Housing Services
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Development and Resource Management Administration
2600 Fresno St
Room 3065
Fresno, CA 93721
559-621-8003
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Related Housing Services

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD),
www.hud.gov.

California Department of Consumer Affairs – information regarding lease and/or rental agreement issues between a landlord and tenant, http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/index.shtml.

Fresno County – information which includes housing rehabilitation and down payment assistance, public facility, and infrastructure improvement projects,
http://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departmentpage.aspx?id=6004

Fresno Housing Authority – information on affordable housing through various programs, http://www.hafresno.org.  

California Department of Housing and Community Development – information on State-funded housing programs administered by the State, http://www.hcd.ca.gov.   

EMERGENCY HOUSING PROVIDERS
Fresno Rescue Mission

310 G Street
Fresno, 93706
Phone: (559) 268-0839
Open: 24 / 7 days
Contact: Larry Arce
Target Group: Homeless
DESCRIPTION:  Provides 3 meals a day for men and women. Men are required to attend evening service.

Poverello House
412 F Street
Fresno, 93706
Phone: (559) 498-6988
Open: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; Sat/Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm 
Contact: Sonia Olguin/ Mary Clennon (Holy Cross Clinic)
Target Group: Hungry and homeless
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  Meals; safe haven; health clinic; information and clothing referral; 28-bed male resident program/detox.

Sanctuary Transitional Living Centers 1 & 2
1046 T Street
Fresno, 93721
Phone: (559) 268-1045
Open: 24 / 7 days
Contact: Misty Gattie-Blanco
Target Group: Homeless Youth (18 - 24 yrs.)
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  Up to 24 months residential - independent living programs and case managed supportive services to assist youth in securing permanent housing and achieving self-sufficiency.

Sanctuary Transitional Living Center 3
1105 E. Divisadero
Fresno, 93721
Phone: (559) 443-0004
Open: 24 / 7 days
Contact: Misty Gattie-Blanco
Target Group: Homeless Youth (18 - 24 yrs.)
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  Up to 24 months residential - independent living programs and case-managed, supportive services to assist youth in securing permanent housing and achieving self-sufficiency. A special emphasis on targeting youth who are "aging out" of foster care with no safe alternative living situation.

Sanctuary Youth Shelter
1545 N Street
Fresno, 93721
Phone: (800) 820-4968 / (559) 498-8543
Open: 24 / 7 days
Contact: Crystal Streets
Target Group: Youth (11 - 17 yrs.)
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  20-beds (10-female/10-male).  14-day maximum stay.  Services provided:  Emergency shelter; food; clothing; counseling; crisis intervention; and family reunification.

Marjaree Mason Center
1600 M Street
Fresno, 93721
Phone: (559) 233-4357 (HELP)
Open: 24 / 7 days
Contact: Hotline operator
Target Group: Victims of Family Violence (Women and Children)
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  24-hour hotline for crisis intervention, assistance; referrals; counseling; peer group support; legal advocacy.

SOS Program (Outreach to the Street)
2336 Calaveras Ave.
Fresno, 93721
Phone: (559) 498-8543
Open: S, M & F 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm; T - TH 8:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Contact: Joe Martinez
Target Group: Youth (18 - 24 yrs.)
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  Provides an avenue for the community to assist youth in accessing shelter through partnerships.  The shelter can be attained by accessing any one of the Sanctuary SafePlace sites in the community. These include: Any City bus in Fresno; Boys and Girls Clubs; Circle K Stores; all Neighborhood Resource Centers; WalMart stores; the Holy Cross Women's Center/ Poverello House; Cornerstone Church; 180 Club; The Living Room; and many more youth-friendly sites in Fresno.

Salvation Army -The ARC
Adult Rehab Center
811 S. Parallel Avenue
Fresno, 93721
Phone: (559) 490-7020
Open: M - F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Contact: Terry Skelton, Kayo Loveless
Target Group: Men or women needing drug/alcohol rehabilitation.
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: Varies
DESCRIPTION:  6-month residential program for drug/alcohol addiction. Transitional beds available.

Salvation Army - The ARC Adult Rehab Center
811 S. Parallel Avenue
Fresno, 93721
Phone: (559) 490-7038
Open: M - F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Contact: Terry Skelton, Kayo Loveless
Target Group: Men or women needing social rehabilitation
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: Varies
DESCRIPTION:  6-month residential program teaching job and personal skills to socially handicapped (with identifiable handicaps).

Salvation Army -
The Family Service Center
1752 Fulton Street
Fresno 93721

FOOD ASSISTANCE
Phone: (559) 233-0138
Open: M - F 9:00 am - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Contact: Paula Scribner
Target Group: Fresno City Residents
WAIT: None
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  Emergency food assistance, provides canned food stuffs to those in need. Requires picture I. D.

RENT ASSISTANCE
Phone: (559) 233-0138
Open: M - F 9:00 am - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Contact: Paula Scribner
Target Group: Fresno City Residents
WAIT: Varies
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  Provides rent assistance to those in emergency need. Verification of source of income, ID, rent receipt, 3-day notice, rental agreement, landlord contact, and proof of emergency needed.

UTILITIES ASSISTANCE
Phone: (559) 233-0138
Open: M - F 9:00 am - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Contact: Paula Scribner
Target Group: Fresno City Residents
WAIT: Varies
FEES: None
DESCRIPTION:  Provides utilities assistance to those in need. Verification of income, ID, rent receipt, and proof of emergency needed.

Housing Authorities Fresno City and County
Phone: (559) 443-8400
Description: Administers public housing and Section 8 housing assistance programs.

Fresno Rescue Mission
310 G Street
Fresno, 93716
Phone: (559) 268-0839
Description:  Provides emergency shelter for men, families, and children, with an emphasis on faith-based assistance.

Catholic Charities
149 N. Fulton Street
Fresno, 93701
Phone: (559) 237-0851
Contact:  Jody Hudson
Open: M – F 8:30 am – 3:30 pm; closed 12:30 - 1:00
Description:  Provides social services assistance to those in need. Services include:  Food and clothing; representative payee; and senior services programs.

Turning Point of Central CA
Phone: (559) 233-2663
Open: M - F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Contact: Michael Thomas
Target Group: Homeless adults with significant emotional or mental impairment
WAIT: Upon availability
FEES: 30% of gross income
DESCRIPTION:  30-bed transitional housing program. Assistance in modification/development of life skills, and counseling.