Francis House Center Family Shelter - Sacramento, CA

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1422 C Street
Sacramento, CA
: Phone: 916-454-2120

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Hours of Operation: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Direct Services: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Doors open exactly at 9:00 AM, please do not line up before 8:45 AM
Numbers are handed out lottery style so arriving early will not guarantee service.

Family Shelter Program Orientation Held at Francis House Center, 1422 C Street, on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Please arrive 10 mins. early. This orientation is the first step to learning about how to apply for Next Move's Emergency Family Shelter program. Call 916-454-2120 for more information.

Bus Passes: Each client can receive (1) daily bus pass during a seven day period with validated proof of appointment.

Clothing Donation Center: Clients can select garments or items six times during a six month period.

Veteran’s Services: A VA representative is available every Thursday from 9:00am to 11:00am (no appointment needed).

Resource Coaching: Clients can schedule a one-on-one meeting with a resource coach, to set goals and identify detailed resources for receiving assistance and planning their next life steps.

Diversion Program: Assistance for low-income families with utilities, first month’s rent, eviction avoidance (please ask a resource specialist at Francis House to determine eligibility).

California Identification: The full cost for a California identification through the Department of Motor Vehicles is $35. Clients can receive a DMV Identification voucher for $8 during our regular lobby hours.

To quality, applicants must currently receive public benefits and provide one of the following: Cal-Fresh/EBT card, Medi-Cal card, Cal-Works card, Notice of Action of Benefits, D.H.A. printout, SSI award/benefit letter, or release paperwork from a county or state correctional facility.

Hygiene Kits: Clients can receive a kit with basic necessities, including soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, lotion, razors, and feminine hygiene items twice each month (as available).

Notary Services: Legal document certification (by appointment only on Thursdays).

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

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

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