Stockton, CA Assistance Programs and Resources

Below we list many of the Stockton community resources below. We list all helpful resources from government, non-profit organizations, faith based locations, etc. If you would like to see only San Joaquin County community resources, visit: All San Joaquin County Assistance

Assistance Programs In Stockton, CA

California Rural Legal Assistance - Stockton

145 East Weber Avenue
Stockton, CA - 95202
209-946-0605
Provides low-income living in San Joaquin Co., with free legal assistance, community education, and outreach programs. The 7 major areas are: Civil rights (i.e.: farm workers, LGBT), community development, education, health and family, housing, labor and employment and leadership development. They do not handle immigration, criminal, traffic, collections or family law cases. No one is turned away, if they can not assist in an area then a referral will be given...

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Community Medical Center W.I.C. Program- Stockton (E. Channel St.)

701 East Channel Street
Stockton, CA - 95202
209-944-4700
They are a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. They provide food vouchers, nutrition education and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge. They serve low-income pregnant, postpartum and breast feeding women and infants and children up to age 5. ..

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Community Medical Center W.I.C. Program - Stockton

2640 East Lafayette Street
Stockton, CA - 95205
209-933-7232
This is a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children. They offer food vouchers, nutrition education, and referrals to health care and other social services for participants free of charge. Serves low-income pregnant women, postpartum and nursing women as well as infants and children up to the age of 5 years. ..

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Catholic Charities - Stockton

1106 North El Dorado Street
Stockton, CA - 95202
209-444-5900
Services: They provide naturalization, prenatal health, counseling, emergency feeding, and food stamp applications for those living in San Joaquin Cou. Prenatal health consists of counseling, courses, and WIC. Families are also assisted in accessing low-cost medical care. Registration at the food bank will take place every Monday at 7:30 a.m. (bring valid identification) and the first 60 people will receive a ticket for the food distribution on Friday. Food can only be purchased once a month. You will be handed over if they can't help you. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ..

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Stockton Family Law Pro Per Clinic - Stockton (E. Main St.)

540 East Main Street
Stockton, CA - 95202
209-468-8280
Services: Free assistance is provided to individuals in family law and some probate matters. Provides information, teaching materials, and samples on-court matters such as custody/child care, child support, parenthood/fatherhood, divorce/separation, change/enforcement of orders, and others. Guardianship and conservatorship orientation is available. The clinic does not provide legal advice and does not represent you in court. Do not bring children to the clinic or orientation. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ..

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Gospel Center Rescue Mission

445 South San Joaquin Street
Stockton, CA - 95203
(209) 466-2138
Hours Monday through Sunday 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Staff always on duty. Gospel Center Rescue Mission provides dinner for any person in need. Meals are served at 5:30 p.m. Clothing is also provided on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed when the day falls on the first or third of the month. Programs Men's Emergency Lodge This program meets the physical and spiritual nightly housing needs of homeless men, women and children from the surrounding communities of San Joaquin County. The Emergency Lodge program provides up to 90 homeless, single men with food, clothing and shelter during an incidence of homelessness. The client can access sources of spiritual inspiration, medical help, employment, addiction treatment and more during his stay (Support this program!). Learn More New Hope Family Shelter New Hope Family Shelter is a transitional housing program for single women and children. This program provides the student and up to 50 children with basic needs of food clothing and shelter while they resolve the immediate issues leading to their homelessness and develop skills to avoid homelessness in the future. Program components include education, work skill development, addiction treatment, anger management and budgeting to name a few (Support this program!). Learn More New Life Program This is a recovery life program to manage life from addiction to recovery for men and women providing classes dealing with spiritual, emotional and physical issues. The New Life Program is a six month addiction treatment program. The program offers a clean, sober environment, education in recovery issues along with overcoming family dysfunction issues, life skills, nutrition, parenting and Christian counseling. The second phase of the New Life Program is where student's begin to make and pay restitution to society. They begin employment and/or go to school and pay for program fees. The final phase extends for additional 2.5 years for stability in the Hope Housing residences. (Support this program!). Learn More Hope Learning Center Hope Learning Center affords New Life Program clients (men and women) the opportunity to learn or improve basic skills such as reading, writing, and math leading toward earning a GED (Support this program!) . ..

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Good Samaritan Service Center

1331 East Fremont Street
Stockton, CA - 95205
(209) 469-7098
Food Distributions: Provides a balanced food box including dry packaged food including pastas, cereal, and granola bars.  It also includes canned foods such as vegetables, fruit, tomato spaghetti sauce, and a variety of soups.   The GSTC also offers frozen meats including lunch meat, packaged chicken, pork and beef along with bread.  Some snack treats are also included such as cookies, pastries etc.  On occasion we are able to provide fresh eggs, milk, yogurt, fresh fruits and vegetables. ​Clothing distribution center Clothing distribution includes clean and mended clothing, provided throughout the year.  There are coats and blankets during the winter and clean socks and underwear when available.    Many of our homeless clients use this resource for clean clothes. Restoration station men's home Transitional housing for men. ..

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Stockton Family Law Pro Per Clinic - Stockton (Inglewood Ave.)

6650 Inglewood Avenue
Stockton, CA - 95207
209-468-8280
Provides free assistance to individuals in family law and some probate matters. Provides information, educational materials and samples on court matters such as child custody/visitation, child/spousal support, parentage/paternity, divorce/separation, order modification/enforcement and others. Guardianship and conservatorship orientations are available. Clinic does not provide legal advice and will not represent you in court. Do not bring children to clinic or orientation. 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm..

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St. Mary's Interfaith Community Services - Stockton

545 West Sonora Street
Stockton, CA - 95203
209-467-0703
Provides services for homeless women, men, and families that consist of hot meals served daily, clothing closet, hygiene kits, shower facilities, medical, dental services, and pre school program. Additional services provided are homeless court to clear up legal issues, referral services, and pre-vocational training. All services are free. Hours vary, please call for further information...

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Dorothy L. Jones Family Resource Center - Stockton

2044 Fair Street
Stockton, CA - 95206
209-444-5555
Provides resources and referrals for counseling in various areas: substance abuse, food, clothing, shelter, financial, WIC, First Five and other basic needs, some services are offered on site. Call for further information and to make an intake appointment. They are also known as Community Partnership for Families...

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Community Medical Center W.I.C. Program - Stockton (N. California St.)

230 North California Street
Stockton, CA - 95202
209-940-7200
This is a special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children. They provide food vouchers, nutrition education and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge. Serves low-income pregnant, postpartum and breast feeding women and infants and children up to age 5. Call for further information...

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Arnold Rue Community Center - Over 50 and Fabulous

5758 Lorraine Street
Stockton, CA - 95210
(209)937-7350
Discover all the activities, events, and classes offered in most of our Community Centers for our senior community to stay active and healthy...

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Government and Private Assistance Programs

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Food Pantry Assistance

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Free clothing assistance

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