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BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Western States Science Safety Review Workgroup have expanded eligibility and authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster dose to 12 to 17-year-olds at least five months after completing their primary vaccination series, effective immediately.
Parents and legal guardians should talk with their child’s doctor or visit one of the following websites to find a vaccine provider in Butte County. Keep in mind, some pharmacies and websites may be in the process of updating this expanded eligibility and booster appointments for ages 12-17 may not show right away. The public is encouraged to check back if they don’t see what they’re looking for:
For all COVID-19 vaccinations, including primary series doses and boosters, children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by a parents or legal guardian. The following vaccination and booster clinics for children have been scheduled:
Tuesday & Wednesday
Chico Community Clinic: 560 Cohasset Road
2:00 – 5:00 pm
Pfizer, ages 12+
Chico Community Clinic: 560 Cohasset Road
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Pfizer, ages 5-11
Mon - Thurs
Orchard Hospital’s Medical Specialty Center 284 Spruce Street
7:30am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Pfizer, ages 12+
Mon - Thurs
Orchard Hospital’s Medical Specialty Center 284 Spruce Street
7:30am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Pfizer, ages 5-11
Oroville Sports Club, 2600 Oro Dam Blvd.
9:00 to 11:00 am
Pfizer, ages 5+
Additional pediatric vaccination clinic dates and times are coming soon - please check the Butte County COVID-19 vaccination website frequently for updates.
While vaccines and boosters remain the most important step Californians can take to protect themselves against COVID-19, now is not the time to let our guard down. All Californians, regardless of vaccination status, should continue to practice the safety basics – wear a mask with good fit and filtration indoors, get tested if you're exposed to the virus or have symptoms, improve ventilation indoors, and stay home when sick.
Butte County Public Health (BCPH) vaccination clinics are always voluntary. BCPH strongly urges everyone who is eligible to get fully vaccinated, but does not mandate anyone to get vaccinated.
CHP Chico will conduct a "Start Smart" class on February 16, 2022, from 6-9 pm.
Butte County COVID-19 Mitigation Practices for the class will be in required.
The class will be held by appointment only. Space is limited. RSVP by calling, Chico CHP 530-332-2800
Soroptimists volunteer their talents and energy to help women and girls live their dreams every day by giving them the resources to create positive change—for themselves, their families and their communities. The Soroptimist mission of improving the lives of women and girls is exemplified by our major project, the Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women (formerly Women’s Opportunity Awards). Each year Soroptimist gives more than $1 million to women who need to improve their job skills through education and training. Most are single moms and many are domestic violence survivors.
The New Membership Mixer event is on February 22nd at 5:30pm at Nash’s restaurant. Learn more about Soroptimist International of Bidwell Rancho-Chico and the specific projects and events in which our club is involved.
For more information, visit www.sibidwellrancho.org or the Soroptimist International of the Americas website (www.soroptimist.org); call 530-321-5668; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: November through January.
Beginning January 1st, crews will complete one last cycle through the entire City (which usually takes about the whole month of January to complete). After the last pickup on your street in January, no more leaves may be placed in the street.
Because the amount and timing of leaf drop can vary, there is no set day of the week for leaf pickup. Each cycle through the City can take 4-6 weeks.
Where: All public City streets, and commercial drop zones subject to City Code in the More Information section below.
Why: Provides a convenient option for residents to dispose of their leaves. Prevents debris from entering storm drain systems, creeks and streams. Helps prevent localized flooding and keeps our waterways clean and safe.
Leaf Collection Information: (530) 894-4205
More information: https://chico.ca.us/street-sweeping-leaf-collection
Azad's Martial Arts Center
313 Walnut St, Chico, CA
Take charge of your safety!
Learn street-proven techniques!
Limited to first 20 sign-ups- FREE!
Please pre-register at https://azadsmartialarts.com/classes/personal-self-defense-training
3-week sessions for every month! Call Azad's for schedule.
The Paradise Friends of the Library are having their monthly book sales! From 11AM to 2PM the Paradise Friends of the Library is back and open at 5922 Clark Road in Paradise. All proceeds benefit the Paradise Library.
The sale will also take place November 20th and December 18th. The Paradise Friends of the Library are eager for you to come visit and buy some books!
Free groceries will be available for families and individuals affected by the Camp Fire or anyone in need, All are welcome. 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Saturday.
Frist Christian Church of Paradise- corner of Pearson and Ptenz Roads. 11am-1pm
Sundays after church noon-2pm.
How to stack savings from the Rebuild Paradise Foundation
1. Use our mapping tools to coordinate your surveys with neighbors.
2. Apply for the Missing Middle Grant-save up to $5,000.
3. Apply for the Septic Infrastructure Grant-save up to $7,500.
4. Build a home from the Residential Floor Plan Library-save months of time in planning and save money on design costs+fees in permitting.
5. Coming soon! Visit the virtual Home Builders Resource Connection to view contractors, service providers, and other helpful resources for your build.
6. Use our homeowner's insurance flyers to shop around for the best insurance to meet your needs.
All resources can be accessed at www.rebuildparadise.org
Home Builders Resource Connection 2021 http://www.paradisechamber.com/home-builders-resource-connection
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.
If your household is eligible, you can receive:
Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)
Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.
The FCC has announced that consumers can begin applying for and enrolling in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program on May 12, 2021. The program will end when the fund runs out of money, or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency, whichever is sooner.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is administered by USAC with oversight from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Vectors- 171 Rio Lindo Avenue, Chico
Please bring boxes or bags to carry your items. Brind veteran ID or proof of Military Service.
For more information: 530-343-3040
Provide a safe, convenient, and anonymous way of disposing of prescription drugs. Drop off any day, at any time, 24/7. Glenn County Health & Human Services Agency.
821 East South Street, in front of the courthouse.
543 W. Oak Street, in front o fthe Glenn County Sheriff's main office
- perscription medications
- Over the counter medications
- liquid medications (in ziploc bag)
- illegal drugs,
- medical devices or batteries,
- aerosol cans, inhalers,
- mercury-containing devices
A no-cost tree removal program focused on removing hazardous trees that threaten standing structures within the North Complex/Bear Fire footprint. No more than 2 days of work will be dedicated to each standing structure.
-Funds are only available for removing hazardous trees that impact the standing structure.
- Hazardous trees threatening standing structures must not me elligible for the Counties Government Tree Removal Program
- Fire debris must be removed from the property in order for work to take place.
This program will be conducted on a first come, first serve basis. Due to limited funding BCFSC cannot guarantee the ability to help all qualified landowners in need of tree removal.
Please contact Matthew Wooley at Butte Fire Safe Council (BCFSC) to enroll in the program. 530 877-0984, 530 966-0068 | email@example.com
Free quality preschool programs for 3 and 4 year olds.
Developmentally appropriate curriculum to make learning fun, while preparing children to enter Kindergarten.
Highly qualified teachers skilled to work with young children and focused on meeting individual learning needs.
Family-centered environments where families are recognized for the important role they play in their child's learning and development.
Qualifying is easy
A family of four making up to $ 7,727 a month is eligible.
Part-day with morning or afternoon options.
To learn more https://bit.ly/cdpsenroll
Oakdale Heights Childrens Center Oroville | Eastside Childrens Center Oroville
Gridley Childrens Center, Gridley
Cedarwood Childrens Center, Magalia | Pine Ridge Childrens Center, Magalia
Circles Children Center, Chico | Shasta Childrens Center, Chico
They currently have units available for active agricultural or cannery workers and/or retired and or disabled agricultural or cannery workers who wish to reside in Yuba City. They have 2,3, and 4 bedroom bedroom Town Houses with washer and dryer hookups. They pay Water, Sewer and Garbage. They have rental assistance avaible for those who quailfy. On op of that they also are taking applications fro Butte View and Centennial Arms sites located in Live Oak.
Their Offices are currently open from 8am to 12 pm Monday through Thursday. Applications are available on their website http://www.regionalha.org. Applications are always available in the main office located in
1455 Butte House Rd, Yuba City CA 95991.
6th through 12th grade & Underclassmen in College.
Come have fun and learn about money.
Every Thursday, 3:30pm-4:30pm via ZOOM
Please contact the AAFCC at 530 532-1205 for more information.
this project funded by Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).
Fire season is fast approaching. Make sure that you and your family are signed up for Tehama Alert.
This will allow the Sheriff's Office to call you and notify you of emergencies in your area.
Getting information to as many people as possible could be crucial when it's time to evacute.
Eligible entities who have experienced pandemic-related revenue loss include:
- Food stands, food trucks, food carts
- Bars, saloons, lounges, taverns
- Snack and nonalcoholic beverage bars
- Bakeries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Brewpubs, tasting rooms, taprooms (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Breweries and/or microbreweries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Wineries and distilleries (onsite sales to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Inns (onsite sales of food and beverage to the public comprise at least 33% of gross receipts)
- Licensed facilities or premises of a beverage alcohol producer where the public may taste, sample, or purchase products
African American Family & Cultural Center
Personal Peace Institute web conferencing
Evey Wednesday, 6pm-7pm
No cost, NO payments, NO judgment
Become the most peaceful version of yourself, learn tools and excercises to relieve stress and anger, find inner balance in life.
This program will be hosted remotely with ZOOM web conferencing App. you can participate anywhere you have an internet onnection, a smartphone, tablet or computer* data rates may apply.
For more information or to join this program contact AAFCC 530 532-1205 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This project is funded by the Butte County Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)
Tiny Pine Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that builds portable home for wildfire survivors in need of shelter CampFire, Bear Fire, and others.
Tiny Pine Foundation will be moving their manufacturing facility on Feather River Blvd., near Walmart in Oroville.
They will also open a Public Store for discounted new and used building supplies for sale to help in the rebuilding process. Tiny Pine Foundation is partnered with river Valley Community Outreach to help in this effort.
Tiny Pine Foundation would like to raise $ 5,000 towards a moving budget.
PO Box 1583, Oroville, CA 95965
Every Sunday veterans can get free Groceries to take home.
Only two requirements:
To please bring boxes or bags to carry your items
Bring Veteran ID or Proof of Military Service.
Location: Vectors, 171 Rio Lindo Ave, Chico, CA 95926
This week Paradise property owners will receive letters from the Paradise Fire Department outlining the defensible space requirements to keep your property fire safe.
What does this mean to you?
Property owners are responsible for keeping their property fire safe. In the letter, "hazardous vegetation" just means any dry brush or weeds on your property, or combustible vegetation such as scotch broom.
Here is a summary of requirements that apply to all parcels in Town:
• Removal of hazardous vegetation within 100 feet of any
structure, including those on adjoining parcels
• Immediately around all structures must be kept free of
combustible materials, including firewood
• Parcels 1.5 acres or less require removal of hazardous
vegetation on the entire parcel
• Parcels larger than 1.5 acres require removal of hazardous
vegetation 30 ft. from all property lines
For questions, email email@example.com or call (530) 872-6291 x301.
All refurbuished desktop computers come with LCD, keyboard, mouse, cables, Win 10, Pro 64bit, Microsoft office, anti-virus, and one year warranty.
$100 iCore 7 2nd -3rd 8.0GB RAM, 120 SSD Primary & 500 GB Back up hard drive, DVD/ CDRW and 19" LCD monitor.
$175 iCore 5HP All in one:8.0GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive, DVD/ CDRW and 22" Display with WiFi.
$200 iCore74th gen 8.0GB RAM, 250 SSD Primary & 1 TB Back up hard drive, DVD/ CDRW and 19" LCD monitor. Latest model
Models and specs vary 4GB RAM, 120+ HD, Win 10, OPEN OFFICE. WiFi ready, and Anti virus(60 day warranty on HD, Programs installed, battery and hardware) Please ask about our specials.
$150 iCore 5 Laptop:4GB RAM, 320GB Hard drive, optical drive, Win 10, Microsoft OFFICE. WiFi ready, and Anti virus(90 day warranty on HD and battery, amd one year warranty on the harddrive and installed programs)
$250 iCore 7 Laptop: 8GB RAM, 250 SSD Hard drive, optical drive, Win 10, Microsoft OFFICE. WiFi ready, and Anti virus(90 day warranty on HD and battery, amd one year warranty on the harddrive and installed programs)
Computers for classrooms, a non-profit computer refurbisher since 1991
411 otterson drive, Suite 100, chico 95928
Butte County Public Health (BCPH) announces a third testing location for the State’s COVID-19 Testing Site, OptumServe, to open March 10, at the Durham Memorial Hall at 9319 Midway in Durham.
This location is considered a Traveling Testing Team and will operate one day a week. Appointments are open to the public and scheduled every Wednesday, 10am to 6pm.
Additional OptumServe testing locations include:
• Chico State Campus: Shurmer Gymansium - remains option to the public two days a week, Thursday and Friday, from 9am to 6pm.
• Chico: 900 Mangrove Avenue in Chico - remains open to the public six days a week from 7am to 7pm.
All OptumServe testing sites are by appointment only. Schedule your appointment:
• Online at: https://lhi.care/covidtesting
• By phone: 1-888-634-1123
Testing for COVID-19 remains an important tool to stop the spread of illness and remains a top priority for BCPH. If you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should get tested. This is true even after being vaccinated as you may still be able to spread the disease to others who are not vaccinated.
For more information on COVID-19 testing including a list of all testing sites in Butte County, visit: www.buttecounty.net/ph/COVID19/Testing
Many people Don't like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. A trained crisis worker responds immediately and will continue to text with you.
It is a 100% FREE service for ANYONE.
Text Number is 741741
Get connected to relief and recovery resources for individuals and families impacted by the North Complex West Zone (#BearFire)
CONFIDENTIAL - FREE - MULTILINGUAL
fire survivors shelter in goutside of Butte County should call the tool free number 1-866-916-3566.
TEXT your Butte county zip code to 898211
SIGN UP for text alerts with updates from 2-1-1 by texting Butte211Fire to 898211
VISIT 211northcomplexfire.org for resources online.
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.
The following are burning permit requirements:
for burning debris in small 4-feet x 4-feet piles:
-maximum pile size 4 foot in diameter
-clear all flammable material and vegetation within 10-feet of the outer edge of pile
-keep a water supply close to the burning site
-an adult should be in attendance with a shovel until the fire is out
-no burning shall be undertaken unless weather conditions (particulary wind) are such that burning can be considered safe
violations of any burning permt terms are a vilation of state law
It's time to get your flu vaccine
Not sure where to go? Drop by Enloe Medical Center's final free drive-thru flu vaccination clinic of 2020.
Caregivers will be on hand while supplies last. Vaccines are appropriate for ages 3 and up. When you attend, please:
• Wear a mask. These are required.
• Use clothing that allows vaccination to your upper arm.
For more information about Enloe’s vaccination clinics, please call (530) 332-6444
Learn more at:
Lea nuestro volante en español [PDF]
There are homeless services at the new Chico VA Outpatient Clinic
1601 Concord Avenue, Chico, CA 95928
Tuesdays | 9am-noon
Thursdays | 1pm-4pm
Outside of Walk-in hours, please call the Chico Homeless Triage number during clinic hours (530) 635-2467
Or call the National Call Center for homeless Veterans 24/7 1-877-424-3838
Join your favorite radio station and the American Red Cross to help our communities impacted by wildfires. Your donation enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover. Your gift will not only help with immediate needs like food and shelter, it will also get people on the road to recovery. Thank you!
KPAY Newstalk 93.9 FM
THE BLAZE 103.5
It should be as normal to take a #mentalhealth screen as it is to screen for other chronic health conditions like
heart disease or diabetes. Help us normalize mental health screening by taking a screen at https://screening.mhanational.org/screening-tools
The Inspire School of Arts & Sciences was hit hard in 2018 by Camp Fire with over 50% of families affected, causing the school's poverty level to rise to 45%. The COVID-19 pandemic broke out and caused more loss of income for Inspire families. Help launch the critical campaign, even a small amount makes a difference!
Learn more here: https://supportinspire.com/
Red Bluff residents helping possible struggling Red Bluff restaurants meet their normal weekly expectation to remain open. Red Bluff restaurants sharing their menus, specials and services (dine in, take out, drive through or deliver.
(530) 527-6220 | WEBSITE https://redbluffchamber.com
Red Bluff Restaurant Menus and Update Info - Facebook Group
If you don’t have the app, find out more here:
How Can Just a Few Seconds Help
- Public Warning – Alert individuals to take protective actions such as Drop, Cover, and Hold On.
- First Responder Mobilization – Open fire station doors for rapid deployment of emergency response equipment and personnel.
- Health Care – Notify medical providers to stabilize and/or stop delicate procedures and maintain critical medical facility operations.
- Utility Infrastructure – Safeguard energy sector grid and other utilities infrastructure for strong shaking with warning alarms and automatic controls to prevent combustions, flooding, and loss of water distribution systems.
- Mass Transit Systems – Prevent fatal collisions or derailments by automatically slowing and/or stopping trains, clearing bridges, and diverting inbound airport traffic.
- Workplace Safety – Employees take protective actions, initiate elevator recall procedures to ground floor, place sensitive equipment in safe mode, secure hazardous materials, and halt production lines to reduce damage.
FACT SHEET [PDF]
Azad’s Martial Arts Family Center is offering a series of self-defense classes for all adults in our community called Personal Defense Training (PDT).
FIRST-TIME ADULT PDT is entirely FREE* and open to the general public. PDT is designed to make students and the public more aware, prepared, and ready for any hostile situation anywhere.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: [LINK]
Morning Farmers Market, Wednesday | year-round 2020
Chico Wednesday morning farmers market! year-round
Come see what's fresh EVERY Wednesday 7:30am-1pm in the North Valley Plaza Parking lot on Pillsbury Road.
Morning Farmers Market, Saturday | year-round 2020
Come see what's fresh EVERY Saturday 7:30am-1pm – rain or shine. Wall & East 2nd Streets, Downtown Chico Municipal Parking Lot
Downtown Thursday Night Market | TBA - Sept 24 2020
Explore Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market weekly 6:00-9:00pm on Broadway from 2nd to 5th Streets and enjoy special events in the Downtown Plaza.
Morning Farmers Market, Tuesday | June 2 - Oct 2020
Paradise Tuesday morning Farmers Market in the Alliance Church parking lot at 6491 Clark Rd.
We will be here every Tuesday 7:30am-12pm. Come see what's fresh!
Morning Farmers Market, Saturday | 2021
New Location: Dove's Landing 2600 Oro Dam Blvd.
Gridley Farmers Market, Tuesday | CANCELLED
Daddo Park- Virgina & Hazel Streets, downtown Gridley. 5:30pm-8:00pm
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/GridleyFarmers/
Arbuckle Certified Farmers Market, Wednesday | June 16 - August 26 UPDATED
In downtown Arbuckle. La Vanche Hursch Park, 308 Fifth Street, in Arbuckle
The Market is held Wednesday evenings from 4:00pm-7:00pm and is hosted by the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee. The Market features locally grown fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, olive oil, meat and crafts. It also features a weekly bbq dinner. For more information on this Market, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit https://www.facebook.com/ArbuckleRevitalization
Vendors will be more spread out this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but market goers are not required to wear masks or gloves to attend. Hand sanitizer will be readily available, and gloves will be provided for those handing food items.
Market goers are also encouraged to bring their own bags.
Colusa Certified Farmers Market, Thursday | June 4 - Sept 2020
Veterans Memorial Park- Located on 10th and Market Streets. The Market is held on Thursday evenings from 4:00-7:00pm and is hosted by the Colusa County Chamber of Commerce. The Market features fruit, vegetables, nuts, eggs, flowers, crafts and fresh mushrooms from Colusa’s own Premier Mushrooms. For more information on this Market, please contact: email@example.com
Red Bluff Saturday Certified Farmers' Market | year-round 2020
8:00am-12:00pm, Home Depot, 100 Main Street.
Red Bluff Certified Farmers' Market, Wednesday | June 3 - August 26 2020
5:00pm- 8:00pm 633 Washington Street and Pine Streets, downtown
Kids Activities 5:30-7:30PM every Wednesday
Contact: 100 Main St/PO Box 850, Red Bluff, CA 96080 | P 530 527-6220 | F 530 527-2908
Want to be a vendor? Obtain a vendor application online at www.redbluffchamber.com
Willows Community Market | TBA
8am- 11am Saturdays 811 N. Humboldt St, Tractor Supply Parking Lot
Contact: Willows Chamber of Commerce if interested in being a vendor (530) 934-8150
Have you been dreaming of going to college or furthering your education? Need help with finances or schoolbooks?
If you are over age 17 and live in Tehama County, you could be eligible for a scholarship.
Apply for a Community Crafters of tehama Scholarship, sponsored by Tehama Together.
Now through June 15, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year.
the following locations are offering food supplies to individuals and families in need. One-tim euse per event. Identification and proof of your situation may be required at or prior to event. Food resources are limited and events are subject to change. Please contact organizer to check status.
Check out FoodFinder.us or use the APP to find food resources near you.
Oroville Salvation Army- 1640 Washington Avenue, Oroville | 9am-noon, 1pm-3pm
Chico Rescue Mission-2612 Esplaande, Chico | 10am-11am
Chico Salvation Army- 567 East 16th Street, Chico | 1pm-3pm
North State Food Bank- Guardian Building, 200 E. Spruce Street, Gridley | 10:30am-=11:30am
North State Food Bank- Bigg Methodist Church, 441 C. Street, Biggs | 9am-11am, 6pm-7pm
Chico Salvation Army- 567 East 16th Street, Chico | 1pm-3pm
Grace Lutheran Church- 150 Ford avenue, Gridley | 9am-noon
North State Food Bank- Rhema Word of Faith, 574 E. 12th Street, Chico | 10am-11:30am
North State Food Bank- Mt. Joy Bible Fellowship, 15522 Nople, Forest Ranch | 11am-noon
North State Food Bank- Community Hall, 11 maple Creek Ranch Road, Cohasset | 11am-1pm
Christian Life Assembly of God- 1526 Humble Avenue, gridley | 10am-noon
CalFresh Application Assistance
Help us help you with your CalFresh application 530 636-0649 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Partially funded by USDA SNAP and equal opportunity provider and employer, and the California Department of Social Services.
WIC provides healthy food and support services to families. If you are pregnant or a caretaker of a child under the age of five and your income has been affected by recent events, you may qualify for WIC. Applying is easy and you will receive your food benefits within a few days.
Apply online http://www.buttecounty.net/ph/programs/WIC or call (530) 552-4025.
WIC does not affect immigration status for anyone who is currently in the U.S.
Orland Food Pantry- 19 Colusa Street, Orland | Monday 10am-12pm, Wednesday 3pm-5pm | Provide emergency food for the communities of Orland, Hamilton City, Capay, Artois, Ord Bend
reopends April 6.
Delivery of non-perishable food is available for seniors, people with disabilities, and those who are medically vulnerable in shasta and Tehama Counites.
Residents of Shasta or Tehama county whoe are seniors (age 60+), people with disabilities, or are medically vulnerable.
Food items are non-specific, non-perishable, dry goods. No substitutons available. Pet food is offerend upon request.
Deliveries are schedules for Monday through Friday, 9am-12pm.
Fill out the form or call 2-1-1.
Yuba-Sutter Food Bank USDA
See Facebook Page for dates, times [LINK] | 530-673-3834 |USDA Food Distribution boxes, delivered to 65+, Emergency food box drive thru
Yuba City Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | Monthly scheduled USDA distribution. We are conducting a DRIVE-THRU distribution. Stay in your vehicles, and please use distancing protocols.
Marysville Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | monthly, 2nd Wednesday, 9am-10am
Wheatland Food Bank- 111 C Street, City of Wheatland | monthly, 2nd Monday, 9am-10am
Brownsville Food Bank- AFA 8408 LaPorte Road, Brownsville | monthly, 2nd Saturday, 11am-1pm
Foothills Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | monthly, Friday, 9am-10am
Agape Food Closet- 10615 Live oak Blvd., Live Oak | Sunday 11am |530-300-4497
Christian Assistance Netowrk (CAN)- 232 teegarden Avenue, Yuba City | Monday-Thursday 1pm-3pm | 530-671-5154
Crossroads Community Church- 445 B Street, Yuba City | Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursdays, 2pm-3pm | 530-751-9168
Foothill Food Pantry- 10775 Texas Hill Road, Dobbins | Thursday, 12pm-1:30pm | na
Hillside Community Church- 16920 Aero Way, Brownsville | Sunday, 1:15pm-2:30pm | 530-675-9576
Hope for the Heart Relief Center, Church of Glad Tidings- 4444 Live Oak Blvd., Yuba City | Wednesday & Friday, 10am-2pm | 530-671-3160, x245
Loma Rica Community Center- 111234 Loma Rica Road, Loma Rica | Call for appointment | 530-645-8629
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church- 345 Oak Street, Colusa | Saturday, 9am-11am | 530-458-4170
Riverbottoms Ministry- 2nd Street near Whiteaker Hall, Yuba City | Wednesday & Friday, 11am | lunch
Riverbottoms Ministry- St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City | Thursday, 6pm | take out dinner
The Salvation Army- 401 Del Notre Avenue, Yuba City | Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9am-11am | 530-216-4530 x4539
The Salvation Army- Life building Center, 131 Fir Street, Marysville | Everyday, 10am-11am | 530-749-6811 | hot meal & bagged meal
The Salvation Army- 68 2nd Street, Yuba City | Everyday, 12pm-1pm | 530-216-4530 | hot meal & bagged meal
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church- 1390 Franklin Road, Yuba City | Monday-Friday, 1:15pm-3:15pm | 530-673-7353
St. Joseph Catholic Church- 8th & B Streets, Marysville | Wednesday & Friday, 10am-12pm | 530-742-6461
St Vincent de Paul- 222 Clark Avenue, Yuba City | Monday thru Thurday, 9:15am-11:15am | 530-671-5154 | call for appointment
Twin cities Rescue Mission- 940 11th Street, Marysville | Monday-Sunday, 8am & 7:30pm | 530-743-8777 | Breakfast & Dinner
Yuba City Food Bank- 760 Stafford Way, Yuba City | See Facebook Page for dates, times [LINK] | 530-673-3834 |USDA Food Distribution boxes, delivered to 65+, Emergency food box drive thru
About the Campaign
In these uncertain times, we can stand together while physically apart.
Thank you for donating to The Salvation Army – Sinclair Cares – Your Neighbor Needs You relief fund. Your support goes directly back into your local community, helping The Salvation Army deliver food, shelter, and hope.
Sinclair Broadcast Group will match the first $100,000 in donations.
530-552-4000 | email@example.com
Butte County Search & Rescue - to provide a professional, large scale response to missing person's cases, with the ultimate goal of finding the missing person(s) alive.
If you would like to become a part of our team - we are always recruiting for new members. Our next General meeting is May 14th, please plan on attending, and see if becoming a member of our team is a good fit for you.
Butte County Search & Rescue are funded entirely by donations. These funds will help us "keep the lights on", and insures that we will be there the next time our community needs us.
DONATE TO BUTTE COUNTY SEARCH & RESCUE
The Butte County Fire Safe Council will help you reduce the fuel on your property and make your homestead more defensible thru licensed contractors at NO COST to you.
Contact BCFSC at (530)762-9717 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Get your landowner agreement now!
Learn TNR and get the feral cat problem in your neighborhood under control.
Sponsor a feral cat today by donating $55! Contributions can be mailed to: Gridley Animal Control, 685 Kentucky St. Gridley.
CALL: dial 211 to speak with a community resource specialist and get connected to FREE and low-cost services. Confidential, Free, Multilingual
TEXT your zip code to 898211
Basic Needs, Children Parenting Family services, Health Insurance, health & Dental Care, Transporation, Employment & Job Training programs, Alcohol & Drug treament, Nutrition programs, Utilities Payment assistance, Counseling & Support services, Recreational activities, Veteran services
SPONSORED BY: BCAG | First 5 Bute county | California Health Collaborative | Fran Watters & Mary Anne Houx Children's Fund | NVCF
For Fire Hazard Reduction:
1. Call the BCFSC at (530) 877-0984
2. The Chipper Program operates from the end of the fire season, typically in November, through May 15
3. How to stack rows for the Chipper Program:
- Stack cut brush and limbs in a row within five feet of the road or driveway edge. Stack with the ends facing toward the road or driveway.
- Rows should be stacked no more than four feet high.
- Keep mud, rocks, roots, and rootballs out of the rows.
- Keep poison oak out of the rows.
- Locate the rows so the truck and chipper can easily access them; no off-road locations allowed.
4. Please note that the chipper material will not be hauled away.
5. The Chipper Program does not provide chipping for orchard material or timber harvest material.
6. Limds end up to eight inches diameter and not more then 10 feet in length may be chipped.
Burned area restoration work. Terra Fuego Fuels Crew. Low-cost assistance for lands affected by the Camp fire:
- Brush cutting and chainsaw work for fire victims,
- Improvement of burned or partially burned areas,
- Reduction of standing dead material,
- Limitations of felling to < 10" diamenter trees,
- Some restrictions apply.
Cost $250. / Day fora 6-Person Fuels Crew.
for more informatuion email@example.com | 530 899-8399
Terra Fuego is a nonprofit 501c(3), have supported frie prevention and training in California since 2011. Providing nationally recognized training for underemployed residents in Butte County and manage landscape prescribed fire and forest improvement projects. http://www.terrafuego.org or Instagram @terra_fuego
In the event of a disaster or emergency, Butte County Animal Control, Butte County Public Health Department and the North Valley Animal Disaster Group have established an animal disaster plan. Evacuation services and animal sheltering may be available for families who are unable to return to their homes or are temporarily unable to provide for their animals in the midst of a disaster.
Animal Disaster Preparedness Brochure [PDF]
Checklist for Your Pets:
• Sturdy leash, collar with ID tag and carriers
• Muzzles for dogs
• Grooming supplies
• Paper towels and wipes
• Food, water and medicine for 1 week
• Non-spill bows, can opener and plastic lid
• Sanitation supplies including litter and box if applicable
• Photos of your pet for reunification
• Crate with bedding
• Emergency contact phone numbers, including vet
• License and vaccination records
• Pet first aid kit and handbook
• Water spray bottle in warmer climates
• Other; portable fencing, treats
Registration Now Open
1 - ON - 1 lessons
30 minute classes
Spots Open for Saturdays 9am - 1pm
call DRPD (Druham Recreation & Park District) for more info
We have been challenged this year like no other and we are grateful for all of you who helped Habitat build affordable housing for our communities. Our long-term planning has begun and we are collaborating with others in our county to be sure that affordable housing remains a top priority.
Your help in the past has made a significant difference to so many people.
Three major philanthropic initiatives supporting the Camp Fire relief effort have joined forces to create the Butte Strong Fund — a partnership that will work to provide a roadmap for recovery. Organizations are encouraged to apply for grants in these areas: Housing | Children & Youth Services | Health and Wellness | Education | Community Development | Business Recovery
The Butte Strong Fund is a partnership of the North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF), Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and the Aaron Rodgers NorCal Fire Recovery Fund. Representatives from each organization will work together throughout the long-term process to identify and fund local recovery organizations.
Thousands of people donated roughly $25 million for Camp Fire relief to the NVCF.
APPLY FOR FUNDING (Organizations only)
Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Butte Strong Fund, 240 Main St., Suite 260, Chico, CA 95928 or by visiting http://www.nvcf.org and clicking Donate.The North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) uses just 1 percent of donations to put a small dent in the cost of processing, documenting, vetting grant applications and, most important, distributing funds to the people who need it.
In response to the tragic events surrounding the recent camp fires in Paradise and surrounding areas, E-Center would like to raise awareness for all families of our various free of charge services. E-Center’s Head Start programs offer no-cost early childhood development services to income eligible families with infants, toddlers and pre-school age children. Our program focuses on preparing your children for kindergarten, while providing comprehensive services including nutritious meals, health screenings and services for the family. In addition, 10% of Head Start slots are allocated to children with special needs. E-Center offers home base, full day, extended day and part-day options in Yuba, Sutter, and Butte Counties. Call 530-741-2995 to schedule your appointment or visit http://www.ecenter.org for more information.
E Center is a private non-profit agency that builds healthy communities through education, employment and environmental awareness. We are an agency that envisions strong, healthy communities that are inclusive of all.
E Center- 1506 Starr Drive, Yuba City, CA 95993 | Phone: 530-634-1200, Fax: 530-671-1042 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Start Programs Office- 840 Cooper Avenue, Yuba City, CA 95993 | 530-741-2995, Fax: 530-822-9584
Toll Free: 1-866-417-4255
For income eligible families with infants, toddlers, and pre-School age children.
Focus on preparing children for Kindergarten, while providing comprehensive services including: nutritious meals, health screening, and services for the family. 10% of Head Start slots are allocated to children with special needs. E-Center offers home-base, full-day, extended-day and part-day options in butte and Yuba Counties.
Call 530 741-2995 to schedule an appointment or visit online http://ECENTER.org
If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA. JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older. For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384 TTY/TTD: - 711
JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS ADHERES TO ALL FAIR HOUSING LAWS.
Pet Food & Supply Pantry open everyday! 9 am to 5 pm at 1356 Longfellow Ave Chico
Dry cat food, Wet cat food, Cat litter, Cat litter boxes, Cat treats, Cardboard cat carriers, Dog kennels/crates of all sizes, Leashes, Harnesses and collars, Dog and cat beds, Dog jacket/sweaters, Food and water bowls, Cat and dog toys, Wire dog pens
For more information go to: www.facebook.com/buttehumanesociety
The Silver Dollar Speedway (SDS) is continuing its efforts to offer scholarships to Auto technology students at Butte College.
SDS will be accepting donations during the 2018 race season, and the funds will be distributed to the Butte College Foundation (BCF) to assist students in the Auto Technology Program.
Donations are tax deductable and the Butte College Foundation will provide a receipt (if requested) for donations of $50 or more. Each $ 500 prvided to the BCF will create a scholarship for and Auto Tech student.
During SDS events, there will be a cash can at the t-shirt booth. During the off-season, you can mail your contributions to:
Silver Dollar Speedway, attn: SDS Scholarships, 2334 Fair Street, Chico, CA 95928
To learn more about the scholarships, contact Butte College Foundation | email@example.com | 530 895-2359
Safety is the number one priority for you and your crew while you're out on the water, and getting a head start before your trip is now easier than ever. to complete a state approved, NASBLA! certified, boating safety course.
If you have not completed a safe boating course yet it's not too late! You can either complete an in-person or online course from your state of residence (see links below), or you have the option to complete a classroom course from the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary or United States Power Squadron.
Check out these other fun sites for more water safety tips:
Find out more about WEAR IT!
National Water Safety Congress
The United States Coast Guard - boating safety page
Across the country, in our communities, we share everyday moments with our neighbors, family, coworkers, and friends. We go to work or school, the grocery store, or the gas station. It's easy to overlook these routine moments, but as you’re going about your day if you see something that doesn't seem quite right, say something. By being alert and reporting suspicious activity to your local law enforcement you can protect your family, neighbors, and community.
"If You See Something, Say Something®" engages the public in protecting our homeland through awareness-building, partnerships, and other outreach.
Reporting Suspicious Activity
To report suspicious activity please contact your local law enforcement. Describe specifically what you observed, including:
- Who or what you saw;
- When you saw it;
- Where it occurred; and
- Why it's suspicious.
If there is an emergency, call 9–1–1.
We are a faith-based pro-life crisis pregnancy clinic in Chico.
We serve pregnant women in our community no matter what their choice is. We offer tools and resources for women to feel empowered to become mothers.
115 W 2nd Ave., Chico, California. Call (530) 897-6100
Mobile Medical Clinic Hours- Friday 10am-4pm
2255 Pillsbury Rd. Chico, CA (Butte Bible Fellowship Parking lot)
San Francisco, CA – California Poison Control System (CPCS) (http://www.calpoison.org) reminds Californians that with warm weather, rattlesnakes are more likely to be found on hiking trails and sunning in rural areas. Even baby rattlesnakes possess dangerous venom as soon as they hatch.
A rattlesnake bite can produce painful swelling, bruising, tissue destruction, bleeding problems and, in rare cases, can be fatal. Most bites occur between the months of April and October. Click here to hear the sound a rattlesnake makes.
Some rattlesnake bite prevention tips include:
NVCSS CASA will be holding two CASA training sessions in early 2018.
Training in Shasta County [Redding] begins on Wednesday, January 10 and will be held in the CASA Center at NVCSS at 2400 Washington Avenue.
Butte County training [Chico] begins on Thursday, February 1 and will take place at
our office in Chico.
CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to watch over and advocate for abused and neglected children, to make sure they don’t get lost in the overburdened legal and social service system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes. Volunteers stay with each case until it is closed and the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. For many abused children, their CASA volunteer will be the one constant adult presence in their lives. CASA volunteers are definitely superheroes for the work they do for these children!
Download the volunteer application by visiting the NVCSS website: http://www.nvcss.org/casa
Application deadline for Shasta’s training is January 4; Butte’s deadline is January 27.
For more program information: http://www.nvcss.org/CASA
Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/nvcssCASA
UPCOMING EVENTS: Childrens Monthly Calendar, Young Adult Calendar, Adult Calendar
Visit the Public Library in your area for a lis tof available classes and programs.
Residents of Butte, Lake, Mendocino and Yuba who suffered damage or losses from the devastating fires that began October 8, 2017 and continue to burn, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), if they are able to do so.
The amendment to the presidential disaster declaration of October 10, 2017 now makes federal assistance available to eligible individuals and business owners in a total of six northern California counties: Butte, Lake, Napa, Mendocino, Sonoma and Yuba.
Survivors who primarily reside in one of the six designated counties can apply online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by phone at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Applicants who use 711 or Video Relay Service may call 800-621-3362. The toll-free numbers are open 7am to 10pm seven days a week.
Applicants will be asked for the following information:
• Social Security number
• Address of the damaged primary residence
• Description of the damage
• Information about insurance coverage
• A current contact telephone number
• An address where they can receive mail
• Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds
Disaster assistance for homeowners and renters may include grants to help pay for:
• Temporary housing
• Essential home repairs
• Uninsured and underinsured personal property losses
• Other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.
Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available for businesses of all sizes, private non-profit organizations, homeowners and renters. Disaster loans cover losses not fully compensated by insurance or other recoveries.
FEMA grants do not have to be repaid. FEMA assistance is nontaxable and will not affect eligibility for Social Security, Medicaid or other federal benefits.
Registering with FEMA is required for federal aid, even if a survivor has registered with another disaster-relief organization, such as the American Red Cross.
Survivors should register even if they have insurance. FEMA cannot duplicate insurance payments, but underinsured applicants may receive help after their claims have been settled.
For more information on California recovery, visit the disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4344 , Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/femaregion9 and the CalOES website, https://www.caloes.ca.gov/
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.
ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving everyone involved a rich cultural experience.
To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to http://www.host.asse.com to begin your host family application. Students are eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter today!
Founded by the Swedish National Department of Education, ASSE International (formerly American Scandinavian Student Exchange) is a non-profit, tax-exempt, public benefit organization. ASSE is officially designated as an exchange visitor program by the United States Department of State.
The CodeRED Emergency Notification System now allows residents and businesses to log into their CodeRED Accounts from Google, Facebook and Twitter. Please visit www.buttecoounty.net/massnotification to create a managed account & take advantage of the additional options the CodeRED system offers.
Residents and Businesses can also download the CodeRED Mobile Alert App which will allow you to receive emergency notifications anywhaere CodeRED is used.
Visit www.buttecounty.net/massnotification for information on the CodeRED Mobile Alert App and how to log into the system from social media accounts.
If you are a Senior Citizen needing affordable housing, applications for admission to the wait list are being accepted at JARVIS GARDENS, 2001 NOTRE DAME BLVD CHICO, CA. JARVIS GARDENS SENIOR APARTMENTS is a 49 unit apartment complex for seniors - whose head of household/co-head or spouse is 62 years of age or older. For more information call the facility at (530) 345-1384
TTY/TTD: - 711
If you or someone you know could benefit fromTherapeutic Horsemanship and are intersted in attending a class, call for more information. You do not need prior experience.
Handi-Riders is a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, International) member and Premier Accredited Operating Center. Our program is recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as an accepted form of therapeutic activity for the physically, developmentally and emotionally challenged. We are proud to have served Butte, Glenn and Tehama counties for the past 30 years.
Handi-Riders, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, was founded in Butte County in 1981 by a dedicated group from the equestrian community and Butte County Schools Special Education Department. These individuals worked together to provide a unique form of therapeutic activity for children and adults with special needs: Therapeutic Horseback Riding.
firstname.lastname@example.org | 530-315-0654 or 530-533-5333 | PO Box 1885, Chico, CA 95927
"Wings of Eagles" is accepting applications NOW! Please log onto www.wingsofeagles.org and fill out our Application for Financial Assistance. Accepting online applications only!
"Wings of Eagles," The Joseph Alvarez Organization for seriously ill children, has a goal of providing emotional and financial assistance to all families in the counties of: Butte, Glenn, Tehama, Sutter and Colusa who have children with a pediatric cancer or a life-threatening illness diagnosis.