Emergency Phone Numbers & Services

Emergency Phone Numbers & Services

Please call 911 for all mental health emergencies!

Sacramento Police:

For emergencies or crimes in progress, call 9-1-1. For non-emergencies, call (916) 264-5471.


Sacramento Fire Department:

In the event of an emergency, call 911 immediately.

Department Headquarters: (916) 808-1300


USA National Suicide Hotline

The toll-free Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, as well as prevention and crisis resources.

(800) 784-2433
(800) 273-8255
TTY (800) 799-4TTY (4889)


Emergency Reporting for Child Abuse:

Child Abuse Hotline: (916) 875-5437


California County Emergency Child Abuse Reporting Numbers:


National Poison Emergency Hotline

Offers free, confidential, expert medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This service provides a primary resource for poisoning information and helps reduce costly hospital visits through in-home treatment.

(800) 222-1222


Sacramento County Mental Health Center

Sacramento County mental health center provides 24-hour crisis services.

2150 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817 (916) 875-1000

UCD Psychiatric Emergency

UC Davis Psychiatric Department provides outpatient services to adults, families, and children.

4150 V Street, Suite 2100, Sacramento, CA 95817

(916) 734-5010


WEAVE (Women Escaping a Violent Environment)

(Provides resources to help women and others escape violent environments. Primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County.

Support and information line (916) 920-2952 Toll free (866) 920-2952

Wind Youth Services

Serving homeless teens in need.

(916) 561-2424


National Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone in the U.S. who is experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning an unhealthy relationship. Provides tools and support to friends and family members. www.thehotline.org/help

(800) 799-7233
(800) 787-3224 (TTY)
(855) 812-1001 (Deaf Hotline by video phone)

LGBTQA Support


Emergency Shelters:

Emergency Shelters

Single Female

  • Sister Nora's Place, a program of Loaves & Fishes

    Phone: (916) 669-7000

  • St. John's Shelter, a program for women & children

    Phone: (916) 453-1482

Single Male

  • Emergency Shelter, a program of Union Gospel Mission

    (916) 447-3268

  • North A Street Emergency Shelter, a program of Volunteers of America

    Phone: (916) 448-5507

Single Female & Male

  • Cathedral/Downtown Housing, a program of Sacramento Self Help Housing

    Phone: (916) 341-0593

  • T-3 Program, a program of The Effort

    Phone: (916) 737-5555

  • Interim Care Program, a program of The Effort

    • At Salvation Army, hwy 160 at River District area

  • Lodge Program, a program of The Salvation Army

    • At Salvation Army, Hwy 160 at River District area

  • Carol's Place, a program of Transitional Living & Community Support

    Phone: (916) 440-1500

  • Open Arms, a program of Volunteers of America

    Phone: (916) 451-1765

Single Youth, Male & Female

  • Wind Youth Center, a program of WIND

    • Business 80 @ Marconi Phone: (916) 561-4900

Adults with Children

  • Family Promise Center, a program of the Interfaith Network

    • Scattered church sites throughout Sacramento region

      Phone: (916) 443-3107

Family Shelter, a program of Sacramento Area

  • Emergency Housing Center

    • Oak Park area

      Phone: (916) 442-2160

  • Bannon Street Family Emergency Shelter, a program of Volunteers of America

    • River District

      Phone: (916) 442-3691

Single Females with Children

  • Emergency Shelter Program, a program of Women Escaping A Violent Environment

    Phone: (916) 920-2952

  • St. John's Shelter, a program for women and children

    Phone: (916) 453-1482

Motel Vouchers

Adults with Children

  • Emergency Motel Vouchers, a program of Frances House

    Phone: (916) 443-2646

  • Emergency Motel Vouchers for families, a program of Traveler's Aid

    Phone: (916) 399-9646

  • Motel Voucher Program, a program of Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center to support the Winter Sanctuary Program

    Phone: (916) 457-5760 ext. 207


SCUSD Homeless Services Program 

The homeless services program supports the enrollment, attendance and achievement of homeless students to ensure they receive equal access to educational opportunities. Specific services include assistance in the following areas: school enrollment and attendance support services, records retrieval, school and hygiene supplies, health/immunization referrals, shelter/housing and community referrals, and education support services under McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act: Education for Homeless Children and Youths.

Monica McRho, Homeless Program Coordinator

Parker Family Resource Center & Homeless Services

(916) 277-6892

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Ray Robinson Oak Park Community Center

2540 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817

(916) 469-4620.

For additional Sacramento locations please visit: www.salvationarmyusa.org.

10309 Folsom Boulevard, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

(916) 362-6296
(800) 728-7825

Food Banks & Closets

Cordova Community Food Locker

The Cordova Community Food Locker is the official USDA distribution site in Rancho Cordova.

St. John Vianney Church

10497 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

(916) 364-8973

Healthy Start Program

Distributes food to people in need. Other services include parenting classes, anger management, 12-step drug and alcohol recovery courses, counseling, and support to low income and families of prisoners. Also helps with utility payments prior to shut-off. (1x per year - Salvation Army Reach Program).

7600 Lindale Drive, Sacramento, CA 95828

(916) 984-1989

Rancho Cordova Neighborhood Church

Free neighborhood meals served the last Friday of every month.

10600 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 635-5992 


Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services

Provides free emergency goods and services to 135,000 men, women, and children each month.

Family Services Campus - Oak Park

3333 Third Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95817

(916) 456-1980

Food Bank Services Campus

1951 Bell Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95838

(916) 925-3240


Snowline Hospice and Thrift Store

Dedicated to serving the community by enhancing the lives of those with chronic, serious illness, and patients nearing end-of-life. Thrift store proceeds go to help support the mission of Snowline.

Sacramento County

100 Howe Avenue, Suite 206 S, Sacramento, CA 95825

(916) 817-2338


The Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program

TANF gives federally recognized Indian tribes welfare programs that promote work and responsibility and strengthen families.

State Office

Health and Human Services Agency
1600 9th Street, Suite 460, Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 654-3454

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) 

Rancho Cordova WIC

10665 Coloma Road, Suite 400, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
(916) 876-5000


Animal Control:

Provides field services, rabies control programs and shelter operations.

Sacramento County

3839 Bradshaw Road, Sacramento, CA 95827

(916) 368-7387

Sacramento SPCA Shelter

(916) 383-7387