Sacramento, CA Homeless Information Forum

Welcome to our Sacramento, 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 Sacramento.

If you are familiar with Sacramento 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 Sacramento will know.

Mike Manning, owner of HomelessShelterDirectory.org

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User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-23 14:05:22In my car
2017-12-27 17:25:10At a bus stop
2018-02-09 00:51:41Currently on the streets
2018-09-28 00:23:58Motel until tomorrow morning we have 2 toddlers with autism and a 14 year old
2019-12-10 13:41:03On the sidewalk. It's not safe
2020-02-08 09:56:20Motel 6
2020-03-20 15:20:58VOA family shelter, yes it is safe...myself husband and 3 young kids
2020-03-18 23:11:36Streets it’s unsafe. Lost finger infection attacked by male
2020-03-23 14:24:55In my car
2020-03-27 17:06:39Was in my car but it got towed now I'm on streets
2020-04-08 14:52:14Motel with my daughter and her children. We have exhausted all of our funds paying for rooms and groceries. We have been searching ourselves and all the shelters are full. We need help ASAP
2020-04-20 04:44:58In my car
2020-04-20 04:46:24In my car
2020-05-13 16:26:56Street no I'm homeless and sick
2020-05-23 00:10:03In tent
2020-06-19 09:52:48In my car
2020-06-27 08:15:11currently staying in my car
2020-08-06 04:44:17Unhoused/tent no not safe with two kids


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2017-12-23 14:05:22Grocery stores and gas stations via food stamps
2017-12-27 17:25:10Grocery store via food stamp
2018-08-10 19:44:53Churches
2020-08-06 04:44:17Clothing and food closet


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-02-09 00:50:53Im currently on ssa im 53 year old woman im trying to get out of bad relationship and have no where to go please help.
2018-02-26 22:47:0822 yo with part-time job. Two 55 year old parents who are out of work or can’t work
2018-02-24 14:40:0754yo male,lost job in october2017 . License suspended woerked for auto auctions for last 30 years. No license no job
2018-03-05 12:36:32I’m a single mom of a 1yr old who works full time but need a place to stay
2018-04-27 16:09:1745 yr old dv survior with a 14 yr old son homeless live in car.
2018-04-14 19:59:24im a single mom of a 5 yr old lil girl
2018-04-20 12:35:42I'm a single mom with three children
2018-05-09 17:15:36Im 31 homeliess with 2 lil girls
2018-06-15 20:30:03I'm 56 on disability and homeless
2018-07-14 21:37:25I'm 30, have a 4 year old little girl. My boyfriend just had a heart attack. Me and my daughter are homeless but at night she stays with family. Struggling makes it hard to find work. Dealing be with mental illness. I just need a job and I know I can save enough to have a home and car again.
2018-08-07 04:10:20Homeless 28 year old female
2018-07-27 04:35:1023 Year’s old , just lost my job . Moved from San Francisco , looking for work
2018-08-10 19:44:5342 divorced mother of three, permanently disabled, with a vawa of fast assistance.
2018-09-09 20:14:41Im 54 im on ssi living on the street have no one to turn to iwas married for 37 years he passed never been homeless before now please someone help don't do drugs nor drink im at a downfall i quess everything happens for a reason
2018-09-17 11:49:30Im a 19 year old. No kids. I was kicked out of the house when i was 17 and now my mom won't help me get my birth certificate to get my I.D. card.
2018-09-28 00:23:5836 fell on hard times was doing my own landscaping stuff but my work stopped and now we can't afford to pay for the motel room anymore
2018-10-19 08:45:05Couple homeless no blankets or nothing
2018-12-09 14:21:26Neighbors harrassing me. Broke my windows. Trying to take dog
2019-01-09 13:19:56I'm 34, from Oakland CA, been here a while, started using drugs,going to jail, and ended up on the streets. Ive been looking for jobs,but I have nowhere to live,no money,I get help every once in a while with food,and I really need help.
2019-01-22 17:31:52Just got out of jail and need to shelter and job
2019-02-01 19:10:24I'm a 23 year old unemployed trans man with a dog, and i can't go home to my transphobic father.
2019-01-29 11:49:32Nowhere to go, no income, homeless, 26 year old woman
2019-05-07 17:38:28Was staying at a shelter in Stockton moved back to Sacramento with no place to go
2019-05-06 19:36:19Im out of work was recently encarcerrated suff
2019-09-24 14:26:186o yr Male left leg amputee below knee
2019-09-25 09:19:05Don't get enough money to quantify for an apartment
2019-11-22 10:58:41Homeless women... at the Turning Point crisis center only have a few weeks left and need shelter after graduation for short-term
2019-10-11 14:54:45I'm homeless with my. Dog. &. Scared to. Deth. I'm desabeld. Hard hearing
2019-11-06 20:42:37My name is Kayla Ruzich. I have been homeless in Sacramento for 8 years. I have no family and no income. I desperately want off the streets, and have no idea where to begin!
2019-11-06 20:45:42My name is Kayla Ruzich. I have been homeless in Sacramento for 8 years. I have no family and no income. I desperately want off the streets, and have no idea where to begin!
2019-11-10 21:09:39Im a 21 year old with 2 kids and have no where to go due getting kicked out
2019-12-10 13:41:03I'm 61 years old male with a history of Pneumonia
2019-12-10 13:44:45I'm 61 years old male with a history of Pneumonia
2020-01-12 02:30:3430yo, part time job, mother can't work, both evicted from home, can't afford any rent on pay, don't qualify for section 8 housing because of criminal record,
2020-02-08 09:56:20I just moved back to Sac and I need help
2020-03-20 15:20:58Our credit is bad and no one will give us a chance to prove we can pay rent even though credit is bad so became homeless and the. Husband lost his job due to not b
2020-03-18 23:11:36Got hit by car trying to save my brother in law. Have multiple health issues mental included take medication. Have 7 beautiful kids. Had cars now on Street Sacramento some help from other
2020-03-23 14:24:55I’m 22 with a one year old In a domestic violence oaer
2020-03-27 17:06:39I've been homeless ever since I left my abusive boyfriend last February
2020-04-20 04:44:58Mentally ill, single white female caregiver died . I have no support
2020-04-20 04:46:24Mentally ill, single white female caregiver died . I have no support
2020-05-13 16:26:56Im homeless and sick got cancer
2020-06-02 14:44:38I am a single father of two teenagers we are all three displaced, my daughter is currently staying with her aunt, me and my son have been going from family homes to motels and as of tomorrow we will be out on the rough streets of Sacramento... I do get Gov assistance, I am currently fighting for my SSI I have obtained a SSI Attorney to represent me. My children are 16 yrs and 13 yrs.
2020-06-19 09:52:48Getting out of a bad relationship
2020-06-27 08:15:11It all started back in 2011, when I left my ex-husband due to domestic violence. At that time I got full custody of my children. In 2013, I started dating another guy which wasnt any better than my marriage. That guy beat me up in front of my children. CPS got involved took my children gave them back to either father. I keep fighting to get my kids back but their father had aliened them from me
2020-08-06 04:44:17I'm unemployed accountant was robbed and forced on street due to zero support other than myself. Was living in car but was towed last year and for a year me and my two children been in a tent. Outside is very dangerous please help


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2019-12-10 13:41:03Pet me and a woman has
2019-12-10 13:44:45Pet me and a woman has
2020-06-27 08:15:11Salvation Army, next move, mountain view family shelter
2020-06-29 13:09:15Pet me woman


User Answers Provided
Date AddedUser Response
2018-04-14 19:59:24provide more shelters
2018-07-14 21:37:25So much. It's sad that so many people disagree with homeless people as if we are all addicts or thiefs and bad people. If I could set up a tent and not have problems with police, the community and even other homeless people I feel I could actually put more effort and time into finding work and teaching my little girl all the things I can possibly teach her have something somewhat normal and routin
2018-09-09 20:14:41Provide more affordable rentals
2018-09-17 11:49:30Temporary housing, to help them move into a property that they can be proud of.
2018-12-09 14:21:26More emergency shelters for people with pets
2019-01-09 13:19:56As long as people are willing and trying to help themselves,there should be assistance with housing.
2019-02-01 19:10:24Easier access to assistance, resources and shelters.
2019-01-22 17:31:52Give them assistance and educate them.
2019-04-05 22:23:36Provide more shelers for disability and without a disability
2019-09-25 09:19:05Jobs
2019-10-11 14:54:45More.
2019-11-21 23:00:12Give us jobs
2019-11-10 21:09:39Lower rent
2019-12-10 13:41:03Open sooner
2019-12-10 13:44:45Open sooner
2020-02-08 09:56:20Have more shelters
2020-03-20 15:20:58More chances to people with bad credit especially if they have. No evictions or old ones.....
2020-03-18 23:11:36Hotel vouchers
2020-03-23 14:24:55More shelters for young single mothers
2020-03-27 17:06:39Shelter
2020-04-08 14:52:14Landlords need to lower the rent , application fees,and stop denying people due to credit or evictions
2020-04-20 04:44:58Parking lots for the ones with vehicles
2020-04-20 04:46:24Parking lots for the ones with vehicles
2020-05-23 00:10:03Help then obtain housing
2020-06-02 14:44:38Easier access to shelters, more resources, more assistance, more of everything, more family resources
2020-06-19 09:52:48Provide adequate housing especially for older females
2020-06-27 08:15:11I used to want to buy property and build living quarters for all the homeless
2020-06-29 13:09:15Temporary housing

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