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FLIGHTS FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT

MIRACLE FLIGHTS FOR KIDS #28314351


location_on A
  • 5740 S. Eastern Avenue
    Las Vegas, Clark
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    702-261-0494

Miracle Flights provides financial assistance for medical air transportation allowing children under 17 years old access to specialized medical treatment and second opinions throughout the United States. Provides air travel via commercial airlines so that children may access specialized, out-of-state medical care and second opinions. Flight assistance is also provided for parents/legal guardians traveling with the patient. Assistance for adult patients may be available based on funding.

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FOOD CLOSET & CLOTHING - SM

SALT MINE #65631170


location_on B
  • 590 Lincoln Boulevard
    Lincoln, Placer
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-645-3778

The Salt Mine is a public charity, offering emergency services to the city of Lincoln and surrounding communities. Their main charitable activity is the food closet, presently offering emergency food to over one thousand needy families in the area each month.

In addition, they help with emergency clothing, household items, and transportation. Other emergency needs are met on an ’as available basis’ or by referral such as bathing and laundry facilities to name a few.

The food closet is funded by the generous donations of friends of The Salt Mine and through the proceeds from the sales at their two thrift stores in Lincoln (The Salt Seller, 454 F Street and The Salt Mine Thrift Shop, 103 Flocchini Circle).

All items sold in these thrift shops are donated by local supporters.

The Salt Mine is sponsored by Vine Life Ministries, Inc., and has been in operation for over twenty-five years.

The Salt Mine is fully qualified with the IRS and the State of California for maximum tax deductions (501 (c… [read more]
FREE MOBILITY TRAINING

TRANSIT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM OF SOUTH PLACER COUNTY #65631484


location_on C
  • 316 Vernon Street
    Roseville, Placer
local_phone
  • South Placer Transit Information Call Center
    916-745-7560

The City of Roseville offers a Free Mobility Training is available to help seniors or people with special needs learn how to safely and independently use Roseville Transit and other public transportation services throughout the South Placer area.

Virtual training now available!

Roseville Transit, Placer County Transit & Auburn Transit

Experience
Gain the independence you desire and travel on the bus where you want, when you want.

A professional mobility trainer will teach you how to:

• Plan trips using the easiest and fastest routes
• Read and understand maps, schedules, and bus readerboards
• Openly communicate with drivers
• Safely get on and off the bus
• Transfer between buses
• Pay fare and purchase passes
• Identify landmarks and bus stops

Amount of time
Trainers will travel with you until you are comfortable and confident making trips on your own. Training programs may take 10 to 30 hours, depending on your schedule, or the individual or group's needs.

Low travel cost
Using local bus… [read more]
FREE TRANSPORTATION - SIERRA COLLEGE

SIERRA COLLEGE #82547417


location_on D

  • Rocklin, Placer
local_phone
  • Sierra College
    916-624-3333

Ride Free with Your Sierra College ID
Take advantage of free bus transportation by simply showing your Sierra College ID when you board any Roseville Transit, Placer County Transit, Auburn Transit, Nevada County Connects and/or Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) bus.

For more information, visit www.sierracollege.edu/visit-sierra-college/bus-services

Info includes:
  • Transit Operators serving Sierra College
  • How to ride the bus
  • Routes serving Sierra College and/or real-time transit bus trackers
  • Contacts for each transit service (phone, email)
  • Map of campus bus stop locations (can be downloaded to a PDF document)

Seniors and/or Special Needs
Mobility training (virtual or in-person) is available for Auburn Transit, Placer County Transit, and Roseville Transit for assisting and supporting seniors and people with special needs. More info. at www.roseville.ca.us/cms/One.aspx?portalId=7964922&pageId=8967405
FREE TRANSPORTATION TO SAFETY - HOME FREE - NRS

NATIONAL RUNAWAY SAFELINE #87910153


location_on E
  • 3141B N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, Cook

The Home Free program reunites youth with their family or legal guardian or helps them get to an alternative living arrangement (ALA), such as a community-based transitional living program, through a free bus ticket. Home Free works in collaboration with youth, parents and guardians, law enforcement, anti-trafficking organizations, social service, health care providers, and others to ensure youth who are victims of labor and sex trafficking benefit from reuniting with caring adults or getting an alternative living program.

ELIGIBILITY AND RESTRICTIONS
Youth must be between the ages of 12 and 21 and self-identify as homeless, runaway,s or a victim of human trafficking. Youths must agree to complete the necessary steps to obtain a ticket through the Home Free program. On occasion, parents, guardians, or another adult family member designated by the parent or guardian may also receive a round-trip ticket to travel to the youth’s location, so they can accompany the youth home.
  • You…
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FREEWAY SERVICE PATROL - FSP

CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL #87984269


The Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) is a joint program provided by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the California Highway Patrol (CHP), and the local transportation agency. The FSP program is a free service of privately owned tow trucks that patrol designated routes on congested urban California freeways. Typically, FSP operates Monday through Friday during peak commute hours and all day in pre-designated freeway construction zones.

​If you get stuck on the freeway because your automobile stops running, FSP can help. For example, FSP will:
    • Offer you a gallon of gas, if you run out.
    • "Jump start" your car if the battery is dead.
    • Refill your radiator and tape hoses.
    • Even change a flat tire.
 Note: The FSP program...
  • Cannot tow your vehicle to a private repair service or residence.
  • Does not recommend tow service companies, repair, or body shops.
  • Does not tow motorcycles.
  • Does not assist vehicles that have been involved in accidents, unless directed by CHP.
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GUIDE TO 3-DIGIT NUMBERS - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION #89458404


location_on F
  • 505 Van Ness Avenue
    San Francisco, San Francisco
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    800-649-7570

Guide to 3-digit N11 phone numbers

  • 211 - Community information and referral services. 211 service is provided by local community-based or government organizations that are authorized by the CPUC to use the 211 code to provide information and referrals to health and human services.
  • 311 - Non-emergency governmental services. 311 service is administered by municipal governments.
  • 411 - Local Directory Assistance. 411 directory assistance is provided by individual telecommunications service providers or independent providers.
  • 511 - Traffic and Transportation information. The California Highway Patrol, California Department of Transportation, and local transportation agencies oversee 511 operations.
  • 611 - General Customer Service. 611 service is provided by individual telecommunications service providers.
  • 711 - Telecommunications Relay Service for the speech and hearing impaired. In California, 711 Relay service is provided through Hamilton Relay.
  • 811 - Call-before-you-dig phone number for access …
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HOMEBOUND DELIVERY - AIFC

AUBURN INTERFAITH FOOD CLOSET, INC. #70982551


location_on G
  • 1788 Auburn Ravine Rd.
    Auburn, Placer

Auburn Interfaith Food Closet (AIFC) provides a Homebound Delivery Program (HBSD) - Since 2020, AIFC has a new program to deliver groceries once a month to low-income homebound persons (within their service area). AIFC will provide HBSD participants with enough food each month to make 12 nutritious meals. 

The home delivery service is not on-demand, but occurs monthly on a pre-established schedule. Each guest's order is customized monthly, to best serve their needs.

Amount of food
Each month, HBSD participants receive four days' worth of age-appropriate food for each member of their household.

Contact
To learn more about this program, you can contact Auburn Interfaith Food Closet at (530) 885-1921, or via email at aifc@auburnfoodcloset.org.

How to Register? To be eligible, you must:
  • Be unable to leave your home without difficulty, due to your age, illness, disability, or lack of transportation.
  • Not live in a facility where meals are provided.
  • Not have someone— housemate, family member,…
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HOSPITALITY HOUSE SHELTER - GRASS VALLEY

HOSPITALITY HOUSE #4661715


location_on H
  • 1262 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    833-375-2237

Hospitality House offers a year-round, temporary, overnight emergency shelter for homeless residents of Western Nevada County who have lived in the county for 45 days or more. ID not required.

Services available to those who are staying at the shelter include:
  • Emergency shelter
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Job training
  • Customized case management
  • Mental health counseling
  • Enrichment classes
  • Transportation
  • Housing assistance

Intakes
  • 7 days a week (based on availability)

Animals
  • Hospitality House accepts approved pets. Contact Hospitality House or ask a 211 call agent for details of the pet policy.
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NOTE: 211 gets inquiries about the apartments behind Safeway. Brunswick Commons is the apartment complex  on Old Tunnel Rd behind the Safeway, etc in Grass Valley. Members of the general public cannot apply for units because the complex is entirely devoted to people who are clients of Hospitality House, Turning Point, or Nevada County Behavioral Health. People who ma… [read more]
HOUSING & LIFE SKILLS FOR YOUNG WOMEN - BP

BLOSSOM PLACE #65630875


location_on I

  • Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-613-2822

Blossom Place provides safe housing, one-on-one support, and resources so former foster and at-risk young women ages 18-24 can learn life skills, achieve their goals, and gain the confidence to blossom into who they are meant to be.

Blossom Place believes one's basic needs of housing, food, clothing, and safety need to be met before you can move on to accomplish other goals. The Independence Plan is a step-by-step plan that moves a young woman through basic needs and into goals and dreams. With a mentor, a counselor, and a Blossom partner who acts case manager alongside her, she will work through education, career, health, transportation, and relationship goals. She'll learn time management, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, stress management, and parenting skills. The ultimate goal is for each girl to have all the pieces of the puzzle in place, and all the skills and the confidence in herself to successfully move on to independent living.

Each girl arrives at Blossom at a different point i… [read more]