There are many homeless services in the San Diego region, including shelters of all types, bathing facilities, and mail facilities. And, if you want to help, there are also volunteer opportunities available.
Provides up to four months of shelter and supportive services to women with children and single women who are experiencing homelessness. Supportive services include case management, individual counseling, housing search assistance, and support groups.
8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday
Female headed families or single women experiencing homelessness
Provides emergency hotel vouchers to people who are experiencing homelessness and living with HIV/AIDS. HOPWA Emergency Housing Program will be available to case managed clients needing targeted short-term housing. Clients will need to be seen by appointment and a case manager will need to come to initial appointment. Houses individuals up to 21 days with individuals being housed one week at a time. Clients will need to have a very solid housing plan that includes housing placement after the housing assistance.
9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday
People experiencing homelessness who are also HIV-positive or living with someone who is HIV-positive. AIDS diagnosis not required.
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Interfaith Shelter Network
3530 Camino del Rio N San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 702-5399
The Interfaith Shelter Network of San Diego coordinates the efforts of participating congregations, social service agencies, and governmental programs in order to provide shelter and other resources to homeless individuals and families and enable those they serve to move toward self-sufficiency while respecting their dignity as children of God.
Interfaith Shelter Network El Nido Transitional Living Program provides transitional housing for 12-18 months in fully furnished apartment units for homeless battered women with children fleeing domestic violence.Program:Interfaith Shelter Network -Rotational Shelter ProgramBudget: $224,445Category: Population Served: Homeless
Program Description: The Interfaith Shelter Network is a 24 year old collaborative of religious, social service, and government entities arrayed to help homeless peope throughout the San Diego region.The Network consists of two programs: The Rotational Shelter Program and the El Nido Transitional Living Program. The shelter program represent the collaboration of more than 120 congregations regionwide and 3,500+ volunteers who provide shelters, meals, access to showers and laundry for 250-275 homeless individuals between October and May each year. Shelter guests are screened and monitored by one of nine human services agencies regionwide and receive transportation assistance in addition to weekly case management, career planning and budgeting workshops. Shelter staff schedule, train, and monitor case management agencies and sheltering and support congregations. Staff visit each shelter site and work closely with agency staff to enter data in HMIS on shelter guests. Branch orientation and wrap up meetings are scheduled in each of their seven branches as well as an annual volunteer orientation and thank you event. A bimonthly newsletter highlighting Network programs is mailed to 3,500 readers.Program:Ecumenical Council of San Diego CountyBudget: $500Category: Population Served:
Program Description: The purpose of the council is to promote unity among the varous Christian denominations through worship, prayer, study, and collaboration on issues of shared concern with other denominations committed to unity. The council has its own funding but had to close its office and lay off staff because of financial insolvency. At this point, its future is uncertain; one committee meets monthly to facilitate discussion of books and documents related to Christian unity.
Provides a safe overnight parking environment.Offers supportive services, including case management for transitional homeless individuals living in their vehicles. Family advocates construct an action plan with each participant, placing emphasis on permanent housing solutions, employment, training, emergency support, asset stabilization and building.
6:00 pm-8:30 pm, Monday-Sunday (Intake)
Must have a vehicle, be homeless and living in vehicle. No tents or RVs allowed on site. Client must have a desire to move back into permanent housing and participate in programming to increase stability. Cannot be a registered sex offender or felon with violent crimes.
Cortez Hill Family Center is a short-term homeless shelter, up to 90 days, for single and dual parent households with children. The program focuses on connecting families with resources and permanent housing solutions. Integrated services include case management, housing coordination, rental assistance, employment support, and childrens services.
9:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday-Friday
Homeless, single and dual parent households with children
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Provides supportive, safe, and sober emergency, short-term, and mid-term shelter for homeless women. Facility provides: dormitory space with cots, common bathrooms, and shower facilities.
12:00 pm, Monday-Friday
Accepts single, ambulatory, women, including transwomen, ages 18 years and older. Will accept women with alcohol or drug problems as long as they are sober. Does NOT accept men, couples, children, or persons in wheelchairs. Must be able to walk up and down 35 steps without assistance, shelter has stair case.
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Provides temporary housing primarily for homeless families in the South Bay area. Individuals in the program are offered shelter, groceries (not prepared meals), case management, counseling, job training, child care, literacy classes and tutoring. Also provides a transitional housing program for families who have completed a stay at Casa Nueva Vida.
24 hours, 7 days a week
Accepts couples, families with children, single women/men with children. Accepts persons with HIV/AIDS, visual disabilities, physical disabilities. Accepts emancipated minors. Residents must be working, seeking employment, or in job training.
Provides bridge housing to individual adults experiencing homelessness. Haven House is a housing focused shelter, the goal is to bridge individuals to stable permanent housing.Residents have access to breakfast, dinner, and a sack lunch. Showers and laundry facilities are available. Case Management is available on a weekly basis.
By Appointment Only: 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday
Must be physically and mentally independent, over the age of 18 years old, and an individual experiencing homelessness.
Operation Hope Vista is a year round shelter for families, single women and single males with children providing private family rooms and intensive support for up to 90 days. The shelter is located in Vista and admission begins with completing the online screening form that is found on the website. Clients will be assigned to a case manager to help find stable housing prior to exiting the shelter.
Intake: 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Monday-Friday
Limited to families with children (male or female headed households), or single women. Children should be under age 18 years. Clients must be able to pass drug test and be sober. No registered sex offenders. Clients must participate in case management and attend evening classes/groups.