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Sacramento, California Salvation Army Help With Rent, Rent Deposit, Utilities and Food

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Family Services
4350 Raley Blvd, Ste. 200
Sacramento, CA 95838
(916) 678-4010
 

The Salvation Army - Sacramento is committed to serving the local community by providing a breadth of social service assistance:



Services
Amount
Notes
Food Boxes
Tues, Wed & Thurs
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
ONLY
6 times per year with 30-day waiting period between boxes.
  • Tuesdays-Wednesdays-Thursdays only 9 am to 3:30 pm.
  • I.D., Social Security card and proof of income required
  • Contents are non-perishable items.
  • Number of boxes received varies with number of people in household.
  • Walk in for service.
Rental Assistance
Move In and
Eviction Avoidance
$200 to $600
  • Must bring current month's 3 day pay or quit notice from landlord and complete rental agreement
  • Requires proof of hardship documentation.
  • Move in requires rental agreement or letter from landlord.
  • By zip code.
Utility Assistance
REACH PG&E
(Pacific Gas & Electric)
Up to $300
  • Current disconnect notice with documented hardship required in the past 60 days.
  • Monthly income and 2 pay stubs required.
  • Section 8 will only receive assistance with elderly or disabled in the home.
Utility Assistance
Energy HELP SMUD
(Sac Municipal Utility Dist)
Up to $200
  • Must have a notice of termination of service or medical rate disconnect letter.
  • Cannot be used towards deposit or reconnection fees.
Water, Sewer & Garbage
City of Sacramento
Up to $100
  • Must be City of Sacramento homeowner or show proof that you are responsible for paying the utility bill.
  • Past due notice required.
Disaster Victims
Emergency Food, Clothing &
Incidentals
$100 per person in household.
  • Assistance may be in the form of vouchers.
  • Must have pre-registered with Red Cross/FEMA.
Emergency Lodging/Shelter
Motel Assistance
1 to 3 nights
  • Must have a transition into housing pending or a referral from a community agency.
  • Must be a resident of the County of Sacramento (by zip code).
Bus Tickets & Gasoline Vouchers
Not a stand alone assistance.
  • For gas voucher, must show valid California driver's license, current auto registration and current proof financial responsibility.
  • Must be a resident of the County of Sacramento.

Assistance programs based on residence, income qualifications and availability of funding.

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fredo   in reply to bellamama35
You need to call SSI and tell them your situation has changed. They can help.
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fredo   in reply to indadark
Go in person. They'll give you an appointment.
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bigdeb
Help i have been disconnected.No eletric. My zip is 95816. I called cathlic church no funds. Where can i get help?
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woman in a shoe   in reply to YoungGirlHugeWorld
Hi call 211 give city state tell them what u need help with they will give u a list of places c to call they help with rent light gas food and more God Bless
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YoungGirlHugeWorld
I am 21 years old. I just lost my job. I don't have any money for rent this month and its my first place. My rent is $579 and I'm looking for work. Going to interviews I just need a little bit of time. I'm scared I'm going to lose my place. Can anyone help?
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woman in a shoe   in reply to indadark
I have heard a lot of people say they not able to get though to them. But try this type need help city state read each one very carefully till u see the one that said help with bills hit on that one if u don't see it under city state than put county state u will see a list of places to call for help. God Bless you
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indadark
It is very difficult to get thru the salvation army I've tried for three months now. What is the use of advertising assistance programs with this agency and one cannot get the help they need.
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dustinthewind
Hi im 21 and about to be homeless i dont have much family and the ones i have wont help im currently lost in what to do i need help getting on my feet can someone help?
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bellamama35   in reply to woman in a shoe
Thank you so much
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woman in a shoe   in reply to bellamama35
Type in need help city state should get s list look though all of them till u fine the one u need rent gas lights water u mite to go on more than one pg good luck
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bellamama35
I am a mother of two have a heart condition my husband is out on disability until his surgery is done i also have my disabled aunt living with me who has copd and need constant Oxygen at all time since my husband went out on disability our bills are adding up i have a 3 year little girl that i need to think about my disability check just barley covers the rent so im in need of help if anyone can please help us
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rosie18
Hi I am a single mom or eight children I recently lost my job and what I had was just enough to cover the rent tomorrow our our electcity is getting shut off I tried to get there dad to help but no such luck I am struggling to take care of them and it feels like I have failed if there's anyone who could help me with anything I will be so grateful.
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rosie18
Hi I am a single mom or eight children I recently lost my job and what I had was just enough to cover the rent tomorrow our our electcity is getting shut off I tried to get there dad to help but no such luck I am struggling to take care of them and it feels like I have failed if there's anyone who could help me with anything I will be so grateful.
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babygirl014
My fiance and I live in an apartment but are behind in rent because he hasn't been working. He works for a employment services and they haven't been calling him to work. He has tried so hard to look for work and is a hard worker. I am pregnant and I am going to college online. We are behind 600 in rent and this will be our second month of not being able to pay rent. We don't know what else to do. Can anyone help us to get help? It would be greatly appreciated.
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micahboosmama
i am trying to rent an apartment but i still need 600 dollars i will have the rest of the money when i get my assistance we just need the deposit if you could please help anything would be appriciated
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B4byg1rl78
I found a place I can afford the landlords willing to work with me however I am in need of $400 dollars to help with the deposit.I have the rest of the money except the last four hundred of it any help would be appriciated.Thank You.
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P.A.M.   in reply to Cassa422
Cassa422, I just say your post today. I hope you are doing well at this time. I will pray for you and your kids. I know how you feel....husband left me with bills. God will make a way.
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P.A.M.
Davidndaughter
I just saw your post today. If you have not found a job already ( I hope you have) I don't know what kind of work you are used to but you may want to try the car dealerships as a salesperson or a porter or a detailer or service department ....they will train you!
May God Bless you and your daughter.
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Cassa422   in reply to davidndaughter
I'm really sorry to hear that... I'm in the same boat as you. But I have two children ages 22months and 4months. Their father doesn't want anything to do with them. I can't find a job either. I don't have any one at all (family/ friends) i'm about to lose everything too... So I really can tell what you're going through. I'm praying for you and your daugther. Some thing will turn up. There's a reason for everything... Just remember god doesn't close one door without opening another one. Keep your head up :)
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davidndaughter
Hi im a single father with a 16 yearold daughter lost her mother 10 years ago its been realy hard, lost my job a month ago,im about to lose my apartment and utilities,.Im looking for work,Im a hard worker. i cant find nothing,I pray everyday,Idont have anybody to help us,I need help please.thank you.
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