The short-term housing resources are a compilation of available short-term affordable housings and other support that guides those who are in need of transitional housing.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY
1509 Agnew Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Emergency Interim Housing (EIH)
Provides temporary ‘tiny homes’ for the City’s most vulnerable houseless people as an emergency COVID-19 response. Units for single adults and/or couples have individualized climate control, a bathroom with a shower as well as shared amenities such as laundry facilities, kitchen/pantry/dining hall, computer lab, dog run, container gardens, on-site support and more.
• Must be an adult 18 years of age or older
• Must not posses a conviction for 290, arson or production of methamphetamines
• Must be referred through Santa Clara County Emergency Worker
• Must meet the medical criteria determined by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department guidelines for vulnerable to COVID-19 population
• Must sign Community Guidelines agreement
2011 Little Orchard St, San Jose,
CA 95125, United States
**COVID-19 EMERGENCY HOUSING
During the coronavirus pandemic, the City of San José is using some BHC sleeping units to house medically vulnerable unhoused residents who are at risk of serious illness or death should they contract COVID-19.
Emergency Interim Housing (EIH)
EIH- Provides temporary ‘tiny homes’ for the City’s most vulnerable houseless people as an emergency COVID-19 response. Units for single adults and/or couples have individualized climate control, a bathroom with a shower as well as shared amenities such as laundry facilities, kitchen/pantry/dining hall, computer lab, dog run, container gardens, on-site support and more.”
•Must be an adult 18 years of age or older
•Must not posses a conviction for 290, arson or production of methamphetamines
•Must be referred through Santa Clara County Emergency Worker
•Must meet the medical criteria determined by the Santa Clara County Public Health Department guidelines for vulnerable to COVID-19 population
•Must sign Community Guidelines agreement
1671 The Alameda #201, San Jose,
CA 95126, United States
Rapid Re-housing program helps individuals and families avoid homelessness and helps those experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized using the Housing First approach. Rapid Re-housing funds can provide for a variety of assistance, including: short-term or medium-term rental assistance, housing relocation and stabilization services including: mediation, credit counseling, security or utility deposits, utility payments, moving cost assistance, and case management.
To receive services on Rapid Re-housing: Please contact Bill Wilson Center at (408) 243-0222 and ask for an Intake Counselor. Youth may also stop by 3490 The Alameda in Santa Clara at any time for help.
200 E. Santa Clara St.
San Jose, Ca 95113
MCKINNEY-VENTO EDUCATIONAL SERVICES
Children and youth who live in hotels/motels, cars/RVs, shared housing, or shelter/transitional housing are eligible to receive academic support through the McKinney-Vento educational service program.
The City of San José provides opportunities for homeless families and individuals living in cars and RVs to park in safe places overnight. More than 1,000 people sleep in vehicles on any given night in San José.
MOBILE HYGIENE PROGRAM – The City funds a Dignity on Wheels Program. It provides mobile showers and laundry service.
MEAL SERVICE PROGRAM – Opening Doors 2020 operates a City-funded lunch program in downtown San José for hungry individuals.
COVID-19 ASSISTANCE FOR HOMELESS COMMUNITY – Emergency Interim Housing in Council District 6 – In response to the COVID-19 emergency and the City’s shelter crisis declaration, the City of San José is developing three emergency interim housing communities to help protect unhoused people from the disease, slow the spread of COVID-19, and expand the City’s interim housing capacity after the emergency recedes.
Homelessness Prevention System The City of San José participates in a countywide Homelessness Prevention System that is designed to help individuals and families at risk of homelessness remain housed.
ENCAMPMENT RESPONSE AND ABATEMENT INFORMATION Outreach teams are dispatched to encampment sites after concerns have been reported or before an abatement. The goal is to provide assistance to homeless individuals who are looking for support services. Outreach teams can help homeless residents find emergency shelter, showers, laundry service, meals, medical services, case management, employment training and more.
If you are homeless and seeking help, please contact the Homeless Helpline at 408-510-7600 or o[email protected]. The Helpline is operated by HomeFirst.
Parents can set up weekly schedules after students are registered for the academic support program. To learn more or gain access to this program, please contact Dre Thomas at [email protected].
The City has created two types of Safe Parking programs.
The first is a City-operated program at two locations. Individuals and families interested in participating in this program should contact LifeMoves at 669-238-6193 or [email protected].
The second is an ordinance that allows businesses and non-profits to establish Safe Parking Areas in their parking lots. Any organization interested in creating a Safe Parking Area should contact Kelly Hemphill in the City’s Housing Department at (408) 535-3860 or [email protected]. The process for getting started includes a simple and FREE registration and inspection of the proposed parking lot.
For more information about the Mobile Hygiene program, please call 650-779-5065 or send an email to [email protected].
For more information about Meal Service program. please visit www.od2020.com.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY IS MANAGING REFERRALS TO TEMPORARY HOMELESS SHELTERS. THE COUNTY IS RESPONDING TO CALLS SEVEN DAYS A WEEK FROM 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM AT 408-278-6420.
One of these emergency interim housing communities is in Council District 6 on Evans Lane near Almaden Expressway.
For more information about this program, or to find out if you qualify for assistance, please call 408-926-8885 or send an email message to [email protected].
Homeless individuals seeking support may call the Homeless Helpline at 408-510-7600. It is staffed Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Messages will be returned the next business day.
San Jose Bay Area
PATH’s housing navigation services assist individuals, families, and Veterans to find and secure a permanent home.
PATH rapid rehousing programs assist individuals, families, and Veterans with finding permanent housing by providing short term rental assistance, supportive services, and case management.
REGION CONTACT INFORMATION
PATH San Jose
Phone: (408) 753-8735
Email: [email protected]
260 Commercial Street
San Jose, CA 95112
LifeMoves | Georgia Travis House provides interim shelter and supportive services to 12 families and 15 single women experiencing homelessness in San Jose.
There are 12 family rooms and 15 private cubicles for single women. Due to the facilities design, boys over the age of 11 are not permitted to stay in the shelter. Women pay a small program fee after the first 30 days. While in the shelter, women work closely with a case manager to secure transitional or permanent housing. For rental assistance, please contact (408) 271-1630
1897 Alum Rock Ave #35, San Jose,
CA 95116, United States
Housing Assistance This project aims to go further by bringing those greatly affected with community members and community advocates in order to solve the larger problem of lack of affordable housing in the Silicon Valley!
Amigos de Guadalupe housing services include:
-Housing Coaching Sessions
-One time Security Deposit
-Temporary “Winter Faith Collaborative” Shelter
-Case Management –
Hours & Phone Contact:
Please call (408)509-2731 to be prescreened for an appointment.
Office hours are: Walk In MWF 9:00am – Noon
546 W. Julian Street
San Jose, CA 95110
LifeMoves | Julian Street Inn provides emergency and transitional housing for adults working to overcome homelessness and serious mental illness.
For more details, call Tel: 408-271-0820
318 N 6th St. San Jose,
San Jose Catholic Worker, provide safe and reliable housing home to women with/without children experiencing homelessness. Guests can live until they are able to transition into permanent housing.
For further details, please email to [email protected] or Call 408-297-8330
58 N. Montgomery St.
San Jose, CA – 95110
Montgomery Street Inn (MSI) provides emergency and transitional housing for up to 90 single adult men per night with case management, Veteran’s services, medical respite care, and other support services.
for more information, please call 408-271-5160
234 E Gish Rd #200, San Jose,
CA 95112, United States
The Shelter Next Door – A 24/7 emergency shelter that provides safe housing and crisis counseling for women and their children. it provide safe accommodations for approximately 19 people per night, women and their children (boys and girls up to age 18, and even into adulthood when accompanying their mothers).
Single mothers can Call ouit the 24/7 Crisis Hotline for shelter needs: 408-279-2962.
692 N king Rd. San Jose
EMERGENCY HOUSING AND OTHER SAFETY-NET SERVICES – temporary housing and support to single- and two-parent families who are experiencing homelessness.
For more information, please call 408) 926-8885. need to call monday to friday for an intake between 10am- to 11am
435 S 10th St, San Jose,
CA 95112, United States
1. LifeMoves Mountain View is a welcoming, dignified, and safe interim housing community that offers a private unit for each household – whether a family, a couple, a single adult experiencing homelessness – while providing intensive case management and support services designed to return people to stability.
2. Family Services
Homelessness is especially traumatic for children. LifeMoves provides holistic support for families in crisis through family shelters, childcare, education programs, and therapeutic services.
3. Single Adult Services
LifeMoves provides emergency interim shelter, food, clothing, and intensive case management to rapidly return adult clients to stable housing and address the underlying factors contributing to homelessness.
LifeMoves Mountain View is purpose-built to be a safe, secure, and welcoming community for all people regardless of ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, and ethnicity. Removing barriers and providing diverse and inclusive interim housing options is one of many prongs of addressing the inequities in access to housing.
*LifeMoves operates 23 shelter and service sites from Daly City to San José including interim shelters, safe parking lots, motel voucher programs, and a drop-in center that provides two meals a day, as well as shower and laundry facilities. For immediate assistance, 2-1-1 will connect you with the appropriate services based on your current needs.
811 Sherman Oaks Dr, San Jose,
CA 95128, United States
S.T.A.R. Programs includes a Transitional Housing Placement Program (T.H.P.P.) for ages 16-17 aimed at helping youth develop the independent living skills necessary once they emancipate from the dependency or juvenile justice system.
S.T.A.R. Programs includes a Transitional Housing Placement Plus Foster Care (THP-NMD) for ages 18-21 aimed at helping young adults develop the independent living skills necessary once they exit the dependency or juvenile justice system.
S.T.A.R. Foster Family Agency welcomes prospective resource families from all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, gender expression, disability, age, religion, marital status or domestic partnership status. Serving a diverse group of youth, our agency values multicultural and multiracial families, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer families, single-parent families, and all other families, couples and singles that can provide a caring home environment.
748 Mercy St.
Mountain View, CA 94041
Cold Weather Shelter Program (CWSP) In partnership with the City of San Jose, we are the service provider for two Overnight Warming Locations (OWLs) that operate throughout Winter that offers emergency assistance to those who do not have shelter placement. (open from December to April each year)
*Families & single women only
*50 individual capacity
*Guaranteed nightly stays for the season
*Check in at 5 PM, check out by 7 AM (Saturdays 6:30 AM)
*Must be referred by a participating agency
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Funeral Assistance: FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
Call FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Helpline at 1-844-684-6333 (TTY: 800-462-7585) from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET, Monday – Friday and begin the application process.