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emergency shelter

adolescent shelter (ado)

ADO offers accessible emergency overnight shelter services for minors experiencing homelessness, serving as the sole shelter in the region dedicated to runaway homeless youth aged 12-17.

Ages: 12-17

Length of stay: Up to 21 days

Referral source: Call our emergency shelter hotline at (916) 628-1492

Services provided: The program incorporates intensive case management, on-site counseling, individualized service plans, and resource linkage, aiming for family reunification when possible, to assist runaway homeless youth effectively. It provides comprehensive support tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual, ensuring their well-being and stability.

common ground

Common Ground offers low-barrier, emergency overnight shelter services for transitional age youth experiencing homelessness, establishing itself as one of Sacramento's largest co-ed shelters and an integral part of the continuum of care (CoC).

Ages: 18-24

Length of stay: Up to 120 days

20 bed co-ed facility

Referral source: Call 211 

General location: Oak Park

Services provided: In addition to basic necessities like shelter and food, the program integrates comprehensive case management, counseling services, individualized service plans, and access to resources such as healthcare, education, mental health, and housing assistance. Additionally, it offers a job readiness program aimed at equipping young adults with essential skills such as resume writing, job search techniques, attire provision, and on-the-job training.

Transitional age youth (TAY) house

TAY House offers extended low-barrier  overnight shelter services for youth experiencing homelessness, serving as a transitional bridge between Common Ground and our internal or external housing programs, facilitating further stabilization for clients.

Ages: 18-24

Length of stay: Up to 120 days

Referral source: Internal referral system 

General location: Rosemont

Services provided: The program integrates comprehensive case management, counseling services, tailored service plans, and access to resources such as healthcare, education, mental health, and housing assistance, while also ensuring basic needs like housing, meals, and hygiene are met, enabling clients to fully engage in life.

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