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1. ACC Senior Services


Address: 7334 Park City Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958314602

Contact Person: Chau Nguyen
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9163946399x130
Hours: M-F 8:30am to 5pm

Descriptions: The organization operates a ninty-nine bed skilled nursing home, a transportation rides program, a respit program for caregivers, and a variety of classes for older adults such as line-dancing, tai-chi, yoga, computer, Chinese brush painting, etc. Volunteers are always needed for our Friday night bingo operations run at Mayhew Hall located on Mayhew and Folsom Blvd. Proceeds from this weekly bingo operation helps to fund our programs. Please go to to find volunteer applications. Keywords: elderly, recreation

2. Adult and Aging Commission


Address: 909 12th Street, Suite 200
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Nancy Yavrom
Contact's Position: Program Coordinator
Phone: 9164477063x308
Hours: M-F 7:30am-4:30pm

Descriptions: Advises the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to dependent adults and seniors; studies, evaluates and makes recommendations about county services affecting the well-being of dependent adults and seniors; promotes and oversees the development of a comprehensive, coordinated and effective service delivery system reflective of the changing demographic nature of Sacramento County; advocates for human services programs, services and issues; enhances community awareness of the varying needs of dependent adults and the aging population with special emphasis on ethnic and minority populations; and coordinates with county departments, other advisory boards, commissions and committees. For more information, Keywords: lobbyists, legal, elderly

3. Agency on Aging / Area 4


Address: 1401 El Camino Ave 4th Floor
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Pam Miller
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9167108390
Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Descriptions: Agency on Aging \ Area 4 funds and monitors programs for older adults in a seven-county planning and service area with funding under the Older Americans Act. Programs include Meals on Wheels, legal services, transportation, caregiver suppoet and many others. We are one of 33 area agencies in California, designated by the State to develop, coordinate, and fund programs designed to help older persons maintain their health and independence. The programs and services are offered free with a request for a voluntary donation. No participant is turned away who cannot contribute. Keywords: elderly, legal, hunger

4. Albert Einstein Residence Center


Address: 1935 Wright Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Phone: 9169729555
Hours: 24 hours

Descriptions: This agency, which is sponsored by the Jewish community, provides low-income housing for the elderly. Volunteers are needed to provide one on one support to seniors and/or develop health, educational or recreational programs. Group projects can also be set up to work with the elderly. Keywords: religious, housing, counseling, education, health, elderly

5. Alderson Convalescent Hospital


Address: 124 Walnut Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Gwen Devlin
Contact's Position: Activity Director
Phone: 5306629129
Hours: 8:30-5:00

Descriptions: The Alderson Convalescent Hospital, is an elderly rest home. Anderson Convalescent Hospital provides support to those who are limited in their ability to care for themselves. Volunteers are needed for one-to-one visits with the residents of the hospital. Other activities are possible, such as an educational program and Bingo. Daytime and evening commitments are preferred. Group projects are also available. Keywords: elderly, education

6. American Cancer Society


Address: 1545 Riverpark Drive, Suite 100
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Phone: 9165612900
Hours: M-F 9-5

Descriptions: The American Cancer Society is dedicated to conquering cancer and minimizing the burden of those who currently have cancer. The Society employs a three-level approach to meeting these goals: -support cancer research; -conduct education programs for early detection and prevention of cancer; and -provide services and rehabilitation programs to cancer patients and their families, including tangible items as well as counseling through support group functions. There are two support groups in Yolo County. For information on the Sacramento Branch, contact them at 350 Alhambra Boulevard, Sacramento, 95816. Their phone number is 446-7933. Support programs in Sacramento include: -HOPE: resources for the Crisis of Cancer, offering tools to deal with the educational and emotional aspects of cancer; and -I Can Cope, a series of eight classes with lectures, discussions, and study assignments to help participants regain a sense of self-control. Cancer patients, their families, and close friends are eligible to join these groups. Various volunteer opportunities are available including office assistance, health fairs, smoking cessation and breast self-exam teaching, and other educational seminars. A training period is required of volunteers and is provided by the agency. Keywords: Community Development Health, health, counseling, women, youth, education, elderly

7. American Cancer Society- Discovery Shop 1


Address: 2708 Marconi Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95821

Phone: 9164840227
Hours: M-F 10am-6pm, Weekends: 10am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Sells new and gently used Merchandise including clothing, household goods and small furniture. Keywords: health, women, youth, elderly

8. California Food Bank Sacramento- California Emergency Foodlink

Address: 5800 Food Link St
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95828

Contact Person: Chico Chavez
Contact's Position: Director, Community Food Programs
Phone: 9163879000 ext 102
Hours: M-Thursday 8-3pm

Descriptions: Food bank operation providing donated food, TEFAP commodities and a buying cooperative for network of food closets in Sacramento. Coordinates emergency food providers; acts as central administrative structure for receiving and distributing gifts; operates four major local food drives; reduces food waste and helps alleviate hunger throughout the Sacramento area. Brown Bag Program: Semi-monthly distribution of free food to low-income seniors at sites throughout the greater Sacramento area. Sacramento Area Community Kitchen: Rescues perishable food from restaurants, supermarkets and farmers' markets for distribution to local emergency shelters serving hot meals. Job training in commercial kitchen skills for unemployed adults. Volunteers rescue usable food that would otherwise be thrown away by grocery stores, restaurants, and other institutions. This food is then given to agencies such as the Salvation Army, Options for Recovery, and Volunteers of America. Volunteers are needed to transport donated food from local markets and restaurants to the Cal Foodlink warehouse in South Sacramento. Weekdays begin at 8:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. Volunteers must have a valid California Driver's License and be able to lift up to 60 pounds. Training is provided in safe food handling procedures, practice of routes, and education on hunger issues and strategies for making surplus food accessible. For more information, Keyword: Hunger, elderly

9. Call for Care - Older Adult Care

Address: 213 West Beamer
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Barbara Grigg
Contact's Position: Older Adult Outreach Program Coordinator
Phone: 5306668675
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: The Call for Care Line provides professional health care counseling and support to seniors, their families and health professionals. Consultation helps callers identify home care and social support service needs. Access to the following long-term care services can be coordinated through the Call for Care Line: in-home support programs, home care services, residential care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, caregiver information and support groups and preventative health screening services. Volunteers go into the home. Keywords: counseling, elderly

10. Cathedral City Senior Center

Address: 711 J Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Phone: 9164429014
Hours: M-F 7am-3pm

Descriptions: This is a unique day center for low-income elderly individuals age 50 and over. With an average of 240 participants per day, five days per week, it is a "home away from home" for all who participate. Residents of downtown hotels, senior residences and even elderly who find themselves homeless take advantage of Camellia's services: socialization, low-cost meals, information/referral, advocacy/counseling, health screening, recreational activities. In addition, In-Home Visiting Workers serve the needs of the frail homebound elderly. Training required for volunteering. Keywords: elderly, hunger, counseling, recreation

11. Citizens Who Care for the Elderly


Address: 409 Lincoln Avenue
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Ellie Slaven
Contact's Position: Director of Volunteers
Phone: 5306688780
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10-3pm (call first)

Descriptions: Citizens Who Care serves the elderly and their caregivers in Davis and Woodland with a variety of programs. Volunteers can participate in the following programs: Convalescent Hospital Visiting Program: A convalescent hospital volunteer is matched with a resident whom they visit regularly. Within this program we have a pet visitation program. Volunteers can bring THEIR well-behaved pet to the facility for regular visits. Volunteers are asked to volunteer for an hour a week. In-Home Program: A volunteer is matched with a client whose caregiver is in need of a break and/or visit with an isolated senior in their home. Volunteers are asked to visit weekly for two hours. Volunteers for this program must be able to commit to at least six months of service. Saturday Club Program: This is a social program that is held at the Davis Senior Center two Saturdays of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Volunteers can commit to long-term volunteering, or can choose to volunteer on a limited basis; even once is allowed. Volunteers must be scheduled. Volunteers are assigned to assist clients throughout the program. Staff includes a program director, and a health aide for clients in need of hands on assistance. Qualifications: friendly and outgoing, interested in older adults, dependable, ability to work independently. Keywords: Elderly, adult, respite, seniors

12. Community Care Car/Woodland Senior Center


Address: 2001 East St
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Phone: 5306627800 (Comm Care Car)
Hours: M-F 9-3:30

Descriptions: Provides transportation for seniors to and from medical, dental and legal appointments, beauty or barber shops, visits to spouse or relative in a hospital or nursing home, shopping, banking, Social Security, Senior Center, Concilio, Employment and Social Services Department, library and post office. For volunteer opportunities, call: (530) 661-5890 for Woodland Senior Center Keywords: elderly

13. Congress of California Seniors

Address: 1228 N Street, Suite 29
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Hank Lacayo
Contact's Position: President
Phone: 9164424474
Hours: M-F 8-4pm

Descriptions: Legislative advocates for California seniors. Educates consumers, mobilizes concerned citizens and encourages actions on important issues such as health care, pension protection, low cost senior housing, consumer protection and entitlement benefits. Information, newsletters, action alerts and training in both substantive and organizational skills and an umbrella under which a wide variety of groups work together on issues of common concern. Organizational development includes church groups, senior centers, retired employees and trade union organizations and other special and other special interest groups. For more information, Keywords: elderly, housing, religious

14. Davis Senior Center

Publications: Senior Scene;

Address: 646 'A' Street
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Dana Welch
Contact's Position: Program Coordinator
Phone: 5307575696
Hours: M-F 9am-4pm

Descriptions: Recreation Center for adults run by City of Davis. Volunteer service can include the following: Technology Tutor-teaching seniors how to use tech devices such as cell phones, ipads, etc Meals on Wheels lunch Providing music/teaching music lessons Positions that highlight the volunteers skills Website:

Keywords: Elderly, seniors

15. Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center


Address: 8421 Auburn Blvd., Suite 265
City: Citrus Heights State: CA Zip: 95610

Contact Person: Amber Henning
Contact's Position: Business Management Analyst
Phone: 9167289333
Hours: M-F 8:00-4:30

Descriptions: Del Oro provides services and support to families caring for a brain impaired adult or frail elderly. Volunteer service is administrative, answering phones, data entry, etc. For more information, Keywords: disabled persons, legal, counseling

16. Dignity Health: Yolo Adult Day Health Center


Address: 20 N Cottonwood Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Beth Conn-Ossenfort
Contact's Position: Assistant Social Worker
Phone: 5306668828
Hours: M-F 8am-5:30pm

Descriptions: Program offers a variety of clinical and recreational opportunities for students interested in working with a diverse population (frail elders, dementia, traumatic brain impairment, developmental disabilities, and psychiatric patients). Areas of opportunity includes nursing, social work, and recreational/physical/occupational/speech therapy. Complementary therapies welcomed such music, art, yoga, aroma, garden and more. Keywords: mental health, recreation, elderly

17. Fulton-El Camino Recreation and Park District

Address: 2201 Cottage Way
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Phone: 9169273802
Hours: M-F 8-5:30pm

Descriptions: Preschool program, afterschool child care, senior citizen activities, arts and crafts, music and dance classes, sports programs with league and tournament play, special interest classes, community centers and parks, swimming pools with competitive aquatic program and lessons, picnic areas, walking paths, meeting spaces and facility rental for special groups. For more information, Other Programs Include: Cottage Senior Citizen Club Sue Morrow, Recreation Supervisor Social club for senior citizens. Luncheons, bingo, casino trips, special events and entertainment. Howe Community Center Greg Foell, Assistant General Manager Community center. Classes, programs and activities for preschool and school age children and seniors. Keywords: recreation, youth, elderly

18. Italian Cultural Society


Address: Sierra II Community Center, 2791 24th Street, Room 13
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95818

Contact Person: William Cerruti
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9164825900

Descriptions: Promotes the Italian-American heritage and values in American life and a sense of Italian community identity. Ciao Italia program offers cultural and language classes for children first through eighth grade. AMICI program organizes volunteers to visit elderly Italians living in rest homes. Italian-American library, translation services, radio and TV programs, Italian film series, lecture series, concerts, and travel and exchange programs. Gioventu Italiana: a social group for Italian Americans in their twenties and thirties and their friends. Balliamo: a performing folk dance troupe. The Bambini Dancers: a folk dance troupe for children ages 3-13. I Cantatori: an Italian choir Danza Italiana: a folk dance group for teens 13-19 Operates the Italian Language School of Sacramento with classes from beginning through advanced levels and Italian for travelers classes. The Cultural Center has a permanent display of rare photographs portraying the history of the Italian-American community in Sacramento. For more information, Keywords: youth, cultural

19. Love Volunteers


Address: 720 Glenbrook Road
City: Pukekohe, Auckland State: New Zealand Zip:

Contact Person: Mike
Contact's Position: General Manager
Phone: 4158004993
Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Descriptions: Love Volunteers provides fun, rewarding, safe and affordable volunteering opportunities in developing countries around the world. We offer not for profit programs fees and flexible volunteer placements from one week to six months. Whether you have a passion for teaching, construction, medical work, helping children or the elderly, helping people living with HIV/AIDS, animal welfare or conservation we have a volunteer abroad program that will suit you - and probably one in each continent. Keywords: international

20. Meals on Wheels Yolo County


Address: 40 N. East St., Suite C
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95776

Contact Person: Cindy Pasko
Contact's Position: Deputy Director
Phone: 5306627035 ext. 209
Hours: 8-4pm

Descriptions: Meals on Wheels Yolo County provides fresh hot lunches for senior citizens. Over 325 daily meals are prepared Monday-Friday for home delivery and congregate lunches. We have opportunities in Winters, Woodland, West Sacramento, and Davis. Such opportunities include: Meals on Driver and/or runner-delivering meals directly to senior's homes, Main Kitchen Aide, office aide, special one-time opportunities, meal time receptionist at each site, kitchen and serving assistant at each site, musician and singers for lunch time music, social media and or marketing gurus, and volunteer recruitment assistants. Those interested in driving a short meal delivery route must have a valid CA driver's license and current auto insurance. Driver shifts start between 10:30-10:45 and last for 40 minutes. Drivers can share a route, and can come in once every week or so, or can be assigned a daily/weekly route. We require a background check for all drivers and runners going to senior homes. This report can be completed in less than 5 minutes, will take place during a 30 minute orientation, and is free to you. Lunchtime reception and serving volunteers can come in regularly or on a drop-in basis with advance notice. Kitchen aides can volunteer anytime between 9:00 and 12:30. All positions other than volunteer recruitment and social media are open Monday-Friday. There are also intern opportunities open. These include: Nutrition, Food Science, Sociology, Human Development. Please contact Cindy Pasko at for more information. Let's remember our seniors. Keywords: hunger, elderly

21. Prince of Peace Church

Address: 7501 Franklin Blvd.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95823

Contact Person: Cathy Miguel
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 9164222350

Descriptions: Services Provided: Senior Program- distributes bags of food twice a month to low-income seniors on first and third Wednesday 9am, Ardell Briggs, Program manager. Children's Breakfast: every Sunday 9-10am, Cathy Miguel, Program Manager Keywords: religious, elderly, youth

22. Rebuilding Together Sacramento


Address: P.O. Box 255584
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958255584

Phone: 9164551880
Hours: M-F 7:30am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: Home repair or renovation for low-income elderly, disabled people or families with children. Homes must be structurally sound and need minor to moderate repairs and beautification work. Work is done on project day, the last Saturday of April, by volunteers who are supervised and trained by skilled tradespeople. Businesses, foundations, community-based organizations and individuals donate cash, in-kind contributions (paint, lumber, fixtures, etc.), and skilled and unskilled volunteer workers. Organizations are asked to "adopt a home" by sponsoring a project and providing volunteer labor. Keywords: disabled persons, elderly, housing

23. Sacramento County Health and Human Services Department


Address: 7001 East Parkway
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95823

Contact Person: Tammy Liu
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9168752027
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Responsible for overall organization and administration of health and human services in Sacramento County delivered through the division of Public Health Promotion and Education, Child Protective Services, Services for Seniors and Adults, Primary Health Services, and Mental Health Promotion, Treatment and Outreach. Programs that use volunteers: Oak Park Health Center (916) 875-2995 Acute episodic care for common childhood illnesses, well child exams, and pediatric immunizations. Primary Care Center (916) 874-9670 Primary care services including treatment for illnesses such as colds, ear infections, hypertension and minor injuries for eligible medically indigent adults. Chest Clinic (916) 874-9823 Screening, preventative therapy and treatment for tuberculosis. AIDS Education and Prevention Unit (916) 875-6022 Community outreach, education and coordination for AIDS prevention. Vital Record (916) 875-5345 Registration and provision of certified copies of birth and death certificates in Sacramento County. Women, Infants and Children Nutrition (916) 427-5500 Supplemental food vouchers for low-income pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and for children older than age 5 who are at nutritional risk. Public Administrator (916) 874-9627 Probates a deceased person's estate under given circumstances. In Home Supportive Services (916) 874-9377 Responsible for the eligibility determination and assessment of need for supportive services for people who need assistance with the activities of daily living, and who cannot remain in their homes without such assistance. Out of Home Care (Adults) (916) 874-9377 Helps individuals who cannot live in their own homes and need help with placement in a licensed board and care home or skilled nursing facility; serves people who do not have a family member or other agency to provide assistance. Adult Protective Services (916) 874-9377 Responsible for the receipt, investigation, and assessment of reports pertaining to abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation of elderly and dependent adults. County Mental Health Treatment Center (916) 875-1000 24-hours phone and walk-ins crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults, and adult inpatient care. Public Health Nursing Services (916) 648-0982 Service provided in the home. Counseling services to individuals and families regarding health-related problems. Out of Home Care Services for Children (916) 875-5696 Arranges temporary or long-term 24-hours care in a licensed foster home or facility for children unable to remain in their own homes under court order. Senior and Adult Services Division (916) 874-9598 Programs focused on preventing or correcting conditions which cause elderly and dependent adults to be abused, neglected or financially exploited by others. Immunization Program (916) 875-7468 Information resource for public school personnel on implementation of the School Immunization Law Tobacco Education Program (916) 875-5869 Community coordination of tobacco use prevention and education Health Care for the Homeless (916) 875-6180 Service provided at county clinics. Medical, dental and mental health services for homeless people in Sacramento County. Smile Keepers (916) 875-5471 School-based dental health education and prevention program. Childhood Illness & Injury Prevention Program (916) 875-5869 Education for parents and general community on importance of infant and toddler immunizations, home safety, car seat safety and other topics promoting the health of young children through community outreach activities. Care-A-Van (916) 875-0848 Mobile health promotion services including health education, counseling, community outreach, HIV antibody testing, STD testing and treatment, family planning, immunizations and referrals. Keywords: youth, health, elderly, mental health, substance abuse, women

24. Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)


Address: 6201 Florin-Perkins Road
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95828

Contact Person: Marnie Musser
Contact's Position: Volunteer Program Manager
Phone: 9165042847
Hours: Sun, Tues, Fri, Sat 11am-4pm; Wed, Thurs 1-6pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: also knows as Human Society and as animal shelter. Relocated unwanted pets into new homes and runs a full service animal shelter. Low-cost spay and neuter clinic and humane education for schools and community groups. Lost and found service. Investigates animal cruelty complaints; 24-hours animal rescue service. "Love on Loan" pet therapy visits to senior citizen rest homes. Mobile Adoption Service shows pets from shelter at pet stores for adoption. Keywords: animals, elderly

25. Senior Citizens Services Inc


Address: 5711 Florin Perkins Rd
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95828

Contact Person: Richard Goodwin
Contact's Position: Director
Phone: 9163817794
Hours: M-F 9-noon

Descriptions: Emergency food distribution. All-volunteer senior organization gathers surplus and outdated food from farmers and grocers to distribute to needy and seniors. People who are destitute or need emergency food may receive one-time-only help. Human Corps has contacted this agency and all volunteer opportunities are restricted to senior only. Keyword: Hunger, elderly

26. Senior Computer School


Address: 4540 American River Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95864

Hours: M-F 9:30-noon

Descriptions: Computer instruction for seniors age 50 and older. Classes include introduction to computers, word processing, databases, genealogy, spreadsheets, Quicken home budget software, and the internet. Keywords: elderly

27. Senior Nutrition Services

Address: 874 F St
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95605

Contact Person: Christine McCracken
Contact's Position: Program Supervisor
Phone: 9164449533
Hours: M-F 7:30-4:30pm

Descriptions: Home-delivered meals five days a week to clients who are unable to prepare nutritious meals for themselves and have no other means of having meals prepared for them. Dining Centers offer congregate noon meals for seniors five days a week, Monday through Friday, at 19 locations throughout Sacramento. Most sites also offer supportive services such as leisure activities, legal aid and health outreach on a scheduled basis. Keywords: hunger, elderly, legal, health, recreation, outreach

28. Sexual and Elder Abuse Bureau


Address: 4510 Orange Grove Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95841

Contact Person: Bryan Gliddon
Contact's Position: Bureau Commander
Phone: 9168745070
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Investigates reports of rape, unlawful intercourse, oral copulation and sodomy against people ages 14+; physical and emotional abuse of dependent adults ages 18+ and the elderly ages 65+. Keywords: legal

29. Stanford Settlement


Address: 450 West El Camino Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958332299

Contact Person: Pat Pennisi
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9169271303
Hours: M-F 8:30-5pm

Descriptions: Programs for the elderly (socialization, nutrition and counseling); children and youth programs (ages 3-18) providing social adjustment and delinquency prevention activities for at risk children and youth, supportive services to their families, and local schools, emergency assistance, crisis intervention, information and referral, client advocacy, Christmas baskets for individuals, free income tax preparation, neighborhood and community development activities including representation on community advisory groups. Programs that use volunteers: Children and Youth Program (916) 927-1303 Social group work methods are used to promote social adjustment, self-esteem, school attendance, and delinquency prevention. Dinners at Robertson Community Center (916) 566-6419 Prepared meals on Monday evening for area families and single people. Senior Center (916) 927-1303 Drop-in center which is a focal point for senior services in the north area of Sacramento. Keywords: elderly, youth,

30. Trinity House


Address: 2701 Capitol Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact Person: Patrick Jaggard
Contact's Position: Administrator
Phone: 9164464806
Hours: M-F 8-4pm

Descriptions: Residential care for the elderly in studios and one-bedroom apartments; skilled nursing care, meals and recreation, regular trips and daily in-house activity program. Keywords: elderly

31. Women's Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento

Address: 3555 Third Avenue
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95817

Contact Person: Edenausegboye Davis
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9164518870
Hours: M-F 8:30-5pm

Descriptions: Low-Income/Homeless Nutrition Program: hot nutritionally-balanced lunches to low-income and homeless people of Sacramento County. A collaborative program with Asian Resources. Workshops, information and referral services. Senior Center: hot nutritious lunch. Crafts and social activities including sewing, quilting and trips. Workshops on nutrition and other health issues. Youth Work Experience: a work experience site for the Urban League and other agencies to assist high school students and community youth obtain employable job skills. Employment counseling , training, and volunteer placements for troubled youth. Summer Lunch Program: meals for needy children and youth in Oak Park area and surrounding communities through the USDA Summer Lunch program. Playmate Child Development Center (916) 451-8870 Head Start program for children in Oak Park area. Focus is on children's intellectual, emotional, social and physical development. Keywords: youth, hunger, elderly

32. Yolo Hospice Care Center


Address: 1909 Galileo Ct.
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95618

Contact Person: Carlye Wilder
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 5307585566

Descriptions: Yolo Hospice is a non-profit, community-based organization. It was run by volunteers until becoming Medicare and Medi-Cal certified in 1995. Since then, Yolo Hospice has developed a highly trained interdisciplinary team including a physician, a nurse practitioner, an all-RN nursing staff, Masters-trained Social Workers, Spiritual Care Counselors, Certified Nursing Assistants, Bereavement Specialist and a large base of volunteers specially trained in end of life care. All these experts work together to develop an individualized care plan for each patient, focusing on the whole person and their familys needs. Keyword: Elderly

33. YWCA


Address: 1122 - 17th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Sarbjit Kaur
Contact's Position: Program Director
Phone: 9162648066
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Sacramento provides a wide range of recreational and athletic activities/facilities for women and men, with an emphasis on the personal, professional, and physical development of women. They offer support groups, education, information, dance and fitness classes, clubs, etc. Other programs include: 1. YWCA Women's Residence for low-income women and senior citizens. 2. Women, Infant, Children's Nutrition Education and Supplemental feeding program (WIC) for low-income women and their families. 3. Teenage Pregnancy prevention, information, parenting, and referral program (TAPP). 4. Single parent displaced homemakers program (SOLO) for people trying to reenter the job market. 5. ENCORE, an exercise and support group for women recovering from breast cancer surgery. 6. Teen Father Program (TFP), with information, referrals, job searches, parenting and counseling for young fathers. Keywords: women, religious, education, mentor/tutor, counseling, elderly, youth