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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Charity And Non Profits Of Imperial County

Charities Of Imperial Valley
These services are provided for your use and support
See Numbered list for services available
The Access center of San Diego and Imperial County
Imperial Valley Independent living center 395 Broadway suite1 El Centro
Alzheimer's Association of San Diego and Imperial County
584b Main St. El Centro 335-3725
American Cancer Society
400 South 8th St. El Centro
American lung Association of San Diego and Imperial
1275 West State St.
American Red Cross
781 Broadway El Centro
ARC-Imperial Valley (Association for retarded citizens)
502 E Main St. El Centro 352-0180
Boys and Girls Club of Brawley
165 South Plaza P.O. Box 770 Brawley Ca.
Burn Institute
(Associate Member) 612 "J" street, Imperial
C.A.S.A (Court Appointed special Advocates)
690 Brawley Suite 6,El Centro
C.H.R.L.E.E: Family Care
107 S. 5th street Suite 210 El Centro 353-6151
Catholic Charities
250 West Orange Ave El Centro
Center for Family Solutions 24 hour Crisis HotLine(353-8530)
395 Broadway, Suite 5 El Centro
De Anza Rescue PO Box 1599 El Centro
I.C. Child Abuse Prevention Council 563 West Main ST. El Centro
I.V. Hipass Youth Camp
PO Box 1741 El Centro
344-6620 or 353-3887
Imperial Valley Blind Center 473 Park Avenue, El Centro
Imperial Valley Food Bank PO Box 4406,El Centro
Imperial Valley Special Olympics
(Associate Member) 375 S. 1st St. El Centro
336-8979 or 337-4556
Literacy Volunteers of America
939 Main St. El Centro
Neighborhood House 506 E. 4th St. Calexico
Salvation Army
375 North 5th St. El Centro 352-4528
Senior Citizens Emergency Fund
1639 W. Main St. El Centro
Sure Helpline
395 Broadway Suite 2
El Centro
United Way Emergency Transportation
1639 W. Main St. El Centro
Valley Orthopedic Clinic
352 E. 1st St. Calexico 357-3931
Volunteers Of America Alcohol and drug abuse Center
1331-B Clark Road El Centro 353-8482

  1. accessible transportation
  2. Adult Counseling
  3. Anger Management
  4. Cancer Assistance
  5. Disabilities Assistance
  6. Civil Rights Advocacy
  7. Gas bill assistance
  8. Basic reading
  9. Blind aid Ed-crafts and recreation
  10. Camp for asthmatic children
  11. Camp for youth
  12. Cancer research
  13. Character building
  14. Child voice in court
  15. Consumer issues
  16. C.H.S. Proficiency exams
  17. Counseling education and prevention
  18. CPR First aid training
  19. Crisis intervention
  20. Debt repayment
  21. Desert Rescue
  22. Education and cultural opportunity
  23. Educational seminars and Conferences
  24. Educational tutoring
  25. Emergency assistance,hotlines,Rape,overdose and medical
  26. Emergency assistance Military
  27. Battered women hotline
  28. Fire and earthquake assistance
  29. Emergency food and clothing
  30. Emergency food vouchers (Seniors and special diet)
  31. Emergency gasoline and transportation(Out of County residents only)
  32. Emergency rent assistance
  33. Employment information
  34. Financial counseling
  35. Housing referral
  36. Independent living skills training
  37. Information and referrals
  38. In home care
  39. Karate Classes
  40. Literacy training for adults and families
  41. Mental and physical training
  42. Money Management
  43. Orthopedic Care,braces, and eye surgery
  44. Parenting classes
  45. Parenting read together classes
  46. Peer counseling
  47. Plastic surgery for burn victims
  48. Preschool and daycare
  49. Psychological counseling,Mental health
  50. Recreation for the disabled
  51. Resident treatment for alcohol and drug abuse
  52. Senior citizens emergency assistance
  53. Senior Nutrition
  54. Supplies food to non profit agencies
  55. Thrift store
  56. Utility assistance
  57. Volunteer training
  58. Workplace literacy
  59. Youth and adult recreation
  60. Youth and child placement
  61. Senior companion program
  62. Foster Grandparent program
  63. Senior brown bag program
  64. Services for expectant mothers
  65. Adoption seminars
  66. Immigration services
  67. Juvenile fire setting intervention
  68. Fire and Burn prevention
  69. Smoke detectors for seniors
  70. Camp for burn injured children
  71. Emergency needs food for burn victims
  72. American sign language interpreting services

Consumer credit counseling services of San Diego and Imperial counties
370 Aurora street suite "B"
EL. Centro Ca. 92243
(619) 337-2300
Fax : 337-8196

What is consumer credit counseling service?
Consumer credit counseling service is a nonprofit community service dedicated to helping individuals and families find solutions to their money management problems. CCCS of San Diego and Imperial County is one of 600 nonprofit consumer credit counseling services across the country that operate under the guidelines set forth by the national foundation for consumer credit. CCCS is neither a charitable organization or lending institution,no funds are available to pay debtors obligations. We adhere to the belief that people should stand on their own feet, should use credit only when they have the ability to pay, and that if credit is extended bills should be paid regularly and promptly. However we recognize that frequently through overconfidence or a changing circumstance people become overextended with monthly payments, this often results in worry, jeopardy to their job and reputation, and sometimes even the disruption of the family unit. In such cases financial counseling may be of assistance.
What specific services are offered?
Money management education programs CCCS welcomes the opportunity to provide money management workshops too interested groups and organizations. Our staff is well qualified to speak on a wide variety of topics such as budgeting, establishing credit, credit use, types of credit, and teaching children and young adults about money. Please call our local office if you're interested in scheduling a presentation. This is a free community service. Individual and confidential budget credit and debt counciling Counselors review living expenses and credit obligations in an effort to give a third party assessment of the budget. Counselors will help create a plan of action to achieve the financial goals you want. Consumers with questions on credit are welcome to discuss their concerns with a counselor. All counseling is provided free of charge. Debt Management programs For individuals or families burdened by excessive debt obligations CCCS can negotiate with creditors for monthly payments to help balance out the overall budget. If we administer a debt management program for a client, the state of California mandates charging a fee totaling 6.5 percent of the amount we disperse for a client. Not to exceed $20 per month this he may be waived or reduced in hardship cases.
What have we done?
Consumer credit counseling service of San Diego and Imperial County was originated in 1964 and was one of the first offices in the state of California. 1989 Marked our 25th year of helping individuals and families solve their debt problems. In 1991 we counseled 6600 people and returned $5,968,720 to creditors. Our past history has been one of steady growth, and our anticipated future will continue to be the same.
How are we supported?
Consumer credit counseling service was founded by the financial community. Grants and donations support the free education programs, individual counseling, and the major expenses of our debt management program. Clients utilizing the debt management program contribute a share of that expence. As a nonprofit corporation we also receive non-cash support such as office supplies furniture free space to provide our services.

United Way of Imperial County
"Caring Hearts Build Hope"
1639 West Main Street
EL. Centro California 92243
(760) 352-4535
Because you care, United Way of Imperial county donations support the greatest number of human and health-care services. Reaching people from all walks of life in all income groups. We are an autonomous organization run by a local board who makes all decisions regarding fund-raising and fund distribution. Our overhead remains low so that more of your donations reach people who need help. Our allocations process is an innovative endeavor involving a community of local citizens who personally visit agencies and study budgets to determine cost-effectiveness and consider the number of people helped.
Did you know that?
United Way of Imperial County is also an information and referral service. Anyone calling our office is directed to an agency that may be able to help. Emergency transportation funding is sponsored through our office and facilitated through the various city police departments to provide gasoline, mechanical repair, or bus transportation service, for those stranded in our valley.You have the option of designating your donation to 8501 C. 3 non-profit organization throughout the county. Your payroll deduction is completely tax-deductible as long as you list your deductions on your tax form. We act as a watchdog over your undesignated contributions to see that they are used for programs and not overhead costs. Over $72,000 of utility company assisted funds help low income citizens with emergency gas and electrical utility bills.

Hope exists at all times for everyone

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