Lake County, CA Assistance Programs and Resources

Lake County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Lake County.

Senior Law Project, Inc.

200-B North Main Street
Lakeport, CA - 95453
707-263-4703
Provides free legal help and advocacy to seniors. Also provides fact sheets and self-help materials in consumer and small claims, housing problems and life & estate planning. Serves Lake and Mendocino Counties. Hours: Mon, Wed, Th 9 am - 12 pm & 1 - 3 pm, Tue 9 am - 12 pm..

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Lake County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Lake County.

WIC Nutritional Program - Lakeport

831 Blevins Street
Lakeport, CA - 95453
877-942-2220
Provides low income families with children under 5 years old nutritional education and supplemental food for their children, free of charge. Clients can also obtain referrals to substance abuse treatment, dental health, and child care, as well as nutrition education, counseling and breastfeeding support services...

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Upper Lake Senior Support Services

9470 Mendenhall Avenue
Upper Lake, CA - 95485
(707) 275-3513
 Offers the following activities and services to seniors:​ Outreach Social activities Exercise activities Benefits assistance Educational classes Information & referral Brown bag food program  Services and programs for seniors, caregivers, and community-based systems of care. Assistance for application to "CalFresh" electronic benefit transaction card, Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care legal forms, information referrals, and community needs assessments for disaster preparedness elder care network. Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays: 8am-5pm ..

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United Methodist Church-Lower Lake

16255 2nd Street
Lakeport, CA - 95453
707-994-2507
Church hosts several grief support groups, as well as men's and women's groups. Also hosts NA/AA, Al-Anon, a thrift store and emergency food closet. Hours vary; please call the office for specific times and days of operation...

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St. Vincent De Paul - Queen of Peace Catholic Church

16125 Orchard Street
Lower Lake, CA - 95457
(707) 994-6618
Services: Provides emergency food assistance to residents of Lake County. Provides bags of food with shelf-stable foods. Available by appointment on the third Saturday of every month from 10am to noon at Queen of Peace church. Also provides free clothing and household items at thrift store. Distribution is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 10am to 3pm, in Lower Lake County Hours: Food: Saturdays by appointment: 10am-noon Thirft store: Mon,Wed, Sat: 10:00am-3:00pm ..

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St. Vincent De Paul - Queen of Peace Catholic Church

16125 Orchard Street
Lower Lake, CA - 95457
(707) 994-6618
Services: Provides emergency food assistance to residents of Lake County. Provides bags of food with shelf-stable foods. Available by appointment on the third Saturday of every month from 10am to noon at Queen of Peace church. Also provides free clothing and household items at thrift store. Distribution is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays from 10am to 3pm, in Lower Lake. Area/Zip Code: CA -Lake County Hours: Food: Saturdays by appointment: 10am-noon Thrift store: Mon,Wed, Sat: 10am-3pm ..

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Seventh Day Adventist Church-Lakeport

1111 Park Way
Lakeport, CA - 95453
707-263-6002
Offers food and clothing to anyone needing temporary assistance. Also have programs for children, youth and adults, men's and women's groups and a community garden. Health programs, grief recovery and pastoral counseling also offered. Call for more information...

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Salvation Army of Lake County - Lake County Service Center

14420 Lakeshore Drive
Clearlake, CA - 95422
(707) 995-1128
They provide emergency food assistance and  bags of food with shelf-stable foods  to residents of Lake County. Hours of operation: Between 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM on Friday ..

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Middletown Senior Center Assistance Programs

21256 Washington Street
Middletown, CA - 95461
(707) 987-3113
During the response from COVID-19 (updated on 4/29/20), all recreation and entertainment activities are suspended. Lunch is available at 12:00 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. to take out by car with reservation before 10:00 a.m. The following activities and services are provided to the elderly. Services: Outreach Social activity Health activities Group Meals  Provides hot meals for the elderly and all community members in a group setting. Meals at home Offers a warm and nutritious meal to elderly and disabled people who cannot attend meals. Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ..

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Lucerne Alpine Senior Center

3985 Country Club Dr
Lucerne, CA - 95458
(707) 872-8779
 Offers the following activities and services to seniors: Outreach Social activities Health activities Lunches are served on site Monday through Friday. The donation is $4 for seniors and is a full meal with beverage, soup, salad, entree and dessert. Reservations are not necessary. Community members are welcome and pay $5 for a great lunch. Congregate meals - provides hot lunch for seniors and all community members in a group setting. Home delivered meals - delivers a nutritious hot meal to home-bound elderly and disabled individuals who are unable to attend congregate meals. Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays: 8am-2:30pm. ..

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Live Oak Senior Center

12502 Foot Hill Boulevard
Clearlake Oaks, CA - 95423
(707) 998-1950
Offers the following activities and services to seniors:​ Outreach Transportation Social activities Exercise activities Educational classes Congregate Meals - provides hot lunch for seniors and all community members in a group setting. Served daily at 11:30am Home delivered meals - delivers a nutritious hot meal to home-bound elderly and disabled individuals who are unable to attend congregate meals. Hours: Mondays through Fridays: 9am-2pm ..

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Lakeport Senior Center

527 Konocti Avenue
Lakeport, CA - 95453
(707) 263-4218
Offers the following activities and services to seniors:​ Outreach Social activities Health activities Creative activities Educational classes Congregate lunches. - Mondays through Fridays provides hot lunch for seniors and all community members in a group setting. Nutritious meals and nutrition education are provided for socialization and health promotion in a congregate group setting. No cost to diners 60+, but contributions are suggested. A fixed fee may be charged for other diners. Home delivered meals - delivers a nutritious hot meal to home-bound elderly and disabled individuals who are unable to attend congregate meals. Breakfasts 3rd Sunday of the month. Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays: 8am-2pm ..

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Lake County Department of Social Services

15975 Anderson Ranch Parkway
Lower Lake, CA - 95457
(707) 995-4200
Designed to help meet the nutritional needs of people with low incomes. Benefits issued are to buy food items for the household. Not for items such as liquor, cigarettes, household supplies, or hot foods. Benefit allotments are determined utilizing income information received from the family. Hours: Friday: 8am-5pm Thursday: 8am-5pm Wednesday: 8am-5pm Tuesday: 8am-5pm Monday: 8am-5pm ..

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Kelseyville Senior Center

5245 3rd Street
Kelseyville, CA - 95451
(707) 279-2175
 Offers the following activities and services to seniors: Outreach Social activities Health activities Exercise activities Creative activities Congregate Meals provided at: Mondays through Fridays: 11:30am 12:30pm - provides hot lunch for seniors and all community members in a group setting. Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays: 8am-3pm. ..

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Highlands Senior Center

3245 Bowers Avenue
Clearlake, CA - 95422
(707) 994-3051
Offers the following activities and services to seniors:​ Outreach Social activities Health activities Educational classes Congregate Meals - provides hot lunch for seniors and all community members in a group setting. Home delivered meals - delivers a nutritious hot meal to home-bound elderly and disabled individuals who are unable to attend congregate meals. Hours: Mondays through Fridays: 9am-3pm ..

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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CLEARLAKE

14550 Pearl Avenue
Clearlake, CA - 95422
(707) 994-5148
Services: Offers a food box once a month, and items of clothing. Help is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Free clothing is available on demand. Hours of Operation: Tuesday: 9:00 am -11:00 am Wednesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Thursday: 9:00 am-11:00 am Area served: Lake County ..

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First Baptist Church of Clearlake

14550 Pearl Avenue
Clearlake, CA - 95422
(707) 994-5148
Services: Provides a food box once per month, and items of clothing. Help is available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9am to 11am. Free clothing is available as needed. Area Served: Lake County Hours: Tuesday: 9am-11am Wednesday: 9am-11am Thursday: 9am-11am ..

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Clearlake Gleaners Food Bank

1894 Big Valley Road
Finley, CA - 95435
(707) 263-8082
Services: Regional food bank for Lake County. Hours: Monday. Wednesday, Friday 8 am - 12 pm ..

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Clearlake Gleaners Food Bank

1894 Big Valley Road
Finley, CA - 95435
(707) 263-8082
Services: During Coronavirus response (Update 4/14/2020) Food distributions continue Weekend services available by appointment Collects and distributes food through a network of providers throughout the County. Distributes USDA commodities and other food to low-income residents of Lake County. Coverage area: Lake County Hours: Monday: 8am-noon Tuesday: 8am-noon Wednesday: 8am-noon Thursday: 8am-noon Friday: 8am-noon ..

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Lake County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Lake County.

City of Lakeport Assistance Programs

225 Park Street
Lakeport, CA - 95453
(707) 263-5615
Provides low-interest loans to low-income residents of Lakeport. Loans are for weatherization and home repair services. Also provides rent and utility assistance for low-income households in Lakeport. Home repairs includes: Plumbing Roof repair Electrical repair Structural repair Weatherization includes: Heat and cooling repair or replacement Replacement of windows, siding, and/or doors Office Hours: Mondays through Fridays: 8am-5:30pm ..

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Alternatives to Violence - Lakeport

P.O. Box 716
Lakeport, CA - 95453
707-262-0400
Provides individual, couple, spiritual or group counseling, an 8-week and 52-week anger management program for men and women referred by the courts, Probation or Parole for domestic violence offenses. The program includes: family and partner communication skills, anger management, parenting, new relationship techniques, alternatives to violence and gender equality practices. Call for an intake appointment, to discuss fees, and sliding scale is available. Classes are only in Lakeport. Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm...

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Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Programs and Assistance

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Food Programs

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.