Need Assistance?

There are several community resources available for households currently experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in Santa Clara County.

See below for a few key programs to help you or someone you know get started.

Seek Help to Keep Your Current Housing

The Santa Clara County Homelessness Prevention System has assistance available for low-income families or individuals who are at risk of losing their housing. Visit PreventHomelessness.org or call (408) 926-8885 to schedule a pre-screening appointment to determine if you qualify for assistance.

Get Connected to Emergency Shelter & Temporary Housing Programs

The Here4You Shelter Hotline call center helps match and refer people to available emergency shelter, temporary housing programs and other community resources. If you are currently experiencing homelessness and need help finding immediate shelter, call the Here4You Shelter Hotline at (408) 385-2400 (Call Center Hours 9 a.m – 7 p.m.).

Get Assessed for Long-Term Housing Programs 

Santa Clara County helps connect people experiencing homelessness to long-term housing by using a coordinated entry process to first assess needs and then identify the best type of housing intervention for each household. To learn more about coordinated entry and get assessed, locate your nearest Santa Clara County access point by visiting: osh.sccgov.org/continuum-care/coordinated-entry

For more community resources and programs, please call 211 or visit 211bayarea.org.

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