Emergency Housing and Homeless Resources
SHRA provides funding and staff resources for the administration of a variety of homeless services. To access these services, interested individuals should utilize one of the methods below to obtain emergency housing and other homeless assistance in Sacramento.
211 Sacramento is the area’s primary information and referral source for all types of services. 211 provides free, confidential information and referral services 24-hous a day, seven days a week. Referrals can be made to more than 1,600 community services in the Sacramento area. If you need assistance with emergency housing, food services, counseling, employment, or other services please contact 211 using one of the options listed below:
Phone: Dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-500-4931 or 916-498-1000. Call 7-1-1 if you are hearing impaired and ask to be connected to 2-1-1.
For more information about homeless services and programs, click here to visit the Sacramento Steps Forward website.
Family Emergency Shelters
Families experiencing homelessness can self-register for emergency shelter services by visiting https://dhaservices.saccounty.net/efs and answering a few questions. The registration website can be accessed through a personal device, or at one of the County Department of Human Assistance (DHA) resource centers, located throughout the County. You will be contacted within three (3) business days.
On-site computer services and resources to register for shelter services are available Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm at the following DHA locations:
2700 Fulton Avenue Sacramento, CA 95821
5747 Watt Avenue North Highlands, CA 95660
3960 Research Drive Sacramento, CA 95838
10013 Folsom Blvd Rancho Cordova, CA 95827
2450 Florin Road Sacramento, CA 95822
210 North Lincoln Way Galt, CA 95632