Riverside, CA Homeless Information Forum

Welcome to our Riverside, CA information forum. I have added some questions for you and posted them below.

The goal is to compile as much local information as possible for those who are homeless and need food or homeless resource assistance in Riverside.

If you are familiar with Riverside and the homeless situation, please answer the questions below as fully as possible. Let's build a useful resource section that only you and those intimately familiar with Riverside will know.

Mike Manning, owner of HomelessShelterDirectory.org

Are You Currently Homeless In Riverside, CA? Help Us Find Out Where To Find The Best Homeless Resources In Riverside, CA


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-22 16:45:15No, my fiance and I sleep on the streets of downtown Riverside.
2018-01-09 19:05:35No I don't. I went to the Path of life shelter & lasted 2 hours. They put me on the floor with a mat because i couldn't be on a top bunk. Then while waiting for the 1 smoke break of the night i found out they have Bedbugs. Bedbugs love me & being on the floor was to much at least I was able to go to bed & get up when I wanted at the spot I was staying at without having to worry about Bedbugs
2018-02-13 04:18:24living on the streets. No not safe I am 60 yrs old.
2020-03-13 22:21:03Were ever i lay my head.. yeah i feel pretty safe most of the time..
2020-04-01 14:57:08My car
2020-06-12 10:47:50Haven't found shelter yet.


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-22 16:45:15Through the generosity of friends.
2018-02-13 04:18:24Valley Restart but for families
2018-12-19 13:15:52Wednesdays 530 1st Congregational Church
2019-02-11 16:27:10St. Micheals
2020-04-01 14:57:08Saint Michaels church


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-01-09 19:05:35I'm an 57 year old women that's been on the streets for almost 2 years. I don't want to be here only wasn't able to find a room for what I could afford, its even harder now.
2018-02-13 04:18:24I lost my husband became disabled taking care of him before he passed. filed for disability lost my home because could not pay taxes. been homeless since no income waiting on hearing date. was told could be between 18-24 months.
2018-06-08 13:09:35I'm 28 my baby is nine been on the st for almost a year it's been really hard with the income I have no one would rent a room to me
2018-08-05 21:21:33Single mom with 2 children under the age of 2. Living with a family member only until the end of August. I will return to work but won't have a place to say nor child care for my children while i work.
2018-09-16 15:46:32I have a job I just need a place to stay I can't handle the street
2018-12-23 15:55:47I have a substance problem. Was recently in a sober living. I was working and doing well . Unfortunately I relapsed and I would need to pay rent up front if they allow me back at all. I have no money. I have EBT but 0 balance.
2019-02-11 16:27:10My husband is disabled and he needs treatment with his mental and physical disabilities. And we both need substance abuse treatment so that we can get into a place that we can call home
2019-03-18 15:44:18Can’t afford rent in Palm Desert
2019-07-03 02:53:23I am trying to get back on my feet. I dont need long term assistance. just some place to stay and take a shower until I can get on my feet. I have some work, but I need more
2020-03-13 22:21:03So i can find work and work
2020-04-01 14:57:08Me and husband are living in my car we've been homeless about 9 yrs im 60 hes55 too old n sick for streets
2020-06-12 10:47:50I'm 53, and have a dog with me. Lost home due to violence. I have restrain order. And live in vehilce



User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-06-08 13:09:35More shelter more space
2018-09-16 15:46:32Better resources not enough to help anyone
2019-02-11 16:27:10Offer more positive programs and jobs that will hire someone who is homeless
2019-07-03 02:53:23more resources for those who really need it and are willing to get back on their feet, verses those who use the system.
2020-03-13 22:21:03Have a homeless community service program that allows the homeless to do community service work..In lue of motel Vouchers, fast food gift cardss
2020-04-01 14:57:08More people to listen and not stereo type
2020-06-12 10:47:50Long term help.

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