Homeless Services for Students and Veterans
March 19th, 2014
Students, contact the homeless services of your school district or go to the front counter of your school of attendance. There are no homeless services for children with disabilities. Parents of children with special needs and/or disabilities apply for the services according to gender or family unit. If you enter a shelter, then you will need a TB test.
Homeless services and Programs for students, Veterans and people living in Sacramento:
- Francis House
1422 C Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Ph. (916) 443-2646
Service times are Mon., Tue., and Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Take a number and remain in line for service guaranteed to the first 35 people.
You do not need a number to enter the job development center on Mon., Tue., Wed., and Friday 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Thursday 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Buss passes-California ID-Birth certificate-Notary services-Hygiene kits-Eyeglasses-Winter coats, scarves, hats, etc.
- Mercy Clinic
This location includes FREE TB testing for shelter placement.
Nurse's office in Friendship Park, 1321 North C Street at 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 map
Ph. (916) 446-3345 Mon. - Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Free Health Clinic services for the homeless and families who do not have medical insurance.
- Loaves and Fishes
1321 North C Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 map
Ph. (916) 443-7378 or (916) 446-9316 Information service center.
Offers many services to the homeless including, showers, phone, meals, kennel, Library, Jail Visitation, on-site services and referrals for mental health, disability, housing and substance abuse.
Ø Mary House
Ph. (916) 446-4961
The Mary House program is a Sacramento community daytime shelter for women and children only. Also, provides assistance for homeless dads, moms and their children.
Ø Mustard Seed School
Ph. (916) 447-3626
The Mustard Seed School is a free school for Sacramento homeless children 3-15 age group.
- Widening Opportunities for Rehabilitation and knowledge - (W.O.R.K.) Program.
1507 21st Street, Suite 205, Sacramento, CA 95811 map
Ph. (916) 441-0123 - Administrative Office. or (916) 480-9000 - TLCS. "Widening Opportunities for Rehabilitation and Knowledge (WORK) is a rel="nofollow" hUD funded program that provides for vocational support for homeless adults who are motivated to enter the workforce. This program works in collaboration with Crossroads Employment Services to provide employment services and job coaches as needed."
- Travelers Aid Emergency Assistance
Ph. (916) 399-9646
Mission: To advance and support a network of human service provider organizations committed to assisting individuals and families who are in transition, or crisis, and are disconnected from their support systems.
- VA’s National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) to speak to a trained VA responder.
Employment-Safe Housing-Health Care-Mental Health-Referrals.
- The Sacramento Stand Down Association
Ph. (916) 646-6004
Homeless Students in Sacramento:
- Project TEACH
P.O. Box 269003, Sacramento, CA 95826-9003
Ph. (916) 228-3904 or (916) 228-2392
FREE help to keep your child in school. Transportation, school supplies, other needed assistance.
Keeps homeless families connected with school. Includes assisting unaccompanied youth in staying in school. Services all County of Sacramento school districts.
- San Juan Unified School District
Ø San Juan High School – East Area
7551 Greenback Lane, Room C-1, Citrus Heights, CA 95610 map
Ph. (916) 971-7045
Ø Encina rel="nofollow" high School – West Area
1400 Bell Street, Room G-3, Sacramento, CA 95825
- Sac City Unified School District
2930 21st Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95820-3719 map
Phone: (916) 277-6892
Emergency referral assistance for homeless students including help with transportation, food and referrals.
- Twin Rivers Unified School District
5115 Dudley Boulevard, Bay B, McClellan, CA 95652 map
Ph. (916) 566-1600 x50852 (Jane C., Coordinator) or (916) 566-1600 x5084 (Tracey W., Coordinator)
Provides services and referrals for homeless student assistance.