American Red Cross

400 Mitchell Lane
Palo Alto, CA 94301

General Information:
Each year, the American Red Cross responds to more than 70,000 disasters--most of them local fires that never make the news, but also earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and other natural and man-made disasters. Red Cross disaster relief focuses on meeting the immediate emergency needs of people affected by disaster: shelter, food, medical care and mental health services. Financial assistance is provided to help victims resume independent living. All disaster relief is given free of charge as a gift from the American people. American Red Cross provides shelter and supportie services for those involved in a disaster. Services include: - Emergency shelter - Food - Health and mental health services. American Red Cross also assists victims of disasters with: - Groceries - New clothes - Help with the first month's rent- Emergency home repairs - Transportation - Household items - Medicines - Occupational tools To obtain assistance following a disaster, call 650-688-0423. If you are connected to a voice message and need immediate help, call 1-800-951-5600.

How To Volunteer at American Red Cross:
Be a volunteer. Call American Red Cross at 650-688-0415 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: 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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