Caring & Sharing Resource Center Services
Caring & Sharing handles most of our direct assistance through our Resource Center. This is the benevolence arm of Caring & Sharing.
Our Resource Center Staff is available, in the front hallway of the Caring & Sharing entrance, from 10:00am till 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. Drop by the resource room and let them know how we can help you with any of these items.
Thanks to generous donations from Safeway and other local businesses, we have a limited supply of food available on a daily basis. This is generally given out, as needed, on a first come, first served basis. We also have some food stuffs that are held in reserve, to help out families, based on income and need. Ask our staff about the possibility of getting on our Food Assistance program. Also stop by our partner ministry, The Lighthouse Soup Kitchen, for a hot meal most days at noon.
Clothing, furniture, and other household items
Caring & Sharing wants to see that everyone has the basic need for a quality life. We can help with those needs, by providing vouchers that will allow you to shop at our thrift store. Let our resource center volunteers know what items you can use, and they will see what help can be made available through our thrift store.
We are able to provide emergency housing for a day or two, if the need arises. Let us know what your situation is and we will see if housing can be arranged.
We are able to provide emergency transportation, usually in the form of a bus voucher. Let us know what your situation is and we will see if transportation options can be arranged.
Emergency Gas Vouchers
We are able to provide emergency gas vouchers. These are usually for stranded motorists, help in getting to a doctors visit, or other emergencies. Let us know what your situation is and we will see what can be arranged.
We are able to provide for emergency prescriptions, in certain cases. Let us know what your situation is and we will see what can be arranged.
Please understand that we have a limited budget and limited resources available. We will assist with as many genuine needs as possible, but please understand that we can’t take care of every wish that you have. Let us help you, but please help yourself, whenever possible, so that we can use our limited resources to help others as well
We also partner with other help organizations, so ask us about other needs that you may have, and we can direct you to someone who may be able to help.