Sacramento Resource Center
Guide to Community Services
From substance abuse to suicide prevention, there are countless hotlines and emergency services available to Sacramento residents. If you are in the midst of a crisis, you don't have to go through it alone. There are experts, counselors, and medical professionals who are just a call away. Take advantage of some of Sacramento's hotlines and emergency services.
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Sacramento has a number of services and organizations committed to helping its citizens. From welfare and employment programs to legal and veterans' programs, our community has what you need to thrive. Take a look at our miscellaneous services page to view various organizations and their address and contact information.
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Mental health outreach is an important service that helps individuals struggling with emotional and psychological distress. If you or a loved one are in need of additional resources and support throughout an emotional disorder or extreme anxiety, you may be able to benefit from one of Sacramento's outreach services, such as Loaves & Fishes or Franny's House.
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Medical & Dental Care
Sacramento is home to many good doctors and dentists. Whether you are in need of a general practitioner, a specialist, or free healthcare, we want to help you find what you are looking for. Search our list of medical and dental professionals to find the one you are looking for. For additional information, visit the California Department of Health Care Services.
Whether you are in need of housing or a domestic violence shelter, the city of Sacramento likely has a resource for you. As a large, urbanized area and the capital of the state of California, Sacramento has a wealth of shelter programs and resources for the homeless community. View our list of shelter programs such as My Sister's House and Salvation Army.
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AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) is a virus with no known cure, however, there are many treatment options available to people living with AIDS or the precursor HIV Virus. Sacramento not only has resources for individuals living with this condition, but resources for prevention, testing, and research.
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Mental Health Services
Are you or a loved one living with a mental or psychological condition such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression, or anxiety? You don't have to go through life alone. There are many treatment options and alternative, holistic measures you can take to better cope with your condition. View some of Sacramento's mental health organizations.
Are you struggling with alcohol or drug abuse? Are you looking into a detox program? Thankfully, there are many available to you if you live in the Sacramento area. Detox Centers like "The Effort Detox Center" and Alcohol and Drug Services through the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services are here to help.
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As humans, we go through many challenging experiences. Life can be hard, but that is why experienced counselors exist. Sacramento's many counseling professionals are here to lend an ear to whatever difficulties you face and can provide the advice you need to get through. If you are facing a life challenge or crisis, consider looking into one of Sacramento's counseling services.
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Access the necessary forms you need. Click here for the form for: Medical Source Statement of Ability to Do Work-Related Activities. Both the Mental and Physical forms are available for download. Online upload also available on this page.
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