Gilroy Winter Shelter National Guard Armory

8490 Wren Ave
Gilroy, CA 95020

(408) 848-8023 Visit Website
Class of Housing/Services: cold weather shelters

General Information:
Cold Weather Shelters: HomeFirst has been a leading provider of services, shelter, and housing to those experiencing homelessness in Santa Clara County since 1980. We are the largest provider of Cold Weather Shelter in the area. The Cold Weather Shelter Program (CWSP) in Gilroy is open from October 15, 2019 to April 15, 2020. The Mountain View CWSP is open from Dec. 2, 2019 to March 31, 2019. The program is funded by the County of Santa Clara and has been operated primarily by HomeFirst for over 35 years. Gilroy National Guard Armory (Referral only no drop-ins) 8490 Wren Avenue Gilroy, CA 95020 (408) 489-9560 Sunnyvale County Winter Shelter (Referral only no drop-ins) 999 Hamlin Court Sunnyvale, CA 94089 (408) 497-1247 Boccardo Reception Center (BRC)** 2011 Little Orchard St. San Jose, CA 95125 (408) 510-7502 **For questions on how to obtain a bed, please call Director of Emergency Services Neelam Wadhwani at 408-510-7510. Trinity United Methodist Church Winter Shelter (Referral only, no drop-ins) 748 Mercy St. Mountain View, CA 94041 (408) 649-0906 Hours of operation: 5:00 PM to 6:30AM For more information on shelter locations and warming centers around Santa Clara County, call the Office of Supportive Housing at (408) 793-0550. Overnight Warming Locations: During periods of declared inclement weather, HomeFirst operates up to four Overnight Warming Locations (OWL) in partnership with the City of San Jose. For updates on OWL activation, please visit the City of San Jose's website or call the Homeless Helpline to confirm days and locations of operation: (408) 510-7600.


Helpful Definitions For Gilroy Winter Shelter National Guard Armory:
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.

How To Volunteer at Gilroy Winter Shelter National Guard Armory:
Be a volunteer. Call Gilroy Winter Shelter National Guard Armory at (408) 848-8023 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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