Torres Community Shelter
101 Silver Dollar Way
Chico, CA - 95928
The Torres Community Shelter is the largest emergency shelter in Butte County and the only shelter that provides assistance to men, women and families with children.
The Torres Shelter provides case management to guests in an effort to help them obtain permanent employment and housing, and secure necessary benefits. The Torres Shelter is a member of the City of Chico Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Committee, which provides temporary rental assistance to households that create a self-sufficiency plan with their case manager and demonstrate that they will be able to maintain their housing at the end of the rental assistance period.
Do you know someone who is homeless? Are you looking for a place to stay tonight? The Torres Shelter is a non-profit emergency shelter for people who are homeless. We provide supportive services to men, women and families with children. The Shelter is located at 101 Silver Dollar Way, Chico, CA.
The Torres Community Shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. New guests arrive at the Shelter between 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm nightly. If a different arrival time is needed, guests are asked to get prior approval from Shelter staff. To make an appointment to meet with Shelter staff, please call between 10:00 am and 3:00pm Monday-Friday. Case managers, agency representatives and social workers from other service providers should call and arrange for Shelter entry on behalf of their clients.
Basic Shelter Rules:
The Torres Shelter is a safe, clean and healthy place to stay.
No drinking or intoxication on the Shelter premises
No drugs unless prescribed
No weapons allowed in the shelter
For people from outside our area: We encourage people to seek the services available in the community they are in. The Torres Shelter does not charge for anything we provide which includes beds, showers, dinners, toiletries, and mail service. Shelter staff assist guests in locating employment services, permanent housing, government assistance and health services. If you or someone you know needs Shelter services, please contact us by calling (530) 891-9048. The Shelter is open for check-in from 4:30-6:00 p.m. daily or call for an appointment between noon & 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday to meet with Shelter staff. The Torres Shelter is located at 101 Silver Dollar Way in Chico, just south of Costco.
Private family rooms and showers
Morning and evening meals
Clean restrooms and showers, toiletries provided
Clothing vouchers from local thrift stores
Telephone message service
Case management and assistance
Mental Health services
When making a referral or considering a stay please be aware of the daily schedule and the conditions of stay that apply to all guests. Please call the Shelter at (530) 891-9048 for more information. Please have the person seeking services with you at the time of the call.