Located in Visalia, the Bethlehem Center is one of the only dining halls that provides hot food prepared daily. Also providing Visalia’s needy families of the community with pantry food boxes. The Bethlehem Center is one of few places that needy families can turn to in time of need; Reaching out to those without a house to live in, by offering clothing and laundry vouchers to its impoverished population. Through the help of volunteers and everyday people from the community, the Bethlehem Center is able to help
Those struggling with alcohol and drug abuse, by offering resistance and abstinence programs held onsite. Meetings are scheduled weekly, and those seeking help by these means, can find room to join here. Expanding its horizons, the Bethlehem Center has also opened up a thrift store to keep up with the demand for affordable clothing. Donations are what really keep this non-profit going, so any contributions are welcomed whole heartedly. The Bethlehem Center aims to create a better environment by giving hope and attention to those who have been stricken with bad luck or those who simply cannot afford basic human necessities.
The Bethlehem Center is a mission of the Catholic Church of Visalia dedicated to provide food and clothing to those in need in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.
Meals are served in our dining hall 7 days a week 365 day a year. Meals are served twice a day. Breakfast starts at 8 A.M. and Lunch at 11:30 A.M. On the weekends, only lunch is served.
Pantry food is also offered Monday thru Friday 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. at our in-take office located at the Bethlehem Center.
Hygiene packets, clothing and laundry mat services are offered to the Homeless of the Visalia Community. Needy families of the community are able to receive laundry service.
Bethlehem Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization