1900 East 8th Street
Davis, CA 95616
Fax: (530) 758-8521
E-mail: steac@steac.org
Hotline (530) 758-8435


STEAC provides assistance to low income residents of Yolo County with these programs:

  • Homeless Prevention Programs

    STEAC helps Yolo County’s low-income residents through an emergency in order to keep them from joining the ranks of the homeless.

    EVICTION PREVENTION PROGRAM — STEAC provides rental assistance to keep low-income residents from being evicted.

    UTILITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM — Cash assistance is given to prevent utilities from being turned off or to have them restored.

  • Road to Independence Programs

    With these programs, STEAC helps low-income residents overcome the barriers to moving into long-term housing.

    FIRST MONTH'S RENT PROGRAM — STEAC provides cash assistance to help pay for first month's rent in long-term housing.

    SUIT UP FOR SUCCESS PROGRAM — In partnership with All Things Right & Relevant in Davis clothing store, clothing is provided for job seekers to wear at Interviews.

  • Helping Hand Programs

    FREE FOOD PROGRAM — STEAC provides enough free food to Davis residents for three meals a day for five days for each member of the family.

    MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES PROGRAM — Cash assistance is provided for individual and family expenses, such as DMV driver's licenses and identification cards.

    HOLIDAY ADOPT-A-FAMILY PROGRAM — Food and gifts are donated to low income Davis families during the December holiday season.

  • Limitations on Assistance Provided

    STEAC pay only up to $600 in cash assistance for rent and $200 for utilities. Recipient must show that other funds are available to pay the rest of the month's rent.

    Assistance for rent and utilities is provided to residents of Yolo County.

    STEAC accepts requests for assistance only by referrals from nonprofit or government agencies.

    Free food from the closet is provided only to Davis residents.

    Assistance as part of the Holiday Program is available only to Davis residents.

    Community Awareness Program

    STEAC expands the awareness of community needs by encouraging residents to volunteer to provide services to low-income residents.

    STEAC encourages residents to become more aware of community problems and needs by serving as a volunteer. Volunteers work on:

    • Collecting and distributing food.
    • Assisting in the officewith taking referrals, entering data, marketing and outreach and other duties.
    • Helping with the annual holiday programs.
    • Raising funds to pay for the assistance.
    STEAC actively works in collaboration with these coalitions of nonprofit groups and government agencies in order to avoid duplication of services and make best use of limited funding:
    • Yolo County Homeless and Poverty Action Coalition
    • Davis Stakeholders Group on Panhandling and Homelessness
    • Northern California/Central Valley Alliance of Homeless Services Providers
    • United Way California Capital Region
    • United Way Woodland