Community Assistance Programs

The following is a list of general community resources. This list is not exhaustive. Please reach out to 211 or search the internet for more community resources.


2-1-1 San Luis Obispo County: 211 is a free 24-hour non-emergency telephone number that connects individuals and families with information and community resources regarding Food, Transportation, Rent/Financial Aid, Utility Assistance, Child Care, Clothing, Legal Resources, Domestic Violence, Teen Pregnancy, Addiction, etc.


Child Abuse (HOTLINE)

(805) 781-KIDS (5437) or toll free 1-800-834-KIDS (5437)

Emergency/Crisis (HOTLINE)

805-549-8989 or 800-549-8989

RISE (Sexual Assault, Rape Crisis)

855-866-RISE(7473)

RISE SLO Program

San Luis Obispo County Child Abuse Prevention Council

805-543-6216

SLOCAP


Sexual and Rape Prevention (SARP)

805-549-8989 or 800-549-8989

Services Affirming Family Empowerment (SAFE)

Mission: to provide various levels of service and provide multi-agency collaboration and coordination to seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families.

805-474-2032

SLO SAFE Program


American Red Cross

Provides: Disaster prevention, services after disasters, volunteer opportunities, etc

805-543-0696

SLO Red Cross


Community Action Partnership (CAPSLO)

Provides: a large variety of services for children, adolescents, and adults

805-544-4355

CAPSLO


CAPSLO Childcare Resource

Provides: a list of childcare facilities

(805) 541-2272

Childcare Resource CAPSLO

Food Bank Coalition of San Luis Obispo County

Provides Food to those in need

(805) 238-4664

SLO Food Bank Home Page

2021 Neighborhood Food Distributions


Homeless Assistance Program

The CalWORKs Homeless Assistance Program can provide temporary and permanent shelter for families who are homeless or have a "Pay Rent or Quit" notice.

407 Spring St

(805) 237-3110

SLO Homeless Program


San Luis Obispo County Department of Social Services

805-781-1600

SLO Social Services

Salvation Army

805-544-2401

SLO Salvation Army

Teen Academic Parenting Program (TAPP)

805-544-2484

CAPSLO TAPP

WIC (Women, Infants, Children) of San Luis Obispo

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a nutrition education program that helps families eat well, be active and stay healthy. WIC provides no-cost nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and referrals to healthcare and other community services.

805-781-5570 or 800-660-3313

SLO WIC Program