Plumas Crisis Intervention & Resource Center
591 W Main Street
Quincy, CA 95971
- Crisis Line
- Emergency Services
- CASA Program
- SAFE Program Education
- Independent Living Program
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Job Opportunity
Fundraisers We Support
- Feather River College's Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Independent Living Skills Program, CASA, SAFE, Community non-profits
Hours of OperationCall for assistance
Emergency ServicesEmergency Shelter, is provided through agreements with motels throughout the county.
Rent and Utility Services to prevent homelessnessClients must have an income; rent cannot exceed 80% of their income. Help is limited to 1st months rent or one month's past due rent. The REACH & CARE utility assistance program, through PG&E & Salvation Army, assist senior citizens, the chronically ill, and the working poor. (A shut-off notice must have been received in order to apply.)
Food Bank Vouchers, PCI Resource Center is the umbrella agency for the Community Assistance Network (CAN) in Quincy, Eastern Plumas Community Assistance Network (EPCAN) in Portola, and Indian Valley Food Bank in Greenville.
Monthly Commodity Food Items, are distributed in Quincy on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the CAN building from 10-10:30. In Portola please check with EPCAN for distribution dates. They can be reached at 832-4570. Chester is the 4th Friday of the month at the ABC Center from 11-4. Greenville is the 4th Thursday of the month at the Food Bank, Indian Valley Record Bldg. from 9-9:30.
Universal Lifeline Telephone Services(ULTS), we assist with obtaining a home telephone service at a discounted rate. ULTS saves you 50% on local home phone service from the carrier of your choice. That's $6 or less each month. To quailify, you must be at least 18 years of age and meet program income limits. Taxes and surcharges apply. Proof of eligibility is required. Get connected to family, friends, job opportunities and emergency services. Lifeline may be for you, even if you've been disconnected. Find out if your're eligible today!
Certified Application Assistant(CAA), for Healthy Families and Medi-Cal programs. Low-Cost health coverage for children birth through the age of 18.
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-HousingHomeless Prevention is designed to assist individuals and families with Rent and/or utility payments for the purpose of maintaining adequate housing while trying to get back on a secure financial footing.
Rapid re-housing is meant to secure an adequate living arrangement for those who are currently homeless.
Both of these programs come with practical, intensive case management with the goal of assisting clients in finding long-term housing and financial security.
To find out if you quality for this program, you can call Leaf VanPelt, HPRP Coordinator, at 530-283-5515, or email him at email@example.com.
Plumas CASA has been advocating for Plumas County Foster Children since November 2001.Attending an orientation event is mandatory for CASA training. Please call to schedule an orientation.
Please call (530) 283-2227 for more information about becoming a CASA volunteer or about other opportunities to support the Plumas CASA program.
Sexual Assault: Freedom and EducationThe S.A.F.E. program offers services as the Rape Crisis Center for Plumas County. Volunteers staff the Crisis Line twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Staff and volunteers receive specialized training which includes rape crisis intervention, peer counseling for sexual assault, and support for victims of sexual assault. This includes adults molested as children.
Services provided through the SAFE program staff:
Peer support counseling for the victim and the significant other(s) of the victim.
Advocacy for the victim with the other agencies.
Accompaniment to medical exams.
Accompaniment to court appearances.
Women's support group.
EDUCATION & OUTREACH
Staff members provide sexual assault prevention education in Plumas County. Currently, presentations are being offered in the schools. Information and presentations are available to local businesses, organizations and private groups. These services are free.
Some of the Topics covered:
Sexual Assault Prevention.
Sexual Harassment & bullying prevention.
Date Rape Prevention.
Impact of Media and general violence in society.
Anger Management & Conflict Resolution.
Education & Outreach Manager/Rape Crisis Counselor
591 W. Main St.
Quincy, CA 95971
Fax: (530) 283-3539
Independent Living Skills ProgramILSP provides support services for youth in the foster care program from ages 16-18 or until emancipated during their 19 year.
ILSP also provides services for foster care youth who have "aged out" of the Foster Care system. These are youth from the ages of 18-21 who have been emancipated. Services of the "aftercare program" include face to face counseling to assist the youth in becoming involved in a positive life plan. Examples of financial assistance include: Housing asssistance (1st month's rent, security and utility deposits); Transportation assistance (deposit on auto insurance); Education (scholarships, books and tools); Employment assistance (clothing, uniforms, and tool costs).
If you have questions or comments regarding the Independent Living Skills Program please contact:
Plumas County Independent Living Program Coordinator
591 W. Main, Quincy, CA 95971
(530) 283-5515, firstname.lastname@example.org email