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Homeless Outreach
San Jose Citywide Homeless Outreach & Engagement Program
Outreach workers will respond within one business day to reports of homeless persons living on the streets and in encampments.  Housing and supportive services.

Call 2-1-1
Operates 24 hours in English, Spanish, Vietnamese & 140 other languages. 
Free, non-emergency information on available community services including assistance with basic needs, child & elder care, employment, health services, immigration, counseling, & opportunities to volunteer or donate.

Housing for Families with Children
1.877.428.8844 (toll free)
Free Housing Search Database & Support Center

 Agency Name  Contact  Location  Additional Information
Catholic Charities
Housing Search and Stabilization
 2625 Zanker Road
Suite 201
 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
Call for application procedures & appointment times
Housing program for single parents with children under 12
 City Team International
Heritage Home
 408.294.1238    Emergency shelter service for homeless or abandon
pregnant women 18 & over during their last
trimester of pregnancy
 Family Supportive Housing
San Jose Family Shelter
 408.926.8885  692 N. King Road  Call between 10:00am and 11:00am M-F for availability.
Shelter, comprehensive day services,
monthly bus passes.
Parents over 18 & boys up to 17 years.  Program fee.
90-day limit.  Child care & on-site tutoring
 InnVision Shelter Network
Commercial Street Inn
408.271-1630  260 Commercial  4:30pm-8:00am M-Su.  Closed during the day. 
Shared housing for women & women with children
(boys under 12 yrs) 
30 days free, 60 days max, monthly bus passes.
 St. Joseph Cathedral Office of
Social Ministry
 408-263-8119  80 S Market St  9:30am-5:00pm M-F walk-ins.  Closed 12:30pm-1:30pm
Referrals to shelters & meal programs

Domestic Violence, Family & Children Issues

 Agency Name  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 Asian American for
Community Involvement
 408.975.2730  2400 Moorpark
Suite 300
 8:30am-5:30pm M-F
Call for assessment & appointment. 
Multilingual Services programs, & referrals for adults,
seniors, & children.
 Community Solutions 408.779.2113
408.842.7138 (main)
 16264 Church St
Suite 103
Morgan Hill
 9:00am-5:00pm M-F.  Prevention, intervention counseling,
& housing services. 
(24 hour Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Line)
408.683.4118 (Youth & Family Crisis Line)
 Domestic Violence
Support Network Hotline
 800.572.2782  375 S Third St  9:00am-5:00pm M-F
Information, accompaniment to hospital,
advocacy & referrals.  All calls are confidential.
 Family Violence Center  408-277-3700  1671 Alameda
Suite 100
 Staffed by San Jose Police Department; investigation of
child & elder abuse, stalking, & domestic violence cases
 Next Door  408-501.7550
234 E Gish Road
Suite 200 
 9:00am-8:00pm M-Th & 9:00am-5:00pm F
Serves women & children (boys up to 18 yrs). 
Confidential shelter, advocacy,
 teen & children's programs, & counseling.
Female domestic violence victims accepted
24 hours a day.

YWCA Rape Crisis Center
408.295.4011 ext 200/650.493.7273
408.287.3000 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)

Drop-In Day Time Service Centers

 Agency Name  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 Bill Wilson Center
Drop-In Center
408.925.0231  693 S 2nd St  9:00am-5:00pm M-F & 9:00am-1:00pm Sa-Su
Serves youth ages 13-25.  Food, clothing, showers,
lockers, phone, computers, laundry, housing referrals,
mental health services, employment training,
education support, counseling, & workshops.
 InnVision Shelter
Georgia Travis Center
 408.453.3124  297 Commercial St  8:00am-4:00pm M-F
Meals, showers, clothing, workshops, rental assistance,
produce market, health services, case management,
computer lab, & monthly bus passes
 EHC Life Builders
Service Center
 408.294.2100 2011 Little Orchard  8:30am-4:30pm M, T, Th, F & 8:30am-noon W
Emergency shelter, transitional housing,
shared apartments, food, medical services,
case management, & monthly bus passes

Housing for Single Men & Women
1.877.428.8844 (toll free)
Free Housing Search Database & Support Center

 Agency  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 San Jose Rental Rights
& Referrals Program
408.975.4480 SJ Housing Dept
12th Floor
200 E Santa Clara
8:00am-5:00pm M-F (Closed Holidays)
Mediation & arbitration services for tenants & landlords
of dwellings with four or more units and mobile homes.
 City Team International
Rescue Mission
 408.288.2153 1174 Old Bayshore Open 24 hours.
Overnight emergency shelter, drug & alcohol programs,
showers, food, & bus passes.
 EHC LifeBuilders
Boccardo Reception Center
408.294.2100 2011 Little Orchard Open 24 hours
Emergency shelter, transitional housing,
shared apartments, food, medical services,
case management, & monthly bus passes.
 InnVision Shelter Network
Montgomery Street Inn
408.271.5160 358 N Montgomery  7:00pm-7:00am M-Su
Emergency shelter for men. 30 days free,
60 day maximum.  Monthly bus passes.
 InnVision Shelter Network
Julian Street Inn
408.271.0820 546 W Julian Street Open 24 hours
Shelter & comprehensive day services for mentally ill
men & women.
 Salvation Army
Emmanuel House
408.282.1175  405 N 4th Street Line up for overnight shelter begins at 1:30pm,
intake is at 3:30pm, first come, first served. 
Lunch - 12:15pm & Dinner - 5:15pm M-Sa
Emergency shelter (7 free nights per year),
monthly bus passes, & working-man's program.
 St. Joseph Cathedral
Office of Social Ministry
408.283.8119  80 S Market Street  Walk-ins: 9:30am - 12:00pm & 1:30pm - 5:00pm M-F
Mailbox services, telephone, free medical facility, groceries
on Wednesday mornings, information, & referrals.

Rental & Other Assistance

 Agency  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 Alum Rock Counseling Center
Mobile Crisis Intervention
1245 E Santa Clara  8:30am-8:00pm M-Th & 8:30am-6:00pm F
Outpatient short-term counseling services for youth
age 21 and younger, mentoring, & school-based counseling.
 Community Services Agency 650.986.0836 204 Stierlin Road
Mountain View
 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30pm-4:00pm M-F
One-time assistance with rent, PG&E bill assistance,
emergency food services, senior services, & holiday sharing
for residents of select zip codes.
 The Health Trust
AIDS Services
 1400 Parkmoor
Suite 230
Housing placement, rental subsidies, case management,
referrals, emergency financial assistance, transportation,
& food for people with HIV/AIDS
 Housing Authority of the
County of Santa Clara
408.275.8770  505 W Julian St  7:30am-5:00pm M-F (closed every other F)
Rental subsidies & affordable housing for low-income
families, seniors, & persons with disabilities
 Housing Choices Coalition 408.284.0990  30 Las Colinas Ln  9:00am-5:00pm M-F
Rental, cooperative, and/or shared housing options for
persons with developmental disabilities.
 MACSA Services 408.929.1080 660 Sinclair Drive 9:00am-5:00pm M-F
Family literacy, early childhood education, health &
wellness, Zumba classes, youth services, housing, &
community facilities.  Restorative justice program for youth
 released from incarceration.  52-week domestic violence
program for men who were previously incarcerated.
 Sacred Heart
Community Center
 408.278.2160  1381 S First St  Job development & placement, clothes, rental assistance,
bag lunches.  Food boxes for residents of select zip codes.
Computer & English classes.
Call for hours of operation.
 Salvation Army  408.282.1165  359 N Fourth St  Information, referrals, clothes, seniors meals, rental &
move-in assistance, & food.  PG&E assistance for
residents of San Jose, Santa Clara, Alviso, Milpitas,
& Campbell.  Food services and rental deposit assistance
for residents of select zip codes.
Call for hours of operation.
 SJUSD Healthy Start
Family Resource Center
 408.535.4760  1149 E Julian St
Building G
 8:00am-4:00pm M-F
 McKinney Program
for Homeless
 408.535.6464    Insurance enrollment, renewal assistance for Medi-Cal,
Healthy Families, HealthyKids, Kaiser Child Health Plan,
medical clinic for children ages 0-18, & monthly food
program.  School activities: nutrition & health education,
school enrollment process, food program, & school
transportation.  Children's school supplies, backpacks,
& elementary school uniforms.
 Santa Clara County
General Assistance
 877.962.3633  1919 Senter Road 8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Financial assistance for single men & women.  Rent &
move-in assistance for Supplemental Security Income
(SSI) recipients.
 Santa Clara County
Benefits Assistance Center
 408.758.3800  1867 Senter Road  8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF),
Medi-Cal, & Food Stamps.
 Santa Clara Unified
School District
 1889 Lawrence Rd
Santa Clara
9:00am-3:00pm M-Th
School enrollment & transportation, free nutrition program,
food program, school supplies, backpacks, & elementary
school uniforms.  Adults: GED, basic education, computer
skills training, employment assistance, & support services.
 Senior Housing Solutions  408.416.0271  512 Valley Way
 8:00am-4:30pm M-F
Call for an appointment
Shared housing for seniors 60 & older, $37k max income.
 SCC Public Health
Public Information Line
 976 Lenzen Ave  8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Case management & other services.
 Silicon Valley
Independent Living Center
 408.894.9041  2202 N First St  9:00am-5:00pm M-F
Benefits information & referrals, counseling, housing
referrals & placement, independent living skills, advocacy,
emergency financial assistance, & in-home support
services for persons with developmental disabilities;
transition services from nursing home to community-based
living; youth united leadership program; computer lab.
 St. Joseph's Family Center  408.842.6662  7950 Church St
Suite A
 9:00am-4:00pm M-F (closed 12:00pm-1:00pm)
Food assistance pantry, hot meals, employment services,
emergency rental & utility assistance, & bus passes.
Community Services
 408.738.4321  725 Kifer Road
 9:00am-11:30am & 1:00pm-4:30pm M-F
Assistance with utilities, rent deposits, & move-in costs. 
Food programs for families and seniors.  Serves residents
in zip codes 94085-89.
 Virtual Furniture Bank of
Santa Clara County
 504.914.1712    Delivers donated furniture to newly housed individuals. 
Cost: $20 per piece (min. 5 pieces) at the time of furniture
delivery.  Individuals needing fewer than 5 pieces must pay
an additional delivery fee of $25.
 West Valley
Community Services
 408.255.8033 10104 Vista Drive
Call for hours of operation.
Rental & utility assistance, case management services,
information, referrals, food pantry, & transitional housing
for single adults and women w/children under the age of 6. 

Mental Health & Recovery Programs

 Agency  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 Adult Protective Services 408.755.7690 333 W Julian St Open 24 hours.
Report abuse/neglect of elders (over 65) or disabled adults (over 18).
Assistance to adults over 65 years who are functionally impaired.
 SCC Department of
Alcohol & Drug Services
 800.488.9919    8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Assessment, detoxification, outpatient, residential, ancillary, &
prevention services to adults (18 years & over).
 Santa Clara County
Mental Health Services
 800.704.0900    8:30am-5:00pm M-F
Mental health, housing, & youth programs.  Call for intake.
 Mental Health
Advocacy Project
 408.280.2420  152 N 3rd St
3rd Floor
 9:00am-5:00pm (closed 12:00pm-1:00pm) M-F
Legal assistance & representation, information, referrals &
mediation to individuals with mental or developmental disabilities.
Walk-in eviction clinics 9:00am-11:30am, Fridays.
 National Alliance for
Mental Illness
 408.453.0400  2010 N First St
Suite 530
 10:00am-2:00pm M-F
Education, community-based & self-help services for individuals
with psychiatric disabilities & their families
 Pathway Society, Inc.  408.244.1834  1659 Scott Blvd
Suite 30
Santa Clara
 9:00am-5:00pm M-F
Mental health services; assistance with drug abuse, addition
& alcoholism; residential treatment center & transitional
housing units.
 Gardner Family Health
Healthcare for Homeless
 408.935.3908    Mobile Medical Unit - Call for schedule
Medical assistance, case management, substance abuse
counseling, referrals, & mobile medical services.
 Valley Medical
Call Center
 408.885.5000  751 Bascom  8:30am-5:00pm M-F
9:00am-11:00pm Express clinic 7 days a week.
Crisis outreach, walk-in crisis intervention, screening, &
referrals to community-based mental health resources.

Veterans Services

 Agency  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 EHC LifeBuilders
Veterans Services
 408.294.2100  2011 LIttle Orchard  8:00am-4:30pm M-F
Case management, transitional housing, communication &
resolution workshops, job placement training, & referrals to
employment agencies.
 Goodwill Industries
Homeless Vets Program
 408.869.9128  1080 N 7th St  8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Employment, housing, food, clothing, bus passes, counseling,
& rental assistance for veterans & their families.
 Santa Clara County
Veterans Services Office
 408.553.6000  68 N Winchester
Santa Clara
 8:00am-4:00pm (closed 12:00pm-1:00pm) M-F
Assistance to veterans & their disabilities in filing claims for
disability compensation, pension, burial benefits & requests
for copies of discharges from Nation Personnel Records.
Referrals to medical assistance & housing.
 VA Palo Alto
Health Center
 650.493.5000  3801 Miranda Ave
Palo Alto
 8:00pm-4:30pm M-F
 Vet Center  408.993.0729  278 N Second St  7:00am-7:00pm M-Sa
Psychotherapy & group, military, sexual trauma, PTSD, &
bereavement counseling.

Legal Referrals

 Agency  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 Bay Area Legal Aid  408.283.3700  2 W Santa Clara
8th Floor
 9:00am-5:00pm M-F (closed noon-1:00pm)
Legal counseling on benefits, tenant rights, & evictions.
 Legal Aid Society of
Santa Clara County
Housing Counseling Program
 408.283.1535  480 North 1st St  Eviction clinics & help with other housing related issues.
 Pro Bono Project of
Silicon Valley
 408.998.5298  480 North 1st St  Legal Assistance

Food & Meals

 Agency  Contact Location  Additional Information
 City Team International  408.288.2185  580 Charles Street  Call for hours of operation.
 Eastside Neighborhood Center  408.998.1500  2150 Alum Rock Ave  Hot meals:
4:30pm-5:30pm M-F
 Loaves & Fishes
St. Maria Goretti Church
   2980 Senter Road  Hot meals:
4:30pm-5:30pm W&F
Grocery Bag Program:
10:00am-12:00pm third W of every month
 Martha's Kitchen  408.293.6111  311 Willow Street  Hot meals:
4:00pm-5:00pm Tu&W
 Second Harvest Food Bank  800.984.3663    750 Curtner Ave  
 Cypress Center 800.984.3663  4001 North 1st Street   8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Distribution of food to service agencies.  Food
for individuals in exchange for work.

Youth Services

Agency  Contact  Location  Additional Information
 Bill Wilson Center  408.243.0222
 3490 The Alameda
Santa Clara
 Runaway house & homeless youth shelter program for youth ages
11-17 years.  Counseling for all ages.
 EHC LifeBuilders
Sobrato House
 408.539.2180    Overnight shelter for youth ages 18-21 years. 
Call for address & availability
Families First
 251 Llewellyn Ave
 8:30am-5:00pm M-F
Intake, referrals, & phone screening for families & children up to the
age of 17 years.  Community resources & information on public
mental health services.
 Rebekah Children's
 11600 W Campbell
 8:30am-5:00pm M-F
Residential treatment, wraparound services, family linkage, foster
care, adoption, education services, risk prevention, & health care.
 San Jose
Conservation Corps
 408.283.7171  2650 Senter Road  7:30am-4:30pm M-F
Job training and high school diploma/GED attainment assistance
to ages 18-27 years.
 Unity Care Group  408.971.9822  237 Race Street  8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Residential treatment, wraparound & mental health service,
independent living skills training, employment assistance,
& transitional housing to youth ages 11-24 years.

Job Services

 Agency  Contact  Location  Additional Information
Employment Program
 408.257.8302  4911 Moorpark Ave  8:00am-2:00pm M-Th
Employment assistance.
 Center for
Training and Careers
 408.213.0961  749 Story Road
Suite 10
 8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Job training & employment services.
 Day Worker Center
of Mountain View
 650.903.4102  113 Escuela Ave
Mountain View
 7:00am-5:00pm M-Sa
Job matching, ESL classes, medical services, & legal
assistance to day laborers.
Job Seekers Center
 408.730.7232  420 S Pastoria Ave
 8:00am-5:00pm M-F
One-stop center for job seekers, employment workshops,
pre-layoff assistance, & placement services.
 Sobrato CET Center  408.534.5300  701 Vine Street  8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Job training to farm workers, individuals without a high school
diploma, women with children who receive benefits, & immigrants.
One Stop
 408.794.1100  1601 Foxworthy Ave  8:00am-5:00pm M-F
Career center including employment services, workshops, &
job training resources.