“Identity is cause; 
brand is effect.”

Mission Statement

“Providing Food and clothes to those in need, and resources through community agencies, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect”


The Center

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 to its impoverished population. Through the help of volunteers and everyday people from the community, the Bethlehem Center is able to help


The Bethlehem Center is a mission of the Good Shepherd Catholic Parish in 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.


Pantry food is also offered at our in-take office located at the Bethlehem Center.Hygiene packets and clothing 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

Learn about our history.


The Bethlehem Center Thrift Store (the classic) thrift store is located at 1638 N. Dinuba Blvd, and provides shopping opportunities for the neighborhood. Our departments include clothing, jewelry, household items, furniture and office furniture.


We welcome gently used clothing and household items.  We also accept "unmarketable" items from furniture stores, model home centers and department stores for repair and resale.


Learn more.

506 N Garden St
Visalia, CA 93291

(559) 734-9522

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For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in,
I needed clothes and you clothed me.

- Matthew 25:35-36

We are a 501(c)(3) organization.  All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  See your tax specialist for specific details.

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Bethlehem Community Center

& Thrift Store

1638 N. Dinuba

Visalia CA 93291




Monday-Friday 9AM-3PM

Closed for lunch 12-12:30 PM

Closed Saturday & Sunday

(559) 734-1572