Second Chance - Homeless Shelter
Newark, CA 94560
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The Homeless Shelter provides temporary housing for individuals and families. Individuals can stay for 2 weeks while families can stay for 3. Drug and alcohol programs are available.
The Second Chance Emergency Shelter is a multi-purpose shelter which provides 30 beds for single adults and families. Serves anyone who self-identifies as having no appropriate place to live. There is no other requirement, although the program has a special focus on persons in recovery from drug and alcohol problems. Basic stay is two weeks for singles and three for families, although this is flexible depending on residents' particular situations. Basic services include a place to sleep, three meals daily, laundry, telephone and mail drop, and hook-ups with community resources and support services. Also provides limited access for non-residents to shower, do laundry and eat an evening meal, subject to availability
Services for: Homeless, individuals with substance abuse problems, teens.
Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless and low income persons. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day. Meals and other supportive services are often offered. 3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.