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Community and Wellness Information for Alvord students, families and staff. Please use the drop down menu for links to these important notices.  

Community & Wellness Resources

  • Arlanza Family Health Center
    Phone:  (951) 710-3970 Medical
    Phone:  (951) 710-3980 Dental
    Address:  8856 Arlington Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503
    Available services: Family Practice, Well Child, Adult Exams, Immunizations, Chronic Conditions, Family Planning, OB/GYN, Pediatric, Pregnancy Test, Sick Visits, Behavioral Health, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Dental, X-Rays, Caridology, HIV & HEP C.  Most insurances accepted.  Open Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm and Saturday from 8:00am - 12:00pm.  Walk-Ins welcome.


    Arlington Seventh Day Adventist Community Services
    Emergency Food Assistance
    Phone:  (951) 688-6630
    Address:  8778 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503
    Program provides a 5-day supply of food to low income families, individuals, and seniors.  Recipients can receive food once a month, limited to 4 times per year.  Services are temporarily disrupted by COVID-19, but will resume at a later date.


    Arlington Temporary Assistance
    Emergency Food Assistance
    Phone:  (951) 689-5620
    Address:  9000 Arlington Avenue Suite 112, Riverside, CA 92503
    Provides emergency assistance to families and homeless.  Assistance includes food, clothing and referrals to appropriate social service agencies.  Bus tickets are provided for medical appointments and emergencies.  Provides utility assistance for Southern California Edison.  Open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10:00am - 1:00pm


    Casa Blanca Home of the Neighborly Service
    Community Center
    Phone:  (951) 688-3043
    Address:  7680 Casa Blanca Street, Riverside, CA 92504
    The center assists with job counseling and community organization assistance.  Can refer individuals to other local Riverside charities and non-profit agencies.


    Catholic Charities
    Phone:  (951) 689-1803 Hotline
    Address:  3020 Madison Street, Riverside, CA 92504
    Phone:  (909) 388-1239
    Address:  1450 North "D" Street, Riverside, CA 92504
    Catholic Charities provides basic emergency services, food, clothing, utility, shelter, and rental assistance when funding is available.  For more information regarding these services, please call the phone number listed.  The Refugee and Immigration Program conducts community education; learn about government aid such as Cal-Fresh, WIC, and how to get free food and groceries.


    Community Settlement House
    Phone:  (951) 686-6266
    Address:  4366 Bermuda Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507
    Provides food program Monday and Wednesday from 10:30am - 12:30pm.  No appointment needed for food program.  


    Corona Settlement House
    Emergency Assistance
    Phone:  (951) 737-3504
    Address:  507 S. Vicente Avenue, Corona, CA 92882
    Provides pre-made bags with canned food Monday - Friday from 4:00pm - 5:30pm.  Thrift store and other services temporarily closed during COVID-19.


    First Congregational Church
    Congregate Meal Program
    Phone:  (951) 684-2494
    Address:  3504 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501
    Program provides a congregate dinner every Wednesday evening at 4:30pm.  Meals are served to low income or homeless people in need.


    Janet Goeske Foundation
    Phone:  (951) 351-8801
    Address:  5257 Sierra Street, Riverside, CA 92504
    Most services online during COVID-19.  Open Fridays from 9:00am - 10:00am.  Frozen meals available for those aged 60+


    Kansas Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church
    Emergency Food Assistance
    Phone:  (951) 682-9810
    Address:  4491 Kansas Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507
    Program helps with emergency food assistance on Thursdays at 9:00am with boxes of produce.  Please bring picture ID and proof of residency in teh 92507 zip code area.


    La Sierra University Church
    Emergency Food Assistance and Community Services
    Phone:  (951) 354-7095
    Address:  4937 Sierra Vista Avenue, Riverside, CA 92505
    Provides services to the residents of 92505 for food only from 8:30am - 10:30am on Wednesdays except every 5th Wednesday and certain holidays.  All other services are temporarily closed due to COVID-19.  Must indicate family income.  May not sell, give away, or trade the food.  One order of food per family one time per month.


    Lutheran Social Services
    Emergency Food Assistance
    Phone: (951) 689-7847
    Address:  4162 Rubidoux Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506
    Food, clothing, and transportation vouchers.  Assistance in obtaining a California ID, Social Security benefits, mental health, dental needs, baby formula, diapers and lunches to the homeless.  Must bring utility bill.  Food pantry available on Thursdays from 11:00am - 2:00pm.  Lunches for homeless Monday - Friday from 11:00am - 2:00pm.


    Magnolia Center Church of Christ
    Phone:  (951) 686-4343
    Address:  6160 Riverside Avenue, Riverside, CA 92506
    Provides food to those in need Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 11:30am


    Norton Younglove Community Center - FSA
    Phone:  (951) 241-7221
    Address:  459 Center Street, Riverside, CA 92507
    Lunch available for seniors on Wednesdays between 11:00am - 1:00pm


    Olive Crest
    Phone: (714) 543-5437 ext. 1234
    24/7 Hotline
    Provides a safe home for children to stay in while parent/guardian works on becoming more stable


    Our Lady of Perpetual Help
    Emergency Food Assistance
    Phone:  (951) 689-8921
    Address:  5250 Central Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504
    Food bank open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10:00am - 12:00pm for families in need.  Must bring a picture ID and Social Security cards for everyone in the household.


    Queen of Angels Catholic Church
    Emergency Food Assistance
    Phone:  (951) 689-3674
    Address:  4824 Jones Avenue, Riverside, CA 92505
    Provides emergency food assistance on Thursday from 9:00am - 10:00am


    Riverside City Mission
    Phone:  (951) 341-5055
    Address:  P.O. Box 51269, Riverside, CA 92517
    Provides a family food box


    The Salvation Army, Riverside
    Phone:  (951) 784-4490
    Address:  3695 1st Street, Riverside, CA 92501
    Provides services for seniors, social services for homeless, utility assistance, referrals and food



    Contact information and services are subject to change without notice.  Alvord Unified School District does not endorse or recommend any particular agency or source; and therefore, does not assume responsibility for the services provided by the agencies nor for costs that may be charged to the student, parent/guardian, or family.  

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