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.
Arcata First Presbyterian Church
Arcata United Methodist Church
Blue Lake Rancheria
Church of the Joyful Healer
Emerald City Laundromat
Grace Good Shepard Church
Humboldt Friends Meeting
Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Saint Alban's Episcopal Church
Saint Mary's Catholic Church
and all of the chaperones, volunteers, and donors.
PROGRAM INFORMATION FOR
18 nights of shelter provided
461 bed nights
425 meals served