Francis House Center Family Shelter
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).