Emergency Shelter Program

This program is designed to offer families with children emergency shelter and case management services while they work to regain self-sufficiency. To qualify, a family must be homeless according to the federal (HUD) definition.

View the HUD definition by clicking here.

We can assist up to four families (or fourteen people) at a time. Families are overnight at local host facilities. A facility has the families for one week, and on Sunday there is a rotation to the next host facility. During the day, our families are based out of our Day Center at 4938 Oleander Drive. We are a program, for this reason, you must be willing to follow program guidelines, to communicate regularly with staff, and to save toward permanent housing.
Families must be willing to apply for all services they are eligible for at the Department of Social Services.
Participants must be either working or actively looking for work
Participants must agree to save at least 50% of their net income, and document that savings for the case manager