Our CARE Center, located in the Richard T. Castro Human Services Center, supports families and parents in need of services through onsite classes and workshops, help with basic or emergency needs, and support with navigating the city's assistance programs. We also provide areas for family visitation.
The CARE Center is open to any individual or family in need of services. Many of our services are particularly useful for families involved with child welfare and those providing kinship care.
At our site, located in the Richard T. Castro Human Services Center at 1200 Federal Blvd., families have access to computers, a printer/copier, baby supplies (formula, diapers, wipes, clothing, bibs), car seats, playpens, and strollers.
We can also connect you to resources in your community and guide you through the process of getting assistance for food, housing, medication, mental health services, transportation, and enrollment in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash assistance program.
The CARE Center offers the advantage of being open beyond normal business hours as well as on Saturdays:
Hours of Operation:
Monday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The CARE Center is a gathering place where you can learn about tools and skills to help you and your family succeed. Classes and workshops cover such topics as:
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