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|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Valley Churches United Missions|
|Address:||9400 Highway 9|
P.O. Box 367
Ben Lomond, CA 95005
|Description:||Operates the Valley Churches United Missions at 9430 Love Creek Rd., Ben Lomond. Provides emergency food pantry (336-8258) and information and referral services. Provides monthly food distribution site of USDA commodities surplus food and provides distribution of Food For Children ( FFC ) for residents of the San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley. Provides emergency rent assistance, gas and food vouchers, utilities and medical assistance when funds are available.
LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH: Spanish speaking referrals
ELIGIBILITY: Must be in emergency situation in need of assistance and a resident of San Lorenzo Valley, Scotts Valley, or adjacent unincorporated areas.
AREAS SERVED: San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley
|Mission:||The Valley Churches United Missions is a coalition of community and church volunteers coming together to perform humanitarian acts by providing direct aid assistance in the form of food and emergency rent and utilities to the San Lorenzo Valley and Scotts Valley residents in their time of crisis.|
Client Direct Aid Assistance:
1)Emergency Food Pantry, food vouchers, bus passes, gas vouchers distribution.
2)Senior Low-income food and voucher distribution
3)Crisis rent/mortgage assistance to avoid homelessness
4)Crisis utility assistance to avoid shut off
5)Crisis medical/dental assistance (limited)
6)Education supplies, backpacks for children, science camp fees
7)Disaster relief, before, during, and after event.
8)Holiday Projects: Easter, Back-to-School, Thanksgiving, Christmas food and gifts
9)Mission Outreach, sharing with agencies and individuals county wide
10)Individual fund raising when a catastrophic illness strikes, 100% direct aid.
|Volunteer Info:||Minimum Age: 14. This program serves low-income people in San Lorenzo Valley. Help bag food, stuff envelopes and wrap packages. Assist with the annual Holiday projects. Call for hours. Contact Linda Lovelace 336-8258.|
|Languages other than English:||See Description Notes|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Parking & Wheelchair Access|
|Public Transportation:||Available Within One Block|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||San Lorenzo Valley|
|Physical Location:||Ben Lomond|
|Brown Bag Programs|
Disaster Relief Services
Food Collection Volunteer Opportunities
Food Donation Programs
Information and Referral
School Supplies Donation Programs
Utility Bill Payment Assistance
|This record last modified February 3, 2014|