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Encampment Response and Abatement Information

Use the Homeless Concerns Hotline by calling 408-975-1440, or by email  to report a concern related to homelessness in San José. Our goal is to connect homeless individuals and families with appropriate services/housing. If you see a crime in progress or a life-threatening medical emergency, please call 911
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Outreach teams are dispatched to encampment sites after a concern has been reported or before an abatement. Prioritization for abatements on City of San José or Santa Clara Valley Water District property involves assessing health and safety issues, size, and environmental impact.
 
Ongoing Encampment Abatement Schedule
 Responsible Jurisdiction /
Entity
Location / Area Cleanup
Frequency
 City of San José  Coyote Creek from Capitol to Williams Street Monthly
 City of San José  Coyote Creek at Wooster to Mabury Monthly
 City of San José  Coyote Creek at Corie Ct. to Ridder Park Monthly
 City of San José  Neighborhood Parks Hot Spots Monthly
 City of San José  Other City of San José Hot Spots Monthly