Many shelters have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many of these waiting lists are very long and sometimes shelters and services go out of business. Always call to confirm they are still active. If you find any on this list that are no longer operating, please send us a comment so that we can update this list. Your valuable input will greatly help others in need.
This information is provided courtesy of The Bethel Grace Abbey Mission, from our blog pages at www.whenhereigns.blogspot.com. We will do our best to keep the information found in these pages as accurate and up-to-date as possible. The descriptions of the resources are written mostly by others, taken directly off their websites in most cases. As such, we cannot guarantee nor be held responsible for the accuracy or reliability of these resources or the information on their websites. Please use these lists as one resource among many to help you find the resources you need in your particular situation. All information is subject to change.
Our House Youth Center
Description: Runaway and homeless youth shelter for males and females between the ages of 11 and 17. Offering emergency shelter and early intervention programs for parents looking to help their youth. Please contact them directly for more information.
Phone Number: 909-335-2676
Address: 940 Stillman Avenue
Redlands, CA 92374
Time for Change Foundation for Homeless Women and Children
Description: Dedicated to helping homeless women and children achieve self-sufficiency by using a strength-based approach to address their needs. Programs and supportive services help to provide the women and children with tools necessary to recover from homelessness, drug addiction, family separation, mental and physical abuse, and the effects of incarceration. The children are the priority. Early childhood development program, learning activities, and consistent love and support help break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and incarceration, paving the way to a successful future.
Phone Number: 909-886-2994
Address: 1255 E Highland Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92404
San Bernardino Community Service Center Inc
Phone Number: 909-885-1992
Address: 560 North Arrowhead Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Description: Basic center for youth 17 and under. Offers a safe place every day, 24 hours a day. Walk in and wash clothes, shower, get a hot meal, or for education and counseling. Please call them directly for details. They also have a safe pickup spot if you cannot get to them by yourself. Please call for details.
Phone Number: 909-486-3454 (this is a 24-hour line)
Address: 3171 North Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA 92404
Community Emergency Shelter
Description: This shelter is a 30-60 day program that serves adults by providing temporary housing along with assistance in obtaining important documents, job readiness, computer workshops, counseling, meals, hygiene supplies and bible studies. This program holds 129 beds for qualified single men and women with separate dormitories for each gender.
Phone Number: 951-683-4101
Address: 2840 Hulen Place, Riverside, CA 92507
Family Emergency Center
Description: This 60-90 day program is offered to single parents with children, couples with children, and single women. It offers a safe haven to help families move toward self-reliance, where case management focuses on rapid re-housing, employment and increased income. It is a dormitory setting with 50 beds. Proof of custody, social security numbers for all members and identifications for adults are required for entry. Clients are provided with life skills workshops, meals, showers and laundry facilities. Case managers can also assist with finding housing and employment, identifying income issues and starting a savings plan.
Phone Number: 951-275-8755 (hotline)
Address: 2530 Third Street
Riverside, CA 92507
Transitional Housing Program
Description: This program offers a 12-24 month transitional housing stay for homeless families, including fathers with children and single, chronically homeless women. This is a 24-hour living facility that has 142 beds. Clients are provided with transitional housing, case management, life skills, employment readiness and housing referrals.
Phone Number: 951-697-4195
Address: 23701 Meyer Drive
Riverside, CA 92518
Description: For single men and women. This 12-24 month program is designed to help men and women recover from homelessness, drug and alcohol addiction and other dysfunctional behaviors. Its focus is a year of discipleship recovery with an optional additional year of “re-entry.” Using a biblical curriculum to help expose the underlying roots of addiction, the program brings healing and closure to the past and builds a new foundation for the future. Staff members provide reinforcement in the participant’s decision to change his or her lifestyle, requiring them to attend anger management, life skills and marriage/family counseling in a Christian-based 12-step program. There are 3 sober living recovery homes with a total of 60 beds.
Address: Homes located in Murrieta and Riverside, California
Doves of Big Bear Valley
Description: DOVES is here to help the victims of domestic violence! Through our 24/7 hotline and our Outreach Centers we service thousands of men, women and children every year. DOVES provides a 17 bed long-term therapeutically and educationally intensive shelter program "Lorrie's House" for women and children.
Phone Number: 909-866-1546
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 800-851-7601
Address: 41943 Big Bear Blvd.
Big Bear Lake, CA
Doves Twin Peaks Outreach Office
Description: Same as above.
Phone Number: 909-337-1900
Address: 26696 Hwy 189
Twin Peaks, CA
Phone Number: 951-782-0078
Address: 2800 Hulen Place
Roy’s Desert Resource Center
Description: The center offers shelter and numerous supportive services to ninety (90) homeless individuals each night. Desert SOS staff members assist clients in regaining their stability in the community, as well as securing safe and affordable housing.
Phone Number: 760-676-5200
Address: 19531 McLane Street
North Palm Springs, CA
D & R Turning Point
Phone Number: 909-829-1625
Address: 9190 Sierra Avenue
Circle Hope Shelter
Phone Number: 951-278-2215
Address: 420 W. Harrison Street
Jubilee House Sober Living
Phone Number: 951-778-0079
Address: 3342 Lime Street
Future Hope Center Co
Description: Our three step program is designed to help empower and educate, giving you the resources to recognize and realize your goals in life. We will help you develop the skills necessary to lead healthy, independent and productive lives as members of your community. You will have the opportunity to be able to live on your own when you complete our program.
Phone Number: 562-965-7066
Address: 12459 Cool Springs Street
Mira Loma, CA 91752
9240 La Salle Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047
Safe House of the Desert
Description: Provides emergency shelter, intervention, and outreach services to youth in crisis.
Phone Number: 760-343-3211
Address: 72710 East Lynn Street
Thousand Palms, CA
Martha’s Village & Kitchen
Description: The programs and services available at Martha’s Village & Kitchen provides our neighbors in need the tools to become self-sufficient and break the cycle of homelessness. Martha’s Village is not merely a soup kitchen, it is a full-service center designed to offer a helping hand to the most vulnerable among us.
Phone Number: 760-347-4741
Address: 83-791 Date Avenue
Indio, CA 92201
Coachella Valley Rescue Mission
Description: Coachella Valley Rescue Mission has been an oasis, a place of refuge for the homeless and needy in our valley. We are a safe haven, a place of rest for the weary and a place where daily physical and spiritual needs may be met.
Phone Number: 760-347-3512
Address: 47518 Van Buren Street
Description: Helping women (and men) get re-established in society and be an active participant in life.
Phone Number: 760-316-9707
Address: 7573 Cherokee Trail
Yucca Valley, CA
Valley Restart Shelter Inc
Description: Daytime drop-in center and cold weather shelter.
Phone Number: 951-766-7476
Address: 200 East Menlo Avenue
Inland Temporary Homes
Description: Provides a safe and stable living environment where families can be together while steps are taken to re-establish the family as a healthy unit.
Phone Number: 909-796-6381
Address: P.O. Box 239
Loma Linda, CA 92354
Description: At the Family Assistance Program our main concern is for the families in our community. Our goal is to provide families with the tools necessary to create and maintain healthy family dynamics.
Phone Number: 909-335-2676
Address: 940 Stillman Avenue
Flanagan West, Inc
Phone Number: 951-924-1738
Address: 14934 Blueberry Road
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Frazee Community Center; Emergency Assistance
Description: Services provided include hot lunches, clothing, food bags, hygiene kits, free legal services, sober living transitional housing, housing for women and children in need, low income apartments, work experience, NA meetings, veteran services, and veteran housing services. Contact directly for hours and availability.
Phone Number: 909-889-4424
Address: 1140 W. Mill Street
San Bernardino, CA 92412
Lutheran Social Services, Transitional Program
Description: A social services organization with a passionate commitment to servicing the needs and well-being of our communities through many different outlets, services include counseling, job training, elderly and veteran aid, financial guidance, emergency services, transitional housing, utility assistance, family services, etc.
Phone Number: 951-689-7847
Address: 3772 Taft Street
Riverside, CA 92503