Assistance on Utilities – HEAP (951) 955-4900; Catholic Charity (951) 924-9964.

HEAP provides assistance community families to pay for utilities either with Edison or with the City of Riverside.
Perris Family Resource Center
2055 N. Perris Blvd. Suite C-1
Perris, CA 92571
(951) 443-1158


Office Hours:

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

For a resource center near you, please visit their website or you can call the Perris Family Resource Center for information.

Many resources available for those who are in need of employment, assistance with utilities, vouchers for clothing, food, etc.

National Baptist Convention
Trinity Broadcasting Network
Inland Empire Directory
Black History Website
Lifeway Christian Store
Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America

Community Tutorial Program

University of CA, Riverside

Student Life and Leadership Center

(951) 827-4573

145 Costco Hall, Riverside, CA



Path of Life Community Shelter (Individuals)

2840 Hulen Place, Riverside, CA 92507

(951) 462-9822


Path of Life Family Shelter (Families)

2530 Third Street, Riverside, CA 92507

(951) 462-9822


Operation Safehouse (for Youth)

(951) 351-4418 


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Providing information and referrals to: Food Assistance; Shelter and Housing Services; Free & Low Cost Computers; Employment Opportunities; Health & Dental Care; Legal Assistance; Advocacy; Counseling;

Child Care & Parenting Resources; Support Groups; Youth & Senior Services; Disability Services; and 2900 additional programs