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Where to Get Help

If you or someone you know need of assistance, call 2-1-1 for information and referral services. Coordinated Assessment Referral and Engagement (CARE) centers provide a range of services, including: showers, food, laundry, case management, medical and mental health services, housing search assistance, and screening and referrals for housing and utility assistance. Calls are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. You may also click on the provided links to search one of the 2-1-1 online resource databases. If you are calling outside of the county for which you wish to inquire about services, use the 800 numbers.

More resources for the counties we serve are listed below. This list is by no means comprehensive.

211 Sacramento
211 San Joaquin
211 United Way Bay Area
Contra Costa Crisis Center
211 or 800.500.4931
211 or 800.436.9997
211 or 800.273.6222
211 or 800.830.5380
Central Valley Low Income Housing Corp
San Francisco City/County
211 or 800-273-6222 or text your zip code to 898211
Coordinated Assessment Referral and Engagement (CARE) Centers
view English/Spanish flyer here
Contra Costa County

Bay Area Rescue Mission (Richmond)

Men's Shelter                                               510.215.4868

Women & Family Shelter                            510.215.4860

Catholic Charities of the East Bay

Housing & Financial Services                       925.825.3099

Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services

County Homeless Program                          800.610.9400

24 Hour Toll Free Information Line             877.505.4630

Shelter, Inc.                                                  925.338.1038                                     

Rental & Deposit Assistance

Housing Assistance

Emergency Shelter

Sacramento County

Next Move

Family Shelter Program                                                    916.455.2160

Sacramento Steps Forward                                         916.577.9770

Permanent Supportive Housing
Transitional Housing
Rapid Re-Housing
Emergency Shelter

Wind Youth Services

Drop-In Center                                                                916.561.4900
Emergency Shelter                                                          916.339.7177

San Joaquin County

Human Services Agency - San Joaquin County

General Assistance
Housing Assistance


Stockton Shelter for the Homeless

Emergency Shelter


Women's Center - Youth & Family Services

Main Office (Stockton)

24/7 Help

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