Connect to Services

Are you homeless or about to be? You may qualify for immediate temporary housing, rental assistance, and supportive services.

  • Call the Human Services Agency at 805-385-1800 and you will receive a call back for an assessment.

  • To be assessed and connected to appropriate services 24 hours a day, call 2-1-1.

  • Interested in connecting our homeless population to services? Click here to download a Service Provider Card. 

  • Click the banners below to view, download or learn more about available supportive food, shelter, health care, and homeless services.

  1. SERVICES
  2. FOOD
  3. SHELTER
  4. HEALTH CARE

Care Pod / One Stop

  • River Haven - Intersection of Harbor Boulevard & Olivas Park Drive
    • Mondays, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    • Free showers, social services, housing referrals, and support

Catholic Charities

  • 303 N. Ventura Avenue
    • Friday mornings
    • Pro Bono legal, holiday outreach program, hygiene kits, resource referrals, and weekly CALFRESH/Covered California/COPD Access sign-ups

Human Services Agency

  • 4651 Telephone Road, #100, 805-658-4100
    • CalWORKs, general relief, food stamps

Laundry Love

  • Free laundry services
    • Coin Wash - 9308 Telephone Road, second Tuesday of the month, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    • Mission Plaza - 110 N. Olive Street, third Tuesday of the month, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
    • Thompson Square - 2611 E. Thompson Boulevard, third Tuesday of the month, 5:00 - 7:30 p.m.
    • Midtown Coin Laundry - 1848 Main Street, fourth Tuesday of the month, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

One Stop

  • Public Health Auditorium - 3147 Loma Vista Road, Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    • Food stamp application, general relief application assistance, veteran assistance, case management, pet assistance, and more.

Social Security Agency

  • 6477 Telephone Road, #1, 1-800-772-1213
    • Benefits and disability

Project Understanding

  • 2734 Johnson Drive, Suite E, 805-652-1326
    • Case management and housing assistance

St. Anne's Apparel Clothing Outreach

  • 4300 Telegraph Road
    • Wednesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    • Clothing given by Our Lady of the Assumption