Homeless Shelters

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Homeless Shelters

San Jose Homeless Shelters

Northern California Service League

40 Boardman Place
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 863-2323

Services

Clothing for Ex-Offenders, Ex-Offender Employment Programs, Ex-Offender Reentry Programs, General Counseling Services for Ex-Offenders, Identification Card Fee Payment Assistance for Ex-Offenders, Job Search/Placement for Homeless Individuals, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance, Specialized Information and Referral for Ex-Offenders, Substance Abuse Counseling for Ex-Offenders, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Ex-Offenders and Women, Volunteer Opportunities

Eligibility

Adult (age 18 and over), currently or formerly incarcerated in San Francisco

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-5

Area Served

San Francisco County

La Casa De Las Madres

1663 Mission Street, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 503-0500

Services

Walk in Monday-Friday, 8:30-5 or apply by phone for an appointment

Eligibility

Women, teens, children, and older adults who are victims of or threatened by domestic violence

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30-5 for most services; 24 hours daily for crisis hotlines

Area Served

Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Solano County

Hamilton Family Center

260 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 292-9930

Services

Homeless Shelter for Families, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Parents or custodial guardians of children under 18 years, single pregnant woman or expectant couple, including same sex couple. Verification of pregnancy necessary within 24 hours of admittance. Woman must be seven months pregnant or five months pregnant if pregnancy is considered high-risk to qualify by pregnancy

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

San Francisco County

Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Inc.

101 Taylor Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 746-1945

Services

Anonymous HIV Testing for At Risk Families, Anonymous HIV Testing for Women, Bathing Facilities for At Risk Families, Bathing Facilities for Women, Community Clinics for At Risk Families, Community Clinics for Women, Emergency Shelter for At Risk Families, Emergency Shelter for Women, General Counseling Services for At Risk Families, General Counseling Services for Women, Homeless Drop In Centers for At Risk Families, Homeless Drop In Centers for Women, Laundry Facilities for At Risk Families, Laundry Facilities for Women, Substance Abuse Counseling for At Risk Families, Substance Abuse Counseling for Women, Support Groups for At Risk Families, Support Groups for Women

Eligibility

Women or transgendered individual (age 18 and over) and their children

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

San Francisco County (primarily the Mission Distrcits, South of Market & Tenderloin)

Compass Family Services

995 Market Street, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 442-5130

Services

Homeless Shelter for Families

Eligibility

Homeless family with minor child(ren) (age 0-17)

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-5

Area Served

San Francisco County

Episcopal Community Services

705 Natoma Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 487-3786

Services

Arts and Crafts Instruction, Case/Care Management, Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites, Exercise Classes/Groups, Field Trips/Excursions, Homeless Drop In Centers, Senior Center Bus Services, Senior Centers, Soup Kitchens

Eligibility

Senior (age 60 or over) or adult with a disability

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-4:30; Saturday-Sunday, 8-1:30

Area Served

San Francisco County (primarily the Potrero Hill District, North of Market District and South of Market District)

Compass Family Services

111 Page Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 863-0681

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter for Families

Eligibility

Homeless family with minor child(ren) (age 0-17)

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-5

Area Served

San Francisco County

Community Awareness And Treatment Services, Inc.

1171 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 734-4200

Services

Case/Care Management, Comprehensive Outpatient Alcoholism Treatment, Comprehensive Outpatient Drug Abuse Treatment, Homeless Drop In Centers, Specialized Information and Referral, Substance Abuse Drop In Services

Eligibility

Individual with substance abuse problem, willing to stay clean and sober on premises. Shelter Intake - Single adult (age 18 or over)

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Clara County

Community Awareness And Treatment Services, Inc.

1049 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 487-2140

Services

Homeless Shelter for Women, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Emergency shelter - Single female (age 18 or over). Must be referred by one of the four homeless resource centers (see description for information). Transitional Supportive Housing Program - Single female (age 18 or over) must be seen by an intake worker for SHP, substance abuse or HIV+ care. Fees include 30% of income

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

San Francisco County (Tenderloin District, South of Market District, Western Addition District, Civic Center District)

City Team Ministries

164 - 6th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-8688

Services

Alcohol Dependency Support Groups, General Clothing Provision, General Health Education Programs for Breast Cancer, Homeless Drop In Centers, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance for Single Room Occupancy Housing Residents, Personal/Grooming Supplies, Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities for Men, Soup Kitchens, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Men

Eligibility

Residential Recovery Program: Adult (age 18 and over) male

Hours

Tuesday-Friday, Saturday, 6 (Dinner); Saturday, 1-3(Clinic)

Area Served

San Francisco County

Central City Hospitality House

146 Leavenworth Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 749-2103

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter for Males

Eligibility

Man (age 18 or over)

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-5

Area Served

San Francisco County (Tenderloin District)

Episcopal Community Services Of San Francisco

165 8th Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 487-3706

Services

The mission of Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco (ECS) is to help people who are homeless or very low-income obtain the shelter, housing, jobs, and essetial services in order to maintain permanent housing and to live as fully as they can.

Episcopal Community Sercies operates shelters for homles adults, women and men, at two year-round San francisco sites, The Sanctuary and Next Door.  Along with hot meals, showers, laundry facilities and clean, warm beds, ECS shelters offer on-site social/vocational services, access to health care clinics, education and case managers to assist in moving toward housing and increased stability. ECS also managers the Interfaith Winter Shelter which adds 50-100 shelter beds in San Francisco each winter. Program:SUPPORTIVE HOUSINGBudget: $9,837,500Category: HousingPopulation Served: Adults Program Description: Episcopal Comjmunity Services provides services that support housing retention and stability at eight different sites in San Francisco, poviding permanent housing with on-site social services to more than 650 poeople who are homeless.  Many supportive housing tenants suffer from mental or health disabilites, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse issues, leteracy and/or vocation barriers.  

Lutheran Social Services Of Northern California

988 Oak Grove Road
Concord, CA 94518
(925) 825-1060

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter for Foster Children

Eligibility

Emancipated foster youth (age 18-24) who is homeless, lives in Contra Costa County, must have been in foster care immediately before turning 18, and must be working toward education and/or employment, or already in school or on the job

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30-5

Area Served

Contra Costa County

Larkin Street Youth Services

1317 Height Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 522-1377

Services

Homeless Drop In Centers for Homeless Youth, Runaway/Homeless Youth Hotlines, Street Outreach Programs for Homeless Youth

Eligibility

Youth (age 12-23)

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9:30am-pm (Drop In center)

Huckleberry Youth Programs

1292 Page Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(111) 7,-

Services

Homeless Family Reunification Services for Adolescents, Return to Point of Origin for Adolescents, Runaway/Homeless Youth Counseling, Runaway/Youth Shelters

Eligibility

Youth (age 11-17) resident of San Francisco County

Hours

24 hours daily (Residence hotline and crisis shelter)

Area Served

San Francisco County

Homeless Youth Alliance

1696 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(132) 9-

Services

AIDS/HIV Prevention Counseling for Homeless Youth, AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Kits for Homeless Youth, Arts and Crafts Clubs for Homeless Youth, Community/Nature Area Cleanup/Enhancement Projects, Electronic Mail Providers for Homeless Youth, General Assessment for Substance Abuse for Homeless Youth, Homeless Drop In Centers for Young Adults, Runaway/Homeless Youth Counseling, Specialized Information and Referral for Homeless Youth, Temporary Mailing Address for Homeless Youth

Eligibility

Youth or adult (ages 13-29), homeless or at risk of homelessness

Hours

Drop-in hours: Monday, 11-2; Tuesday, 2-3; Wednesday, 11:30-2; Thursday, 11-2; Friday, 2-4:45

Area Served

San Francisco County (primarily the Haight Ashbury district)

Hamilton Family Center

1631 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 409-2100

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Families

Eligibility

Homeless family with custody of at least one child under the age of 18 years. Must be referred by a case manager, social worker or other social support provider and have specific need for transitional housing services (such as history of substance abuse, mental health, disability, domestic violence, immigration, etc.)

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

San Francisco County

First Friendship Baptist Institutional Church

501 Steiner Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
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Services

Cold Weather Shelters/Warming Centers for Families with Children, Homeless Shelter for Families with Children

Eligibility

Homeless families consisting of 1 or 2 adult caretakers (must be 18 or over) and one or more minor children (under 18 years of age)

Hours

Daily, 3pm-7am

Area Served

San Francisco County

The Hamilton Family Center

1631 Hayes St
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 409-2100

Services

The mission of Hamilton Family Center is to end homelessness for the families and individuals that they serve by providing a safe, home that promotes the dignity of each person. They offer food, shelter, and guidance to more than 250 people each day (60% of whom are children) through their two emergency shelters and transitional housing program. They offer tutoring and recreational activities to hundreds of kids a year through their Children?s Services. They help countless families find housing through First Avenues ? Housing Solutions for Families, their housing program. And, at their permanent supportive housing facility, they offer comprehensive on-site support services to help 125 residents maintain stable housing. Hamilton Family Center provides a continuum of services for families and individuals seeking shelter and support to rebuild their lives, including the only 24-htheir access family shelter in San Francisco.

Hamilton Family Center is an organization that offers these families in crisis a place to call home, along with important support services and encouragement, to assist them while they work to escape homelessness and the damaging effects that often accompany housing loss. They do this important work through six programs, including: ? Hamilton Family Emergency Center (260 Golden Gate Avenue, SF, 94102) offers newly homeless families 24-htheir access to emergency overnight shelter, or a place to stay for up to 60 days. This site provides basic services that include a warm bed, three meals each day, and crisis intervention counseling and support. Additionally, the Tom Waddell Health Clinic provides a doctor and nurse to clients twice a week. (After careful consideration Hamilton Family Emergency Center was relocated to 260 Golden Gate Avenue on June 28, 2006 and is now housed in the same building as Hamilton Family Residences. They believe they will be able to better serve their families in one convenient location.) ? Hamilton Family Residences (260 Golden Gate Avenue, SF, 94102), the largest homeless shelter for families in San Francisco, offers families a place to stay for six months while they receive comprehensive support services that include case management, substance abuse support, money management assistance, advocacy, family counseling, three meals a day, employment and life skills training, referrals, children?s services, and crucial assistance to secure permanent housing. ? Hamilton Family Transitional Housing Program (1631 Hayes Street, SF 94117) offers families housing in their own apartments and wide-ranging support services for up to 18 months, giving them time to identify and address the root causes of their homelessness. Families improve budgeting, parenting, and other skills while preparing for a life of economic and housing stability. The Children?s Program at this site offers enriching recreational and educational activities for the youngest members of the program.

San Francisco Network Ministries

559 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 928-6209

Services

Community Organizing Assistance for Homeless People and Low Income, Friendly Visiting for Homeless People and Low Income, Funeral Services for Homeless People and Low Income, Homeless Advocacy Groups, Homeless Drop In Centers, Housing Advocacy Groups, Leisure Activities for Homeless People and Low Income, Pastoral Counseling for Homeless People and Low Income and AIDS/HIV, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Sex Trade Workers

Eligibility

None for most services

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9-5

Area Served

San Francisco County (Tenderloin District)

Raphael House

1065 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 474-4621

Services

Clothing Donation Programs, Donation Drop Off Points, Homeless Shelter for Families with Children

Eligibility

Single parent (man or woman with children), two-parent family with children, or pregnant woman in last month of pregnancy

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-6

Area Served

Marin County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Alameda County, Contra Costa County

Larkin Street Youth Services

869 Ellis Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 749-2968

Services

Runaway/Youth Shelters, Transitional Case/Care Management, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

San Francisco County

Larkin Street Youth Services

701 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 673-0911

Services

Homeless Drop In Centers for Homeless Youth, Runaway/Homeless Youth Counseling, Runaway/Homeless Youth Hotlines, Street Outreach Programs for Homeless Youth

Eligibility

Youth (age 12-23)

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9:30am-pm (Drop In center)

Homeless Prevention And Rapid Rehousing

1150 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 673-0911

Services

Case/Care Management for Young Adults, Housing Search Assistance for Young Adults, Moving Expense Assistance for Young Adults, Rent Payment Assistance for Young Adults, Rental Deposit Assistance for Young Adults, Street Outreach Programs for Young Adults, Utility Deposit Assistance for Young Adults, Utility Service Payment Assistance for Young Adults

Eligibility

Young adult (age18-24), resident of San Francisco. Must have the ability to obtain and/or maintain stable housing through supportive services and direct financial assistance offered by the program, and successfully transition from services when the temporary assistance ends. Be at risk of losing housing and meet both of the following circumstances: No appropriate subsequent housing options have been identified, and the household lacks the financial resources and support networks needed to obtain immediate housing or remain in its existing housing.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30-5

Area Served

San Francisco County

Episcopal Community Services

1001 Polk Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 292-2180

Services

Transitional Case/Care Management, Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Individual (age 18 or over), homeless

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

San Francisco County

American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter

1300 Alberta Way
Concord, CA 94521
(925) 603-7400

Services

Armed Forces Emergency Services, Automobile Donation Programs, Community Disaster Education, CPR Instruction, Critical Service Status Information, Disaster Control Programs, Disaster Donations Coordination, Disaster Kits, Disaster Preparedness Information, Disaster Preparedness Partnerships, Disaster Services, Disaster Survivor Inquiries, Emergency Management Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response Training, First Aid Instruction, General Disaster Information, Mass Care Shelters, Mass Feeding Services, Mobile Canteens, Mutual Assistance Agreement Partners, Organizational Disaster Training, Social Services for Military Personnel, Water Safety Education

Eligibility

None for most services; Armed Forces Services - member of Armed Forces and his/her family

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30

Area Served

Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Solano County

United States Department Of Veterans Affairs

4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 221-4810

Services

Homeless Drop In Centers for Veterans, Psychiatric Rehabilitation for Veterans, Veteran Compensation and Pension Benefits, Veteran Outpatient Clinics, Veteran/Military Health Insurance, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers

Eligibility

Veteran of U.S. Armed Forces who served for at least 120 days with general or honorable discharge

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8-4:30

Area Served

Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Humboldt County, Lake County, Mendocino County, Sonoma County

Larkin Street Youth Services

6324 Geary Boulevard
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 673-0911

Services

Transitional Housing/Shelter

Eligibility

Homeless young adult (age 18-23)

Hours

24 hours daily

Area Served

San Francisco County

STAND! For Families Free Of Violence

1410 Danzig Plaza, 2nd Floor
Concord, CA 94520
(888) 215-5555

Services

Provides support, shelter and training to people who are abused, treatment programs to people who abuse, and preventive education programs to youth, children and adults who might experience abuse in the future. These services fall under three categories: Intervention, Treatment and Prevention. STAND! has offices in Central, East and West Counties, as well as services and shelters at confidential locations. Volunteers are used extensively Some volunteer opportunities do not require training, while others require a 40-hour course on domestic violence.

Hours

Office: Monday-Friday, 9-5; Crisis and Counseling Hotline: 24 hours daily

Shelter, Inc. Of Contra Costa County

1815 Arnold Drive
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 335-0698

Services

The mission of SHELTER, Inc. is to prevent and end homelessness by promoting self-sufficiency among low-income residents of Contra Costa.

SHELTER, Inc. Homeless Prevention Program helps prevent homelessness for families and individuals on the verge of losing their housing, as well as helps end homelessness for those struggling to regain housing.