Court-Ordered Service

We do not accept participants in the RISE program. All other court ordered service is still welcomed and we encourage you to participate with us at our warehouse location only.

This information applies to all court ordered, parole, probation, halfway house, diversion program, and/or any required service that is required by any program or government agency dealing with any violation of any code or law regardless of conviction or any other conditions.

Court-ordered service is completed at our warehouse, located at 2205 S. Artesia St., San Bernardino, CA 92408 – map. This is at the east end of Caroline St. in the warehouse with the yellow gate.

You must send us a copy of your court paperwork before starting your volunteering at Helping Hands. You can email a copy to
If you cannot email it then make a copy of all of the paperwork and either mail it or drop it off at the warehouse/office.

If you have a case open or pending or any past cases, no matter what the outcome or if they were as a minor that involve drugs, violence, stalking, or where the alleged victims/victims are children, the elderly, or the disabled in any manner then you need to inform us of this and wait for our response before starting. These do not automatically disqualify you, but there may be other restrictions on your service. We reserve the right to deny or restrict volunteer activities to anyone at any time for any reason.

Keep in mind that when you are doing community service as a requirement for court or another agency we hold you to a higher standard of compliance and expect you to comply with all rules/laws both stated and implied or as are commonly held in professional service. There is a zero tolerance policy for non-compliance with any rule/law/expectation and you are not to think that you can do something that another volunteer here does since you are being held to a higher standard and expectation.

The warehouse is open from 7-3 every day of the year (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day) and you can come and do your service anytime between those hours. When you get here, just come in the front door, sign in at the computer in the front office, and then go back into the warehouse, where you will be assigned tasks. When you are done sign out the same way that you signed in. You also have to sign out and back in if you take a lunch.

You will need to keep track of your own hours, log-in and log-out using the computer in our office, and when you have completed your hours, you need to fill out your paperwork completely including your email on the paperwork and place the paperwork into the drop box next to the check-in computer marked for that purpose. Your hours will be verified and the paperwork signed and emailed to you within 72 hours. If you wish to get the hard copy/original the instructions for getting it mailed to you or you’re picking it up will be in the email. Most courts require either original paperwork or a letter so you need to have all of your paperwork turned into the lock box at least 7 days before you need the verification completed.

If you have any questions please contact us

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Usted será voluntario en nuestro almacén. La dirección es 2205 south Artesia Street, San Bernardino California 92408.

Puede prestar servicios como voluntario todos los días del año, excepto Acción de Gracias, Navidad y Año Nuevo, entre las 7 a. m. y 3 p. m.

Cuando llegue, acérquese a la puerta principal e inicie sesión en la computadora de la oficina central. Una vez que haya iniciado sesión, vuelva al almacén, donde se le asignarán tareas para realizar.

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