There are many great organizations in our area that support the people, environment and wildlife of Humboldt County. Check out our list below to see which Community Services may be available to help your cause today!
BLUE LAKE PLAYGROUP
The Blue Lake Community Resource Center with funding from First 5 Humboldt offers a playgroup for families with children 0-5 years. Playgroup is a safe and comfortable environment for children to play and learn important social skills.
Want more info? (707) 668-5239, or Email at [email protected]
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE REDWOODS
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Redwoods is a youth development program for children ages 6 to 18. All of our sites offer a safe place for our members to learn, play and develop citizenship and leadership skills. We have over 1500 members and we typically serve over 155 members daily.
Click here for a complete list of contact info for our Clubs & Administrative Office.
‘COMMODITIES’ – FOOD & PRODUCE DISTRIBUTION
Commodities is a monthly food distribution that takes place at the Blue Lake Community Resource Center on the fourth Thursday of the month. Both canned goods and fresh produce are distributed. Questions? Call 707-668-5239
Cooperation Humboldt exists to help develop a solidarity economy across the North Coast. They are currently offering FREE MINI-GARDENS to 100 qualifying families this Spring 2022 season. This incredible program will Increase access to fresh produce at no cost to the family and Reduce your reliance on corporatized food system. Applications found here, and allotted on a first-come first-serve basis.
Email additional inquiries to [email protected]
CPR & FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONS
Reasonably priced variety of classes to prepare you for medical or emergency situations and receive your certification. Hosted by the Arcata Volunteer Fire Dept. Various classes and availability. Follow link for classes happening now. [email protected] for scheduling and registration.
HUMBOLDT BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
We partner with parents/guardians, volunteers and others in the community and hold ourselves accountable for each child in our program achieving:
•Higher aspirations, greater confidence, and better relationships
•Avoidance of risky behaviors
428 C Street, (Suite G) in Eureka. 707-445-4871
INK PEOPLE – CENTER FOR THE ARTS
A great local resource for all things community and art. There are many facets to this organization including community restoration, kids/teen programs, a monthly newsletter and so much more. Please follow the link in the title to see just what this program is all about!
The DreamMaker Program– Self-directed projects created by people who have a dream of making our community a better place through Art and Cultural engagement. Do you have an idea for an Arts, Culture, or Education Project? Click here to see if YOU are ready to be a future DreamMaker!
Ink News Monthly- Ink News is THE monthly Arts Magazine exploring local Arts, Artists, and Culture. Find the most recent issue of Ink News here.
MATEEL COMMUNITY LUNCH PROGRAM
Tues-Thurs, 12N-1P, Hot lunch served to the public in Redway! More information and address in link.
THE SANCTUARY ARCATA
1301 J Street Arcata, (707) 822-0898
The Sanctuary exists to creatively connect people with resources, experiences, ideas, and best of all… each other. Located in downtown Arcata – it is a bustling community center, gallery, artist residency, library, music venue, and workshop, with lab facilities including printmaking, ceramics, textiles, small metals, book arts, woodworking, music recording, bicycle repair, culinary arts, gardening, homesteading, and more.
“Everyone who enters the building shares in a collaborative art piece that inspires and facilitates creative work, artful living, and environmental stewardship.”
*Please keep an eye out on our other pages for updates on their ongoing events, workshops, kids events, and special music events.*
COMMUNITY LAND TRUSTS
JACOBY CREEK LAND TRUST
The Jacoby Creek Land Trust emerged out of a pursuit to inspire and support the community, and a desire for actions to speak louder than words. Established in 1992, we’re an organization driven by conservation, bold action, and a strong foundation of support. Contact us to learn more and get involved.
NORTHEAST REGIONAL LAND TRUST
The Northcoast Regional Land Trust is a nonprofit organization with a focus of protecting land and water on nearly five million acres on California’s North Coast encompassing Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties. Find out more About us.
TRINIDAD LAND TRUST
Dedicated to providing coastal access while protecting the natural beauty and character of the Humboldt County Coast from Little River to Big Lagoon. Every day we work to ensure that people can experience the stunning coast by maintaining public access trails, providing educational walks and activities that connect people to place and involving the community with conservation and stewardship of these lands.
Office located in the Simmons Gallery next to the Trinidad Library, 380 Janis Court.
VIRTUAL WORLD + SUPPORT GROUPS
DISABILITIES PEER SUPPORT GROUP
Are you or do you identify as a Disability Peer, and would you like to work with like minded Disability peers in supporting each other? (virtual class)
Email [email protected] for the Zoom link.
KUNLE CENTRE WARM LINE
“Kunle” means: “Our Home is Filled with Honor” and was founded to help reduce the suicide rate, and to promote wellness in Humboldt County. If you are troubled and need to talk things over, they are here to listen to YOU!
707-599-2381 on Fri/Sat/Sun from 6P-Midnight.
9:30-11A on Saturdays! For women teenagers and older on Zoom. To build healthy relationship and strengthen ties through validation and affirmation while walking though dark and light paths. Weekly Schedule 9:30-9:35 Music 9:45- 10:45 am open conversation 10:45-11:00 prayerful meditation with the Sista Prayer Warriors.
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