Welcome to the Hope Center

We are a non-profit Christian outreach that ministers to Butte County and the surrounding communities

We offer

  • Emergency food and clothing
  • Resources to families who are battling many kinds of poverty
  • Food boxes distributed monthly
  • Commodities Distribution every fourth Wednesday of the month
  • Serenity Group (Faith Based Recovery Group)
  • Life Recovery Group (for Parolees returning to South Butte County)
  • Prayer Group every Wednesday Night starting at 7pm
  • Men’s Ministry meeting every Thursday Night starting at 6:30pm
  • Home of the ACADC Counselors Institute (Association of Christian Alcohol and Drug Counselors), a licensed class that prepares individuals to sit for the State Exam and obtain their State of California Alcohol/Drug Counselors license.
  • Home of the Greater Oroville Homeless Coalition which provides housing solutions to those who are without shelter
  • In partnership with Starting Over Strong; expungement classes are offered bi-monthly
  • We are closed every 2nd week of the month (except for hot meals).  This weeks falls on the week of the second Thursday of the month.

A Simple Gesture

We drop off a shopping bag to your doorstep. Over the course of 2 months, you fill it with items listed on the tag. We pick it up and deliver the food to the Hope Center Food Bank.  The food is then broken down into food boxes for families/individuals in our community. What could be a simpler way to give to those in need?  We believe that Oroville can take care of it’s own!  Click for more info and to sign up

Operation Hope – Food Ministry

The Operation Hope team feeds a Hot Meal Tuesday through Friday from 10 am to 11:30 am.  On Saturday mornings the Christian Faith Center Team feeds a Hot Meal from 9:30 am to 11 am.  On Sunday The Fathers House and the Op Hope Team join together and provide Sunday Supper Service from 4 pm to  5:30 pm.  Everyone is welcome.  Meals are served at The Hope Center, 1950 Kitrick Ave.

Clothing Assistance

Our warehouse contains organized racks of like-new clothing that are completely FREE to anyone in need.  Clients may take:

  • 3 bottoms
  • 4 tops
  • 1 jacket
  • 1 coat in a 6 month period
  • 2 miscellaneous items (such as shoes, underwear, belts, etc.)
  • 1 pajama set
  • 1 sheet set
  • 1 blanket in a 6 month period
  • Businesswear/suits available in addition to regular allowances for interviews, court, etc.

Occasionally furniture, toiletries, hygiene products and household linens are available as well.  Clients can return once every two months for more clothing assistance, or if homeless, once every month.

Day Use Center

At The Hope Center, people can come in and sit-down to get out of the weather enjoy a cool drink of water or a hot cup of coffee.  If they like they can shoot some pool during the day. It is our desire to provide a safe place for people to be.  Hours of operation are 10-3pm Tuesday through Friday.

Life Skills Academy (LSA)

Life Skills Academy is a collaboration that includes The Hope Center, local government agencies, and churches to provide free basic life skills education in order to effect a positive change in peoples’ lives, helping them to contribute to the community, creating a better environment for individuals, businesses and law enforcement personnel, and even saving tax-payer dollars.