Jewish Family Services
1 Federation Way Suite 220
Irvine, CA 92603
Telephone: 949-435-3460

Jewish Family Services provides programs include counseling, support groups, information and assistance, older adult services, refugee resettlement, volunteer opportunities, a free loan program and a healing center.

OC Rescue Mission
1 Hope Dr
Tustin, CA 92782
Telephone: 714-247-4360

The Orange County Rescue Mission is committed to helping you assist the poor in the most cost-effective way possible. That's why we take extra care to use every penny efficiently.

Lighthouse in Costa Mesa
1885 Anaheim St
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Telephone: 949-548-7161
Lighthouse provides free daily breakfast in Costa Mesa, free dinner on Wednesday night, showers available, mail services, a landline phone to make calls from, prayer and social support for the homeless community in Costa Mesa. It allows a mailing address to receive mail for those with no permanent address, clothing and shoes sometimes available.

Someone Cares
720 West 19th St
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Telephone: 949-548-8861

Someone Cares Soup Kitchen (Soup Kitchen) provides a daily nutritional meal to homeless, unemployed, working poor families, senior citizens, the unemployed or under-employed, the mentally and physically challenged and most important . the children. We believe that no one should go to bed hungry on the street or otherwise. Therefore, the Soup Kitchen provides meals seven days per week. Meals are served Monday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and a breakfast is provided every Saturday and Sunday morning from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 am.

La Tienda Thrift Store and Joshua House

510 N El Camino Real
San Clemente, CA 92672
Telephone: 949-361-3510

La Tienda Thrift Store and Joshua House provide men in life transition (homelessness, drugs, alcohol, broken homes, etc…) with a safe and loving environment to work on rebuilding their lives through Christ-centered discipleship training, with a special emphasis on practical and life skills development in order to help them become self-sufficient. We focus on helping those from the South Orange County, however we will help anyone in need that is willing to come into our program.

Family Assistance Ministries
1030 Calle Negocio
San Clemente, CA 92673
Telephone: 949-492-8477

Family Assistance Ministries provides food, financial, and housing assistance to the residents of South Orange County, food pantry with groceries for a week, clothing, and more.

Share Our Selves
1550 Superior Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Telephone: 949-270-2100

From personal experience, they give groceries to low income in Costa Mesa. There is some voucher assistance like gas cards, when available. Limited dental provided for free.

Brother Benno Foundation
3260 Production Ave
Oceanside, CA 92058
Telephone: 760-439-1244

Providing Food, Clothing, Laundry, Hygiene, Men's Recovery Program, Rent and Utility Assistance, Prescription Assistance, Mail and Telephone Service, Aid to Veterans, Transportation, Replacement of Identification, Children’s Reading Room, Education, Scholarships, Women's Sober Living, and Transition Housing for Women and Children.

Bruce Metal and Salvage, Inc.
920 E 6th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Telephone: 714-543-1300

Near the train station in Santa Ana, they take not only CRV recyclables, but also scrap metal such as brass, bronze, scrap iron, etc.

Ben Recycling
395 Via Del Monte
Oceanside, CA 92054
Telephone: 760-967-0575

They pay for CRV recyclables, scrap metal and e-waste like old computers, monitors, old tv’s, etc.