Emergency Services

All emergency services are based upon availability of funds, income eligibility, and program requirements. 
Some services are available to Trinity County residents only.

canned food
  • Lice treatment
  • Diapers
  • Propane
  • Emergency & transitional housing
  • Rent/Eviction prevention assistance: Rent assistance and Eviction prevention programs are available from several grant sources; therefore funds are not always available for these programs.  To be eligible for services under this program a client must meet income guidelines, have an eviction notice, and present photo identification. Clients must be able to demonstrate the ability to continue rental obligation.
  • Homeless Assistance: Motel vouchers are based upon availability of funds and individuals must meet income eligibility.
Additional resources:

TANF recipients/applicants only. This is a one time only service.  Call 530-623-1265

Redding, CA Good News Rescue Mission

Eureka, CA Rescue Mission

Transient Ministry
  • Utility assistance
Additional resources:

Energy-Net Application

HEAP Application

CA Life Line Application Instructions

PG&E Application

  • Transportation vouchers: Fuel vouchers and Transit passes may be issued for verifiable medical appointments and/or verifiable social service appointments.  Human Response Network does not provide drivers.
Additional resources:
  • Prescription assistance: At this time prescrption assistance is only available for prescriptions filled through Hayfork Pharmacy.
Additional resources:

If you don't have prescription coverage and can't afford your medicines, call 1-888-4PPA-NOW or visit  Partnership for Prescription Assistance to see if your medicines are covered.  You could get them FREE or NEARLY FREE!
  • Food assistance:
Additional resources:

Food Pantries
Solid Rock Christian Fellowship (call for appointment 530-628-4354)

Fresh Start Food Bank, 130 Texas Avenue, Lewiston Community Center, 530-778-0239
Mondays 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Mad River
Southern Trinity Health Services, 321 Van Duzen Road, 707-574-6616 ext. 0
First Wednesday of the month

Trinity Congregational Church Food Cupboard, 735 Main Street, Parish Hall, 530-623-3101
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Soup Kitchens
Solid Rock Christian Fellowship, Hayfork, contact Rob 530-628-5518
Open every Monday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hyampom Community Hall, contact Pat M. 530-628-4533
Open every Tuesday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Douglas City
Douglas City Fire Station Hall, contact Carol A. 530-623-3927
Open every Tuesday 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
(Second hand clothing and canned goods also available)

U.S.D.A. Food Commodities Distribution Schedule
Coffee Creek
Community Church, first Thursday of the month 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Douglas City
Douglas City Fire Hall, first Tuesday (following first Monday of the month) 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hawkins Bar
Hawkins Bar Community Hall, first Monday of the month 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Trinity County Fairgrounds, first Tuesday of the month 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Hyampom Community Center, first Tuesday of the month 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Junction City
Grange Hall, first Monday of the month 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Community Hall, first Monday of the month 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Mad River
Southern Trinity Health Services, first Wednesday (following the first Tuesday of the month) 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Ruth Community Hall, first Wednesday (following the first Tuesday of the month) 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Behind Veterans Hall at Food Bank Warehouse, first Monday of the month 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Volunteer Fire Station, first Tuesday of the month 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Senior Lunch Programs
Hot lunches for senior citizens age 60+ (one spouse must meet age criteria)

Hayfork - Roderick Senior Center, 530-628-4692
$5 donation for ages 60+, $7 for all others.  Home delivery available for an additional $0.50.  Serving at 12:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.  For seniors 60+, Roderick Center will provide transportation to local appointments only.

Weaverville - Golden Age Center, 530-623-2324
$5 donations for ages 60+ or handicapped, $6 for all others.  Home delivery provided to confined seniors.  Serving at 12:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Community Gardens
Free or low cost garden plots are available to grow your own vegetables in Weaverville at Lowden Park.  Northwest CA R.C. & D. Council 530-623-2009 ext. 3

Nutrition education and food vouchers for pregnant and breast-feeding women and children under age 5 who meet income qualifications.  To make an appointment please call the Weaverville Office 530-623-3238 or 1-800-851-5658 ext. 6

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