Palo Alto Online Database last updated: Monday, May 6, 2013.|
Alpha Omega Homeless Services
204 Stierlin Road, Mtn. View. Provides information and referral, direct advocacy and intensive, client-driven case management to walk-ins and referrals seeking assistance in obtaining housing, medical/dental services, benefits, employment/employment training, and/or counseling around money management and other personal issues, including life crises.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.); Tue closed to clients, but open for donations
Bread of Life EPA
1852 Bay Road, East Palo Alto. Serves meals to 250 people, including homeless, families with young children, shut-in seniors, children, working poor and recently unemployed, four days a week. Also has a clothes closet.
Hours: Tue-Fri, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Community Working Group
2507-A Alma St., Palo Alto. Nonprofit organization addressing homelessness on the Midpeninsula.
Downtown Streets Team
1671 The Alameda, Ste. 301, San Jose. Downtown Streets Team strives to end homelessness by restoring the dignity and rebuilding the lives of unhoused men and women and preparing them for employment.
Haven Family House
260 Van Buren Road, Menlo Park. Provides transitional housing and support services for homeless families. Site includes apartments, a computer center and free licensed child care.
InnVision Shelter Network
1450 Chapin Ave., 2nd floor, Burlingame. InnVision Shelter Network provides housing and supportive services for homeless families and individuals on the San Francisco Peninsula and South Bay. Programs help people -- including children -- return to permanent housing and become fully self-sufficient. Transitional housing facilities are located in Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Mateo, Daly City and San Jose.
Call main: 650-685-5880 x114; direct: 650-458-2714.
** InnVision Shelter Network Breaking Bread hot meals program
Palo Alto. Hot meals daily at various churches in Palo Alto and Menlo Park. Call or check website for specific locations.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
** InnVision Shelter Network Food Closet
425 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. A program that provides canned goods, fresh produce, dairy products and bread to very low-income residents of Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park through local churches.
Hours: Mon, Fri 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Tue-Thu, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
** InnVision Shelter Network Hotel de Zink shelter
Hotel de Zink shelter provides emergency housing for 15 people without children nightly. Locations rotate among 12 local churches. Intakes done through InnVision's Opportunity Center.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
**InnVision/ The Opportunity Center
33 Encina Ave., Palo Alto. A mixed-use facility that provides coordinated services and housing to homeless men, women and children and those at risk of becoming homeless. The first-floor services center provides drop-in social services, and housing is located in the upper four floors.
The Salvation Army
1161 S. Bernardo Ave., Sunnyvale. Provides emergency services for those in need. Food boxes available for those in need.