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General Services

General Services

Call 911

for extreme emergencies — like medical emergencies, downed power lines, or other life-threatening situations.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222

Non-emergency numbers:

  • Mendocino Coast District Hospital: 707-961-1234 700 River Drive, Fort Bragg
  • Fort Bragg Police Department 707-964-0200 250 Cypress Street, Fort Bragg
  • Fort Bragg Volunteer Fire Department: 707-961-2831 141 N. Main St, Fort Bragg
  • Highway Patrol (Ukiah): 707-467-4040
  • Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office (Ukiah): 707-463-4411 or (Fort Bragg substation): 707-964-6308
  • PG&E: 800-743-5002 to report outages and get updates on your location
  • S. Coast Guard: 707-964-6611
  • Noyo Harbor Manager: 707-964-4719
  • CA Dept of Fish & Wildlife-Fort Bragg: 707-964-9078

General Services:

Dial 2-1-1 or go to

To access hundreds of local community services. It’s free, confidential, and available 24/7.

CalWORKs Housing Programs The CalWORKs program provides temporary and permanent housing assistance to families at risk of homelessness. Those impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for additional CalWORKs Homeless Assistance.  For more information, call:  Fort Bragg 1-877-327-1677 or Ukiah 1-877-327-1711

Special Housing Assistance to Families with Children – Limited funds are available to support low-income families at risk of eviction or in need of down-payment assistance.  This program may also assist limited term motel/hotel vouchers.  Email for more information.

Mortgage Relief – Homeowners who have lost income or their jobs because of the corona virus outbreak may be eligible to have their mortgage payments reduced or suspended for up to 12 months.  Homeowners should contact their mortgage lender to find out more.

CDSS Housing and Homelessness Programs – Additional California Government resources


FREE meals on the coast

Fort Bragg Food Bank  910 North Franklin St, Fort Bragg, CA, 707-964-9404

CalFresh (California Food Stamps = SNAP) 764 S Franklin St, PO Box 1306, Fort Bragg CA 95437, 877-327-1677 or 707-962-1000 or 962-1136 (eligibility worker)

California Association of Food Banks

Food Stamps (SNAP), Mendocino County, Fort Bragg Office:  707-962-1000.  764 S Franklin St, Fort Bragg CA 95437


Fort Bragg Unified School District – Nutrition Services:  Free breakfasts and lunches available at school for children in need.

Noyo Food Forest, Fort Bragg CA:    The Noyo Food Forest cultivates a healthy local food system by providing opportunities for education, social enterprise, and community involvement.

Mendocino County Farmer’s Market Association: Accepting EBT at all locations

WIC Women, Infants and ChildrenMendocino County:   A federally funded nutritional program for low-to-moderate income pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants and children to the age of five years who are at nutritional risk.  Fort Bragg Phone: 707-964-7106.

Other Food Banks and Pantries in Mendocino County

Mendocino Food Directory

Homeless Resources:


The Hospitality House Shelter: 237 N McPherson St, Fort Bragg, CA: Shelter for the homeless, if space available. Hot dinner, showers and laundry available for all homeless people in need. 707-961-1150

Health & Medical:

*See our Health Resources page

Street Medicine – open to all in need of basic health care, support and referrals on Wednesdays, 9am to 11:30am, at the Hospitality Center, 101 N. Franklin Street, Fort Bragg.  Clients are being seen in the Old Coast Cafe, where proper social distancing can be maintained.

Hospitality Clinic – provider for adult mental health services to those with Medi-Cal. We offer a variety of services including individual therapy, family therapy, individual rehabilitation, case management, collateral, assessment, and plan development.


Mendocino Transit Authority (MTA) 241 Plant Rd, Ukiah, CA 800-696-4682 or 707-462-1422

Wheelchair-accessible fixed-route public bus transportation throughout Mendocino County plus daily connections with Sonoma County Transit, Santa Rosa City Bus, AMTRAK, and Golden Gate Transit for regional service to Marin and San Francisco Counties in Santa Rosa.

Also, daily connections with the Sonoma County Airport Express t the Sonoma County Airport for service to and from the Bay Area airports. In Ukiah, MTA connects with Lake Transit service to and from Lake County.

Dial-A-Ride  – Dial-A-Ride curb-to-curb services in Ukiah and Fort Bragg and one flex route: The Local 9 pm Service in Ukiah. Reduced fares for seniors and passengers with certain disabilities who show an authorized MTA Transit discount card at time of travel. All MTA buses are wheelchair accessible. For more information, contact 800-696-4682 or see for routes, schedules, and fare prices. Dial-A-Ride, Fort Bragg 707-964-1800; Dial-A-Ride, Ukiah 707-462-3881

Redwood Coast Senior Center Bus  Provides low cost door-to-door transportation on the Coast from Cleone to Caspar for individuals age 60+ or all persons with a disability. Wheelchair-lift equipped. Fee varies by distance. See for more information. Call for a ride 707-964-0443. Bus service pamphlet

Greyhound (nearest station – Willits) Affordable long distance travel in North America and a unique national network.

Amtrak (nearest station – Willits) High quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service.

Taxi services

O Bar 11 Enterprises Door to Door  (707) 321-6655

UBER  Must have the app and a form of payment on your smartphone or device to request a ride in this area. There are a couple of drivers available, but it changes often. Check the app. Below is a known driver.

Julie’s Trips and Tours-Uber Select rides only. Pickups within 15 miles of Fort Bragg – text this number to see if this driver is available and to allow driver to get to a location where Uber app can ping  707-357-6035 or email


Community Foundation of Mendocino

2-1-1:  Mendocino County Community Resource Directory

California Employment Development Department (EDD) Fort Bragg Office: 310 E Redwood Ave, 707-964-3295

Second Chance:  Helping the pets of people in need. 707-964-7770  Your path to Government benefits

Immigration and Naturalization:

Legal Services of Northern California ~ Ukiah Regional Office – Assists with naturalization, green card renewals, U visas and helps with completing forms amd filings with USCIS. 421 North Oak Street, Ukiah, CA 95482, 707-462-1471

Fort Bragg Coastal Adult School – Provides classes on Citizenship and ESL all levels

Mendocino College of the Redwoods – ESL

Coast Literacy Program – Sponsored by Fort Bragg Library – Get help reading English.

LGBTQ+ Resources:

LGBTQ+ Resource Guide (pdf)

Mendocino Pride Alliance – Bringing awareness to equality and promoting social justice for people of diversity. Youth Page – Mendocino Pride Alliance

Positive Images  – An LGBTQIA+ non-profit, headquartered in Sonoma County, offering age appropriate support groups and resources online for free to anyone in Mendocino & Lake Counties.

Adult Ed:

Coastal Adult School – 250 S Sanderson Way, Fort Bragg, CA: The Coastal Adult School in Fort Bragg serves adults all along the northern coast of Mendocino County who wish to complete their High School Diploma or GED, Learn English, or become US Citizens. Evening and morning classes are available to enable students to attend classes no matter what their work schedules. 707-961-3615

Career Online High School ~ Sponsored by Mendocino County Library – We want to help you exceed your goals, advance your career, and continue your education.

Coast Literacy Program – Sponsored by Fort Bragg Library – Get help reading English.

Resources for the Disabled:

Mendocino County Office of Education – Special Education – Lots of good resources, from early childhood education to Occupational and Physical Therapy.

Parents and Friends – Providing opportunities for people with developmental challenges and similar needs to participate fully in our community. 306 E. Redwood Ave, Fort Bragg, CA  707-964-4940


Mendocino County Tourism Board Find your happy in Mendocino County! PO Box 89, Ukiah CA 95482, 707-964-9010,

Visit Mendocino  – Located two hours north of San Francisco and two-and-a-half hours west of Sacramento, Mendocino County is an ideal overnight getaway destination for residents in these major markets, as well as the millions of visitors that use them as gateways.

Visit Fort Bragg – The community of Fort Bragg is often referred to as the “gateway” to the North Coast. With stunning coastal views, redwood forests, state parks and historic buildings, it’s easy to see why Fort Bragg is a favored vacation destination and retirement mecca for people the world over.

Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center – Get all the info you need to visit the great North Coast! Maps, guides, restaurant guides, etc. – 217 N Main St, Fort Bragg, CA, 707-961-6300

Visitor Guide