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We fight homelessness with love

The Chico Corps provides programs that serve the body, mind and soul - and works to address the root issues that cause homelessness.

We take many paths toward alleviating homelessness.

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The Chico Corps helps not only those currently dealing with homelessness - but also working families who may be vulnerable to losing their homes and being out on the streets.

The following services are available through our Social Services Office located at 567 E 16th Street. Questions? Please call 776-1009.

Office hours are from 9 am to 12 pm & 1 pm to 4 pm Monday through Friday.

Food Assistance
We give more than 17,000 food boxes and bags of fresh produce to food insecure families annually.

Tuesdays- 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm for Camp Fire Survivors and Single Card Holders

Wednesdays- 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm for people without transportation, bikes, handicapped, and group card holders (picking up for 2 or more people)

Please bring ID & proof of address to sign up.

*Please bring your own bag for food distribution


R.E.A.C.H. (PG&E Assistance)
The Salvation Army serves local PG&E customers through the REACH Program, which is administered by Dollar Energy Fund. This program assists eligible utility customers with their Pacific Gas and Electric bills. Customers may be eligible to receive a one-time grant that is applied directly to their utility bill for services that are in threat of termination. Call (530) 776-1009 or visit our office to apply. Hours for REACH are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm,  & Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Emergency Clothing Assistance
Must visit our office to receive a voucher.

Spiritual Guidance
Need prayer, spiritual advice or guidance? Ask our office and they will direct you to our pastoral team.

Transitional Living Program
We reunite families in addiction recovery through this program. We also include work place readiness and parenting assistance.