Available at the One-Stop Center in the Annex, 501 Ninth St. across from the Arcata Transit Station and next to the ball park. Appointment with case manager available upon request - call 707-633-6236.
Housing search and application assistance
CalFresh application assistance
Hygiene supplies (including feminine products)
Resume writing and job search assistance
SSI/SSDI application assistance
Showers by appointment
Monday — Friday: 9 am — 12 pm by appointment only
Monday — Friday: 1 pm — 4 pm walk-in service
Contact us/make appointments:
501 9th St
Arcata, CA 95521
Mobile Medical Clinic
The Open Door Mobile Medical Clinic offers free medical services on Thursdays on a drop-in basis at the Annex, 501 Ninth St., across from the Arcata Transit Station and next to the ball park.
Hours: Thursday: 9 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm
Drop-in services are free. No insurance is required.
Weekday Sack Lunches:
Look for the “Lunch Box” truck at the corner of 14th and Union Streets in Arcata and various other locations throughout the community. Distribution is Monday through Thursday at 11:15 a.m.
Information about CalFresh food program available. Information about services at the One-Stop available.
Arcata Food Pantry:
Located at Trinity Baptist Church, 2450 Alliance Rd. in Arcata, access from the parking lot in front of the church.
Hours: Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sign up to receive a food box once a month. Emergency food bags available in times of necessity.
Families With Children: Family Saturday Program
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Annex, 501 Ninth St. in Arcata. If you are a family with children under 18 and living in your car, we are here to help. We can serve 5 families per Saturday. Please call to reserve a space. Contact staff at 707-633-6236.
We provide access to:
Regional Extreme Weather Shelter
Open on nights determined to be exceptionally stormy and/or cold by the National Weather Service. Look for the announcement on the sandwich board sign at the corner of Ninth and F Streets in front of the Ballpark entrance and check in at the Annex, 501 Ninth Street, or call 707-633-6236.
Clients receive a shower, clean clothing and bedding, and a meal before being welcomed by chaperones at a local church where they will spend the night. In the morning, clients are returned to the Annex for coffee, breakfast and a sack lunch.
The 2018-2019 Regional Extreme Weather Shelter program will run from November 15, 2018 through March 15, 2019.