Resources

The Mission of JFS Desert is to provide for the social service needs of the Jewish and general community throughout the greater Coachella Valley with a commitment to promote the well-being of people of all ages, incomes and lifestyles.

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Emergency Housing

Coachella Valley Rescue Mission 
47-470 Van Buren St.
Indio, CA 92201 
(760) 347-3512

Martha’s Village and Kitchen 
83-791 Date Avenue
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 347-4741

Path of Life Ministries 
(760) 601-5424

Safe House of the Desert
(Teens & Young Adults)
72710 E Lynn St
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
(760) 343-3211

Shelter from the Storm
(Victims of Domestic Violence)
73555 Alessandro Dr # D
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 674-0400

Food Assistance Programs

Jewish Family Service of the Desert (Food Cards – established JFS client emergency)
490 S. Farrell Drive, Suite C-208
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 325-4088

Cathedral City Senior Center
37171 W. Buddy Rogers Rd.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
1st and 3rd Mondays   8:30-9:30 AM

Catholic Charities
83180 Requa, Suite 8-9
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 342-0157

73441 Fred Waring Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92260‎
(760) 568-5101

Coachella Valley Rescue Mission
47-470 Van Buren St.
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 347-3512

Destiny Church
82-625 Showcase Pkwy #100
Indio, CA 92203
(760) 863-0700
3rd Sunday of month  9:00 AM

Food Now, Inc.
Town Center Shopping Center,
14080 Palm Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(760) 775-3663

Financial Assistance

Jewish Family Service of the Desert
490 S. Farrell Drive, Suite C-208
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 325-4088

Catholic Charities
83180 Requa, Suite 8-9
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 342-0157

73441 Fred Waring Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92260‎
(760) 568-5101

Salvation Army
30400 Landau Blvd
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 324-2275

Senior Advocates of the Desert (60+)
P.O. Box 2827
Cathedral City, CA 92235-2827
(760) 202-1024

Smiles for Seniors (65+)
P.O.BOX 1113
Yucaipa, CA 92399
(909) 790-6671 

Legal Assistance

California Elder Law 
(Medi-Cal Planning)
1111 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Suite 121

Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 422-0404

Desert Legal Aid
Address: 423 N Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 832-9770

Inland County Legal Services 
82632C US Highway 111
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 342-1591 

(800) 226-4257

Senior Services

Jewish Family Service of the Desert (Senior Case Management)
490 S. Farrell Drive, Suite C-208
Palm Springs, CA 92262 
(760) 325-4088

Coachella Senior Center (Food Distribution) 
1540 7th St
Coachella, CA 92236
(760) 398-0104

Desert Hot Springs Senior Center (Reduced Price Lunch & Food Distribution)
11-777 West Drive
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(760) 329-6411 

H.I.C.A.P.  (Medicare Insurance Information)
Call: 916-231-5110

Indio Senior Center (Reduced Price Lunch)
45700 Aladdin St
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 391-4170

Jerry Rummonds Senior & C.C. 
87-229 Church Street 
Thermal, CA 92274 
(760) 396-1408

Mecca Community Center
62-250 Coahuilla Street 
Mecca, CA 92254 
(760) 396-0257

Mizell Senior Center Program (Meals on Wheels) 
480 S Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 323-5689

Riverside County Office on Aging 
44-199 Monroe Street, Suite B
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 771-0501

Senior Advocates of the Desert 
P.O. Box 2827 
Cathedral City, CA 92235-2827 
(760) 202-1024

SMART Desert (Mental Health for 60+)
14320 Palm Dr. 
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 
(760) 773-6767
TTY: (760) 770-2238

The Cathedral Center (Food Distribution)
37-171 West Buddy Rogers Avenue
Cathedral City, CA 92234
(760) 321-1548

The Joslyn Center (Meals on Wheels & Penny’s Pantry)  
73750 Catalina Way
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 340-3220

Crisis Hotlines

Adult Protective Services (24 hr. Elder Abuse Reports) 
Call: 1-800-491-7123

Child Protective Services (CPS) 
Call: 1 (800) 442-4918 
Call: (877) 922-4453

 

HELPLine (24 hr. Crisis and Suicide Intervention) 
Call: (951) 686-HELP (4357) 

National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline
Call: 1 (800) 656-4673

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 
Call: 1 (800) 273-8255 
En Español: (888) 628-9454

The Friendship Line (Crisis and Non-Urgent Calls for Isolated Seniors) 
(800) 971-0016

The National Domestic Violence Hotline 
Call: 1(800) 799-7233 
TTY: 1(800) 787-3224

Veterans Crisis Line 
Call: 1 (800) 273-825 – Press 1

Health

24/7 Mental Health Urgent Care Center
2500 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite A-4,
Palm Springs, CA 92262 
(442) 268-7000

CARES Line (Provides referrals for Medi-Cal beneficiaries seeking Mental Health Services) 
1 (800) 706-7500 

Wellness City (Life Skill classes for Medi-cal beneficiaries)  
333 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Ste. E
Palm Springs, CA 92262 
(760)778-4309 

Desert AIDS Project 
1695 N. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 
(760) 323-2118

Riverside County Department of Mental Health 
1 (800) 706-7500

Transportation

Jewish Family Service of the Desert (60+)
490 S. Farrell Drive, Suite C-208
Palm Springs, CA 92262 
(760) 325-4088

Desert Blind and Handicapped
777 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Suite 200-48
Palm Springs CA 92262 US
(760) 969-5025

SunDial
1 (800) 347-8628

Other

Housing Authority of the County of Riverside (Section 8 for 75+ or Veterans) 
44-199 Monroe, Suite B                    
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-2828 
(800) 609-5708
TDD (760) 863-2830

Riverside County Workforce Development Center (Resources for Job Seekers) 
44-199 Monroe Street, Suite B
Indio, CA 92201
(760) 863-2500 
TTY: (760) 863-2555

For Information on More Services 

2-1-1 Community Connect 
(Health and Social Services Referral Hotline for Riverside County Residents) 

Call: 2-1-1