Butte County Department of Behavioral Health (BCDBH) provides services for individuals in crisis, for youth, for adults and for alcohol and drug treatment in Chico, Paradise, Oroville, Gridley and rural communities. The mission of BCDBH is to partner with individuals, families and the community for recovery from serious mental health and substance abuse issues and to promote wellness, resiliency and hope.


Butte County Sheriff’s Office Alternative Custody Supervision (ACS) unit is responsible for supervising offenders in the community who were sentenced to serve time in the custody of the Sheriff. Offenders are monitored with ankle bracelets and required to remain at their residence, unless they are working, attending classes or have permission to leave. ACS has the capacity to supervise 200 offenders.


Caminar is a non-profit community-based agency with a mission to empower and support individuals and families to move toward resilience, wellness, and independence. Caminar operates and manages permanent supportive housing throughout California including Avenida Apartments in Chico.


Grid Alternatives is a national non-profit organization that brings affordable solar power to low-income communities and communities of color that would not otherwise have access Grid Alternatives offers workforce development programs and volunteer opportunities as a pathway to clean energy jobs.


Housing Authority of the County of Butte (HACB) is a non-profit public agency with the mission to assist low and moderate income residents secure and maintain high quality affordable housing. HACB administers and/or manages many different programs including the Housing Choice (Section 8) vouchers program.