FESCO - The Family Shelter
21455 Birch Street
Hayward, CA - 94541
FESCO provides medium-term assistance to homeless families with children, including fathers and adolescent male children. Services include housing, food, and counseling.
McKinney Linkages Program
A two-year program providing housing subsidies/support services to families, living in apartments/houses scattered throughout the community, while a parent attends school/vocational training. Families pay 30% of their income toward rent.
Shelter + Care
Provides supportive services to families, living in apartments/houses scattered throughout the community, who were previously homeless and at least one adult is living with one or more disabilities. Families pay 30% of their income toward rent.
Mental Health Counseling
Provides individual/group/family mental health services, and parenting classes to current and former program participants.
Recognizing that children comprise almost 2/3 of our residents, we also provide a myriad of services that support parents and ensure children continue to thrive during their homelessness. Services include ASQ/ASE developmental assessments, tutoring, age-appropriate enrichment activities, parenting classes, and assistance with school enrollment/readiness and obtaining childcare.
Homeless Prevention Services/Alumni Services
Provides case management and mental health services, food boxes, and limited financial assistance for such things as car repair/clothing/help with a rental deposit/back rent/utility bills, to alumni families in crisis. Our goal is to support these families sustain their permanent housing.