Community Resources

COMMUNITY RESOURCES IN THE COUNTY OF SAN LUIS OBISPO

This is not a complete list.
The goal is to provide contact information about essential services.
This list was complied after the results of a survey at Prado Day Center.

Additional information is available by calling 211 on your phone.

 

HOMELESS SHELTERS AND SUPPORT SERVICES

Prado Day Center
805-786-0617 | pradodaycenter.org

Maxine Memorial Shelter
805-781-3993 | capslo.org/programs/cat-homeless-services/menu-maxine-lewis

Community Action Partnership SLO
805-544-4355 | capslo.org

ECHO
805-462-3663 | echoshelter.net

5Cities Homeless Coalition
805-574-1638 | 5chc.org/community-services

Family Resource Center
805-549-1219 | wordpress.slcusd.org/cfrc/

SLO County Department of Social Services
805-781-1600 | slocounty.ca.gov/dss.htm

 

ALCOHOL AND DRUG REHAB

Alcoholics Anonymous
805-541-3211 | sloaa.org

Narcotics Anonymous
800-549-7730 | centralcoastna.org

SLO County Drug & Alcohol Services
805-781-4753 | slocounty.ca.gov/health/DAS_Home.htm

 

ANIMAL SERVICES

SLO County Animal Services
805-781-4400 | slocounty.ca.gov/AServ.htm

Woods Humane Society
805-543-9316 | woodshumanesociety.org

 

CLOTHING, ADULT

Salvation Army
805-544-2401 | sanluisobispo.salvationarmy.org

Thrift Stores in SLO
thethriftshopper.com/city/San_Luis_Obispo/CA/1.htm

United Voluntary Services Thrift Store
805-543-1545

 

CLOTHING, CHILDREN

Traveling Children’s Closet
805-709-5404 | childrensresourcenetwork.org/traveling-childrens-closet.htm

Teen Closet
805-709-5404 | childrensresourcenetwork.org/the-teens-closet.htm

Operation School Bell
805-782-0824 | alslocounty.org/programs.php

Family Resource Center
805-549-1219 | wordpress.slcusd.org/cfrc

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES, FREE

San Luis Parks and Recreation
805-781-7300 | slocity.org/government/department-directory/parks-and-recreation

San Luis Obispo County Library
805-781-5991 | slolibrary.org

San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum
805-544-KIDS (5437) | slocm.org

 

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

America’s Job Center of California, San Luis Obispo
805-903-1400 | americasjobcenter.ca.gov

CalWORKS – Department of Social Services
805-781-1600 | slocounty.ca.gov/dss/CalWORKs.htm

Indeed.com
indeed.com

Jobs2Careers.com
jobs2careers.com | Search San Luis Obispo, California

Monster.com
monster.com | Search San Luis Obispo, California

Green Smart Training Services for Youth
805-712-4160

 

FOOD

Cal Fresh
877-847-3663 | calfresh.ca.gov | slocounty.ca.gov/dss/Food.htm

Food Bank Coalition
805-238-4664 | slofoodbank.org

People’s Kitchen
805-786-0617 | pradodaycenter.org
Serves lunch every day at noon at Prado Day Center

 

HOUSING

Housing Authority San Luis Obispo
805-543-4478 | haslo.org

Supportive Services for Veteran Families
805-541-2272 (4730) | capslo.org/programs/ssvf

People’s Self-Help Housing
805-781-3088 | pshhc.org

 

LEGAL SERVICES

SLO Legal Assistance Foundation
805-595-1513 | slolaf.org

California Rural Legal Assistance
805-544-7997 | crla.org

SLO Law Line
805-548-8884

 

LIFE SKILLS AND EDUCATION

Learn*Connect*Play State Preschool
805-471-7529 | learnconnectplay.com
Free monthly parent education classes. Second Wednedsays w/free babysitting.

Parent Connection of SLO County
805-543-3700 | sloparents.org

Central Coast Literary Council
805-925-0994 (x2837) | centralcoastliteracycouncil.org/contact

San Luis Coastal Adult School-Job Training and GED Classes
805-549-1222 | ae.slcusd.org

State-subsidized preschools, information, and links
sanluischildcare.org/subsidized-child-care-programs.html

 

MEDICAL AND DENTAL SERVICES

The Center for Health and Prevention – SLO
805-544-2478 | capslo.org/programs/sec-health-services/the-center-for-health-and-prevention

Community Health Care Centers
Patient Navigator: 805-473-4712
Primary Care, Pediatrics, and Specialists: 805-473-7974
Women’s Health: 805-549-0402
Dental: 805-929-3254 (Nipomo Office)
805-542-6702 (Templeton Office)
communityhealthcenters.org

SLO Noor Foundation Free Clinic
Primary/Eye: 805-439-1797 | Dental: 805-592-2240 | slonoorfoundation.org

Tolosa Children’s Dentist Center
805-2592-2445 | tolosachildrensdental.org

Prado Day Center Dental Van
CAPSLO: 805-544-8388 | Ask about Dental Van Hours

 

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING

SLO Suicide Hotline
800-783-0607
Provides emergency and non-emergency emotional support and resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255 | suicidepreventionlifeline.org

San Luis Obispo County Mental Health Services
805-781-4700 | slocounty.ca.gov/health/mentalhealthservices.htm

Transitions Mental Health Association
805-540-6500 | t-mha.org

Community Counseling Center of San Luis Obispo
805-543-7969 | cccslo.com

 

SENIOR SERVICES

Senior Connection
800-510-2020 | centralcoastseniors.org/senior-connection

Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens
805-925-9554 | centralcoastseniors.org

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT, ABUSE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Women’s Shelter Program, San Luis Obispo
Crisis Line: 805-781-6400 | Office: 805-7814-6401 | womensshelterslo.org

RISE
Crisis Line: 855-886-RISE (7473) | Office: 805-226-5400 | riseslo.org

 

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority
Rider Info: 805-541-2228 | Office: 805-781-4472 | slorta.org

 

TUTORING SERVICES

SLO Homeless & Foster Youth Tutoring Program
SLO County Office of Education
805-782-7268 |
slocoe.org/divisions/student-programs-and-services/homeless-and-foster-youth-services/slo-homeless-foster-youth-tutoring-program/

Literacy for Life
805-541-4219 | literacyforlifeslo.org

 

VETERANS SERVICES

Veterans Services SLO
805-781-5766 | slocounty.ca.gov/veteran.htm

VA Outpatient Clinic SLO
805-543-1233 | va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?id=5120

San Luis Obispo Vet Center, US Department of Veterans Affairs
805-782-9101 | va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=6155

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Transition Mental Health Volunteers
805-540-6500 | t-mha.org

Volunteers SLO
volunteerslo.org

City of SLO Volunteer Opportunities
slocity.org/living/jobs/volunteer-opportunities