The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act ensures educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness.
We are here to support every family.
Please reach out to Samantha Woodbeck if you have any questions or concerns.
Samantha Woodbeck, M. Ed.
Mobile Youth Coordinator & HST
a: 3921 Sandstone Drive, Suite 100, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Please see the resources listed below by county for food, housing, medical, and other services in your community.
El Dorado County Office of Education Resources
Coalition for the Homeles
H.E.L.P. Housing Emergency Lodging Program (1 night in a motel; available once every 18 months) 306-2352
Cash Aid recipients can use the Temporary Homeless Assistance- 16 consecutive days in a motel, $65 a night for a family of 4 or less with $15 additional dollars per family member of a family of 5 or more, once a year (a year from the previous time they used the Temporary Homeless Assistance). Guide a family back to their Cash Aid worker to access this assistance.
The Center for Violence-Free Relationships- Safe House
Volunteers of America Veteran Services
Child Care Resources
Catalyst Communities (formerly Choices for Children)
El Dorado County Public Health
El Dorado Community Health Centers
El Dorado County Community Health Centers – Dental
Alcohol and Drug Counseling
New Morning Alcohol and Drug Counseling
NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness El Dorado County
New Morning Victim Services Program
Native American Student Assistance
Affidavit for Free Certified Copy of Birth Certificate in California
Health and Human Services Agency
HEAP Home Energy Assistance Program
Community Resource Brochures
Family Service Guide for El Dorado County (English)
Family Service Guide for El Dorado County (Spanish)
Placer County Office of Education Resources
Housing Assistance in Placer County
County of Placer Health and Human Services
Children’s Medical Services: Coordinate medical services for children with certain diseases, and medical and dental services for children and foster children of qualifying families.
Infectious Diseases: Everything from Tuberculosis, HIV, Flu, and more.
Nursing: Nurses offer professional health care service to the community through in-home visits for children and adults.
Pregnant and Parenting Teens: Case managers offer aid, advice and direction to pregnant and parenting teens and their children.
Immunizations: Immunization locations, flu prevention, travel health and more.
Vital Statistics: Birth registration, all burial permits, and medical marijuana cards.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): Eligibility, application, and information about the nutrition program for pregnant women, new mothers and young children.
The former Placer County medical clinics in Auburn and Kings Beach are now closed, and the county has selected Western Sierra Medical Clinic as the provider to accept Placer County patients. Learn more (PDF).
Public Health Laboratory
The former Public Health Laboratory in Auburn is now closed. View more information, including alternative locations for water and tick testing (PDF).
Sacramento County Office of Education
Most Often Accessed Shelters and Services
Cottage Housing, Inc.
(916) 492-9065 ext. 11
Family Promise of Sacramento
Francis House Center
Lutheran Social Services
(916) 453-2900 x200
My Sister’s House
Sacramento Crisis Nurseries
North Nursery (916) 679-3600
South Nursery (916) 394-2000
Sacramento Self-Help Housing
Saint John’s Program for Real Change
Volunteers of America
WEAVE: Women Escaping A Violent Environment
Wind Youth Services
Drop-In Center: (916) 561-4900
Youth Shelter: (800) 339-7177
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