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What We're Doing Now

Our doors are open and we are doing our best to serve however we can. Here are some of the special things going on in our region now. We'll keep updating this list as the situation evolves. We've also noted where some programs are postponed, or where facilities are closed.

Northern California


Alameda County

Oakland Chinatown Corps: 379 12th St, Oakland, CA
  • One-on-one disciple sessions
  • Weekly Community Women Bible Study using Zoom
  • Weekly East Bay Pastors and members Prayer Meeting using Zoom
  • Telecare for people in need
  • Changed in-person Sunday service to an online format
  • Participate in Alameda County’s Mobile lunch feeding program for 250 people in Homeless Camps
  • Collecting medical supply donations for hospitals; both local and to other counties in California. 
    • Items such as medical masks, protective goggles, medical gowns, gloves, hand sanitizer, & nasopharyngeal swabs
    • Contact Eunice Chen at Eunice.chen@usw.salvationarmy.org or Captain Esther Hsu at esther.hsu@usw.salvationarmy.org for donation details
Oakland Garden Street: 2794 Garden St, Oakland, CA
  • Food bag pick-up (and bread and pastries once those are gone) outside of building
    • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Mobile lunch feeding program for 250 people experiencing homelessness in the area
    • Seven local encampments & tiny home communities in Oakland in partnership with “Operation Dignity"
    • Monday - Friday
  • Families living on-site at Emergency Shelter
  • Providing meals (35-65) at a time
  • Providing care kits: sanitizing wipes, soap, new toys, books and activity kits for kids
  • Movie time (with social distancing) for families in shelter
  • Delivery of care packages to TSA donors, mostly seniors who cannot purchase cleaning supplies and other essentials


Tri-Cities Corps: 36700 Newark Blvd, Newark, CA
  • Visiting three homeless communities
Hayward Corps: 430 A. Street, Hayward, CA
  • Bagged lunches served To those in need
    • Monday-Friday from 12:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Handing out pre-boxed food boxes outside of the front lobby
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday-from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Serving to go hot means from front lobby
    • Sundays at 4:00 p.m.


Butte County

Chico Community Center: 567 E 16th St, Chico, CA


  • Drive-thru food distribution
    • Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Looking for non-perishable only food donations
    • Can be dropped off at the corps Monday—Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Providing PG&E Assistance & clothing vouchers
    • Sign up by phone at (530) 776-1009
  • Morning Owls Program for seniors and other regular corps programs suspended
Oroville Community Center: 1640 Washington Ave, Oroville, CA

  • Food distribution in parking lot out of TSA Canteen
    • Monday – Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Church services moved online
  • Bible study by phone
    • Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
    • Call (712) 770-5354, Pin 263328



Contra Costa County

Concord Corps: 3950 Clayton Rd, Concord, CA

  • Food pantry open to public (one person allowed in at a time to ensure social distancing)
  • Able to deliver food boxes to clients in their vehicles
    • Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Housing 12 individuals in sober living program, providing food and essentials
  • Contacting seniors by phone and email to make sure they’re OK
  • Normal in-person church services are suspended; transitioning to live stream services


Humbolt County

Eureka Corps: 2123 Tydd St, Eureka, CA

  • Handing out food bags, activities for kids and bibles from the corps.
    • Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Delivering food to homebound individuals
    • Call (707) 442-6475 to sign up
  • Prayer request box at social services office where people can come and submit prayers
  • Other programs; clothing closet and church suspended for now
  • Putting together worship packets for people to do at home


Napa County

Napa Corps: 590 Franklin St, Napa, CA

  • Lunch program (meals packaged to go instead of dining in)
    • Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
  • Food boxes picked up at door (requested by phone at (707) 226-8150)
    • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Meals provided to county shelter (served cold and individually packaged)
    • Monday-Friday
  • Sunday morning church service moving to online format
  • Services closed: Sunday breakfast & afternoon coffee and conversation and weekly Celebrate Recovery meeting


Nevada County

Grass Valley Corps: 10725 Alta St, Grass Valley, CA

  • Providing emergency food bags
    • Drive-thru pickup on Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Call (30) 274-3500 to sign up
  • Looking for food donations and volunteers to help supply emergency pantry and to distribute food to seniors
  • Also providing activity bags to families while supplies last
  • Booth Family Shelter helping to house the homeless and those in need
    • Call (530) 274-3500 to sign up for wait list
  • Cold Weather Shelter open for anyone who needs a place to sleep (low temperatures only)
    • 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Sunday church services, bible study, children’s ministry and women’s ministry available on our Facebook


Marin County

San Rafael community Center:  351 Mission Ave., San Rafael, CA

  • Food pantry open
    • Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Emotional spiritual care available by phone
    • Call (415) 448-6523
  • Online Bible study on Facebook
    • Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Online Sunday Church services on Facebook
    • Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Placer County

Roseville Community Center: 100 Lincoln St, Roseville, CA

  • Food boxes and food pantry available Monday-Friday from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    • Food box delivery is available to seniors (age 65+) per request
    • Contact Charisse at Charisse.bach@usw.salvationarmy.org for details.
  • Activity Bags and Lunch Bags are available for delivery to youth (ages 4-17) along with a USDA food bag for the family per request.  These are delivered once a week.
    • Contact Charisse at Charisse.bach@usw.salvationarmy.org for details.
  • Hot Meals will be served “to-go” and are available at the Corps
    • Breakfast: 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Tuesday - Sunday
    • Lunch: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Tuesday - Sunday
  • “Road Bags” (to-go meal kits for homeless) are available on days/times when hot meals are not served.
  • In-person Sunday church services postponed, moving to online platforms
  • All other corps programming postponed


Auburn Community Center: 286 Sutter St, Auburn, CA


  • Food box drive-thru
    • Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Youth activity bag drive-thru for community youth
    • Monday—Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Delivering food to those in need
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • Call (530) 889-3990 to sign up
  • Providing lunches to the homeless
    • Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Troops, Home League & Bible study packets available through drive-thru
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Making calls for prayers to church family
    • Prayer requests call (530) 888-3990 Ext. 215 and/or 216
  • Live streaming Sunday church services and weekly Bible study
  • The Salvation Army of Auburn, Ca on Facebook & YouTube


Sacramento County


Family Services: 3213 Orange Grove Ave, North Highlands, CA

  • Drive-thru food distribution system. Food pre-packaged and sealed to ensure safety.
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sacramento Citadel Alhambra Campus: 2550 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento, CA

  • Food box drive-thru operation to support the Oak Park/South Sacramento Area.
  • Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Alhambra Preschool is still open to help families who are still working, but need childcare

Salvation Army DHQ: 3755 North Freeway Boulevard, Sacramento, CA

  • Drive-thru food distribution
  • Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Rancho Cordova Community Center: 10370 Old Placerville Rd., Rancho Cordova, CA

  • Handing out food boxes from the parking lot
  • Mondays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



San juaquin County

Stockton Community Center: 1305 E Weber Ave, Stockton, CA

  • Delivering weekly activities and lunch bags for children ages 4-17.
  • Currently asking for donations of canned foods, wipes, diapers, and items to fill activity bags, such as small toys and arts and crafts, and for volunteers to pack bags and make deliveries.
  • Those interested in receiving an activity and food bag, donating or volunteering should email Maria Rojas at Maria.Rojas@usw.salvationarmy.org
  • Food pickups
    • Current clients: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • New clients: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Lunch service
    • Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • Food box deliveries to seniors
    • Call (209) 948-8955 to sign up
  • Sunday worship will be moved to conference call and/or live stream
  • Planning to send encouraging messages to clients and parishioners
Lodi Corps: 525 W Lockeford St, Lodi, CA

  • Providing emergency food boxes
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
  • Regular Sally Bags
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Providing Salvation Bags of food for the homeless
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Food bags for children
    • Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Call (209) 369-5896 for rental assistance
  • PG&E & City of Lodi assistance on hold at this time
  • Shelter at 622 N. Sacramento St. is continuing to operate
  • In-person church services will transition to live stream services
  • Home League, Women Helping Women, Celebrate Recovery, and Sunday School are all postponed until further notice


Shasta County

Redding Community Center: 2691 Larkspur Ln, Redding, CA

  • Working with the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster to deliver food to the vulnerable in Shasta and Tehama Counties.
  • Providing emergency food bags
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Utility assistance for city of Shasta Lake
    • Monday-Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Partnership with Raba Bus Lines to bring individuals with disabilities to Salvation Army for food pick up
    • Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Rental assistance and REACH by appointment


Solano County

Vallejo Social Services office: 630 Tuolumne St, Vallejo, CA

  • Providing extra food and food boxes to those in need with a drive-thru or walk up style pickup to minimize contact
    • Emergency Food Distribution: Monday & Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • USDA Food Distribution: Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Offering prayers for those in need of spiritual care

Fairfield Social Services Office: 1216 Missouri St, Fairfield, CA

  • Providing extra food and food boxes to those in need with a drive-thru or walk up style pickup to minimize contact
    • Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Offering prayers for those in need of spiritual care

Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center: 586 E. Wigeon Way, Suisun City, CA

  • Emergency Childcare
    • For families working in essential services only
    • Call (707) 439-7880 to check for availability
    • Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Food distribution
    • First and third Friday of the month from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Sonoma County

Santa Rosa Corps: 93 Stony Cir, Santa Rosa, CA


  • Providing curbside pickup food boxes to those in need
    • Monday - Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Delivering prepared meals to clients of IHSS (low income individuals who are blind, disabled or 65 years or older who need assistance) and to other members of the community in need of assistance
  • Delivering food boxes to low income seniors at Silvercrest who can’t leave their rooms
  • Offering emotional spiritual care to isolated seniors and individuals by phone
  • Collecting donations of masks, gloves, goggles and gowns for local hospitals
  • Suspending in-person church services and transitioning to live stream services
  • Double Punches Boxing and tutoring and mentoring program not operating at this time
Petaluma Corps: 721 S. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma, CA

  • Providing food for families in need
    • Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Food box delivery to senior centers and area seniors with medical issues
    • Call (707) 769-0716 Ext. 100 to sign up
  • Providing emotional spiritual care
  • Transitioned Sunday Church services to social media


Yuba & Sutter counties

Family Services: 401 Del Norte Ave., Yuba City, CA
  • Food Choice Food Program offering drive-thru food distribution with pre-packaged food items
    • Increased days of operation to Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 9:00am -11:00am
    • No documentation required
  • Looking for donations of non-perishable food products
  • Food delivery available to vulnerable populations
    • Call (530) 216-4530 ext. 4539
  • Rapid Rehousing Program is by appointment
    • Must be referred by Coordinated Entry (Yuba County (530) 749-6811 / Sutter County (530) 755-3491)
  • REACH (PG&E Assistance) Program is by appointment
    • Call (530) 216-4530 ext. 4539
  • Sunday worship transitioning online

Depot Family Crisis Center: 410 J Street, Marysville, CA
  • Emergency shelter for families and single women is open
    • Clients must be referred by Coordinated Entry (Yuba County (530) 749-6811 / Sutter County (530) 755-3491)

14Forward Shelter: 1212 J Street, Marysville, CA
  • Emergency shelter for adult men & women is still in operation
    • Must be referred by Coordinated Entry (Yuba County (530) 749-6811 / Sutter County (530) 755-3491)

Hope Vista Transitional Housing: 5900 Riverside Drive, Olivehurst, CA

  • Housing for Camp Fire survivors
    • Call (530) 216-4530 ext.4535 for inquiries


Northern Nevada


Carson city & douglas County

Carson City Corps: 911 E. 2nd St., Carson City, NV

  • Food pantry open to the public
    • Personal shopper to pick out items for clients to reduce risk
    • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. From 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • Offering fresh foods via drive-thru Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Delivering food to older clients or those with medical issues
  • Providing food to families at the Woodfords Community in Alpine County, Ca
  • Before and after school programs postponed
  • Night Off The Streets Shelter (collaborative ministry) is still open through March 31st


washoe County

Reno Corps: 1931 Sutro St., Reno, NV


  • Food box distribution
    • Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Daily bread line moved outside
    • Limited to three items per person
  • Sunday worship, Bible studies and youth activities are available online at The Salvation Army of Reno on YouTube
  • Accepting prayer requests at renoprayerrequests@usw.salvationarmy.org
  • Thrift store is temporarily closed and not currently receiving donations or rescheduling pickups
  • Family Night, Home League & Bible studies postponed



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