Funded Agencies

To contact us:

Phone: 707-422-8810

Fax: 707-422-8896

E-mail: info@capsolano.org

Through a Memorandum of Understanding with the JPA, the CAP Solano Nonprofit administers all grants for HUD, in addition to CSBG and local grants. Grants listed are those received through CAP Solano.

Please click on the name of the nonprofit to be directed to their website.

Benicia Community Action Council                                    

Grants: HUD

Location: 480 Military East, Benicia, CA 94510

Services: Family self-sufficiency program provides referral and information for rental & utilities assistance, jobs, housing, and social services benefits. Food Assistance, Home-delivered meals for Seniors & Disabled, Job referrals & placement, Job training program, Budgeting workshops, and Income tax preparation. The Benicia CAC is the one-stop shop for Benicia homeless. The Benicia CAC provides housing counseling, food assistance, clothing and services needed to end homelessness.

Mission:To provide guidance, resources and referrals to those striving  for self- sufficiency.”

Caminar, Inc.—Sereno Village                                                               

Grants: HUD

Location: Caminar, Inc. is located in Solano, San Mateo, and Butte Counties.

Services: Sereno Village is a housing complex in Vallejo used by Caminar.

Mission: “To improve the quality of life for people with disabilities by providing opportunities to live in the community with dignity and independence.”

Catholic Social Services

Grants: HUD & CSBG

Location: 125 Corporate Place, Suite A, Vallejo, CA 94590

Services: Homeless case management, self-sufficiency programs (emphasis on securing employment), food giveaways (limited to once every other month), holiday giveaways, rental assistance ("Season of Sharing"), free income tax preparation services, CalFresh (Food Stamp) outreach and application assistance, low-cost telephone service, information & referrals, anger management and batterer intervention classes, parenting skills classes, Pathways Counseling Program for families and individuals (Spanish-speaking available), and immigration services.

Mission: To reach out and provide assistance to anyone who is poor or disadvantaged by offering health and social services programs that contribute to the individual's freedom and independence, while always valuing the dignity of human life and the importance of family.”

Upcoming Event: Catholic Social Service of Solano will be celebrating 70 years of service to the community with a fundraising dinner on Saturday evening, February 4, 2012.  It will be held at the Dan Foley Cultural Center in Vallejo,  and all proceeds will go to fund professional counseling for victims of domestic violence.

Dixon Family Services

Grants: HUD & CSBG

Location: 155 N. Second Street, Dixon, CA 95620         

Services: Shelter Voucher Program, Homeless Case Management, Linkages to Shelters and Programs, Emergency Food, Basic Needs Walk-in Services, Mental Health Counseling, Substance Abuse Treatment/Prevention, Just for Kids (school adjustment program and self-esteem building, in collaboration with teachers from local schools who refer students with behavioral issues), Youth Counselors at CAJ & DHS, Parenting Classes and Education, School Readiness Buddy Program, Substances and Tobacco Education, Emergency Food Services, and Domestic Violence Program.

Fairfield-Suisun Community Action Council

Grants: HUD

Location: 416 Union Avenue, Fairfield, CA 94533

Services: CAC currently provides a broad spectrum of services for the homeless and the at-risk population of Solano County.  Our clients include the working poor, low-income senior citizens, the disabled and the homeless. Primary services include: Building Better Lives Housing program provides long-term, residential transitional housing for chronically homeless adults, primarily funded by a HUD grant and supplemented by contributions from the community; Dixon V.E.T.S. Housing Program, a “per diem” residential housing program operated by the CAC in partnership with the Veterans Administration and the City of Dixon; Transitional Care Program, which reduces the need for frequent re-hospitalizations of homeless and at-risk individuals by providing short-term respite care housing immediately following their release from a hospital stay; Rental/Utility Assistance through the Season of Sharing Program (SOS) & the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) for utility assistance; Employment services, Including job postings and referrals, internet access for job searches, help with a variety of classes that help our clients to take control of and change their lives; and the Food Pantry, with distribution of bags of food to low-income seniors, the disabled  and the homeless.

Mission: Fairfield-Suisun Community Action Council works to prevent homelessness by providing transitional housing with person-centered programs as well as providing safety-net services proven to successfully rebuild lives.

Interfaith Council

Grants: HUD & CSBG

Location: 724 Ohio Street, Fairfield, CA 94533

Services: Operates Heather House, providing temporary shelter, food and case management to the homeless. The shelter has 24 beds for families and single women.

Mission: To reduce the impact of poverty and homelessness through the coordinated efforts of people of faith. It is our belief that regardless of what might separate us one from another, common ground will always be found in serving God and serving the people.

Rio Vista Community Services

Grants: HUD

Services: Distribution of food bags every 1st and 3rd Monday, Brown Bag program for low-income seniors, Emergency food service, Food stamp application assistance, REACH utility assistance program and 50% assistance with water and sewer bill available to Rio Vista residents, Rental assistance provided through Season of Sharing program, Plan for America application assistance for medications, Emergency transportation services, Emergency shelter assistance- RVM may provide a maximum of two nights at a local motel, or a maximum of five nights at Sandy Beach Park, or equivalent, subject to a maximum of $125, and Christmas 94571: food basket/gift basket program for the holidays.

Mission: The mission of Rio Vista Ministry is to provide food and services to low income individuals, families and the homeless In the Rio Vista area.”

Vacaville Social Services—Opportunity House and Helping Hands

Grants: HUD & CSBG

Location: Opportunity House, 712 Catherine Street, Vacaville, CA 95688

Services: Opportunity House—Emergency housing. Helping Hands—Transitional apartment complex, designed for tenants preparing to become fully independent. Many tenants are former Opportunity House clients who have found work and independence. 12-16 month leases available. Rent is approximately $350/month. Designed primarily for single females or males with children. Many tenants are former addicts who have sought or are currently seeking help for addiction. Helping Hands is drug and alcohol free.

Mission: To provide a safe, secure, drug-free and helpful environment for homeless participants to use as a springboard to self-sufficiency and to a productive lifestyle in the community.”

Youth & Family Services

Grants: HUD & CSBG

Location: 1017 Tennessee Street, Vallejo, CA 94590

Services: Youth & Family Services offers counseling, psychotherapy, education, training and consultation are offered in diverse contexts including, but not limited to clinics, schools, community centers, public agencies, private businesses and organizations.

Rosewood House houses 6 women at a time, who have experienced recovery from drug/alcohol addiction. Residents are required to attend self-help programs such as AA, NA, job training, health care procurement, family reunification, etc. Leases run from 6-12 months, and monthly rent is low.

Mission: “Our mission is to help the most vulnerable members of our community heal themselves from the pain caused by substance abuse, trauma, physical abuse, delinquency, and mental health challenges. Through a unique, family-focused blend of counseling, treatment, education, and case management, we help people develop the inner strength and life skills they need to form productive relationships and be responsible citizens. Thus, individual, family and community life is enriched.

Sereno Village

Catholic Social Services

Opportunity House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, governed by the Vacaville Social Services Corporation. The Board of the VSSC is made up entirely of volunteer community leaders and members of the Vacaville Ministerial Association. The shelter is funded largely through community donations and local charities, including the Opportunity House Thrift Store.”