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1. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Publications: https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/

Address: 1515 S Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Phone: 9164457688
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: The California Department of Corrections is responsible for operating all adult state prisons and for supervising felons on parole. Families and friends of inmates are encouraged to contact the prison where the individual is housed for information or advice.

Keywords: prison

2. Friends Outside Sacramento/Yolo

Publications: http://www.friendsoutside.org/sac.htm

City: Sacramento State: CA Zip:

Phone: 9169850544
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Since 1955, Friends Outside has been a visionary, pro-active child and family advocate helping families, children and incarcerated individuals cope with the trauma of arrest and incarceration, find a new direction, and move forward with their lives.

Our numerous years of experience working with adults and young people involved in the criminal justice system have provided us with the necessary tools to address the special needs of families and children.

We are a nonprofit, community-based organization governed by a Board of Directors to ensure our programs and services are aligned with our mission, vision and values, and that the highest standards of stewardship are maintained.

Keywords: youth, prison

3. Jail Social Service Program

Address: 651 I Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958142400

Phone: 9168746345
Hours: M-F 7-3pm

Descriptions: Assists county jail inmates and their families to deal with problems related to incarceration and eventual release to the community. Alcohol Treatment Program offers Alcoholic Anonymous meetings, Cocaine Anonymous meetings, Narcotics Anonymous meetings, parenting classes and substance abuse classes for inmates who are recovering addicts. These services are provided by volunteers. Keywords: substance abuse, prison

4. Loaves and Fishes

Publications: http://www.sacloaves.org/

Address: 1321 North C Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 958144

Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9164460874
Email: volunteer@sacloaves.org
Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30pm

Descriptions: Loaves and Fishes is a charitable, non-profit, inter-faith, ecumenical organization dedicated to feeding the hungry and sheltering the homeless.

More than 1,000 volunteers from the Sacramento region come to Loaves & Fishes during the course of a month to help feed the hungry and shelter the homeless. Because of the amount of hands-on labor needed to prepare, cook, and serve a daily noontime meal sufficiently large to feed more than 500 hungry people, most of the volunteers work in the Dining Room. Some other volunteer opportunities are on our Thank You letter Committe, teachers assistant at Mustard Seed School, or helping at the service desk in Friendship Park. Some volunteers sign up for one day-a-month, some every week, and some just once a year.

Orientation and tours are available every Thursday and the first Saturday of each month by appointment. New volunteers, inquiring minds, and students doing papers are invited.

For more information, www.sacloaves.org

Keywords: Hunger Community Development, prison, cultural

5. PRO Youth & Families

Publications: http://proyouthandfamilies.org/

Address: 5299 Auburn Blvd.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95841

Contact Person: Dimitrius Stone
Contact's Position: Director of Programs
Phone: 9165763300x314
Email: dimitriuss@proyouthandfamilies.org
Hours: 8:30-5:00 M-F

Descriptions: PRO Youth and Families confronts the trauma youth, families, and communities face by inspiring, educating, and mobilizing young people. We make a difference by keeping young people off the streets, out of prison and away from alcohol, drugs, and gangs by providing them with meaningful and life-changing opportunities. We are committed to strengthening youth -- and their families and communities -- by developing neighborhood networks, identifying and addressing needs, and by providing training and other resources. Volunteer Services needed are project based, youth after school programs help, operations projects. Keywords: mental health, prison, substance abuse, youth