InnVision Shelter Network: First Step for Families - San Mateo, CA

Contact information

325 Villa Terrace
San Mateo, CA 94401
: (650) 340-8814
: http://www.ivsn.org/services/family-services/first-step-for-families/

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Description: Interim shelter and services for 39 families.

Services
Case Management: Our trained Case Managers support clients' unique needs, helping them manage budgets, connect with resources, and make active progress toward regaining permanent housing.

Housing and Job Search Assistance: Staff and volunteers provide clients with training, tools, and resources to find and secure affordable housing and employment.

Financial Literacy and Savings: We teach clients to manage a personal budget and save for emergency needs. Clients in transitional housing must save at least 50% of their income.

Children's Services: Our therapeutic child care and after-school programs help children and youth overcome the trauma of homelessness and continue their education in a stable environment.

Life Skills Education: We empower our clients with skills for long-term success through nightly workshops on financial literacy, parenting, nutrition, and other life skills.

Additional Beyond the Bed Services: We offer an array of services that go beyond the bed to meet our clients' unique needs and enable them to become self-sufficient for the long term.

Donation Requests by InnVision Shelter Network: First Step for Families: Donation Drop off Hours: Every day 8am-5pm. Please call ahead for weekend drop-off.



Important:
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.

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Do you have items to donate? Contact InnVision Shelter Network: First Step for Families at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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