A local program created 34 years ago, serving Amador and parts of northern Calaveras counties. Amador Lifeline provides personal Emergency response service for medical–fire–police help, in order to assist community residents with limited incomes and a disability, chronic illness, in rehabilitative or in Hospice care to live more independent, safe, and secure lives.
A comprehensive program that provides a holistic access to learning opportunities for the entire family, which includes GED/ESL preparation classes, Adult Basic Education, English language instruction, life and job skills, and parenting classes. Other services offered include crisis management, information and referral, health education, and access to medical, dental and mental health services. All to promote family self-sufficiency, effective parenting, early education, and good health to break the cycle of low–literacy an o achieve improved family function and quality of life.
The Food Bank solicits, transports, stores and distributes donated foods throughout Tuolumne County to individuals and families in need, and community based emergency food pantries in Amador, Tuolumne and Mariposa Counties. The program consists of Emergency Food Assistance, food for Seniors 60+, Food for Kids, Farmer’s Market, and Holiday Food Baskets in Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Assistance for low–income residents in Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador counties with utility bill assistance, budget counseling, and no–cost energy‒saving improvements that reduce energy expenses. Water conservation improvements at no–cost to income eligible clients include: high‒efficiency washers, dishwashers, leak repair, low‒flow showerheads and toilets. Well water delivery of potable water is available at no–cost in Tuolumne and Stanislaus Watershed districts for non–producing wells.
Los promotores de salud es un programa de “persona a persona” que utiliza educadores que hablan español, o promotoras, para ayudar la comunidad Hispana. Las promotoras realizan presentaciones educativas y actividades comunitarias sobre temas de la salud mental a grupos hispanos y latinos dentro de la comunidad. Las promotoras también ayudan a miembros de la comunidad Latina a conectar a los recursos locales y tener acceso a servicios de la salud mental.
The Promoters of Health is a volunteer peer program that uses Spanish speaking educators, or promoters, to assist the Hispanic community in Tuolumne County. These promoters give educational presentations and perform outreach activities on behavioral health topics to individuals and groups within the Hispanic/Latino community. The promoters also help connect members of the Latino community to local resources and assist with access to behavioral health services.
In partnership with the IRS, the ATCAA Tax Program offers free tax preparation for qualified recipients between January and April in Amador and Tuolumne Counties through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Our volunteers make it possible to all that we do and if you would like to spend some time helping out the folks in your community, we have many different volunteer opportunities. Please give us a call and we’ll let you know what other volunteer opportunities are in our locations in Tuolumne and Amador Counties.