PROGRAMS


STEAC provides assistance to low income residents of Yolo County with the following programs.




Helping Hands

Goal: Help provide everyday needs for the most vulnerable residents.

  • FEEDING THE HUNGRY
    STEAC provides enough free food to Davis residents twice a month for three meals a day for five days for each member of the family.
    Need food? Click here for more information.
  • FOOD PACKS FOR KIDS
    This program provides a weekend bag of food to elementary and high school students who participate in the School Lunch Program. It is designed to help children stave off hunger over the weekend so they come to school Monday morning well-nourished and able to focus.
  • HOLIDAY ADOPT-A-FAMILY
    Food and gifts are donated by community members to low income Davis individuals and families during the December holiday season.

Homelessness Prevention

Goal: Help Yolo County's low-income residents through an emergency in order to keep them from joining the ranks of the homeless.

  • EVICTION PREVENTION
    STEAC provides rental assistance to keep low-income residents from being evicted.
  • FIRST MONTH'S RENT
    STEAC provides cash assistance to help pay for first month's rent for long-term housing.
  • UTILITY ASSISTANCE
    Cash assistance is given to prevent utilities from being turned off or to have them restored.

Need help? Click here for more information.

Road to Independence

Goal: Help low-income Yolo County residents overcome the barriers to becoming employed.

  • BILL PAY FOR LICENSES AND OTHER FAMILY EXPENSES
    Yolo County residents facing a financial emergency can receive financial help to pay for many types of approved expenses.
  • EDUCATION
    STEAC provides funding for students gaining job skills to buy books at Woodland Community College.
  • FORKLIFT OPERATOR TRAINING
    STEAC provides assistance for residents to train to earn a Forklift Operator Certificate.
  • FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATION and FOOD MANAGER CERTIFICATION
    STEAC provides assistance for residents to train to earn a Food Handler and/or Food Manager Certificates.
  • SUIT UP FOR SUCCESS
    In partnership with two local consignment stores, clothing is provided for job seekers to wear at interviews.
    Would you like to donate clothing? Click here for more information.




Community Volunteers Program

STEAC encourages residents to become more aware of community problems and needs by serving as a volunteer.

Volunteers work on:

  • Collecting and distributing food.
  • Assisting in the office with taking referrals, entering data, marketing and outreach and other duties.
  • Helping with the annual holiday programs.
  • Raising funds to pay for the assistance.

Would you like to become a volunteer?




Community Collaboration Program

STEAC actively works in collaboration with these coalitions of nonprofit groups and government agencies in order to avoid duplication of services and make best use of limited funding:

  • Yolo County Homeless and Poverty Action Coalition
  • Davis Stakeholders Group on Panhandling and Homelessness
  • Northern California/Central Valley Alliance of Homeless Services Providers
  • United Way California Capital Region
  • United Way Woodland