There are three shelters for men. You must go to each one at their designated
place and time to be put on their waiting list. You will also need to have a TB test done in order to receive a bed space.
Here is a link to that resource Homeless TB testing>>There are no shelters for men with children; instead, dads with children apply to the family shelters. Also, there is no shelter for children with disabilities. This list was updated August 20th, 2013.
Union Gospel Mission VOA
400 North Bannon Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 map
Ph. (916) 447-3268
Provides a seven 7-night stay for single men. Be there at the black metal gate by 5:30 p.m. for afirst come/first serve basis. You can have 7 nights in, then stay out for three nights, and come back for 7 more days. Preference usually given to "first timers" or new people, so let the staff know if this is your first time.
200 North B Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 map
Ph. (916) 442-0331 x0
Emergency shelter provided for single men or women only. You must be at their B street lobby at 1:00 p.m. for placement onto the waiting list. Offers a 30 to 60 day shelter assisting in employment and housing independence.
Adult Shelter VOA
1400 North A Street, Building B, Sacramento, CA 95814 map
Ph. (916) 448-5507
You must show up the first time to have your name placed on the waiting list. Check in each day 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Intake is at 1:00 p.m. Call in each day for check-in after your name is on the list. When your name is close to the top, then show up or if you call in the staff will tell you to show up if you may receive a bed space.