We offer temporary and permanent housing opportunities to homeless and low-income families and individuals. 

To request housing assistance call (925) 338-1038 from 9am to 4pm Monday - Friday (except holidays). If you are receiving services from a county or nonprofit agency, please contact your case worker for a referral to one of SHELTER, Inc.'s programs.

Emergency Family Shelter

We operate an emergency shelter in Martinez for homeless families with children under the age of 18. The facility houses families who work with an onsite case manager toward stable housing. Families living onsite have 24-hour access, a community kitchen and play areas for the children.  Supportive services include: employment services, educational services, mental health therapy and parenting workshops.

Permanent Affordable Housing

We offer permanent supportive housing services for the following homeless residents:

  • Individuals and families who have a dual diagnosis of mental health and chronic substance abuse
  • Individuals and families with HIV\AIDS
  • Individuals with chronic substance abuse problems

We do not maintain a waiting list, please call (925) 338-1038 from 9 am to 4pm Monday - Friday (except holidays) for availability.

Some of our programs are funded, in part, by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

SHELTER, Inc. offers equal opportunity access to all programs. SHELTER Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, marital status, national origin, ancestry, family status, or disability of any kind. Anyone may apply for SHELTER, Inc. programs and housing.

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