Sacramento Help

Free Breakfast

Some organizations offer free breakfast only whereas others may offer more meals. Below is a list of places you can grab breakfast for free in Sacramento. These organizations usually provide more services than just breakfast. You can usually just walk in during opening hours. Some only accept women and children. Read their rules or call them before turning up.

Friendship Park – Loaves & Fishes
1321 North C Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 446-0874
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 - 9:00 a.m. - Continental
Serves: Sacramento
Eligibility: Open
How to Apply: Walk-in
Daytime hospitality center in a park setting for homeless men, women and children.

  • Light breakfast,
  • recreation activities,
  • short- and long-term locker storage,
  • free telephones,
  • library,
  • shower,
  • bathroom facilities,
  • free ice and dog kennels for daytime use.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous meetings,
  • drug and alcohol counseling,
  • poetry workshop twice a month.

Mary House – Loaves & Fishes
1321 North C Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 446-4961
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 - 9:00 a.m.
Serves: Sacramento
Eligibility: Women and Children (Children 0-18)
How to Apply: Walk-in 

Glory Bound Street Ministry
4527 Parker Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 452-7078 Admin.
(916) 849 1571 Public
Contact: Albert Freeman
Hours: Sunday 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Serves: Open
Eligibility: All participants must attend church at 10:00 a.m. prior to receiving meal.
How to Apply: Walk-in

Wellspring Women’s Center
3414 Fourth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 454-9688
Hours: Monday through Friday 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Serves: City of Sacramento, primarily Oak Park community, women with children of 16 years or younger.
Eligibility: Women, and children accompanied by their mothers
How to Apply: Walk-in
Drop-in center for poor women and children, primarily from the Oak Park community. Serves a light breakfast five mornings a week. Objective is to provide a safe, hospitable place for women to come for a respite from poverty. Seeks to raise the self-esteem of all female guests. Enrichment classes are offered to interested women, such as yoga, computer skills and poetry. Referrals to other agencies are given as needed.

Wind Youth Center
701 Dixieanne Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 443-8333 Office
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 – 10:30 a.m.
Serves: Open
Eligibility: Homeless or at-risk adolescents ages 11 – 22
How to Apply: By referral or walk-in
Outreach to homeless and runaway teenagers living on the streets, in abandoned buildings, in camps, etc.

  • Nurturing,
  • hot meals,
  • shower,
  • laundry facilities and emergency clothing.
  • Counseling and referral services.
  • On-site case manager for assessment,
  • independent study and preparation for GED or school referral and placement for employment.
  • Referrals for medical and dental care. Opportunity for recreation and socialization.