The information on this page highlights organizations offering community services and resources to residents of and visitors to Northern Sonoma and Southern Mendocino Counties. This collection of resources is posted as a courtesy to the community and does not constitute an endorsement by RCMS.
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Gualala Food Bank - Gualala Baptist Church 707.884.4330 Starcross Food Pantry – Annapolis 707.886.1919 Point Arena - Coastal Seniors 707.882.2137 (Please contact individual entities for days, times, and restrictions)
Area Schools and Churches
Elementary and High Schools Arena Union Elementary School – 707.882.2131 Horicon Elementary School – 707.886.5322 Manchester Union Elementary School – 707.882.2374 Pacific Community Charter School – 707.882.4131 (K–8), 707.882.2298 (9-12) Point Arena High School – 707.882.2134
Pre-schools and Head Start Manchester-Point Arena Tribal Head Start 707.467.5325 (also for non-tribal) Arena Preschool 707.882.2131 South Coast Daycare 707.882.2946
Area Churches Gualala Baptist Church 707.884.4330 Mary Star of the Sea Mission Gualala 707.937.5808 St. Aloysius Catholic Church/Mary Star of the Sea Mission 707.882.1734 Christian Science (No listing at time of print) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (No listing) Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall 707.882.1819 Revival Community Church 916.969.6139 Shepherd by the Sea Episcopal/Lutheran Mission 707.785.3682 St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 707.882.2074
Gualala Community Center 707.884.3179 (Reservation Office) The auditorium is available to rent for weddings, parties, or community events. Pay-and-Take 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month
1st Saturday, all buildings open – clothing, furniture, books, electronics, household items (Kitchen is open serving an array of food items)
2nd Saturday, clothing, furniture, books, electronics only
Senior lunches – Tuesdays each week 11:30 – 1
Manchester Community Center 707.882.3425 (Reservations) The hall and kitchen are available to rent for wedding, parties, memorials, or community events.
Community breakfasts the 1st Sunday of each month (except for July and August) coordinated by the Garcia Guild
Counseling, Therapy & Crisis Aid
Alcoholics Anonymous – Support meetings for area residents in Annapolis, Gualala, Point Arena, and Manchester. www.gualalaaa.org
Licensed Clinical Social Work - Lorelei Hammond, LCSW - 707.882.3227
Marriage and Family Therapy - M.A. Brauer, MFT - 707.495.7222
Project Sanctuary – A crisis center providing services to individuals and families experience domestic violence and/or sexual assault. 800.575. HELP (4357) Point Arena 707.882.3457
Redwood Community Crisis Center - 855.838.0404 - 24/7 Crisis line – Multi-disciplinary team providing emergency mental health assessments to Mendocino County Consumers . 800.555.5906 – 24/7 Access Line – Assisting Consumers in linking to appropriate services, provide information on grievance and fair hearing procedures and more. www.redwoodcommunityservices.org/crisis
South Coast Crisis Aid – vouchers for emergency food, gas, lodging, bus tickets, etc. – contact Action Network, Gualala Baptist Church, or St. Paul’s (refer to respective listings on this page)
Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and Suicide Prevention Resources Online. Drugrehab.com is a free web resource that provides information about substance abuse, mental health issues, and suicide prevention. For suicide risks check here.
No matter what addiction you are struggling with, there is a treatment program out there for you. Rehab Spot helps those struggling with addiction and their families find the information, support, and resources needed to get help. Online resources at Rehabspot.com with a 24/7 assistance available by calling 844.286.0953.
Action Network – Family Resource Center – Support services and prevention programs available for all ages. 707.884.5413 – www.actionnetwork.info
Cancer Resource Centers of Mendocino County – Support network and services for cancer patients and their families. 707.937.3833 – www.crcmendocino.org
Good Buy Clothes – Non-profit Catholic outreach organization assisting those in need with basic food and clothing. Held on last Saturday of the month, to raise funds. St. Aloysius in Point Arena 707.785.3711
Fire Protection Resources
Redwood Coast Fire Protection District – Provides fire and rescue services. 707.882.1833 – www.rcfd.net
Sea Ranch Volunteer Fire Department/Cal Fire Station – volunteer fire and rescue services. 707.785.2648 – www.tsrvfd.org
South Coast Fire Department – Volunteer fire and rescue services. 707.884.4700
Timber Cove Volunteer Fire Department – Volunteer fire and rescue services. 707.847.3299 – www.timbercovefire.org
Coastal Seniors – Offering a variety of services to seniors, including weekly lunch served in Gualala and Point Arena, friendly visitor program, weekly bus services, and Meals on Wheels. 707.882.2137 – www.coastalseniors.org
Equinox Care Facility – Residential care facility. 707.884.4061
Coastal Seniors – Bus service from local communities to Santa Rosa (Thursdays), Fort Bragg (every other Friday), and Ukiah (every other Friday). 707.882.2137 – www.coastalseniors.org
Community Resources Connection – Volunteer organization offering transportation services and connecting people to area resources for residents from Timber Cove to Elk. Weekly van service to Santa Rosa (Wednesdays). Hours 1-5 Mon. thru Fri. or leave a message. 800.395.8984 - www.crconnection.org
Mendocino Transit Authority (MTA) - Bus service from local communities to Santa Rosa, Fort Bragg, and Ukiah. 800.696.4682 – www.mendocinotransit.org
Medical and Emergency Response Services
AirMedCare Network - Emergency helicopter transportation. Memberships available: 916.921.4000, $85 per household, $65 for seniors. Service request: 855.515.6062 www.airmedcarenetwork.com
Coast Life Support District – Ambulance service providing emergency medical services in response to 911 calls from Timber Cove to Irish Beach. EMT, CPR, and First Aid trainings offered to the community. 707.884.1829 – www.clsd.ca.gov
Sonoma County Indian Health Project – Point Arena Satellite Clinic. Medical services and patient education for enrolled Tribal Members of Manchester-Point Arena and Kashia Bands of Pomo Indians. 707.882.2877 – www.scihp.org
Teen Clinic for Area High Schools - The Teen Clinic offers primary care services, including acute illness, family planning and counseling services. 707.882.1628