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Community Involvement/Services

Advance Peace Fresno

Advance Peace Fresno is a community based public health and safety strategy that aims to transform lives and build healthier, safer, and more just communities by putting an end to cyclical and retaliatory gun violence in urban neighborhoods.

Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT)

Provides services to victims of human trafficking regardless of age, gender, or immigration status. Direct outreach, training, and public awareness in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, and Tulare counties.

Foster Grandparent Program

Senior volunteers provide personalized tutoring and mentoring support to contribute toward the academic success of underserved children and teenagers.

LGBTQ+ Resource Center

LGBTQ+ Resource Center provides supportive services to individuals of all ages in the LGBTQ+ community.


Get cash for recycling plastic, glass, and cans. Provides CRV recycling at large community events, restaurants, and schools. Collects e-waste and tires at events or from homes.


Adolescent Family Life Program (AFLP)

Provides teen parents (ages 18 and younger) with support and guidance to enhance their parenting skills and obtain social and economic independence.

Head Start 0 to 5

Child development and family support services for pregnant women and families with infants, and toddlers (ages 0-3); educational, emotional, social, health and nutritional services to preschool-aged children (ages 3-5) and their families.

School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL)

A public charter school that uses a unique, innovative approach to education, targeting students in 9th through 12th grades.

YouthBuild Charter High School of California

Provides a project-based high school curriculum to young adults (ages 18-24) obtaining their high school diploma.

Training & Employment

Local Conservation Corps (LCC)

LCC provides young adults (ages 18-26) with paid job training and educational opportunities.

Valley Apprenticeship Connections (VAC)

Provides a 12-week pre-apprenticeship training to prepare individuals for the construction industry.

Workforce Connection Young Adult Program

Provides young people (ages 14-24) with educational and employment training opportunities to enhance their academic proficiency and to facilitate their transition into self-sufficiency.


Energy Services

Provides low-income residents with no-cost conservation measures and energy education to reduce utility bills. Installs Solar PV systems on low-income family homes at no cost to customers.

Solar Program

Provides free home solar to qualifying homes within the Transform Fresno project area (parts of 93706)

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Provides financial assistance with heating and cooling costs (electricity, gas, propane, and wood), energy crisis intervention, and energy education to eligible households.

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

Provides financial help to eligible Fresno County residents with residential water utility bills.

Food & nutrition

Food Distributions

Provides food to families residing in rural communities and inner-city areas.

Food Services Home Delivery

Economical prepared food delivery service designed to fit the needs of anyone who cannot or prefers not to prepare all of their own daily meals.

Summer Meals for Kids

Provides free meals to kids ages 1-18 during summer break.

WIC – Women, Infants and Children

Provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, health & community referrals to pregnant women, new moms, dads, and children (up to age 5).

health services

California Personal Responsibility Education Program (CA PREP)

Educates at-risk youth in Fresno County about teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infection prevention, healthy relationships, clinical linkages, and substance abuse.

Community Health Center

A primary care and comprehensive family planning and reproductive health clinic helping men, women, and teens. Teens can call (559) 265-5500 for a free ride to the Community Health Center.

School-Based Sealant Program (SBSP)

The goal of the School-Based Sealant Program (SBSP) is to improve the oral health of elementary school-aged children by providing preventative oral health services, such as oral health education, dental sealants, and fluoride varnishes.

Tobacco Education Program

Educates the community about the dangers and increased risk of tobacco-related diseases and smoke-free policies; provides presentations and resources to live a tobacco-free lifestyle in Fresno County.

housing & shelter

Safe Place

Safe Place yellow and black diamondlogo

Provides access to immediate help and supportive resources for youth in crisis. Sites display the yellow and black sign.

Sanctuary Bridge Housing

Provides bridge housing for homeless young adults (ages 18-24) and families.

Sanctuary Transitional Shelter

Provides overnight shelter for homeless young adults (ages 18-24) and Drop-In services for those under age 24.

social enterprises & contracted work

Café EOC Catering

Offers catering for events, weddings, and business meetings.

Food Services

Contracts with organizations to provide healthy and nutritious meals to preschool and school-age children, young adults, seniors, and organizations.

Nielsen Conference Center

Conference room and catering available for a variety of functions up to 120 people.

Transit Systems

Provides safe and reliable contract transportation service for school children, the elderly, the disabled community, and the general public in Fresno and Madera counties.


Transit Systems

Provides accessible and reliable transportation services for riders in Fresno and Madera counties. 


Advancing Fresno County
Guaranteed Income

The Advancing Fresno County Guaranteed Income Program offers a monthly supplement of $500 for one year to 150 households with young children (5 and under) in southwest Fresno and Huron.

what our clients are saying

“I have learned to listen a lot more to my child when she’s crying or throwing a tantrum. The Head Start staff helps you figure out what is going to work for you and your family.”

Amanda Torres

Parent, Head Start

“I am able to take care of my son and to have another chance to do things right. That’s all we ever need and this program has given me a chance to change my life.”

Savannah Pastusak

Graduate, Valley Apprenticeship Connections

“I didn’t consider myself one of those people who really needed the moral support but there are some things you go through in life that you do really need somebody to talk to. [AFLP] helped me through a chapter that was really rough.

Henry Arenas

Client, Adolescent Family Life Program

“WIC has helped my family put food on the table. I think WIC has honestly helped me throughout the shelter-in-place orders because having WIC gives me that reinforcement, knowing that I have resources there to help me.”

Kyah Shepard

Participant, WIC

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