Shelters & Services near Morgan Hill, CA

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Last updated: June 2016

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Informed Choices (they meet your needs confidentially)
16275 Monterey Road suite A, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408) 847-8880
24 hr help line for National Crisis Pregnancy Center: 1-800-521-5530

Bill Wilson Center
Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter
24 hr Hotline 408-554-0888

Children Protection Services, County of Santa Clara
24 Hour Emergency Response: 683-0601

City of Morgan Hill

Community Solutions
Domestic violence support and referral services
CRISIS HOTLINE: (408) 683-4118
CRISIS HOTLINE: 877.363.7238

Community Technology Alliance
Referral database for Santa Clara & Santa Cruz Counties; emergency assistant, food, housing, health, youth, senior and employment

Department of Business Assistance and Housing Services
17575 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Main number: (408) 776-7373
Affordable housing: (408) 778-6480
Affordable housing list:

Morgan Hill Community Services Brochure
Lists available services in Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill Library (resources and internet access)
660 West Main Ave., Morgan Hill CA 95037

Morgan Hill Police Department
16200 Vineyard Blvd., Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Emergency response number: 911
Main number: (408) 776-7300
Emergency (disaster) services: (408) 776-7310

Shelterbed Hotline
A toll free telephone hotline with information about emergency shelters in the Bay Area. Available 24 hours a day.
1-800-7SHELTER (1-800-774-3583)


Bill Wilson Center
The Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter offers short term housing for runaway and homeless youth, minor delinquents or substance abusers, and other troubled youth, counseling for all ages.
3490 The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA, 95050
24 hr Hotline 408-554-0888, Phone 408-243-0222, Fax 408-246-5752

City Team Ministries
City Team Rescue Mission / Men's Recovery Center provides food, shelter, clothing and rehabilitation to the homeless. Offers temporary lodging.
1174 Old Bayshore Highway, San Jose, CA, 95131
Phone 408-288-2153

Clara-Mateo Alliance Community Shelter
Provides emergency shelter to individuals, couples, and families with children, in a safe, structured and supportive program.
795 Willow Road, Bldg. 323-D, Menlo Park, CA, 94025
Phone 650-853-7065, Fax 650-853-7083

Community Solutions - La Isla Pacifica Shelter
Provides shelter for Battered Women and their children

Cupertino Rotating Shelter  / Cupertino Community Services, Inc.
Provides rotating homeless shelter and support services for single, working men or single men actively seeking employment.
10104 Vista Drive, Cupertino, CA, 95014
Phone 408-255-8033, Fax 408-366-6090

EHC LifeBuilders, Our House Youth Services
Provides a 10 bed shelter for homeless and runaway youth ages 12-17, a youth drop-in center, and street outreach services.
496 South 3rd Street, San Jose, CA, 95112
Phone 408-298-2660, Fax 408-292-6915

Emergency Housing Consortium
Provides emergency, transitional & permanent housing services for the homeless
Office - 294-2100
San Martin - 686-1300
San Jose - 298-9657

Hospitality House, Salvation Army, San Jose
A 24 bed shelter for homeless men. Lunch is served to the general public from 12:15 to 1:15 Monday through Saturday. Soup line.
405 North Fourth Street, San Jose, CA, 95112
Phone 408-282-1175, Fax 408-286-8784

InnVision - 260 Commercial Street Inn, San Jose
Provides emergency shelter for women and their children.
Phone 408-453-3124, Fax 408-453-4548

InnVision - 546 West Julian Street, San Jose
Provides semi-supervised emergency shelter/housing for mentally ill men and women. Includes structured day rehabilitation program.
Phone 408-271-0820, Fax 408-271-0824

InnVision - 358 North Montgomery Street, San Jose
Emergency shelter (46 beds) and transitional housing (39 beds) for men. Meals, case management, job search assistance and other services provided.
Phone 408-271-5160, Fax 408-271-0826

James Boccardo Reception Center (EHC)
Provides emergency shelter / transitional housing facility with 250 beds. Separate areas are provided for families and single adults. A full menu of services.
2011 Little Orchard Street , San Jose, CA, 95125
Phone 408-294-2100 x402, Fax 408-294-1400

National Guard Armory / Cold Weather Shelter -- Gilroy
Open at night during winter as a cold weather shelter
8949 Wren Ave., Gilroy
408-294-2100 x200

National Guard Armory / Cold Weather Shelter -- Sunnyvale
Open at night during winter as a cold weather shelter
620 East Maude Ave., Sunnyvale, CA, 94086
408-294-2100 x200

San Jose Family Shelter
Provides temporary shelter for families, including meals, job and housing counseling, child care and information regarding benefit programs.
1590 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, CA, 95133-1654
Phone 408-926-8885, Fax 408-254-2056

San Martin Family Living Center (EHC)
Provides temporary housing, emergency shelter, and transitional livings arrangements. This 26 unit complex provides workshops and training.
13545 Monterey Road, San Martin, CA, 95046
Phone 408-686-1300, Fax 408-686-1914

Santa Clara County Social Advocates for Youth (SAY), Casa SAY Youth Shelter & Safe Place Program
Provides a short-term residential facility and 24 hour crisis phone line for adolescents 13-17 who are runaways or have been rejected from the home.
509 View Street, Mountain View, CA, 94040
Phone 650-961-2622, Fax 650-961-2870

Sobrato Family Living Center (EHC)
Provides short to long term family housing combined with supportive services, including case management, workshops on a variety of issues and topics.
1509 Agnew Road, Santa Clara, CA, 95054
Phone 408-855-8506, Fax 408-885-8035

St. Joseph's Cathedral, Social Ministry Office
St. Joseph The Worker House provides short term transitional housing and support.
80 South Market Street, San Jose, CA, 95113
Phone 408-283-8100

Urban Ministry of Palo Alto (UMPA)
Hotel de Zinc is a rotating shelter program for homeless men and women.
425 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94302-0213
Phone 650-853-8697, Fax 650-853-1123


Catholic Charities - Shared Housing
Provides shared housing to county residents

City of Morgan Hill, Business & Housing
Below Market Rate Housing Purchase & Rental Programs
17575 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Main number: (408) 778-6480
Affordable housing list:

Community Technology Alliance (Section 8 housing list)
Provides the Section 8 listing for voucher holders only
115 E. Gish R. Suite 222
San Jose, CA  95112
Phone: (408) 437-8800
Voice mail: 451-4005

County of Santa Clara General Assistance
Financial assistance to income eligible to individuals
928-3650, M - F 1:30 - 4:45

Help House the Homeless
Coalition of service providers for the homeless

California, State of Housing and Community Development,
Dept. of Codes and Standards (Mobile home Division)
Mobile home titling and registration.
277-1211, hours 8-12pm, M-F for phone assistance
Lobby Hours: 8-5pm, M-F

MCC Program, SCC
Provides mortgage credit certificates for eligible first time home buyers

Pacific Gas & Electric, CARE (Utilities Assistance Program)
Provides utility credit to income eligible households

Sacred Heart Community Service
Provides a variety of services including limited rental assistance (non-Sec-8), job development, clothing, etc.

South County Property Management
Provides affordable rental units

State Dept. Ca-Home Energy Assistance Program
Provides energy cost assistance
971-2789 for application

Salvation Army
Provides Emergency Assistance such as food & rent assistance
848-5373 or 282-1165

St. Vincent de Paul Society
Provides Rental and utility assistance for low income households
Help desk - 847-5317 - Thurs. 9-3


Community Solutions
Provides support and referral services
TEL 408.779.5773
TEL 408.842.7138
TEL 408.779.2113
FAX 408.778.9672
CRISIS HOTLINE: 408.683-4118
CRISIS HOTLINE: 877.363.7238
US MAIL: P.O. Box 546  Morgan Hill, CA  95038
ADDRESS: 16264 Church Street #103  Morgan Hill, CA  95037

Consumer Credit Counseling
Provides affordable free-debt and credit counseling

County of Santa Clara, Social Services
Provides financial assistance to families in need.

Housing Authority of Santa Clara County
Provides subsidized housing assistance to income eligible applicants

Information & Referral Service
Provides information and referrals for community resources

San Martin Clinic (South Valley Clinic)
Provides affordable dental and medical services


Bill Wilson Center
The Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter offers short term housing for runaway and homeless youth, minor delinquents or substance abusers, and other troubled youth, counseling for all ages.
3490 The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA, 95050
24 hr Hotline 408-554-0888, Phone 408-243-0222, Fax 408-246-5752

Children Protection Services
County of Santa Clara, Dept. of Social Services
Provides case management for children (infants through age 21) who are suspected of being abused.
24 Hour Emergency Response: 683-0601

El Toro Youth Center
Provides a variety of youth services including tutoring

Growth & Opportunity Child Care Center
Provides South County referrals for day cares, pre-schools, etc.

The Lighthouse -Youth Outreach
Provides recreational activities, meals, homework area for teens 12-18

Santa Clara Family Health Foundation
Healthy Kids Program
Provides children with quality, affordable medical care

FOOD ASSISTANCE (also see churches)

Most churches provide some sort of assistance. See churches for more church listings and also for updated contact information for the churches listed below.

Advent Lutheran Church
Provides food assistance on Tuesdays
16870 Murphy Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-9650
(408) 779-3551

Assembly of God Church
Provides food assistance (bag)
Crossroads Christian Center Church
First Assembly of God
145 Wright Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-4332
(408) 779-2925

Cathedral of Faith, Morgan Hill
Provides food assistance on Fridays
Morgan Hill Community Center
17000 Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA
(408) 267-4691

Catholic Social Services (St. Catherine's Parish)
Provides food and outreach assistance. Food assistance is currently on some Mondays.
St. Catherine's Parish Church
17400 Peak Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408) 779-3959, (408) 779-9950, (408) 779-9604

Cecelia's Closet and Pantry
Provides clothes and food assistance.
35 Peebles Ave. Morgan Hill, CA 95037-2705
(408) 778-7411

City Team Ministries
Emergency assistance - donated household items, clothing and furniture
293-4657, Mon-Sat 9-4

Community Christian Church
Provides food assistance on Thursdays
305 W. Main Avenue, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-4599
(408) 779-4914

The Lord's Table (St. Joseph's Center)
Provides Hot Meals to people in need

Second Harvest Food Bank
Provides food distribution to agencies and sites.

United Methodist Church

Provides food assistance on Wednesdays
17175 S. Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037-3637
(408) 779-4044


Provides employment related services to unemployed persons

South Valley Day Worker Program
Provides employment related services to low income Morgan Hill residents


California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)
Provides a variety of low cost legal assistance.

Legal Aid Society of SCC
Eviction clinics and other related services - Spanish & English
283-1535 or
283-1540 for Housing Counseling

Pro Bono Project of the Silicon Valley
Legal assistance - Spanish & English   

Project Sentinel
Fair Housing / Landlord-Tenant Issues
Provides counseling on Landlord / tenant issues


Catholic Charities
Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
Provides investigations and case management to seniors in assisted living facilities

Catholic Charities - Day Break Respite Program
Provides in-home care for at risk seniors to assist their family caregivers with respite

Community Action Group
Provides advocacy for Morgan Hill seniors to obtain needed services and alleviate isolation

Council on Aging, SCC
Provides employment training for seniors 55+ and referrals to a variety of senior programs
296-8290 or in Morgan Hill 776-1808

Live Oak Adult Day Services
Provides daycare for the elderly

Morgan Hill Senior Center
Provides senior social activities, reduced cost lunches, etc.

Outreach & Escort
Provides transportation for elderly & disabled

S.A.L.A. (Senior Adult Legal Assist.)
Provides legal assistance to seniors
3rd Tues. of each month at the Morgan Hill Senior Center
762-6020 for appointment

Social Security Administration
Dept. of Aging & Adult Services
Provide information for eligibility and applying for social security, disability insurance plus Medicare
441-5600 or 842-4485 (Gilroy)


Acts Revival Center: 408 998-4371

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