· A Single Adults
· DV Domestic Violence Victims
· F Families
· HIV HIV & AIDS
· M Males
· MI Mentally Ill
· R Recovery Program
· S Seniors
· V Veteran
· W Women
· Y Youth
· , means “or”
· - means “and”
ALPHA PROJECT FOR THE HOMELESS
· (R-M) Casa Raphael
o State-licensed and certified substance abuse residential treatment program for men who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, and very low income. 140-beds, provides housing, food, recovery workshops.
o Eligibility: Men ages 18 years and older.
BIG SISTER LEAGUE OF SAN DIEGO
· (MI, DV-W) Housing Program
· Transitional housing program for women age 21 years and older who are mentally ill and/or victims of domestic violence. Offers case management. Includes meals, laundry facilities, and an outdoor patio. Residents must do at least 20 hours of volunteer community service work a week.
CASA DE AMPARO
· (Y) New Directions
o Provides assistance to young adults ages 18 to 24 who have been emancipated from foster care.
· (S – W) House of Rachel
o Provides a long-term shelter for women ages 50 years and older who are working towards becoming independent and employed. Offers weekly counseling and case planning.
o Eligibility: Ages 50 years and older. For transitional housing, residents must be women currently alone. May not have children with her and cannot be dependent on drugs or alcohol. Must be employed or actively seeking employment or training.
· (W – A) Rachel’s Night Shelter
o Emergency shelter for homeless women in San Diego, provides supportive, safe, and sober emergency, short-term, and mid-term shelter for homeless women.
o Program Capacity: 35
· (W – R) House of Rachel Independent Living Program
o Studio apartments for women completing recovery programs and/or are newly employed
o Program Capacity: 9
· (W, F) House of Hope
o Emergency shelter for women and women with children in Imperial Valley The House of Hope strives to provide exemplary quality emergency shelter for homeless women and children and homeless unattached women that is drug and alcohol-free, safe, and supportive.
· (W – S) House of Rachel/Casa Maria
o Transitional housing for homeless women over 50 years old and homeless pregnant women. Provides a safe, supportive, and sober home environment for low-income and homeless women, age 50 and above or single pregnant women, which allows an opportunity to end their risk of homelessness and gain the stability and life skills needed to become more self-reliant.
o Program Capacity: 10
CENTER FOR COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS
· (DV - F) Hidden Valley House
o Provides temporary shelter and food for single females and females with children in domestic violence situations. Provides counseling, support groups, case management, crisis intervention, problem-solving assistance, group interactions, and follow-up. Eligibility: Ages 18 years and older for emergency shelter; serves females, with or without children, and emancipated female minors. Male children ages 13 years and older are not accepted. No minors accepted unless emancipated, accompanied by an adult, or married
CENTER FOR SOCIAL SUPPORT AND EDUCATION
· (HIV) Housing Services for People with HIV
o Provides 38-day emergency housing and shelter for homeless men, women, and families infected by HIV infection. Assists clients in finding permanent housing. Other services for clients include referrals to substance abuse programs and mental health se
o Eligibility: Must be HIV positive, homeless, low-income, and willing to work with a case manager.
· (F) Centro Transitional Housing Program (full, wait list 6 – 12 months)
o (760) 432-6878 Ext. 5470
o CENTRO provides a transitional housing program for 28 homeless families. Case management services include childcare services, life skills training, medical services, and access to permanent housing. Also offers a
o Eligibility: Ages 18 years and older. Fees: Rent is 30% of income.
COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
· (DV – F, W) Libre Domestic Violence Program (full, no list, first come first served)
o Provides a 45- to 60-day domestic violence shelter for women and their children. Also provides an 18-month transitional housing program for women and children. Eligibility: Limited to female victims of domestic violence and their children (up to age 18 years for boys and girls). Emergency shelter accepts emancipated minors, single women, persons with disabilities, undocumented persons, and persons with AIDS.
CRISIS HOUSE, INC
· (F) Transitional Housing (FOCUS) Families
o Provides comprehensive long-term transitional housing and intensive case management to a homeless disabled family with children. Support services include food pantry privileges, counseling, crisis intervention, career exploration, employment development.
o Eligibility: Limited to one homeless disabled family at a time to include past drug and alcohol addictions. Must be willing to set and work toward long-term goals. Must be sober and drug-free. Required drug/TB testing.
· (DV) Domestic Violence Transitional Housing Program
o (619) 444-1194
o Focuses on homeless women escaping Domestic Violence situations and in need of safety and sanctuary to be able to re-establish productive lives. Provides clients with transitional housing at rent of 30% of income and a range of support services. Our goal is to assist recovery from the emotional wounds of domestic violence and assist in preparation for independent living status and economic self-sufficiency for women in the program.
EPISCOPAL COMMUNITY SERVICES
· (MI - A) Friend to Friend (F2F) Program
o (619) 955-5142
o Serves the needs of mentally ill, homeless adults of central San Diego. Clients of F2F may be eligible to receive services such as, but not limited to, outreach, assessments, job development, SSI/SSDI advocacy, socialization, community reintegration, transitional housing, case management, referrals, and peer support.
· (MI - A) Downtown Safe Haven
o (619) 955-8217
o Provides a supervised, transitional residential living program for homeless mentally ill men and/or women. Case management services are provided by ECS to facilitate transition to permanent housing.
· (MI – A) Uptown Safe Haven
o Provides a supervised, transitional residential living program for homeless mentally ill single men and women. Intensive case management services are provided by CRF's IMPACT Program to facilitate transition to permanent housing.
o Eligibility: Ages 18 years and older. Does not accept people with insurance; only mentally ill homeless individuals.
FAN OF THE FEATHER, INC
· (V – A) Fan of the Feather Transitional Housing
o Provides a safe and caring environment for homeless veterans in San Diego County. Program designed to help the homeless and at-risk return to independent living. Social Services Specialist
o Eligibility: Veterans
FRATERNITY HOUSE INC
· (HIV - M) Fraternity House and Michaelle House
o Offers a residential care facility for men and women who are chronically ill with AIDS. Provides low-cost permanent or transitional housing in a homelike atmosphere for people who are HIV symptomatic or who have AIDS. Provides 3 meals daily; laundry,
o Eligibility: Limited to those who are HIV symptomatic or who have AIDS.
INTERFAITH COMMUNITY SERVICES
· (F) Genesis Project
o Provides transitional housing for families and single parents with children, including male children older than 12 years of age. Families may stay up to 1 year while parents are in college, job training, or working. Supportive and referral services a
o Eligibility: Limited to families or single parents with children.
· (A) New Resolve Residential Program
o Provides long-term, transitional shelter for homeless males and females with a history of substance abuse. Offers job training, job placement, and supportive services.
o Eligibility: * Limited to homeless males or females 18 years of age and older * Must also be residents of North San Diego County * Minimum of 60 days of sobriety * Motivated to find employment
· (MI – W) Tikkun Home
o Provides temporary emergency shelter for homeless mentally or emotionally disturbed women. All meals are provided in a home-like setting. Case planning, counseling, and advocacy are offered.
o Eligibility: Limited to mentally/emotionally disabled females ages 18 years and older. For temporary shelter, no couples, males, children, or persons with alcohol/drug abuse problems. Must be referred by North Inland County Mental Health.
· (V – A) Veterans Services
o Provides job training, job placement assistance, and transitional housing for single male or female veterans. Employment services targeting veterans include job assessment, evaluation, counseling, retraining, on-the-job training, and classroom training
o Eligibility: Homeless or disabled male or female veterans ages 18 years and older.
IINTERFAITH SHELTER NETWORK
· (DV, F) El Nido (opening for large family)
o El Nido ("the nest" in Spanish) is our transitional living program for homeless victims of domestic violence and their families. Located in central San Diego, in a confidential site for safety reasons, the project offers stability in housing while allowing the residents to offer emotional support to each other and less isolation during this stressful time in their lives. It also is respectful of residents' autonomy and provides as close to a real-life scenario as possible. Residents live in an 11-unit apartment complex for up to a year or more and, with the assistance of social workers, obtain the counseling, child care, employment, educational, and transportation services they need to become self-sufficient. Each of the units was beautifully furnished by a local congregation.
JOAN OF ARC RESIDENCE
· (W) Joan of Arc Residence
o Provides a residence for women that offers kitchen and laundry facilities. Bedding and towels are not furnished. All 60 rooms are private with running water.
o Eligibility: Women ages 21 to 62 years. Must be employed, a student, or in some cases will accept those on temporary vacations. Requires 2 letters of recommendation. Requires a $350 security deposit. Fees: Fixed fee schedule. Monthly rates vary from $353 to $478, depending on whether or not the room has a private bath. Daily rates are $30. All rates are subject to change.
NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE OF CALEXICO
· (F, W) Women and Children Housing Services
o Provides Transitional Housing and Neighborhood House Shelter for women and children.
· (F, W) Nettie's House
o Provides a clean, safe and affordable shared housing for single women and women with children recovering from domestic violence, substance abuse and financial misfortune.
NORTH COUNTY SOLUTIONS FOR CHANGE
· (F) Solutions Family Center
o Offers short-term service-enhanced transitional housing.
o Eligibility: Accepts legally married couples with children Accepts unmarried couples with children Accepts women with children Accepts men with children. Accepts pregnant women
· (F) Solutions Family Center
o Provides long-term (1 to 2 years) enhanced transitional housing for homeless families with children and for homeless pregnant women. Clients must participate in case management, which includes life skills workshops, work ethic training, parenting classes
o Eligibility: Accepts parent(s) or guardian(s) with children, including single moms and single dads with children. Children must be legal dependents (18 years or younger and/or still in high school). Also accepts pregnant women with proof of pregnancy. Fees: Fees are 30% of gross income, but persons without income are accepted.
· (Y-W) Door of Hope, Haven Program
· Provides a licensed group home for teen mothers who are dependents or wards of the court and their infants. Residents attend on-campus high school and receive individual and group therapy focusing on parenting, career planning, women's issues, and in
· Eligibility: Limited to female dependents or wards of the court. Fees: Residents are publicly funded by referring agency.
· (F) Door of Hope, Transitional Living Center for Women (6 month wait list)
o Provides a transitional living center for homeless women with children. Supportive services include parenting, budgeting, career counseling, personal hygiene and nutrition, self-awareness, anger management, and prevention of domestic violence and sub
o Eligibility: Limited to females 18 years and older with up to 2 children younger than age 12. Must have at least 6 months of sobriety from alcohol and/or drugs. Fees: No Fees charged; a monthly percentage of disposable income is placed in a savings account for client.
· (M) STEPS Program
o (619) 699-2216
o Provides a comprehensive employment/ transitional living program for homeless men. Clients must be alcohol and drug free and be willing to work full-time. Services include one-on-one case management; job-related preparation with accompanying workshops
o Eligibility: Men ages 18 years and older. Must be motivated and free from substance abuse for 90 days. Fees: No Fees charged.
SAN DIEGO YOUTH SERVICES
· (Y) Take Wing Transitional Living Program
· Provides youth with low-income housing, case management, independent living skills, and other supportive services. Supportive services includes crisis intervention, mediation, career exploration, job-seeking skills, conflict resolution, cooking and n
· Eligibility: Ages 18 to 24 years or emancipated minors ages 16 and older. Must have a source of income. Fees: Variable Fees based on income.
SENIOR COMMUNITY CENTERS OF SAN DIEGO
· (S) Homeless Prevention Program for Seniors
o Offers a transitional housing for low-income seniors who would otherwise be homeless. Places eligible seniors in SRO single unit occupancy housing in Downtown San Diego for a 1- to 3-month stay.
SOUTH BAY COMMUNITY SERVICES
· (Y) Assisted Independent Living Program
o Offers a transitional living program for low-income young adults and emancipated minors. Offers low-cost transitional housing and assistance while searching for permanent housing. Eligibility: Ages 18 to 21 years or an emancipated minor at least 16 years old. Also accepts parenting teens and young adults.
o Fees: Deposit of $150. Rent is 25% of gross monthly income.
· (F) Casa Nueva Vida I & II
o Provides temporary housing primarily for homeless families in the South Bay area. Offers shelter, meals, case management, counseling, job training, child care, literacy classes, and tutoring. Also provides a transitional housing program for families
o Eligibility: For emergency shelter, will accept couples and families with children, single parents with children, persons with AIDS, persons in wheelchairs, persons with visual or physical impairments, and emancipated minors with children. Does not accept single Fees: Rent must be paid for transitional housing program. Rent is 30% of gross monthly income with a mandatory 20% of income going into savings.
· (DV) Casas Seguras
o Provides s short-term and transitional confidential shelter/housing to victims of homeless domestic violence (male or female) and their children. Services include case management; counseling; support groups; community advocacy; assistance obtaining t
o Eligibility: Shelter accepts both male and female victims of domestic violence with children. Also accepts victims with physical impairments. Fees: Rent must be paid for transitional housing program (long-term). Rent is 30% of gross monthly income with a mandatory 20% of income going into savings.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL VILLAGE
· (F) Family, Long-Term Transitional Housing
o (619) 233-8500 x1355
o Provides comprehensive long-term transitional housing and intensive case management for homeless families. Meals are provided on-site, and sack lunches are provided for working residents. Services include counseling, employment assistance and training
o Eligibility: Parents 18 years and older and their dependent minor children. Clients must be able to provide basic self-care and function appropriately in an independent living situation. Fees: No Fees charged for residents without income. Residents with income are charged for shared expenses and are also required to save 30% of their remaining income.
· (F) Family, Short-Term Transitional Housing, Joan Kroc Center
o Provides short-term transitional housing to homeless families. Meals are provided on-site, and sack lunches are provided for working residents. Services include counseling, employment assistance and training, life skills classes, financial planning,
o Eligibility: Parents 18 years and older and their dependent minor children. Clients must be able to provide basic self-care and function appropriately in an independent living situation. Fees: No Fees charged. All residents are required to maintain a monthly savings of
· (M) Bishop Maher Center
· (F) Joan Kroc Center
o 619-233-8500 x1352 Info Only
o Provides comprehensive long-term transitional housing, intensive case management, and support services to homeless males and homeless females. Meals are provided on site and sack lunches are provided for working res
o Eligibility: Limited to adults ages 18 years and older. Limited to residents of St Vincent's short-term transitional housing program or an inpatient treatment program. Clients must be able to provide basic self-care and function appropriately in an independent li Fees: No Fees charged for residents without income. Residents with income are charged for shared expenses and are also required to save 30% of their remaining income.
· (A) Paul Mirable Center
o (619) 233-8500 x1381 – women
o (619) 233-8500 x1382 – men
o Provides short-term transitional housing and support services to single men and women who are homeless. Meals are provided on-site, and sack lunches are provided for working residents. Provides a community resource program that includes adult educati
o Eligibility: Single adults ages 18 and older. Clients must be able to provide basic self-care and function appropriately in an independent living situation. Fees: No Fees charged for residents without income. Residents with income are charged for shared expenses and are also required to save 30% of their remaining income.
· (Y) Toussaint Academy of San Diego
o Provides a long-term transitional housing program for homeless teenagers. Teens must be self-referred or referred by agencies. Offers intensive case management services, life skills, education case management, substance abuse/use and sobriety maintenance counseling, recreational activities, vocational services, and aftercare.
o Eligibility: Homeless children ages 14 to 17 years. Fees: No Fees.
VETERANS VILLAGE OF SAN DIEGO
· (V – F) Welcome Home Family Program
o (619) 264-7401
o Provides apartment style living for single parent and intact homeless veteran families. It has place for up to 28 veterans and family members residing in 2 apartment buildings comprised of 4 units each. Eligibility: Veterans and their families only. Program is targeted to women, however 2 units are for male veterans. Must have a history of drug/alcohol problems. Must be sober for over 90 days. Must have served in the military over 2 years.
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHWEST CALIFORNIA
· (A, V) Luhman Center for Supportive Living
o Provides transitional housing for disabled homeless individuals and veterans. Offers meals, case management services, referrals to community resources, counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy services, and follow-up for disabled persons or families. Eligibility: Single veterans ages 18 years and older and single disabled persons referred by County Mental Health only. Serves persons with AIDS. Does not offer shelter for families. Does not accept persons who are detoxing from alcohol/drug or need a treatment p
o Fees: No Fees charged. However, chores are required.
WOUNDED WARRIOR HOMES
· (V - A)Transitional Housing, Wounded Warrior Homes
o Provides transitional housing for men and women in the military who suffer from Traumatic Brain Injury and/or Post Traumatic Stress. By providing homes for these brave men and women the program can help them begin a new life once out of the hospital and rehabilitation programs. They can then afford to stay close to the doctors and health facilities they need to continue their treatment and better their lives.
YWCA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY
· (DV) Becky's House (No openings – DV only)
o Facilities are 18-month transitional living programs for victims of domestic violence and their children. The goal of the program is to provide women with the resources needed to break the cycle of violence and secure employment and permanent housing
o Eligibility: Must be a victim domestic violence, dependent age limit is 17, must have an income (required to pay 30% of family income.) Fees: 30% of family income.
· (DV) Becky's House Transitions
o Program provides 6 units of scattered-site transition-in-place housing throughout San Diego County for victims of domestic violence and their children. The goal of the transition-in-place program is to support the client for up to one year, and proceeding into the second year, the client will obtain ownership of the lease entirely.
o This program accepts individuals and families who have participated in a domestic violence program for a minimum of one year. Applicant must have monthly income and an active savings account. Location of housing will be determined by the client and can be selected on their own or from a list the YWCA maintains. Housing must meet Section 8 Housing Quality Standards and have a landlord willing to enter in to a Master Lease with the organization.
o Fees: Client will pay 30% of their gross monthly income to the YWCA of San Diego County, and the YWCA of San Diego County will pay the full rental amount to the Landlord for up to one year.
· (Y) Mary's House Transitional Living Program
o Offers a transitional living program for females coming out of the foster care system. Provides a 18-month graduated program, including a 1-month probationary period, with the goal allowing each participant to demonstrate her ability to live independ
o Eligibility: Females ages 16 to 21 in transition from the foster care system. If younger than age 18, must be legally emancipated. Accepts pregnant applicants, but individual will have to move before delivery. No children allowed. Fees: $100 initial deposit. 30% of income is charged for rent. If unemployed, can stay for 30 days at no charge.
· (F) Passages
o A two-year, sixty-two bed multi-phase continuum of care transitional housing program for single women who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Program offers a solution to San Diego County's need for a residential program that provides sing
o Eligibility: Limited to single, homeless females ages 18 to 62 years. Fees: Rent is based on 30% of income.
· (F) Cortez Hill Shelter (9 – 16 weeks wait list)
o 619-239-0355 #6 then #4
o Provides transitional housing program for homeless intact or single parent families. Offers case management services, including individual and group counseling, career development, finance management training, housing assistance, medical referrals. Fill out application at 102 C St. M-F 9 – 5, then phone interview, then wait.
o Eligibility: Accepts married and unmarried couples with children, single women with children, and single men with children. As long as they have children, persons with disabilities who can care for themselves, persons in wheelchairs, and undocumented persons. Fees: No Fees charged.