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Stockton Shelter For The Homeless - Single Men's Shelter (for Men)

411 S. Harrison Street
Stockton, CA 95203

Class of Housing: 24 hours a day shelter for homeless families and individuals.

General Information:

The single men's shelter provides bunk-beds for up to 150 single men at a time. The shelter occasionally exceeds capacity which means they put out thick mats and blankets on the floor for the overflow. Since opening in 1987, the shelter has not had to turn away any single men seeking shelter. For more information contact Stockton Shelter for the Homeless or visit the Stockton Shelter for the Homeless website.

Stockton Shelter for the Homeless provides emergency shelter, food, clothing and related services to homeless families and individuals. When our rooms are full and our beds are filled we offer sleeping mats on the floor in our family shelter, single men's shelter and drop-in center. We operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We never close and we don't turn away anyone seeking emergency shelter.

Client services include but are not limited to:
    Emergency shelter providing a safe and secure place to sleep at night
    Day shelter providing a safe and secure environment during the day
    Case management services in English & Spanish
    Healthy meals provided daily – special dietary meals available (diabetes, etc.)
    Clothing, personal hygiene items, sheets, towels, pillows, blankets, etc.
    Children’s items such as car seats, playpens, diapers, formula, toys, etc.
    Comprehensive assistance for pregnant mothers and newborns
    Transportation assistance (emergency travel funds, bus passes and free bicycles)
    Transportation to and from school for homeless children
    No Child Left Behind program – all shelter children 5 – 17 enrolled in school
    Transportation to and from local city and county services
    Referral assistance
    Drug screening and drug program access support
    12 Step Program enrollment
    Court/client advocacy program that turns court fines into volunteer hours
    2 thrift stores providing job training, free clothing and special needs for homeless
    Transitional housing program for homeless individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS
    Transitional housing program for homeless veterans

Website: http://www.stocktonshelter.org/

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Helpful Definitions For Stockton Shelter For The Homeless - Single Men's Shelter (for Men):

Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, 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. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.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.

How To Volunteer at Stockton Shelter For The Homeless - Single Men's Shelter (for Men):

Be a volunteer. Call Stockton Shelter For The Homeless - Single Men's Shelter (for Men) at 209-465-3612 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About ShelterListings.org Listings:

ShelterListings.org does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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