2022 is Our Year of Working Together to End Homelessness in San Mateo County.
To achieve that goal, all of us – businesses, cities, faith communities, non-profit and service organizations and individual community members – must work together.
To support innovation from all jurisdictions, community partners and other organizations serving homeless residents in San Mateo County, please review the Working Together to End Homelessness Innovation Fund Grant Program and FAQ’s here
Homeless outreach programs, including the LifeMoves Homeless Outreach Team, provide services to people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. Outreach case managers work to build rapport with their clients and connect them to shelter and other services, with the goal of helping them return to permanent housing.
Project WeHOPE’s Dignity on Wheels program provides units that have showers and laundry facilities. In addition to hygiene services, Dignity on Wheels offers connections to community resources.
Maple Street Shelter serves adults experiencing homelessness, and provides a safe, temporary place for them to stay while they work on finding permanent housing. The program provides housing-focused case management, as well as connections to many supportive services.
Non-congregate shelter, such as Coast House, is a new type of shelter program that the County launched in former hotels that provides shelter residents with a safe, temporary, and private place to stay while they work on identifying and moving into permanent housing. The program provides housing-focused case management, intensive on-site support services, and connections to many supportive services. Coast House is the first shelter located on the Coastside.
Family shelters, such as Family Crossroads Shelter located in Daly City, serve families who are experiencing homelessness and provide a safe, temporary place for them to stay while they work on finding permanent housing. The programs provide families with housing-focused case management to help them identify and move back into permanent housing, while also providing support in other areas such as education, employment, healthcare, and other supportive services.
The Colma Veterans Village is a 65-unit apartment village to permanently house former homeless military veterans with disabilities. Onsite case management and supportive services provided by San Francisco Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Brilliant Corners, a nonprofit agency that serves veterans and others transitioning from homelessness.
Arroyo Green Apartments in downtown Redwood City provides 117 units of affordable housing for very low and extremely low-income seniors, including targeted units for homeless veterans, frail elderly, and seniors with mental illness. Ground floor includes a childcare center.
- Photo by MidPen Housing
Artist rendering of the 240 room Navigation Center being built in Redwood City, CA to shelter residents experiencing homelessness. This facility is designed to provide a safe and healthy temporary accommodation for residents, along with an array of services, to help them return to permanent housing.
The Summit- Our Year of Working Together to End Homelessness
October 28, 2022
After hosting our virtual events in April, May, and June 2022, we invite you to join us at the summit! During Our Year of Working Together to End Homelessness, we will use the information learned during the virtual events and develop the path forward. Let’s build a new bridge based on data, lessons learned, documented successes and as a community reach zero functional homelessness.
*2021 Homeless Count was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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