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Mid-Bay Emergency Food & Referral

Address:
10351 Merritt St # 6
Castroville, CA 95012

Telephone:
(831) 633-3866

Services:
Provides emergency food and clothing.

Hours:
Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month, call for hours.

Eligibility:
Must be able to verify reason for emergency needs.

The Salvation Army of Salinas

Address:
2460 N Main St
Salinas, CA 93906

Telephone:
(831) 443-9655

Services:
Agency provided PG&E through the REACH Program administered by Central Coast Energy Services, Inc. every Friday from 9:00 am - 11:00 am Call CCES at 888-728-3637 for details In addition to utility assistance - food and thrift-store vouchers for clothing are provided to the needy. Also food distribution location for Food Bank of Monterey County Call for Food Bank distribution schedule Financial Assistance (PG&E only) are based on available funds.

Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Friday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm - REACH program through CCC; Monday-Friday - REACH program by appointment only

Eligibility:
Salinas Residents Only.

First United Methodist Church

Address:
404 Lincoln Ave
Salinas, CA 93901
Telephone:
(831) 424-0855

Services:
Provides clothing to homeless members of the community.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-11:00 am.

The Victory Mission

Address:
43 Soledad St
Salinas, CA 93901
\Telephone:
(831) 424-5688

Services:
Provides clothing and personal toiletries to those in need.

Hours:
Daily, 8:00 am-8:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Homeless

Epiphany Lutheran & Episcopal

Address:
425 Carmel Ave
Marina, CA 93933

Telephone:
(831) 384-6323

Services:
Provides: Food pantry, Clothing exchange, Book exchange, and Community Thanksgiving Dinner Call for details for other items.

Hours:
Tuesday, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Food box distribution, Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm.

Gathering for Women

Address:
147 El Dorado St
Monterey, CA 93940

Telephone:
(831) 241-6154

Services:
Provides assistance tohomeless women on the Monterey Peninsula. Offers hot lunch, free clothing, personal care items, and case management services.

Eligibility:
Must be homeless women or women at imminent risk of homelessness.

Salvation Army-Soledad

Address:
179 Main St
Soledad, CA 93960

Telephone:
(831) 678-9952

Website:

Services:
Offers basic necessities, such as food, clothing, gas, electric and water payment assistance when funding is available.

Eligibility:
Must be individual who has an unexpected emergency within the last 120 days.PG&E assistance: must have 15 day or 48 hour shut-off notice.

Shoreline Community Church

Address:
5308
Monterey, CA 93940

 

Telephone:
(831) 655-0100

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Intake (831) 655-0100.

Hours:
Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 pm-2:30 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

The Salvation Army Good Samaritan Center

Address:
800 Scott St
Seaside, CA 9395

Telephone:
(831) 899-4988

Services:
Provides emergency food assistance to community members in need.

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm.

St. Mary’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church

Address:
146 12th St
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

Telephone:
(831) 373-4441

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1:00 pm-2:45 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Catholic Charities Diocese Of Monterey

Address:
922 Hilby Ave
Seaside, CA 93955

Telephone:
(831) 393-3110

Services:
Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Utility Service Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-5 by appointment

Eligibility:
None

Lighthouse Baptist Church

Address:
1030 Hilby Ave
Seaside, CA 93955

Telephone:
(831) 394-4447

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Intake (831) 394-4447.

Hours:
4th Saturday, 12:00 pm-12:30 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Greater Victory Temple Church

Address:
1620 Broadway Ave
Seaside, CA 93955

Telephone:
(831) 394-2774

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Intake (831) 394-2955.

Hours:
Second and fourth Saturday of the month; 9:00 am-10:00 am.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

 

Holy Assembly Missionary Baptist

Address:
3305 Abdy Way
Marina, CA 93933

Telephone:
(831) 883-1244

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Service (831) 883-1244.

Hours:
Third Saturday of the month. 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Marina Church-God of Prophecy

Address:
226 Carmel Ave
Marina, CA 93933

Telephone:
(831) 384-5063

Services:
Provides emergency food assistance to members of the community in need.

Hours:
Last Friday of the month, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Epiphany Lutheran & Episcopal

Address:
425 Carmel Ave
Marina, CA 93933

Telephone:
(831) 384-632

Services:
Provides: Food pantry, Clothing exchange, Book exchange, and Community Thanksgiving Dinner Call for details for other items.

Hours:
Tuesday, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. Food box distribution, Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm.

Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church

Address:
9 El Caminito Rd
Carmel Valley, CA 93924

Telephone:
(831) 659-2224

Services:
Provides emergency food assistance to members of the community in need.

Hours:
Wednesday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Spreckels Memorial Park

Address:
Spreckels
Spreckels, CA 93962

Telephone:
(831) 455-2022

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.

Hours:
Second Tuesday of the month, 10:00 am-11:00 am.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

The Salvation Army of Salinas

Address:
2460 N Main St
Salinas, CA 93906

Telephone:
(831) 443-9655

Services:
Meeting the human needs of others in Jesus name without discrimination.Strives to meet the needs of community members through programs offering basic necessities, like food, clothing, shelter vouchers (when funding available), utilities, and rental assistance.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, call before visiting site.

Eligibility:
Salinas residents only.

Mt Nebo Baptist Church

Address:
563 Roosevelt St
Salinas, CA 93905

Telephone:
(831) 424-9510

Services:
Provides emergency food to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.

Hours:
Food pantry every other Thursday, 8:30 pm-9:00 pm. Hot meals Sunday mornings.

Eligibility:
Low income, in need of assistance, homeless.

The Victory Mission

Address:
43 Soledad St
Salinas, CA 93901

Telephone:
(831) 424-5688

Services:
Breakfast and dinner are provided to all men, women and children who come in need and attend daily church services. Food pantry services also available.

Hours:
Breakfast 7:45 a.m. Monday-Saturday Dinner 7 p.m. Daily

Eligibility:
Homeless or in need of a meal.

Kim Lemaire

Address:
126 Clock Tower Pl #206
Carmel, CA 93923

Telephone:
(831) 915-9160

Website:
 

Services:
Provides supplemental, non-perishable food items on a monthly basis to families in need Food items selected are based on family size and need. Also provides pet food for those in need.

Hours:
First and third Thursday of every month, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm. During winter 3:30 pm-4

New Life Church of the Nazarene

800 N Main St, Salinas, CA 93906

Telephone:
(831) 444-6064

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.

Hours:
Wednesdays, 12:00-2:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

 

Madonna Del Sasso Catholic Church

Address:
320 E Laurel Dr
Salinas, CA 93906

Telephone:
(831) 422-5323

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.

Hours:
Monday and Thursday, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

All Saints' Episcopal Church

Address:
Carmel-By-The-Sea
Carmel, CA 93923

Telephone:
(831) 624-3883
Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-4:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Address:
1071 Pajaro St
Salinas, CA 93901

Telephone:
(831) 424-7331

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Service (831) 424-7331.

Hours:
Friday, 8:00 am-10:00 am.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

 

New Harvest Christian Fellowship

Address:
357 Main St
Salinas, CA 93901

Telephone:
(831) 771-0613

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Intake (831) 771-0613.

Hours:
Thursdays, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, by appointment only.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Pacific Truck Parts

Address:
1103 Abbott St
Salinas, CA 93901

Telephone:
(831) 422-4634

Services:
Provides emergency food assistance to members of the community in need.

Hours:
First and third Saturday of the month, 10:00 am-12:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

 

Gonzales Community Church

Address:
Gonzales
Gonzales, CA 93926

Telephone:
(831) 675-3881

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Service (831) 675-3329.

Hours:
Daily, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, please call first.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Valley Baptist Church

Address:
320 Church St
Salinas, CA 93901

 

Telephone:
(831) 422-3671

Services:
Provides emergency food to members of the community in need who can't provide their own.

Hours:
Tuesday, by appointment only.

 

Sacred Heart Parish

Address:
22 Stone St
Salinas, CA 93901

Telephone:
(831) 424-1959

Services:
Provies emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.

Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 1:15 pm-2:15 pm.

Eligibility:
Must be a resident of Salinas, living in the 93901 zip code.

Primera Iglesia Bautista Del

Address:
1212 E Alisal St
Salinas, CA 93905

Telephone:
(831) 758-5656

Services:
Provides emergency food assistance to community members in need.

Hours:
Friday, 8:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

 

Food Bank For Monterey County

Address:
815 W Market St #5
Salinas, CA 93901

Telephone:
(831) 758-1523

Services:
Provides emergency bag of groceries including USDA commodities at 30 sites within the network Each household is provided a box of food at designatd EFAP location one a month. A typical USDA bag may contain peanut butter, canned tuna or canned meat, canned vegetables and fruits, cereal, dry milk, pasta, and a bag of rice. These commodities are supplemented with bread and produce.

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Eligibility:
Must meet low-Income requirements for EFAP food assistance. Financial guidelines available on-line or by calling the Food Bank.

North County Christian Center

Address:
11299 Poole St
Castroville, CA 95012

Telephone:
(831) 633-3416

Services:
Provides emergency food items to members of the community in need who cannot provide for their own food needs.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Intake (831) 633-3416.

Hours:
Wednesday, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Call for more information.

Mid-Bay Emergency Food & Referral

Address:
10351 Merritt St # 6
Castroville, CA 95012

Telephone:
(831) 633-3866

Services:
Provides emergency food and clothing.

Hours:
Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month, call for hours.

Eligibility:
Must be able to verify reason for emergency needs.

Salvation Army-Soledad

Address:
179 Main St
Soledad, CA 93960

Telephone:
(831) 678-9952

Services:
Provides emergency food assistance to community members in need.

Hours:
PLEASE CALL FIRST. Monday-Friday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. By appointment only.

Eligibility:
Must call first.

Rental and Utilities Assistance

Catholic Charities Diocese Of Monterey

Address:
922 Hilby Ave
Seaside, CA 93955

Telephone:
(831) 393-3110

Services:
Financial assistance for PG&E, rental assistance, emergency relief based on resource availability.IMPORTANT NOTE: Rental and moving assistance available ONLY THROUGH the 5th of each month or until funds are exhausted; Utility assistance only available after the 1st of the month until funds are exhausted. Funds are provided on a first-come, first-served basis ONLY.

Hours:
Utility assistance available ONLY on the 1st of each month until funds are exhausted, call between 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Rental assistance available ONLY THROUGH the 5th of each month, call between 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Please leave a message clearly and an agent will return your call within 3 business days.

Eligibility:
Low-income, 18 years of age or older. 

 

The Salvation Army of Salinas

Address:
2460 N Main St
Salinas, CA 93906

Telephone:
(831) 443-9655

Services:
Agency provided PG&E through the REACH Program administered by Central Coast Energy Services, Inc. every Friday from 9:00 am - 11:00 am Call CCES at 888-728-3637 for details In addition to utility assistance - food and thrift-store vouchers for clothing are provided to the needy. Also food distribution location for Food Bank of Monterey County Call for Food Bank distribution schedule Financial Assistance (PG&E only) are based on available funds.

Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Friday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm - REACH program through CCC; Monday-Friday - REACH program by appointment only

Eligibility:
Salinas Residents Only.

Housing Authority County of Monterey

Address:
123 Rico St
Salinas, CA 93907

Telephone:
(831) 754-2951

Services:
Provides rent assistance to income eligible residents which may include single-family homes, town houses, and apartments, or even the family's present residence.SERVICE PHONE NUMBERS:Program Administration (831) 775-5000.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Closed all major holidays.

Eligibility:
Must have income at or below the HUD specified income limits, citizenship or eligible immigrant status of family members; Call for details on income requirement.

 

Housing Resource Center

Address:
201 John St A
Salinas, CA 93901

Telephone:
(831) 424-9186

Services:
Rental assistance to avoid eviction or assistance to move into a unit if homeless or at risk of homelessness.ALSO provide the following services: credit counseling,financial counseling, budget development, default & delinquency counseling, restructuring debt and long term financial counseling.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Must have a late notice from the landlord to schedule an appointment. Must demonstrate need, sustainability, and document loss of income.Must be low income and live in service area.

 

Mid-Bay Emergency Food & Referral

Address:
10351 Merritt St # 6
Castroville, CA 95012

 

Telephone:
(831) 633-3866

Services:
Provides utility bill payment assistance through Salvation Army's Reach and HEAP program.

Hours:
Tuesday, 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Wednesday, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. Sunday, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm.

Eligibility:
Must be able to show proof of loss of income.