Covid-19 Resources

local community resources headerLow Cost Resources Available
for the South Coast Community
during Shelter-in-Place Order
April 6, 2020

 

Food

Gualala Food Bank – 2nd and 4th Fridays from 11:00 am-12:30 pm at Gualala Baptist Church. For food requests on non- Food Bank days, please call Mendonoma Health Alliance (MHA) for availability: (707) 412-3176 x103 for English or x106 for Spanish.

Starcross Food Pantry – 1st and 3rd Fridays from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm at Starcross Monastic Community in Annapolis. For food requests on non-Food Bank days, please send a text message to Angela Baker Marquez for availability: (707) 687- 8315.

Point Arena Food Bank*: operated by Coastal Seniors, food bank distribution is the second Tuesday each month from 8:30-10:30 am at the Veterans Building in Point Arena and open to all ages. During the COVID-19 pandemic distribution is provided curbside only. Call (707) 882-2137 or (707) 882-2237 for more information.

Meals to Go*: Coastal Seniors is offering meals to go for seniors, non-seniors and disabled adults Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 11:30-12:30 at the Veterans Building in Point Arena and at the Gualala Community Center. If unable to pick-up, they are offering delivery to seniors and disabled adults along the coast between Irish Beach and Stewart’s Point and inland to Annapolis. Meal prices are $8 suggested voluntary contribution for seniors 60+ and disabled adults, $10 for non-seniors, and $6 for children under 12. Seniors and disabled adults are not denied a meal if unable to contribute toward the meal cost. Call (707) 882-2137 or (707) 882-2237 for more information.

Meals on Wheels*: Coastal Seniors’ Meals on Wheels program is delivering on Mondays and Wednesdays and recipients receive seven meals each week. Seniors aged 60+ and disabled adults are not denied meals if unable to contribute toward the meal cost. Call (707) 882-2137 or (707) 882-2237 for more information.

MHA is providing grocery shopping and delivery for the community. Orders can be placed Monday-Thursday with same day delivery if orders are received between 9am-12pm. Maximum 15 item limit. To place an order, send an email
to info@mendonomahealth.org or call (707) 412-3176 x102 for English or x106 for Spanish.

Grocery Shopping and Delivery: Coastal Seniors has volunteers available to assist seniors aged 60+ and disabled adults with grocery shopping at all of the local grocery stores and markets. Delivery is included at no cost. Call 707-882-2137 or 707-882-2237 for more information.

Mendocino County WIC is now offering appointments remotely! For new mothers with nursing babies and for children under the age of 3. No in-person appointments. No citizenship documents required to apply. For more information call Maria Hurtado (707) 964-7106.

Point Arena students: Point Arena Schools will provide meals for our students. Meals will be provided in a “drive thru” format at the following times and locations. Every child meal will include a lunch and a breakfast, but the child must be present to receive the meals.

BREAKFAST/LUNCH DELIVERY

Location

Address

Driver

Time

Point Arena Reservation

Head Start Parking Lot

Tom Craig

11:45 am-12:00 pm

Bower Park

Parking Lot

Sherry Baker

11:50 am

Moonrise/Stargaze

Sherry Baker

11:50 am-12:15 pm

Mary Star of the Sea

Joann Enos

11:50 am

Manchester Reservation

Garcia Court

Tom Craig

12:10 pm-12:30 pm

Point Arena Cafeteria

Point Arena High School

Denise Souza (contact person)

11:35 am-12:00 pm

Deer Trail – The Sea Ranch

Board Member Mary Visher

12:05 pm

Breakfast shall include a bagel or muffin, cereal/continental breakfast. Lunch shall include a sandwich, fruit, milk, and chips. Both the Box Lunch/Breakfast shall be included in each “pick-up” item.

Financial Assistance

Funds for undocumented individuals – Not active yet. Contact Action Network for more information: (707) 884-5413 for English or (707) 884-5414 for Spanish.

Gasoline vouchers are available. Contact Action Network for more information: (707) 884-5413 for English or (707) 884- 5414 for Spanish.

Resources for Families & Children

Backpacks with activities for children, diapers and potty chairs are available, while supplies last. Chrome Books for students in need that to do not have access to computer or internet -contact Action Network for more information: (707) 884-5413 for English, (707) 884-5414 for Spanish, or to reach Natalie Berg directly, call (707) 367-6433.

County of Mendocino Court Free Legal Help – By Appointment Only – located at Action Network Gualala. Can assist with child custody and support, restraining orders, small claims, guardianship and other family law matters. Contact Action Network 707-884-5413 to make an appointment

Natalie Berg and Jo Majorana are offering supportive talks with adults and youth to help with the emotional impact of the pandemic. Contact Action Network for more information: (707) 884-5413 for English, (707) 884-5414 for Spanish.

Counseling Services: Miles Clark, MFT Arena Schools Behavioral Health Counselor 20 School Street Point Arena, CA 95468 707-489-3207

Project Sanctuary currently offers: Crisis-counseling (707) 961-1507 (M-F 8:30-4:30), * 24/7 Crisis and Support Line_(707) 964-4357, * Domestic Violence Counseling (Phone/Video), * Sexual Assault Counseling (Phone/Video), *Restraining Order Assistance, * Emergency Shelter, *Safety Planning, * Support for a survivor’s loved ones

Point Arena students: Point Arena Schools will provide meals for our students. Meals will be provided in a “drive thru” format. Every child meal will include a lunch and a breakfast, but the child must be present to receive the meals. Breakfast shall include a bagel or muffin, cereal/continental breakfast. Lunch shall include a sandwich, fruit, milk, and chips. Both the Box Lunch/Breakfast shall be included in each “pick-up” item. Please reference the delivery schedule above for times and locations of meal deliveries.

Transportation

Firewood Delivery*: Coastal Seniors is providing firewood to seniors aged 60+ and disabled adults at no cost and delivery is included. Call (707) 882-2137 or (707) 882-2237 for more information.

Crisis-counseling (707) 961-1507 (M-F 8:30-4:30), * 24/7 Crisis and Support Line_(707) 964-4357, * Domestic Violence Counseling (Phone/Video), * Sexual Assault Counseling (Phone/Video), *Restraining Order Assistance, * Emergency Shelter, *Safety Planning, * Support for a survivor’s loved ones

Transportation*: Coastal Seniors operates two buses and they are providing local transportation to medical appointments and to complete essential errands. They are providing service to Santa Rosa, Fort Bragg and Ukiah for medical appointments only. Available for seniors aged 60+ and disabled adults. Call (707) 882-2137 or (707) 882-2237 for more information.

Resources over the phone

Action Network is offering weekly check-in calls for isolated seniors and adults. Contact Jo Majorana: (510) 926-9230 or

Natalie Berg: (707) 367-6433 for more information (English and Spanish options available). Domestic violence resources and support is available. Contact Natalie Berg: (707) 367-6433 with Action Network for more information (English and Spanish options available).

Coordination of Resources and Health Care Needs

MHA can help with prescription medication pick-up from the pharmacy and drop off to your home as well as assisting with any other questions or concerns. Call: (707) 412-3176 x103 for English or x106 for Spanish.

Additional Information and Resources:

Hubs & Routes — Jennifer Kreger, MD
Here are numbers for some of the most commonly used clinics:

Redwood Coast Medical Group – 707-884-4005

North Coast Family Health Center – Fort Bragg 707) 961-4631

Mendocino Coast Clinics – Fort Bragg (707) 964-1251

Fort Bragg Rural Health Center – Fort Bragg (707) 964-0259

Redwood Coast Medical Services – (707) 884-4005

Redwood Coast Medical Services Point Arena – (707) 882-1704
Sonoma County Indian Health Project (near Point Arena) – (707) 521-4545
Anderson Valley Health Center – (707) 895-3477
NCMA Internal & Family Medicine — Mendocino (707) 937-1055

 

FREE INTERNET

We are offering Free Public Wifi Hotspots at numerous locations along the coast:

Gualala Point Park – visitor center
Gualala Point Park Campground
Gualala Arts Center – campus-wide (indoors and outdoors) Hotel Breakers
Sea Cliff Motel
JR Home and Auto Care
Main Street Point Arena
Point Arena Library
Point Arena Elementary School
Point Arena Pier
Point Arena High School (being repaired)
Manchester State Campground
Manchester Grange Hall
Elk Community Center
Elk Museum
Elk Greenwood School
Albion Fire (being repaired)

*For a Spanish interpreter, contact MHA (707) 412-3176 x106