Novato Homeless Shelters & Services For The Needy

Welcome to our Novato, California Homeless Shelters and Services for the needy page. Below are all of the homeless shelters and services for the needy that provide help to those in need for Novato, CA and surrounding cities.



We also provide other homeless resources such as transitional resources for the homeless. Homeless clinic and treatment center resources are also provided on the right navigational bar.

Many shelters also provide services such as alcohol and drug rehab treatment along with clinics. I try to provide as much information as possible on my details pages.



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St Vincent De Paul Homeless Help Desk

San Rafael, CA 95401
8.62 miles from city center Novato
415-454-3303
If you are sleeping outside, in a car, or on someone's couch, we encourage you to visit our Homeless Help Desk which can provide you with some basic items and work with you to improve your housing situation. Our Help Desk is located above the Free Dining Room at 822 B Street in San Rafael. Help Desk
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COTS Family Center Petaluma

Petaluma, CA 94952
9.67 miles from city center Novato
707.765.6530
Homeless Shelter for families. Serves homeless families with children. Many shelter residents will be referrals from the Sonoma County Child Protective Service. 11 room shelter. Capacity 35 children and adults served nightly. 3 - 6 months stays maximum. COTS will also attempt to help familie
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Power Program - West County - Anka Behavioral Health

San Pablo, CA 94806
14.89 miles from city center Novato
(510) 232-7571
Homeless Mentally Ill
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West County Interim Housing Program - Brookside Shelter

Richmond, CA 94801
14.90 miles from city center Novato
(800) 799-6599
24 hours a day shelter and have the capacity to serve over 160 men and women.Offers a specialized program for individuals 18-21 years of age. If involved in case management, residents may stay up to 120 days.

Services include:
    Meals
    Laundr
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Knowledge 4us Fellowship Transitional Housing

San Pablo , CA 94806
15.00 miles from city center Novato
510 776-1600
Transitional Housing located in Richmond, ca
Our mission
To provide our clients with practical knowledge, resources and housing options promoting life-affirming principles that boost abilities, confidence and self-esteem in our clients. We incorporate strong community involveme
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Bay Area Rescue Mission - Men's Shelter

Richmond, CA 94801
15.31 miles from city center Novato
(510) 215-4555
The Rescue Mission helps meet the basic needs of hurting and homeless men, women, and children in the Bay Area with food and a clean, safe place to sleep. This protection from the elements and from the hazards of street life is essential to our guests' health and state of mind, especially for women
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Bay Area Rescue Mission - Women and Family Shelter

Richmond, CA 94801
15.32 miles from city center Novato
(510) 215-4860
Shelter Women with children
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GRIP Family Housing Program

Richmond, CA 94801
16.14 miles from city center Novato
(510) 233-2141
Services
Our Family Housing Program, which provides emergency shelter and transitional housing for families with children (75 year-round beds).
Our West County Resource Center, which provides case management, training and treatment programs to over 2,000 unsheltered individuals and familie
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Mary Isaac Center

Petaluma, CA 94952
16.55 miles from city center Novato
(707) 765-6530
Men's and Women's Shelter. Varied stays.
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Christian Help Center

Vallejo, CA 94590
16.76 miles from city center Novato
707-553-8192
Only emergency shelter in Vallejo offering 85 beds Daily meals, showers, laundry Hours: 24 hours a day;

Intake 4:00pm to 6:00pm

CHC is a temporary shelter with the objective of assisting each guest in attaining skills required to becom
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Nevin House - Anka Behavioral Health Inc

Richmond, CA 94804
17.00 miles from city center Novato
(510) 232-7633
Homeless Mentally Ill
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Homeless Shelter Napa Valley - Samaritan Family Shelter

Napa, CA 94558
19.46 miles from city center Novato
(707) 253-6145
The Samaritan Family Center provides temporary shelter for families with children. Emergency shelter for homeless families. Must arrive between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Space for 40 people only. First come first served.
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South Napa Shelter

Napa, CA 94559
20.35 miles from city center Novato
(707) 259-8133
Clean and sober shelter for individuals 18 years and older. Persons needing help must register at the Hope Center.
90 days emergency housing provided.

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The Salvation Army Napa

Napa, CA 94558
20.56 miles from city center Novato
707-226-8150
Services: Provides free lunches, emergency food, referrals for shelter for homeless, utility assistance.
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Hope Center Napa

Napa, CA 94559
20.65 miles from city center Novato
(707) 259-8133
Provides basic homeless services. The shelter also serves as an entrance point for all three homeless shelters. Open seven days a week.

The Hope Resource Center is a drop-in facility that provides basic services such as showers, restrooms, mail, phones and laundry for homeless adul
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Berkeley Food and Housing Men's Housing Program

Berkeley, CA 94704
22.22 miles from city center Novato
510-649-4980
Men’s Housing Program
1931 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
P: 510-649-4980
F: 510-649-4891
Shelter open from 5 pm – 7 am daily.
Shelter reservation line: 1-866-960-2132.
Shelter reservation line open from Monday-Friday at 12 noon and 7 pm, and on Sat & Sun at
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Raphael House - Short Term Family Residential

San Francisco, CA 94109
22.58 miles from city center Novato
(415) 474-4621
Thank you for your interest in our short-term Residential Shelter Program. Please note that Raphael House is not an emergency shelter. If you are a family with children under the age of 18 or a women in the last trimester of pregnancy and are in need of shelter or are interested in learning more abo
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Next Door Shelter - Episcopal Community Services

San Francisco, CA 94109
22.65 miles from city center Novato
(415) 487-3300
provides safe, 24-hour access to shelter for unhoused adults in San Francisco. Next Door Shelter has 334 beds with separate sections for men and women. Residents receive two meals daily. They can also access case management and mental health services through ECS's San Francisco Shelter Treatment Acc
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Berkeley Food and Housing, North County Women's Shelter

Berkeley, CA 94701
22.72 miles from city center Novato
(510) 649-4965
Shelter for women.
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Tenderlion Housing Clinic - Property Management

San Francisco, CA 94102
22.96 miles from city center Novato
(415) 923-9846
Property Management  Homeless Services

The Housing Services Staff are enthusiastic about helping clients retain and maintain their housing through rental payment and money management services.
The Housing Services Department:
    Builds rapp
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Diamond Youth Shelter - Larkin Street Youth Services

San Francisco, CA 94117
22.99 miles from city center Novato
(800) 669-6196
Shelter Runaway Youth.

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Each year, Diamond Youth Shelter provides shelter to approximately 100 homeless underage children and runaway teens.
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Lark Inn

San Francisco, CA 94102
23.04 miles from city center Novato
415-749-2968
40 bed young adult shelter for 18-24yr old homeless. 120 nights max/yr. residents have access to laundry, tv, internet, 3 meals/day, 9:45pm curfew. must be out between 8:30am-noon and 1pm-5pm on weekdays unless working full time or have bed rest note. 1 bag lunch/day is available for homeless 1
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Compass Community Services

San Francisco, CA 94103
23.10 miles from city center Novato
(855) 234-2667
Compass Family Shelter provides homeless families with a safe, temporary place to stay.  Services enable families to secure and then maintain housing, improve their employment prospects and address the underlying issues that contributed to their current instability.

Services include:
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Community Housing Partnership

San Francisco, CA 94102
23.11 miles from city center Novato
(415) 852-5300
Homeless Services.

Community Housing Partnership’s mission is to help homeless people secure housing and become self-sufficient.
Purpose

Community Housing Partnership is an outcome focused nonprofit that fulfills its mission by developing and managing high quality suppor
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Berkeley Food and Housing Project

Berkeley, CA 94704
23.21 miles from city center Novato
(510) 649-4965
Homeless Services hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Entry to homeless services are at 1901 Fairview Street, Berkeley, CA 94703

Our daily free community meal also moved to a new location. Our meal is now served at Lutheran
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CityTeam San Francisco

San Francisco, CA 94103
23.28 miles from city center Novato
(415) 861-8688
Office hours: Mondays through Fridays 9am to 4pm.
Provides a 9 to 12 month drug recovery program.

In San Francisco, CityTeam Ministries is providing hot meals, safe shelter, showers, and clean clothing to this city's homeless population. CityTeam San Francisco has a wonderful, cari
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Rosalie House Emergency Shelter

San Francisco, CA
23.39 miles from city center Novato
(415) 255-0165
Our 23 bed emergency shelter offers those fleeing from violence or other forms of domestic abuse a safe, temporary haven for up to 12 weeks.
In addition to providing food and shelter, Rosalie House provides residents with other means of support. These services include:
Safety Planning
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Episcopal Community Services

San Francisco, CA 94103
23.41 miles from city center Novato
415) 487-3300
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco (ECS) helps homeless and very low-income people every day and every night obtain the housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services each person needs to prevent and end homelessness.

Episcopal Community Services operates shelters for homeless
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RMD Housing and Support Services

Oakland, CA 94608
23.45 miles from city center Novato
510.420.1414
The mission of RMD Services is to combat chronic poverty, welfare dependency and homelessness among families with children, mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS population.
Second Chance Housing
Providing referral to housing and food banks in the City of Oakland
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MSC Shelter - SVDP

San Francisco, CA 94107
23.59 miles from city center Novato
(415) 597-7960
5:00PM - 1:00AM, every day.
Shelter reservations for one night and weekend stays are taken in the afternoons at the Shelter Reservation sites noted above.  This must be done in person at one of these sites.

90-day reservations are made through the 311 Shelter Reservation Waitli
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W.O.M.A.N.

San Francisco, CA 94103
23.73 miles from city center Novato
(877) 384-3578
W.O.M.A.N., Inc. is dedicated to empowering domestic violence survivors to create lives free of violence.
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La Casa de Las Madres

San Francisco, CA 94103
23.86 miles from city center Novato
(415) 503-0500
Women's Shelter.

24 Hour Crisis Line: 1.877.503.1850
Text Line: 415-200-3575

Drop In Center
La Casa de las Madres' Drop In Center embodies our commitment to providing a comprehensive continuum of care for victims and survivors o
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Baker Places

San Francisco, CA 94103
23.93 miles from city center Novato
(415) 864-1515
Baker Places, Inc. is committed to providing a comprehensive array of high quality services to adults with mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS related issues.

Transitional Residential Treatment

These services provide up to 90 day
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Operation Dignity

Emeryville, CA 94608
23.96 miles from city center Novato
(800) 686-9036
Are you a veteran experiencing homelessness? Here's how to contact us for more information about our emergency shelter and transitional housing programs:
    Call us at (800) 686-9036 or (510) 287-8465.
    Stop by our main office at 3850 San Pablo Ave., Suite
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Mission Neighborhood Resource

San Francisco, CA 94110
24.12 miles from city center Novato
(415) 869-7977
Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00AM – Noon and 2:00 – 7:00PM (open until 8:00 PM on Thursdays)
Saturday:  7:00AM – Noon.

Shelter reservations for one night and weekend stays are taken in the afternoons at the Shelter Reservation sites noted above.  This must be done in p
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Community Support Network Opportunity House

Santa Rosa, CA 95404
24.40 miles from city center Novato
(707) 573-6955
Emergency shelters, residential and other services for adults with mental illness.
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St Joseph's Family Center - Catholic Charities

San Francisco, CA 94110
24.50 miles from city center Novato
(415) 550-4478
10 family homeless shelter. For Families only. No longer a men's shelter.

The St. Joseph’s Family Center program provides families emergency shelter, three meals daily, on-site case management, counseling and crisis intervention. In addition, St. Joseph’s offers money management and j
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A Safe Place - Shelter For Women - Domestic Violence Shelter

Oakland, CA 94607
24.66 miles from city center Novato
510-536-7233
Emergency Shelter is the agency's primary program. A Safe Place provides a confidential shelter program for victims of dv is located in a confidential location. Residents stay a maximum 90 days. Emergency shelter is provided via a residential shelter an motel program. Support services include case m
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Meema's House, Inc.

Santa Rosa, CA 95402
25.22 miles from city center Novato
415-717-2799
Meema's House is... A Faith-based home established to support pregnant and parenting teens and empower them to either keep or place their babies in loving families. During their stay, young mothers are taught the practical life skills that enable them to be nurturing mothers and productive members
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Sloan House Women's Emergency Shelter

Santa Rosa, CA 95404
25.31 miles from city center Novato
569-0615
For single women & mothers with children. Call after 4pm. Voicemail M-F 9am-4pm. Se habla español.
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Redwood Gospel Mission Rescue Mission

Santa Rosa, CA 95401
25.35 miles from city center Novato
707.542.4817
The Rescue Mission (Men's Shelter)
provides the basics of food, clothing, shelter, showers and shaves to homeless men.

Homelessness:
For Men: We offer shelter at 101 6th St. (the corner of 6th and Wilson). Please call 707.542.4817 for more information. For Women and W
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Catholic Charities Homeless Services Center

Santa Rosa, CA 95401
25.42 miles from city center Novato
(707) 525-0226
This is a first point of contact if you are homeless or in imminent danger of becoming homeless. The center provides resources, counseling, intake for shelters, and other services for those in need.  It also has showers, laundry, telephone, and mail services for your use.
Homeless Service
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The Living Room Day Shelter For Women

Santa Rosa, CA 95404
25.60 miles from city center Novato
707-579-0138
Who we serve: Women and children of all ages, races, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religions, and socioeconomic backgrounds experience homelessness for a multitude of reasons. Many of the women we serve have fled domestic violence, resulting in a loss of income or economic support. Substance abuse
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CityTeam Ministries Oakland

Oakland, CA 94607
25.67 miles from city center Novato
(510) 452-3758
In Oakland, CityTeam Ministries is carrying on the work that the Oakland Peniel Mission began in 1897, providing hot meals, safe shelter, showers, and clean clothing to this city's homeless population. CityTeam Oakland also has a wonderful, caring medical staff that provides medical attention for t
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Asian Women's Shelter (AWS)

San Francisco, CA 94110
26.03 miles from city center Novato
(415) 751-7110
Women Shelter. Our direct services include our nationally recognized shelter program, language advocacy program, crisis line, case management, and programs in support of underserved communities such as queer Asian survivors and trafficked survivors.

Asian Women's Shelter (AWS) was fou
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Providence Church Shelter

San Francisco, CA 94124
26.48 miles from city center Novato
642-0234
Emergency Shelter
During the regular season, we operate an emergency shelter site to sleep homeless men, women and families at the Providence Baptist Church (PBC). This site houses up to 125 homeless clients nightly. We operate also at the First Friendship Institutional Baptist Church (FFIBC),
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Holy Ghost Service Center

San Francisco, CA 94134
27.22 miles from city center Novato
415-722-9517
Holy Ghost Service Center is a drop in center for people to get a shower, have something to eat. Hours are Tuesday - Saturday 10am -2pm, 5pm - 9pm. Holy Ghost Service Center also offers beds for men who have become displace. First come first serve.
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Daly City Community Service Center - Shelter Network

Daly City, CA 94025
27.32 miles from city center Novato
650-991-8007
Shelter Network network referral area for shelter. Contact the Daly City Community Service Center social workers to arrange intake to a shelter or other resources for help.
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The SAY Dream Center For Youths

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
28.02 miles from city center Novato
(707) 544-3299
When fully-operational the Dream Center will include 63 units of housing for these 18-24 year olds, along with counseling and job training, both for the residents and another 1000 young people using SAY's effective counseling and job training services. And, with a $1 million operating grant from the
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The Rose - Women with Children Emergency Shelter

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
28.24 miles from city center Novato
(707) 573-0490
Christian Women's Shelter. Varied stay length with stipulations.

Provides a Christian-based ministry facility housing up to 18 single women and three women with children for 30 days. Offers open year round, 24 hours per day with no waiting list and a Zero tolerance of drugs, al
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24-Hour OPTCC Shelter - Family Shelter

Oakland, CA 94601
29.48 miles from city center Novato
510-534-6030
Emergency Shelter
Hours: Mondays through Fridays 9 am - 6 pm.

Shelter for families. 7 bed shelter for women with children, age 12 and under (first priority), pregnant women (second priority), and women (if space is available). Length of stay is 28 days. Offers parenting classe
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