YWCA Cortez Hill Family Shelter - San Diego, CA

Contact information

San Diego, CA 92101
: (619) 531-8937
: http://www.ywcasandiego.org/
: Follow us on Facebook

YWCA Cortez Hill Family Shelter - San Diego, CA

Cortez Hill Family Center is a 120-day program with 150 beds of transitional housing, case management, counseling, and employment assistance, for homeless families to overcome trauma and transition into independent living. The program focuses on stabilizing the family unit and developing individual plans to secure employment and permanent housing.

Provides temporary transitional housing program for homeless intact or single parent families. Offers case management services, including individual and group counseling, career development, finance management training, housing assistance, medical referrals and services, therapeutic programs, and children's activities.

Walk-in , client must fill out application for shelter and can walk-in at the YWCA, 1012 C Street location between 9:00 am-6:00 pm Monday-Friday (applicant must provide a phone contact and will be called by a Program representative. Facility is currently on a 6 to 10 week waitlist and is currently accepting applicants.

Mandatory case management and savings plan. No drugs or alcohol allowed on premises (zero tolerance). No open food allowed in room. Must help with chores. Curfew is 9:00pm. 120 day stay length max. Will Exclude for the Following Reason: Unmarried couple with a child whose birth certificate does not say both (couple's) parents' names.

Accepts married and unmarried couples with children. Single women with children, and single men with children. As long as they have children, persons with disabilities who can care for themselves, persons in wheelchairs, and undocumented persons are accepted. Unmarried couple with a child whose birth certificate does not say both parents' names will be excluded.

Do you have items to donate? Contact YWCA Cortez Hill Family Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2016-06-29

The below image is a Google Image based on a geocode of the 'area' and is NOT necessarily a picture of the location. Click and move the image to see more of the surrounding area.

Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.

Photo Gallery

If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com

Do you have items to donate? Contact Warming Center at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

COMMENTS: Be The First To Make A Comment

*If you need help, call YWCA Cortez Hill Family Shelter directly.

Leave a comment below if you have a comment about your experience with YWCA Cortez Hill Family Shelter.

San Diego Resources

FoodCalifornia Food Banks & Soup Kitchens

Find Food Banks & Soup Kitchens

HealthFree Dental Care Clinics

Find Free Dental Clinics

HealthFree Treatment Centers

Find Free & Low Cost Drug Rehab and Alcohol Detox Treatment Centers

Homeless News


Homeless Population Statistics In Florida

According to WPEC channel 12 West Palm Beach, the current Florida homeless population is 43,000.

They also reported the Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast homeless population is... [read more]

Louis Armstrong Park Homeless

Guest article from Peter J. Hatas in response to the New Homeless Article

In 2004 I traveled to... [read more]

Tragedy Can Result When People Climb Into Waste Dumpsters

I was recently contacted by the company Waste Management with an important issue that I want to address.

Waste Management makes SAFETY a priority when handling community waste.... [read more]