Chico , CA 95928
Contact Name: Bill Such
The Jesus Center serves food Chico's unemployed, homeless, low-income and no-income poor, addicts, parolees, and mentally ill people. The Center provides a women and children's overnight shelter called Sabbath House and a transitional location called House of Hope. A Resource Room provides computer, mail, telephone and agency access for all guests as well as a clothing store called the Free Store. A program called JobLink is contracted with Butte County Behavioral Health to provide pre-job skills for emotionally traumatized individuals. A two and a quarter patch of land, called the Jesus Center Community Farm, provides job training in the seasonal agricultural industry. The Center also supervises a down town clean-up crew staffed by Jesus Center guests and paid for by the Downtown Chico Business Association. The Center also sells flowers in Chico from its cart called Bloomin' Hope and created the first US version of UK Street Pastors, an organization that patrols the downtown areas between 10:00pm and 4:00am every Friday and Saturday nights listening, caring and dialoguing with people in need.
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