Available Help

Published: September 24, 2021      Updated: September 24, 2021



                                            Information for Obtaining Help 


Humboldt Domestic Violence Services  707-443-6042  or 866-668-6543

Humboldt Domestic Violence Services (HDVS) is an independent, non-profit agency dedicated to promoting the rights and welfare of those who have survived or are enduring domestic and intimate partner violence or sex trafficking throughout Humboldt County. We provide many services to survivors; all completely free of charge.The mission of HDVS is to break the cycle of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, and sex trafficking through services, education, and advocacy. Our vision is the elimination of domestic and intimate partner violence.          http://hdvs.org/


St. Joseph Pantry 707-725-1148

2292 Newburg Road Fortuna, California
Open: Mon. Wed. Fri. 10am-12noon
St. Joseph Pantry Shelf is an equal opportunity provider for Fortuna, Alton, Carlotta and Hydesville area. To register, potential clients can present a picture ID and A current utility bill. All clients will be asked to register. This process takes about 5-10 minutes. There is an income eligibility requirement established by the United States Department of Agriculture as follows:

Household Size Monthly Household Income Less than:
                   1 person $1,507.50
                   2 persons $2,030.00
                   3 persons $2,552.50
                   4 persons $3,075.00

The amount of food distributed is based upon THE size of YOUR household. Bags of donated food ARE also provided to those who have an emergency need. There is no income eligibility requirement to receive an emergency bag.


Food for People - The Food Bank for Humboldt County

          https://www.foodforpeople.org/  or phone (707) 445-3166

          307 14th St, Eureka, CA


CalFresh - Fortuna

         https://www.fortunaacs.com/facs or phone (707) 725-1166 ext.205


North Coast Veterans Resource Center

         109 4th Street, Eureka, CA 95501

         Phone (707)-442-4322 or 1-877-547-2066

         Transitional Housing

         Supportive Services for Veterans and Families

         HUD-VASH- Vouchers for Homeless Veterans and Rental Assistance

         Behavioral Health - help for veterans dealing with mental health and substance abuse

         A.O.D. counseling

         VA Clinic - (707) 269-7500

Veteran Resource Center at College of the Redwoods

       Room SS-109  First Floor of Student Services Building

       Mon o- Thurs: 9 am  4 pm

       Phone (707) 476-4110  https://www.redwoods.edu/vets


Veterans in Crisis

       Phone  1-800-273-8255 and press 1   


Eureka Rescue Mission

       110 2nd Street, Eureka, CA 

       (707) 445-3787



Community Health Clinic

Fortuna Open Door Clinic 707-725-4477 3750 Rohnerville Road, Fortuna, California

      Open: Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
      Closed: from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm for lunch, some holidays, and Saturday and Sunday but you can call and leave a message that will be answered shortly, hopefully within a couple hours.

      Web page: Open Door


Public Transit:


Humboldt Transit Authority -  https://hta.org/

     Includes Redwood Transit System, Willow Creek Intercity, Arcata & Mad River, Eureka Transit Service, Tish Non Village Transit, Southern Humboldt Intercity, Blue Lake Rancheria, Disl-A-Ride, and Old Arcata Road Service 


Redwood Transit System - https://hta.org/agencies/redwood-transit-system/

     Serves the communities of Scotia, Rio Dell, Fortuna, Fields Landing, King Salmon, Eureka, Arcate, McKinleyville, Westhaven, and        Trinidad.


Fortuna Transit:  The city of Fortuna offers transportation within the city limits to seniors or persons with a disability.

     Eligibility: You must be 50 years old or have a disability (any age) If under the age of 50, a doctor's note may be required.
     Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday- 8:30 am to 4:00 pm PST - 2 buses

How it Works:  It is a reservation and dispatcher-based system, which means you call dispatchers to schedule the times you
need the bus.

     Call 707-725-7625 to schedule reservations and return trips. This dispatch number is available Monday through Friday, starting at       8;00 am PST. The dispatch office is not open on weekends.

     Fees: Cash fare is $2.50 each time you board the bus, or you may purchase a card for $22.50, which is good for 15 trips.


More Help Information

For more information you may Call 211  -  (This number has information for available help 24/7.)


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