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Homeless Shelter Listings and Supportive Housing

California List of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.




Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income. Choose the city in California where you want to find shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, supportive housing, low cost housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, residential drug/alcohol, rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 


Choose your city in California below:

Adelanto
Alameda
Alhambra
Alton
Alturas
Anaheim
Apple Valley
Arcadia
Arcata
Arroyo Grande
Artesia
Atascadero
Atherton
Auburn
Bakersfield
Baldwin Park
Barstow
Beardstown
Bell
Bellflower
Belmont
Ben Lomond
Benicia
Berkeley
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Big Bear Lake
Bishop
Bloomington
Blue Jay
Bonita
Brawley
Brea
Broderick
Buena Park
Burbank
Burlingame
Calabasas
Calexico
Camarillo
Cameron Park
Campbell
Campo
Canoga Park
Carlsbad
Carson
Castro Valley
Cathedral City
Ceres
Chico
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Citrus Hts
Claremont
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Clements
Cloverdale
Coarsegold
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Concord
Corona
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Cotati
Covina
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Crestline
Culver City
Cupertino
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Davis
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East Palo Alto
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Encinitas
Escondido
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Fair Oaks
Fairfield
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Felton
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Freemont
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Fresno
Fullerton
Garberville
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Guerneville
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Hemet
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Hesperia
Highland
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Jamestown
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Lafayette
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Manteca
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Marina
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Maywood
Mcclellan
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Midway City
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Mission Viejo
Modesto
Monrovia
Montebello
Monterey
Moreno Valley
Morro Bay
Mountain View
N Highlands
Napa
National City
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Newark
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Newport Beach
North Highlands
North Hills
North Hollywood
Norwalk
Novato
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Oxnard
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Palmdale
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Scotts Valley
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Shafter
Sherman Oaks
Simi Valley
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Sonoma
Sonora
Soquel
South Gate
South San Francisco
Spring Valley
Stanton
Stockton
Suisun City
Sun Valley
Sunnyvale
Sylmar
Temecula
Thousand Oaks
Topanga
Torrance
Tracy
Tulare
Tustin
Ukiah
Upland
Vacaville
Vallejo
Valley Glen
Van Nuys
Venice
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Weed
West Hollywood
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Willows
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Woodland Hills
Yuba City
Yucca Valley


Types of Shelters and Services we provide


We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. 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.

Halfway Housing helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more then 30% of their income towards rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 



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Supportive Housing Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. ShelterListings.org finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout ShelterListings.org.

Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience to move towards independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistanc, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.