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The People’s Guide to Health, Welfare, and Other Services 

This guide is a self-advocacy tool for people experiencing homelessness and low-income people. The People’s Guide is designed to give them tools to play an active role in making a difference in their own lives.  The Guide is provides information about health care, housing, food, income, legal advice and employment from local, state and federal programs and community services in Sacramento County.

Online version: The People’s Guide to Health, Welfare, and Other Services

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2-1-1 Sacramento

2-1-1 Sacramento provides free, confidential information and referral service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 2-1-1 can refer clients to more than 1,600 community services in the Sacramento area, including employment and training, housing information, financial assistance, children’s services, senior services, food programs, healthcare services, and more.

For housing resources, please visit 2-1-1’s Housing Resources page, dial 2-1-1 from your local telephone number or (916)498-1000 if calling from outside the area.