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Citrus Elementary School
1350 Citrus Avenue
Chico, CA 95926
Phone (530) 891-3107



United Way  
(530) 342-7898
680 Rio Lindo Ave.
Chico, CA

All sizes clothes, delivered daily, free coats for anyone. Fall through winter. Free services for qualified individuals & families.

Well Family Bargain Center
(530) 892- 8777  
1406 Locust St.
Chico, CA

Chico's only $1 used clothing store. Household items sold also.    

English Language & Citizenship

Butte Literacy Council
(530) 891-0137 or 342-0223
P.O. Box 7064
Chico, CA

Identifies and meets English language needs, increases public awareness of local literacy resources and directs efforts to improve literacy services. Meets every second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm. Please call for location. Services are free.

Emergency Services

Catholic Ladies Relief Society
(530)  895-8331
1386 Longfellow Ave.
Chico, CA

Emergency assistance with lodging, food, utility bills, transportation and prescription needs. Free services for qualified individuals and families.

Butte County Dept. of Social Welfare  
(530) 879-3479 or
1-800-449-9189 (toll free)

Cash, medical and food stamp benefits for eligible families and persons. Free services for qualified individuals and families.

Salvation Army
(530) 342-1871
567 E. 16th St.
Chico, CA

Food, clothing, transportation, utility bills, prescriptions, referrals and information.  Free services for qualified individuals and families.

Family Counseling

Counseling Center
(530) 891-2945
564 Rio Lindo Avenue #206
Chico, CA

Free counseling for children under 18 years and their parents. Group and individual counseling, including drug and alcohol. Medi-Cal, sliding-fee scale.

Northern Valley Catholic Social Services
(530) 345-1600
10 Independence Circle
Chico, CA

Low-cost counseling for adults, children, and teens. Teen pregnancy and parenting program and medical care. Services are on a sliding scale.

G. E. D. (Education)

CSU, Chico - CAVE (Community Action Volunteers in Education)    
(530) 898-5817

GED tutoring for English and non-English speakers. Free services.

Butte Community College  
(530) 895-0516            
3536 Butte Campus Drive
Oroville, CA

Chico Campus:
260 A Cohasset Road  or
2525 Dominic Drive  

Offers GED preparation classes at no cost.

Fair View High School
(530) 891-4182
290 East Avenue
Chico, CA

Register for GED test. Schedule date and time for test. Call for cost of GED test.

Health Clinics

Northern Valley Indian Health Inc.
(530) 896-9400
845 West East Ave.
Chico, CA

Open clinic. Medical, dental and outreach services provided to the public. Sliding-fee scale.

Chico Family Health Center
Medical: (530) 342-6065
Dental: (530) 342-6065
Pediatric: (530) 342-6150
680 Cohasset Rd.
Chico, CA  

Services provided for medical, dental, and pediatrics. Have certified application assistants to help families fill out the Healthy Families Insurance application free of charge.

Enloe Children's Health Center
(530) 332-6000
277 Cohasset Rd.
Chico, CA

CHDP provider, well baby checks, immunizations, sport/camp physicals, specialist referrals. All insurances accepted, including Medi-Cal.

Legal Services

CSU, Chico - CLIC (Community Legal Information Center)
(530) 898-4354
W. 2nd & Cherry St.

Providing information regarding family law, traffic law, women's law, worker's rights, housing law and more. Free of charge.

CSU, Chico Citizenship Program  (CAVE)  
(530) 898-5817
BMU 309, Chico, CA

Provides assistance to residents who are interested in applying for citizenship. Provides assistance with Immigration Naturalization Services paperwork.

Parenting Classes

P.E.N. (Parent Education Network)
(530) 893-0391
2593 Notre Dame Blvd.
Chico, CA

Parent talkline 24 hours. Parenting skills classes, stress reduction, child abuse prevention programs, sliding-fee scale and much more.


Butte County Transit (BCT)
(530) 342-0223 or
1-800-822-8145 ext. 5

Public inner-city transit. $1.40 fare. Complete transit schedule and maps for all systems in Butte County are available on the web at  

Chico Area Transit System
(530) 342-0221 or
411 Main St.
Chico CA

Bus routes and schedules to serve the needs of Chico residents.  Children under 6 rides free.  Two children per adult. Fares (one way): regular $1.40, students $1.00, and aged 62+ $0.70.

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