Helpful Phone Numbers

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The following is a useful set of phone numbers for assistance in the Cathedral City area on other types of assistance not covered by our Housing Office.

All area codes are (760) unless otherwise noted:
 Service  Phone #
Adult Protective Services (760) 770-2450
Campesinos Unidos 
Works with Gas Company to help homeowners get assistance with heating/furnaces and weatherization.

1(800) 371-1005
(760) 344-4500

Cathedral City Code Compliance

(760) 770-8200

Cathedral City Senior Center  External Link Icon
Contact the Outreach Program. There are several programs and charities throughout our County available to people in various situations.

(760) 321-1548

Catholic Charities, Cathedral City
May assist with one month rent, utility deposits, etc. Operates Nightingale Manor (one month) housing for dislocated or recovering families

(760) 202-1222

Children Services

(760) 342-3503

Department of Public Social Services (DPSS)
Best for homeless, recipients of AFDC, or individuals earning less than $607/mo. Assists with food stamps, Media-Cal, and all other County services.

(760) 770-2300

Inland Fair Housing and Mediation Board (IFHMB)  External Link Icon
Investigates cases of discrimination

(800) 321-0911

Housing Authority
Section 8 Programs: ask for Margie

(760) 863-2828
or 800-655-4228

Inland Counties Legal Services, Indio

(760) 342-1591

Jewish Family Services, Palm Springs

(760) 325-4088

Martha's Kitchen
Contact if Catholic Charities cannot help. May have 1 month motel vouchers available for needy families, food program, homeless shelter

(760) 347-4741

Office on Aging (a.k.a. Access)
Connects people with all Riverside County Services. Based on geographical location and need. They refer people to the appropriate agency. They help in emergency food situations.


Red Cross External Link Icon
May have emergency family assistance

(760) 773-9105

Rescue Mission Indio
Operates homeless shelter for men, women, and families

(760) 347-3512

Riverside County Health Dept. Palm Springs

(760) 778-2235

Salvation Army
Sometimes operates FEMA emergency shelters and motel voucher programs (especially in summer or during severe weather conditions)

(760) 324-2275

Shelter From the Storm
For abused women and their children

(760) 328-7233