Resources in the greater Sacramento area

Peoples guide


Orangevale/Citrus Heights Community


Emergency housing and housing vouchers are available from the county 
Vouchers Program website

Emergency housing website:


Information about emergency family shelters is available from the county
Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-500-4931 or 916-498-1000



TUESDAY 6:00 – 6:45 PM

Redeemer Covenant Church
6800 Main Ave., Orangevale 

Wednesday 6:00 – 6:45 PM

First Baptist Church of Orangevale 
8998 Central Ave., Orangevale

Thursday 6:00 – 6:45 PM (for more information go to the ministries page)

Divine Savior Catholic Church
9079 Greenback Ln., Orangevale


On weekdays from 6am – 9pm,    On-demand rides can be scheduled with Sacramento Regional Transit (, $2.50.

Half-price for students (K-12) seniors (62+) and persons with disabilities.

Five or more people in the same group ride FREE.

Rides are reserved on-line or with an “app” on a smart phone or by calling Regional Transit at 916-556-0100


Laundry Love does laundry for people who are struggling financially. The guests will save, on average, over $20 per vist. Guests can apply this savings to food, clothing, gas and essentials.  They can use the laundromat for the full three hour period.  The operation is well managed and everyone gets served, snacks and becomes friends and neighbors. 
FREE Wash/Dry, Second Saturday of each month 8:00 to 11:00 AM.

Paradise Coin Wash
7345 Greenback Ln, Citrus Heights


FREE GROCERIES  (Fair Oaks and Orangevale residents can get groceries once a month):

Monday 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM or
Wednesday 4:30 – 6:30 PM or
Thursday 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Non-residents can get a limited supply of food.  

(Orangevale Food Bank)
6483 Main St., Orangevale

FOOD & CLOTHES CLOSET-   (Available for residents of Orangevale)

St. Vincent de Paul at  Divine Savior Catholic Church

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Help with food, emergency/temporary help with utility bills and rent, clothing, Vouchers for St. Vincent de Paul thrift shops

9079 Greenback Ln., Orangevale
Support is also available by phone at

Orangevale SDA Food and Clothes Closet -  Orangevale Adventist Church

Tuesdays 9AM – noon
5810 Pecan Ave., Orangevale
( Weekly updates on Facebook @ovsdafoodandclothesclosets