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Every Family Deserves a Home

Did you know that adults and children in families make up about 33 percent of the homeless population? Most struggle with incomes that are much less than they need to pay for housing. And many times, a sudden life event such as sickness, job loss or reduced work hours, the economic effects of the of COVID-19 pandemic, an unanticipated bill, or conflict within a home forces families into homelessness. No matter what your circumstances, Home & Hope is here — because every family deserves a home.

If your family is facing homelessness now or in a matter of days, we may be able to help or refer you to an organization that can. To be eligible for housing help, services, and other assistance from Home & Hope, your family needs to:

  • Currently be homeless or facing homelessness within one week
  • Be at least one adult and one dependent child in the custody of the adult
  • Reside in San Mateo County — on the San Francisco Peninsula, from Daly City in the north to East Palo Alto in the south
  • Be willing to follow our program rules
  • Meet certain other criteria relating to addiction, criminal records, domestic violence, or similar circumstances

If your family meets these criteria and would like to take advantage of Home & Hope’s shelter and assistance program, you’ll first need to contact one of our referral agencies listed below. When you call an agency, get connected with a social worker and ask about Home & Hope of San Mateo County. They can help you arrange an intake with us.

If we have no current openings or if you don’t qualify for Home & Hope for whatever reason, they can recommend temporary resources and other programs to help you and your family get back on your feet.

YMCA Community Resource Center

1486 Huntington Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080

(650) 276 – 4101

Coastside Hope

99 Avenue Alhambra #1089
El Granada, CA 94018

(650) 726 – 9071

Daly City Community Service Center

350 90th Street
Daly City, CA 94015

(650) 991 – 8007

El Concilio

3180 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063

(650) 373 – 1080

Fair Oaks Community Center

2600 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063

(650) 780 – 7500

Pacifica Resource Center

1809 Palmetto Drive
Pacifica, CA 94044

(650) 738 – 7470

Puente De La Costa Sur

620 North Street
Pescadero, CA 94060

(650) 879 – 1691

Samaritan House

4031 Pacific Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94403

(650) 347 – 3648

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