Resources & Services

Mandatory Commercial Recycling Law- 

Does your business currently generate 4 cubic yards or more of commercial solid waste per week? If so, the law states you must arrange for recycling services.

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St. Joseph Hospital Health System/Blue Lake Family Resource Center & First Five, 111 Greenwood Avenue (Skinner Store), P.O. Box 458, 707/668-4281, 707/668-4285(fax). Open Monday - Wednesday 9am -6pm and Friday, 9am - 3pm.

The community resource center offers referral information, classes, support groups and workshops for all community members.  Walk-in consultations are welcome and all discussions are kept confidential.

Here are some of the many resources you’ll find at the Blue Lake Community Resource Center:

  • Information & Access to Community Resources
  • Educational Programs
  • Food Pantry & Hygiene Supplies Closet
  • Clothing for adults and children, including diapers
  • Senior Health Clinics
  • Access to Medical Resource Library
  • Computer, copier & fax machine access
  • Bus Passes
  • Medical & Dental Referrals
  • Healthy Families Insurance Applications
  • Housing Application Assistance
  • Employment Information & Assistance with Applications


Blue Lake, P.O. Box 428, 428 Chartin Road, 707/668-5101, e-mail:

Blue Lake Rancheria is a Sovereign Indian Nation located adjacent to the City of Blue Lake.  We are dedicated to the education, self-confidence, and upward mobility of our Tribal Members.  We are a Wiyot Tribe located in the historic Wiyot territory.  Our members are Wiyot, Tolowa, Hupa, Kuruk, Yurok, Redwood Creek, and Cherokee Indians.  Our Tribal Business Committee and the General Council have placed providing education and social services as a priority for our Tribal Members and the Blue Lake Community as a whole.  Since the end of 1983, we have worked hard in the areas of education, entrepreneurship, and philanthropy to become one of the most respected and prosperous Tribes in Northern California.

Blue Lake Rancheria Community Services

The following services are provided to community members, living on or near the Rancheria.

Elder Nutrition Program
The Elder Nutrition Program serves free hot and frozen meals five days a week to Native elders living in Humboldt and Trinity Counties.  The same service is available to non-Native elders for a nominal fee.  

Blue Lake Rancheria School Lunch Program
The Blue Lake Rancheria Nutrition Program cooks hot breakfasts and lunches for the children attending Blue Lake Union Elementary School and provides a free afternoon snack program for all children in the service area in three locations.  During the summer months, the Rancheria provides free breakfasts and lunches in two separate locations on and near the Rancheria.

Blue Lake Rancheria & City of Blue Lake Transit Authority
The Transit authority consists of a Transit line between Blue Lake and Arcata daily, and a Dial-a-Ride Bus that runs Monday through Friday.   The Transit is available to Tribal members, Elders, high school students, and disabled persons for free or a reduced fee.

Area 1 Agency on Aging -, 434 7th St., Eureka CA, 95501, 707/442-3763. Provides leadership and guidance in supporting an older person’s ability to lead a dignified, safe, healthy and independent life and leadership and resources that support volunteers as they make positive changes in our community. Agency staff provides a range of information at support groups, health fairs, professional organizations and other community groups.

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