24 Hour Hotlines
The HEART Program 1-877-4- RUN-AWAY
Counseling, crisis intervention, temporary shelter for homeless and runaway youth under 18.
National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-RUNAWAY
Resource referrals, counseling.
California Youth Crisis Line 1-800-843-5200
Call or text: Confidential hotline for ages 12-24 and/or adults supporting youth; resource referrals.
The Trevor Project 1- 800-4-U- TREVOR
Suicide prevention hotline for LGBTQ youth
Catalyst Domestic Violence 1-800-895-8476
Relationship violence prevention and education; 24-hour crisis line; emergency shelter; counseling; legal assistance
Butte County Department of Behavioral Health
24 hour Adult Crisis Line 1-800-334-6622
Health and treatment services for individuals at risk or currently suffering from mental illness.
Rape Crisis 530-342-7273
Emergency help for sexual assault; ongoing no-cost counseling; support groups; resource referrals.
The Alex Project Text Listen to 741741
Suicide prevention text line
Jesus Center 530-345-2640
Two free meals each day Mon-Sat: 7:30-8:30am and 2:30-3:30 pm
Salvation Army 530-342-2199
Food Not Bombs
Free vegetarian food in Chico’s downtown city plaza every Saturday.
Sabbath House 899-9343
Secured sleeping area for women and children who are homeless or in crisis. Meals, beds, showers, computer resource center.
Torres Shelter 530-891-9048
Temporary shelter and support services, resource referrals
Oroville Rescue Mission 530-533-9120
Temporary shelter, meals, food boxes for families with children, Bible classes, church service, live-in drug and alcohol recovery program
Esplanade House 530-891-2977
Transitional housing for adults with children; comprehensive case management
Free/Low-Cost Medical Care
Shalom Free Clinic 530-518-8300
Health screening and education; primary care interventions; blood pressure control; prescription payment assistance; free drug and alcohol intervention; mental health counseling; referrals Sundays 1-4
Butte County Public Health 530-879-3665
Family planning services, STD and pregnancy prevention, breast cancer early detection, immunizations, tuberculosis testing, pre-employment physical exams, drug and alcohol screening, communicable disease screening and prevention
Women’s’ Health Specialists 530-891-1911
Well Women health care; counseling and treatment for common health concerns; birth control; free pregnancy testing and morning-after pill for all ages; STD screening, treatment and education; abortion services
Planned Parenthood 530-342-8367
Birth control/ emergency contraception, STD testing and treatment, pap tests, pregnancy testing, abortion, bilingual staff
Stonewall Alliance 530-893-3336
Information and education, advocacy, referrals, support groups.
School Ties 530-879-2328
Services for youth experiencing homelessness; connections to educational support and services, information on McKinney-Vento Act
Butte Community College 530-895-2361
Career planning and counseling; educational support for low income or educational disadvantaged students.
California State University, Chico 530-898-4636
Alcohol and Other Drug
Skyway House 530-898-8326
Residential alcohol and drug treatment program; sober living houses; out-patient programs.
The Well 530-343-1935
drug and alcohol rehabilitation program for
men; vocational training; case management; after-care including
Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation 530-342-2199
Residential treatment program and work therapy for adult men and women recovering from addiction; case management and re-entry support for jobs; transitional housing.
Alcoholics Anonymous 530-342-5756
Fellowship to obtain and maintain sobriety; groups for Spanish speakers, teens, moms, friends and family
HELP Program 530-897-4947
Financial assistance for transportation offered to homeless individuals who wish to return home to reunify with family, friend or support group.
Community Legal Information Center 530-898-4354
Free legal services, information, referrals
Legal Services of Northern California 530-345-9491
Assistance for a range of legal problems including housing, benefits, abuse, consumer fraud.
Department of Employment and Social Services 530-879-3845
Access to public benefits such as CalFresh, Medi-Cal, CMSP, General cash assistance, CalWorks; employment services
Dial 211 for Butte County resources.