Resources for those most effected by economic crisis.
Last Updated: Mar 19, 2015
During difficult economic times Monterey Public Library is here for you. We hope this page of Internet resources will serve as a starting point for anyone in need of help. There are many local agencies that offer a wide range of assistance. For more information and resources, Ask a Librarian
- Coalition of Homeless Services Providers | Home
Collection of services for homeless in Monterey County.
- Dorothy’s Place
A resource for daytime shelter, referral services, meals, and clothing
- Food Bank for Monterey County
Information on emergency and supplemental food distribution
- Hope Center Monterey at The McGowan House
Helps those in need of supplimental groceries. 4-5 p.m. the 3rd Thursday of each month.
381 High Street, Monterey CA 93940 - (831) 915-9160
- Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery
Lists programs for youth and family services throughout Monterey County
- Monterey Country Homeless Services Resource Guide
Emergency shelters, transitional housing, community kitchens and more
- Monterey County 211 Web Site
Connect to local information about critical health and human services. If you need to know where to go for help but don't know who to call, start with 2-1-1.
- Youth Crisis Line
California Coalition for Youth offers support, encouragement, and referrals to youth needing assistance in crisis situations. Call (800) 843-5200 if you need help.
- Seaside Family Health Center
Information on medical care services, health education, and disease prevention
- Shelter Outreach Plus
A single point of entry for people in crisis
- United Way of Monterey County
Connects those who can give with those who need it.