St. Mary's Dining Room responds to poverty in San Joaquin County by feeding the hungry, caring for health issues and restoring human dignity to over 700 individuals each day.St. Mary's Dining Room provides breakfast and a hot lunch 7 days a week, 365 days a year. A sack meal is also provided in the late afternoon. Medical and dental care is available to uninsured men, women and children. The hygiene center provides homeless individuals and families with the opportunity to shower, care for the...

State of California Department of Corrections Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) (Friends Outside Gathering Place)
Eligibility: Friend or family member of someone incarcerated at Deuel Vocational Institute (DVI), state men’s prison.
Fees: None

Friends Outside is a non-profit agency that assists families and friends of incarcerated men at DVI, at the Friends Outside Visiting Center. It serves the children and works to maintain family unification. Emergency clothing, food and shelter and children’s programs are also offered. Transportation from the Greyhound and Amtrack stations in Stockton is provided. Reservations must be made one week in advance. Child care for children ages 7 years and older is available.

The Hopes and Dreams Foundation
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Hopes and Dreams Foundation's (HAD Found) mission is to assist in the crusade against the intergenerational cycle of domestic abuse and to provide safe environments for the families within the communities they serve. HAD Found’s goal is to promote healthy family relationships, develop leaders, encourage independence through education and personal development, facilitate the creation of opportunities for short- and long-term employment as well as provide affordable housing opportunities for l...

Women's Center-Youth & Family Services
Eligibility: Women's Center-YFS serves women, children, teens and men who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking as well as homeless and runaway youth.
Fees: None

Women’s Center-Youth & Family Services is San Joaquin County’s only provider of free, confidential shelter and services specifically designed to meet the needs of homeless and runaway youth and victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The organization’s mission is to build a stronger community by fostering the strengths in individuals and by acting as a catalyst to end violence and youth homelessness. Women’s Center-YFS has a staff of 75 providing services at 10 sites throughout San ...

Women's Center-Youth & Family Services (Youth/Human Trafficking Helpline)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Women’s Center–YFS offers 24-hour help for youth who are homeless and victims of human trafficking. If you are thinking about leaving home or being forced to engage in any activity and cannot leave, please contact the youth and human trafficking helplines. The Counselors can connect youth and trafficked victims who are alone or in trouble with services and shelter.