Emergency Shelters

Catholic Charities

Case Management:
349 Cedar St.
San Diego, CA 92105

Homeless Women:
Rachel’s Women’s Center
759 Eighth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

Homeless Men:
La Posada Farm Worker and Homeless Men’s Housing
Carlsbad, CA 92010

English, Spanish and Vietnamese

  • Case management
  • Referrals to homeless men’s, women’s, and family shelters

Homeless Women's Services

  • A day center for homeless and low-income women that provides basic support services such as showers, clothing, use of phone, lunch, alcohol discussion groups, medical screening, laundry, and mental health consultation.
  • Serves as an entry point to a full continuum of Catholic Charities women’s housing services

Homeless Men’s Services

  • Short term housing for homeless men and day laborers
  • Long term farm worker housing
  • Case management and support services provided.

Center for Community Solutions

Project Safehouse:

Hidden Valley House:
  • 30-day domestic violence emergency shelter program for women, men, and children
  • Provides victim advocacy, safety planning, food, clothing, community referrals, etc.
  • On-site individual and group counseling for adults and children
  • Housing assistance
  • Transitional housing for domestic violence survivors and their children
  • Subsidized rent to help families stabilize
  • Individualized case management

City Heights Community Law Project

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Rosa Parks Elementary
4510 Landis St. 
Every Friday from 8:30am-10:30am 

Monroe Clark Middle
4388 Thorn St. 
Monthly workshops 

Hoover High School 
4474 El Cajon Blvd. 
Every Tuesday from 12pm-2pm


Attorneys and law student volunteers provide free legal referrals and information. Parents and community members are seen on a first-come, walk-in basis at all sites. Clinics meet during the spring and fall school terms on the days/times indicated below.


County of San Diego Access and Crisis Line

24 Hour Hotline
English, Spanish and Vietnamese
  • Services for women and families facing homeless issues including domestic violence
  • Suicide intervention and prevention
  • Refer to mental health services
  • Refer for residential programs
  • Counseling
  • Referrals for other resources

Crisis House

1034 N. Magnolia
El Cajon, CA 92020
English only

Transitional housing for homeless families and homeless disabled adults recovering from addiction and/or mental health issues.


San Diego Rescue Mission

Emergency Shelter:
120 Elm Street
San Diego, CA 92101
No language support
  • Offers emergency shelter for women and women with children
  • Offers yearlong rehabilitation program for men and women, includes long- term housing, drug counseling, life skills, transitional assistance, work therapy
  • Recuperative care for homeless individuals who require medical attention after being released from the hospital.
  • Free counseling services

St. Vincent de Paul Village

1501 Imperial Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
619-233-8500 Press “0” for assistance
Spanish and Vietnamese
  • Homeless prevention services
  • Interim residential housing
  • Food/Meals
  • Family Health Center/Mobile Health clinic
  • Residential social services
  • Employment support


Becky's House
24 Hour DV Hotline
English and Spanish
  • Emergency shelter for women and families; provides domestic violence help.
  • Case Management
  • Counseling
  • Legal Advice
  • Living Assistance