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1. Al-Anon Family Groups

Address: 5429 Palm Avenue, Suite A
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95841

Contact Person: Ken Priestley
Contact's Position: Office Manager
Phone: 9163342971

Descriptions: Al-Anon and Alateen support groups for those who have alcoholic relatives or friends. Based on 12-step program. Meeting schedules available; 24-hours telephone message for meeting information. Spanish-speaking, men only, or women only meetings available. Volunteers are required to be a member of Al-Anon. Keywords: substance abuse, mentor/tutor, counseling

2. California Coalition for Youth


City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact's Position: Program Director, CA Youth Crisis Line
Phone: 9163400505
Hours: 24 hrs, 7 days a week

Descriptions: Services Provided: Confidential crisis intervention counseling, resource referrals and a neutral message center to youth and families in high risk situations including abuse, neglect, exposure to AIDS and STDs, gangs, substance abuse, runaway and homelessness. Keyword: mental health, youth, substance abuse

3. Californians For Drug-Free Youth

Publications: Brochure is available as of 08/30/96 on Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31.

Address: 6907 Hollybrook Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95823

Contact Person: Paulette Nagle
Contact's Position: Special Deputy
Phone: 9166884680

Descriptions: The Californians for Drug-Free Youth Red Ribbon Campaign (CA.D.F.Y.) is designed to create awareness in every community, build coalitions between the public and private sector, and support healthy, drug-free lifestyles. "Red Ribbon Week" is scheduled for the month of October each year. During this week, every American is invited to wear a red ribbon to show their commitment to a drug free, healthy lifestyle. The purpose of the campaign is to present a unified and visible commitment toward the creation of a drug-free America. Californians for Drug-Free Youth is an affiliate of the National Federation of Parents. Headquarters: 9551 Big Bend St. Louis, MO 63122 (314) 968-1323 Volunteers are always welcome to assist with Red Ribbon Week and other educational activities to promote healthy, drug free lifestyles. Keywords: Drugs Community Development, substance abuse

4. Core Program - Yolo Family Service Agency

Address: 455 First Street
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Blanca
Contact's Position: administrator
Phone: 5307538674
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Professional psychotherapy, counseling and educational services to community (children, adults, couples and families), based on ability to pay. This program includes clients dealing with marital difficulties, separation/divorce, blended families, couple communication, parenting issues, stress, anxiety/depression, alcohol/drugs as a collateral to specific treatment for addiction, parent-child conflict. There are no time limits on services, I.e., short-term treatment. This agency is committed to continuing to provide the best treatment available according to the needs of clients. Keywords: counseling, substance abuse

5. Davis Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Group


Address: UC Davis Student Health and Wellness Center, Health Education and Promotion, One Shields Ave.
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95616

Contact Person: Tamara Stirling
Phone: 5307529652
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm

Descriptions: DAODAG provides assessments, education, training and referrals to treatment for students with identified needs related to alcohol, tobacco, or other drug issues. Health Education and Promotion Keywords: Student organizations, education, health, outreach, substance abuse

6. Davis Community Meals and Cold Weather Shelter


Address: P.O. Box 72463
City: Davis State: CA Zip: 95617

Contact Person: Cathy Rowan
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 5302204089

Descriptions: Davis Community Meals provides low-income and homeless individual and families with housing, food, and human services to help them rebuild their lives. Tuesdays from 5:45 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. we serve a meal to an average of 60-100 persons. The meal is prepared and served at the Church Hall of St. Martin's Episcopal Church located at 640 Hawthorne Lane, Davis. The meals are available to all members of the community. Each meal requires between 12-20 volunteers for food preparation, dining room set-up, meal service, and cleaning. The volunteers are often organized by local religious organizations, service groups, and university affiliated fraternities, sororities, and societies, and departments. Individual volunteers are welcome. In addition, Shelter Monitors and Resource Center Assistants are needed for the shelter and resource center located at 111 H Street in Davis. The shelter is open every night of the year. Shelter Monitors work with a staff member. Together, they are responsible for overseeing activities at night. This may include completing intakes on new clients, performing drug and alcohol testing, assigning bed spaces, noting activities and behaviors in the log and monitoring chores. The rest of the time is spent socializing with clients. Evening shifts are from 6:00pm - 11:00pm. The resource center is open from 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Resource Center Assistants interact with clients, schedule food and clothing appointments and perform general office tasks. For information on volunteering at the shelter and/or meals please contact Cathy Rowen at or (530) 220-4089. Davis Community Meals Shelter Keyword: Hunger, homelessness, substance abuse

7. Designated Drivers Association - California Chapter


Contact Person: Stephanie Bridges
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9162241109

Descriptions: VOLUNTEER FOR THE DESIGNATED DRIVERS ASSOCIATION! More Americans have been killed in drunk driving crashes than all American wars combined. Last year Sacramento experienced a 40% increase in alcohol related deaths. Sadly, almost half (49%) of all people killed in alcohol related fatalities are innocent victims. The majority of people killed in DUI crashes occurs on Friday and Saturday nights between the hours of 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.. These are our hours of operation. Additionally, the age group most responsible for the majority of these tragedies is 21-29 year old males and females (males 74% females 26%.) Volunteering for the Designated Drivers Association is a fun, proactive way to get involved in your community and help make a real difference, not to mention help out your peers! If you know someone who has been negatively affected by a drunk driving crash please give back just one night a year to help prevent a tragedy! Must be at least 18 and have a valid drivers license, valid insurance, and a good driving record! Meet new people and have some fun! Visit our website for more info: or call 916-335-5555. "The life you save.... may be someone you love" Keywords: outreach, substance abuse

8. Elk Grove Teen Center/Youth for Christ


Address: 9670 Elk Grove-Florin Road
City: Elk Grove State: CA Zip: 95624

Contact Person: Russ Croco
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9166866942

Descriptions: Services Provided: Recreational and after-school activities in a drug free environment offering positive alternatives. Pool table, ping pong, video games, big screen TV and movies, computers for homework and other games. Tutor as needed. Youth/family counseling referrals. Keywords: rcreation, mentor/tutor, counseling, substance abuse

9. 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

10. Peers Against Substance Abuse - Omni Youth Programs

Address: 2150 Butano Drive
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Contact Person: Ja'Neen Gilbreath
Contact's Position: Associate Director
Phone: 9164827702
Hours: M-F 8:30am-5pm

Descriptions: Services Provided: An eight-week drug and gang prevention program in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade classrooms at elementary schools in low-income, high-risk areas. Small group counseling available with referral for high-risk students from these schools. Keywords: Substance Abuse, youth

11. PRO Youth & Families


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

Contact Person: Dimitrius Stone
Contact's Position: Director of Programs
Phone: 9165763300x314
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

12. Sacramento County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board

Address: 7001A East Parkway
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95823

Contact Person: Maria Morfin
Contact's Position: Health Program Manager
Phone: 9168752055

Descriptions: Twenty member board appointed by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors to advise the Board of Supervisors and county departments on policies related to community alcohol and drug programs and other matters relating to the community's need for alcohol and drug prevention, treatment, recovery, outreach services, and special projects. Keywords: substance abuse

13. Sacramento County Health and Human Services Department


Address: 7001 East Parkway
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95823

Contact Person: Tammy Liu
Contact's Position: Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 9168752027
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Responsible for overall organization and administration of health and human services in Sacramento County delivered through the division of Public Health Promotion and Education, Child Protective Services, Services for Seniors and Adults, Primary Health Services, and Mental Health Promotion, Treatment and Outreach. Programs that use volunteers: Oak Park Health Center (916) 875-2995 Acute episodic care for common childhood illnesses, well child exams, and pediatric immunizations. Primary Care Center (916) 874-9670 Primary care services including treatment for illnesses such as colds, ear infections, hypertension and minor injuries for eligible medically indigent adults. Chest Clinic (916) 874-9823 Screening, preventative therapy and treatment for tuberculosis. AIDS Education and Prevention Unit (916) 875-6022 Community outreach, education and coordination for AIDS prevention. Vital Record (916) 875-5345 Registration and provision of certified copies of birth and death certificates in Sacramento County. Women, Infants and Children Nutrition (916) 427-5500 Supplemental food vouchers for low-income pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and for children older than age 5 who are at nutritional risk. Public Administrator (916) 874-9627 Probates a deceased person's estate under given circumstances. In Home Supportive Services (916) 874-9377 Responsible for the eligibility determination and assessment of need for supportive services for people who need assistance with the activities of daily living, and who cannot remain in their homes without such assistance. Out of Home Care (Adults) (916) 874-9377 Helps individuals who cannot live in their own homes and need help with placement in a licensed board and care home or skilled nursing facility; serves people who do not have a family member or other agency to provide assistance. Adult Protective Services (916) 874-9377 Responsible for the receipt, investigation, and assessment of reports pertaining to abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation of elderly and dependent adults. County Mental Health Treatment Center (916) 875-1000 24-hours phone and walk-ins crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults, and adult inpatient care. Public Health Nursing Services (916) 648-0982 Service provided in the home. Counseling services to individuals and families regarding health-related problems. Out of Home Care Services for Children (916) 875-5696 Arranges temporary or long-term 24-hours care in a licensed foster home or facility for children unable to remain in their own homes under court order. Senior and Adult Services Division (916) 874-9598 Programs focused on preventing or correcting conditions which cause elderly and dependent adults to be abused, neglected or financially exploited by others. Immunization Program (916) 875-7468 Information resource for public school personnel on implementation of the School Immunization Law Tobacco Education Program (916) 875-5869 Community coordination of tobacco use prevention and education Health Care for the Homeless (916) 875-6180 Service provided at county clinics. Medical, dental and mental health services for homeless people in Sacramento County. Smile Keepers (916) 875-5471 School-based dental health education and prevention program. Childhood Illness & Injury Prevention Program (916) 875-5869 Education for parents and general community on importance of infant and toddler immunizations, home safety, car seat safety and other topics promoting the health of young children through community outreach activities. Care-A-Van (916) 875-0848 Mobile health promotion services including health education, counseling, community outreach, HIV antibody testing, STD testing and treatment, family planning, immunizations and referrals. Keywords: youth, health, elderly, mental health, substance abuse, women

14. Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission


Address: 2030 Del Paso Blvd.
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95815

Contact Person: Erika Kraft
Contact's Position: Arts Education Coordinator
Phone: 9165663983
Hours: M-F8-5pm

Descriptions: Arts programming for general public; manages over 300 youth arts education programs (during school, after school, and in neighborhood centers). Youth programs deal with anti-graffiti, teen pregnancy, environmental, anti-gang, anti-substance abuse, and cross cultural issues. Keywords: youth, women, environment, substance abuse, cultural

15. Sacramento Recovery House


Address: 1914 22nd Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95816

Contact Person: Brian McWhorter
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9164556258
Hours: M-F 9-1pm, 5:30-11pm

Descriptions: Residential alcoholism recovery program for men ages 18+ who have drinking and/or drug abuse problems and desire to stay clean and sober. Clients must be clean and sober 72 hours at time of application. Keywords: substance abuse

16. Salvation Army


Address: 1200 North B Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95814

Contact Person: Cruz Gusman
Contact's Position: Shelter Services Director
Phone: 9164529388
Hours: M-F 8-4:30pm

Descriptions: Shelter Services: Lodging and meals provided to homeless single men and women for 30 to 120 days, including a support system of multiple resources and specialize programs. Job development, computer training, employment counseling, mental health services, recreational activities and substance abuse counseling. Alcoholics Anonymous, alternative housing, spiritual counseling, chapel services, and bible studies also offered. Casework, counseling, and referral services provided to address other areas of need. Other programs under the Salvation Army that use volunteers, Adult Rehabilitation Center (916) 441-5267 Six-month residential social model treatment program for men with treatable handicap (I.e., alcoholism, drug abuse, anger of other abuse issues). Sacramento Citadel Corps Center (916) 452-9388 Religious programs, fellowship, and recreation for all ages. Child Development Center (916) 451-4230 Strives to meet the needs of individual children and encourage emotional, social, intellectual, and physical growth. Ray Robinson Oak Park Community Center (916) 452-9388 Educational, recreational, social and spiritual programs for all persons in a safe and secure environment regardless of age, race, religion, creed, color or gender. Keywords: housing, recreaton, youth, substance abuse, hunger

17. Sierra Sacramento Medical Society


Address: 5380 Elvas Ave., Suite 104
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95819

Contact Person: Janice Emerson
Contact's Position: Program Manager
Phone: 9164350254

Descriptions: Adopt-A-School Program: Created in 1989, the "Adopt-A-School" Program is an outgrowth of physicians' desire to find innovative ways to improve the health of Sacramento County youth by preventing long-term health problems. The program is designed to take a proactive role in response to life-threatening or limiting issues of drugs, alcohol, tobacco, AIDS, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease. Believing that prevention is the best approach for addressing these community problems, the Medical Society Board chooses to focus on students in the school setting. The program's emphasis is on providing students with the information necessary to make responsible decisions that promote their health now and in the future. This program utilizes physicians, medical school students, and undergraduates to give health-oriented presentations in K-12 schools through-out Yolo, Sacramento, and nearby counties. The level of participation and frequency of visits to the school vary widely and are based on the school's needs and the volunteer's area of expertise. The volunteer may select a grade level and spend several periods with each classroom of students in that grade over the period of the program. There may also be a need for a guest speaker on a specific topic on a one-time basis. Keywords: health, substance abuse, youth, school, students

18. Southeast Asian Assistance Center


Address: 5625 24th Street
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95822

Contact Person: Laura Leonelli
Contact's Position: Executive Director
Phone: 9164211036
Hours: M-F 8:30-noon, 12:30-5pm

Descriptions: Mental Health Program assists the Russian, Southeast Asian and Ukranian populations in obtaining and utilizing mental health services. Community organization, community training and community client contact services. Assists other agencies in case conferences, problem solving and consultation on Southeast Asian, Russian and Ukranian population and cultures. Language translation, cultural interpretation, crisis intervention, pre-assessment of client needs, supportive informal counseling, information and referral, case consultation/problem solving, facilitation to direct services, home visits and office visits. Drug abuse prevention and education program for minority youth and adults includes workshops, home visits, and access to substance abuse treatment programs. Keywords: mental health, couseling, cultural

19. Strategies 4 Change


Address: 4330 Auburn Blvd. Suite 220
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95841

Contact Person: Melissa
Phone: 9164735764
Hours: M-F 8-5pm

Descriptions: Strategies for Change provides fully integrated mental health and substance abuse treatment for individuals and families in North and South Sacramento. Expertise in addiction/trauma, parenting coaching, mental health counseling and medication management. For a complete listing of programs and services, please visit Address: North Site: 4330 Auburn Blvd. Suite 220 Sacramento, CA 95841 (916) 473-5764 South Site 7000 Franklin Blvd. Suite 110 Sacramento, CA 95823 ****NOTICE**** We will be moving to our new location in late June 2007. The new South Site location will be: 4343 Williamsborough Drive, Sacramento, CA 95823 Keywords: women, counseling, mental health

20. Veterans Affairs Department


Address: 1111 Howe Avenue, Suite 390
City: Sacramento State: CA Zip: 95825

Phone: 9165667430
Hours: M-F 8-4:30pm

Descriptions: Outreach and individual, group, marriage, family, child, job and education counseling; coordination with other agencies (both VA and non-VA); information, referral and follow-up services. Readjustment counseling to veterans. Treatment of post traumatic stress disorder and related symptoms. Case management, employment support and information assistance. Alcohol and substance abuse counseling and referral. Evening hours for support groups. Keywords: health

21. Yolo County Department of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health


Address: 137 North Cottonwood Streetq
City: Woodland State: CA Zip: 95695

Contact Person: Christina Hill-Coillot
Contact's Position: Deputy Director Clinical Services
Phone: 5306668516

Descriptions: The Yolo County Alcohol and Drug Programs Office offers various rehabilitation and prevention programs for youth and adults, in schools and on the job. 1. Employee Assistance Service: a program that helps employers develop and institute alcohol and drug policies. Additionally, the program trains and orients supervisors and employees on dealing with substance abuse problems - how to assess the problem, refer the abuser and make appropriate use of counseling services. 2. Beamer Street Residential Treatment and Detoxification Center: a seven day residential treatment program that provides an educational experience for men and women who wish to develop and maintain a sober lifestyle. The primary focus of the program is relapse prevention and includes group and individual counseling, drop-in support, and a 24-hour crisis line. 3. The School and Youth Outreach Program: functions to prevent and reduce youth alcohol and other drug related problems. The program provides counseling to high risk youth and their families, as well as drug/alcohol assessments, individual and family counseling, peer support groups, parent education, and positive alternatives such as Friday Night Live. The Davis address is 600 'A' Street, and the phone number is 757-5530. We have an office in West Sacramento: 500 Jefferson Blvd. West Sacramento, CA 95691 (916) 375-6350 Community Development Admin Drugs Couns Keywords: Community Development Admin Drugs Couns Substance Abuse