Add keywords to get more relevant results.

For example, searching for “food” in zip code 96804 may return 162 results. Searching for “food pantries” in the same zip code may return 35 results.

Use the drop-down suggestions.

When typing in a search term, a drop down list appears under the term. Selecting one of these suggestions usually generates better results than a simple keyword search.

Filter results by your local area.

Select the location that you want to search. If you have location services enabled on your phone or computer, the location will be automatically selected for you. If you leave the location field blank, it will include the entire state.

Scan available resources by category.

You can search by service category by first selecting location and then clicking the link in the category list at the bottom of the page.