Volunteers of America Housing and Shelter Services Sacramento
3434 Marconi Avenue
Sacramento, CA - 95821
Crisis Response Housing
Volunteers of America operates crisis response shelters for homeless families, men and women in Sacrament. These shelters keep clients safe from harm while providing resources and solutions that will move them toward more stable futures. These services include case management, employment counseling and job referrals, permanent housing referrals, life-skills coaching, and more. For the individuals and families we serve, these shelters are a first step in ending the cycle of poverty.
As many as 90 consecutive days of food, shelter and referral services are provided to homeless men at Volunteers of America's Men's Shelter. Eighty beds are available for men who are seeking long-term stability and the tools to once again be productive and contributing members of our community. Referrals to housing programs within Volunteers of America's continuum of care, as well as to partner agencies, are available.
Residential Family Shelter
Volunteers of America's Family Shelter, which opened in October 2009, is a unique shelter in Sacramento, designed to accommodate couples with children, single fathers with children, and families with teenage boys. The needs of as many as 12 families are met here, with 62 beds, and three meals provided daily as well as support services including transportation to and from school, permanent housing referrals and educational and job-search information.
Designed to meet the emergency housing needs of as many as 12 individuals diagnosed as HIV-positive, and those living with AIDS, Open Arms also provides life-skills training, employment counseling, substance abuse and health education, as well as permanent housing assessment and referrals. Open Arms is a collaborative effort with other agencies in the AIDS-provider community.
Senior Safe House
Emergency shelter for abused seniors is available at Volunteers of America's Sacramento Senior Safe House.