Five homeless shelters in Sacramento for families and women with children in Sacramento, CA. Call each shelter and give a telephone intake or show up 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. The waiting list is long, so you need to stay with friends or family until your name comes up number one. While you are one the waiting list, work on clothes,Food Banks and seek Income based Housing. In addition, you should ask the shelter if you are required to apply for Cal Works or other County aid. Dads with children apply to the family shelters. Also, there is no homeless shelter for children with disabilities. Parents of children with special needs and/or disabilities apply to the shelters according to gender or family unit structure. Last but not least, utilize the Homeless Services for students.
St. John's Shelter for Women and Children
4410 Power Inn Road, Sacramento, CA 95826 map
Ph. (916) 453-1482 - Call anytime for a screening.
Homeless Shelter for mom's with children or single women for up to 90 days. Boys cannot be older than 14. Waiting list.
Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center - Family
4516 Parker Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95820 map
Ph. (916) 455-2160 - 24 hours
Homeless shelter for mom's with children, families, dads with children program. There is a waiting list and they do not accept walk-ins.
Family Promise of Sacramento
312 N 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 map
Ph. (916) 443-3107 Call Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Homeless Shelter for families, men and women with children. There is a waiting list/intakes are conducted by telephone. Waiting list.
Family Center VOA
Homeless Shelter for men and women with children birth - 17 age groups.
Intakes are conducted at Mary House 1321 North C Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 map
Be at Mary House on Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. to sign up on the waiting list.
Acres of Hope
PO Box 40, Applegate, CA 95703
Ph. (530) 878-8030 Fax: (530) 878-8009
Acres of Hope are a long-term housing program for homeless women with children. Very Long Waiting list.