The Lifeline to Essential Community Services

2-1-1 is a program that serves as a lifeline to individuals and families in need. They can help with housing and food, or even more complex such as job training and resume building. Whatever you are in need of, 2-1-1 can assist. They also have immediate services if needed, such as shelters and access to food banks.

With a friendly and helpful staff, we are able to get individuals, families, and seniors to help and resources they need. Your donations, we are able to connect people in the community with agencies depending on their needs and qualifications. 

Visit Valley211.org for more information or call 2-1-1.

Project Hope

Project Hope is a program that is specifically designed to help students who are in a difficult situation. Teaming up with The Case Manager on Fresno State's campus, students are able to receive assistance with things such as housing displacement, transportation barriers, financial emergencies, and mental health. Project hope is able to coordinate referrals to campus and community resources and follow-up support in order for students to focus on what important, school. 




Funding Alert- Fresno County has been awarded $783,714 federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program (EFSP). Phase 36 funding is available for local government or private non-profit organizations in Fresno County to supplement local food, shelter, utilities, and/or rental assistance programs in the county. Proposals are being accepted at this time. Agencies must have demonstrated the capability to deliver emergency food services (served meals or food box pantry), emergency shelter services (shelter facility or motel vouchers), and/or rental assistance to homeless or low-income people. Agencies must be eligible to receive federal funds; have an accounting system; practice nondiscrimination; not charge a fee; and have a voluntary Board if a non-profit agency. Deadline for applications is August 9, 2019. Email aruiz@uwfm.org or call 559.243.3664 to obtain an application.