HHSA



Customer Service Center for CalFresh, Medi-Cal, and other aid programs:

Phone: 1-877-652-0731

Mailing Address:
PO Box 496005
Redding, CA 96049-6005

Drop-off Locations:
HHSA Offices

General HHSA Information:

Address:
2615 Breslauer Way,
Redding, CA 96001

General Phone: (530) 229-8400
Toll Free: (800) 479-8009
TTY: 711

Email: HHSA

 

 

Your Privacy Rights

Newsroom Blog - Success Stories

Jenefer Meme

Formerly Homeless, This Redding Woman Has a Degree and A Good Job Thanks to Two Programs

Published August 7, 2019
  • Success Stories
  • Unsheltered Adult Program
  • Affordable Housing
Jenefer Hunt began her studies at Shasta College homeless and living out of her car. Today, through tenacity, patience and the help of HHSA and Shasta College’s STEP-UP program, Jenefer completed her college degree and was recently hired by Waste Management, her first “real” job after nearly two decades of struggling to find work due to her criminal record.
Read more
tommy

After 30 Years of Tumult, This Formerly Homeless Man Is Sober and Rebuilding His Life Thanks to Whole Person Care

Published June 20, 2019
  • Success Stories
  • Whole Person Care
The rate of premature death in Shasta County is 52 percent higher than the United States as a whole. After more than 30 years of using meth and experiencing several bouts of homelessness, Redding resident Tommy Lee, 52, was headed toward becoming another statistic. Until he became a Whole Person Care client. “I would be homeless or probably dead if it wasn’t for them,” he said.
Read more
John Keller Whole Person Graduate

How Whole Person Care Prevented A Disabled Redding Resident from Becoming Homeless

Published May 9, 2019
  • Community Education
  • Success Stories
  • Whole Person Care
John Keller’s situation got perilous about a year ago when he received a 30-day notice to vacate from his group home. . . But, fortunately, he had been accepted into the Whole Person Care program, and staff stepped up to support him in his time of need. Through WPC, John accessed medical care, mental health treatment and support to find permanent housing.
Read more
NeilJulieMeme1

Redding Couple Escapes Homelessness With the Help of HHSA Staff

Published March 20, 2019
  • Success Stories
  • Unsheltered Adult Program
After health issues drove Julie and Ben into homelessness, they found HHSA’s Unsheltered Adult Program and Social Worker Neil Young. Within six months, Neil helped Ben and Julie qualify for a Section 8 housing voucher, develop a source of income and locate a friendly landlord who was willing to give them a chance.
Read more
Grant Pre-Diabetes Gif

Preventing Diabetes: Grant's Success Story

Published December 20, 2018
  • Success Stories
  • Pre-Diabetes
  • Diabetes
On the verge of being diagnosed with prediabetes, Grant made small changes that lead to big results. Grant didn't have the help of an established diabetes prevention program, but that opportunity is now available in Shasta County.
Read more
Lori

VIDEO: Lori's Whole Person Care Success Story

Published October 10, 2018
  • Success Stories
  • Whole Person Care
Because she was battling with health issues and homelessness, Lori, a Shasta County resident, was able to get a referral to HHSA's Whole Person Care program. A small team include helped Lori deal with her complex health needs, which included finding a safe and affordable place to live.
Read more

VIDEO: How Matt Quit Smoking after 40 Years

Published October 10, 2018
  • Success Stories
Shasta County resident Matt's smoking habit began when he was a teenager and lasted more than 40 years. At one point, he was smoking one and a half packs a day. In this video, Matt shares how he quit with the help of local resources and inspiration from his grandson.
Read more
reunification

VIDEO: Danielle's Family Reunification Story

Published October 10, 2018
  • Success Stories
  • Children's Services Branch
This past July, HHSA joined its partners for the annual Family Reunification Celebration. Danielle Norris was one of the mothers celebrating" "It was the worst day of my life to have my children removed, but it was also the best day of my life to learn I had help."
Read more
KimMoore

VIDEO: How Kim Found Healing at the Woodlands Apartments

Published October 10, 2018
  • HHSA
  • Success Stories
  • The Woodlands
Kim Moore was living out of a van and struggling with symptoms of PTSD and other serious health issues. Then she was accepted as a resident at the Woodlands Apartment Complex, which provides affordable and supportive services on site for people with mental health challenges.
Read more
crystalj

VIDEO: How Crystal Johnson Broke Her Family's Cycle of Addiction

Published October 10, 2018
  • Success Stories
  • HHSA
When Crystal Johnson played house as a child, she'd pretend to "cut lines" because that's what she saw the adults in her life doing. That early exposure to drugs and other challenges led to her suffering from addiction, but in this moving account she shares how the motivation to get her children back spurred her recovery.
Read more
victoria

VIDEO: Victoria Finds a Home (with HHSA's Help)

Published October 10, 2018
  • Success Stories
Shasta County resident Victoria found herself homeless after escaping a violent relationship, She ended up discovering she qualified for assistance from HHSA. Learn in this how video how HHSA social worker Katie Sears helped her find a safe home as part of our Unsheltered Adult Homeless Assistance Support Program.
Read more

Follow us on social media:

FB-f-Logo_blue_TINY  Twitter_Social_Icon_Rounded_Square_Color_TINYIG icon official color tinyYouTube logo official color TINY

 

Contact Community Relations:

Marc Dadigan, Supervising Community Education Specialist, (530) 225-5970

Carrie Diamond, Media Liaison for Stand Against Stigma, In-Home Support Services, Adult Services and Mental Health, Adult Protect Services and alcohol and drug programs., (530) 229-8484

Jill Haskett, Media Liaison for CalWORKs, CalFresh, Medi-Cal,  Work Readiness, Women, Infant and Children (WIC) programs and other immediate need services, (530) 229-8413

Tim Mapes, Media Liaison for public health programs, Healthy Shasta, Emergency Preparedness, Foster parent programs and programs for children, (530) 245-6863

Jeri Butler, Senior Public Health Assistant, (530) 225-3689

Samantha Jackson, Typist Clerk III, (530) 245-6862

If your media liaison is not available and timely information is needed, please contact another media liaison.