Locations throughout the County providing nutritious food and Nutritional education at no cost for low to moderate income women who are pregnant, and for infants and children under the age of five years.

Ukiah: 707-462-7323

Toll Free: 1800-843-2949


Provides food stamps to help cover grocery costs.  The Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card which looks like a credit card, gives a monthly credit for your family’s grocery needs
Ukiah: 707.463.7323 
Coastal Area: 707.962.1000


 Aim is a low cost health insurance program that is available to pregnant women who don’t qualify for Medi-Cal.

Toll Free:  1.800.433.2611


food-bankFood Banks

Free food for low-income people
888 N. State St. Ukiah:  707.463.2409
910 N. Franklin St. Ft. Bragg: 707.964.9404
299 E. San Francisco Ave. Willits:  707.459.3333



Pinoleville Pomo Nation
Vocational Rehabilitation Program
“Celebrating One Success Story at a Time”

How to apply..? All Native Americans living in our service area are qualified to apply for the VocRehab Program. The first step is to request an orientation by visiting our office or by calling us at 707.462.7801. Outreach is also available for a home visit. Once your application is received, a VocRehab counselor will carefully review all of the information provided to them. A letter of eligibility or non eligibility will be mailed out to you within 60 days.


JVvAzDMpFree Hot Meals
Lunch 11:30am to Noon
 Seniors and Families Dinner-
5:30pm to 6:00pm
General Public Dinner-
6:00pm to 6:30pm
at 1346 S. State St. in Ukiah
Free Hot Dinners
Willits Daily Bread Program
Mon-Thurs. from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at
St. Anthony’s Church Hall,
58 Bush St.

Our Lady of Good Counsel
Mon.-Fri. and Weds. at Noon
255 S. Harold St, Fort Bragg



Community Health Clinics

Provide access to health care, regardless of your ability to pay, ensuring there are no closed doors for people seeking primary health care in Mendocino County

  • Anderson Valley Health Clinic:        707.895.3477
  • Consolidated Tribal Health:              707.485.5115
  • Little Lake Health Center:                 707.456.9600
  • Long Valley Health Center:               707.984.6131
  • Mendocino Coast Clinic:                   707.964.1251
  • Mendo Community Health Clinic:    707.468.1010
  • Round Valley Health Center:           707.983.6181

FRC%20picMendocino County has a network of Family Resource Centers offering a range of parenting education and other support for parents. Most centers offer childcare and some sort of transportation.

  • Anderson Valley     707.895.3496
  • Ft. Bragg                   707.964.3077
  • Gualala/Pt. Arena   707.884.5413
  • Laytonville                707.984.8089
  • Potter Valley             707.743.1789
  • Ukiah                         707.463.8181  (Nuestra Casa)
  • Ukiah                         707.463.4018
  • Willits                        707.456.3710
  • Willits                        707.456.9418 (Nuestra Alianza)


Breastfeeding Support

Mendocino Breast Start
Provides recorded information about local breastfeeding resources English/Spanish
Ukiah: 1(855)855-milk

La Leche League
An internation, non-profit organization dedicated to providing encouragement, information, support and education to women who want to breastfeed
Ukiah: 707.485.1940
Ft. Bragg: 707.962.0797

WIC/Breastfeeding Support
Breastfeeding support to mothers receiving WIC services, and to the community at large. Includes pump loans, and one-on-one guidance
Ft.Bragg: 707.964.7106


Pregnant & Parenting Teens

A program for teens on TANF to help them complete high school, become and form healthy families
Ukiah: 707.472.2733

A program that supports pregnant and parenting teens attending high school, Cal-SAFE provides childcare, and focuses on academic success
Ukiah: 707.467.5140

Legal Services

Project Sanctuary
24-Hour Crisis Line; domestic violence counseling services, and advocacy; shelter for battered women and their children
Ukiah: 707.463-Help(4357)
Toll Free: 1.800.350.2237

Family Support Services
Parents have a legal obligation to support their children. Call if you should be getting Child Support from your child’s other parent
Ukiah: 707.468.2001

Victim/Witness Assistance
Crisis intervention, emergency assistance, referrals and help with the criminal justice system
Ukiah: 707.463.4218

Behavior Health

AODP (Alcohol & Other Drug Program)
WINDO Program & Perinatal Services

Helps pregnant women and parents quit using alcohol and drugs, and learn new ways to manage life’s problems. Parenting, communication skills and other support offered, as well as transportation and children assistance
Ukiah: 707.472.2637

Tobacco Control Program 

Help to quit smoking and information about the health effects of tobacco use
Ukiah: 707.472.2695 (public health)
1.800-NO BUTTS (1.800.766.2888)

Health Insurance

Healthy Kids Mendocino
Get help accessing the following health insurance for your child. Call today 707.463-KIDS(5437)

  • Healthy Families offers health care coverage to children
  • Medi-Cal free health insurance for children of low income families
  • Medi-Cal for Pregnant Women Free health insurance for Pregnant women who qualify