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I do a better job than "211" on its $2 million a year budget of taxpayer money, and my budget is $40 a month. No funds voluntarily accepted from any donor, government, nor nonprofit. My food pantry accepts food and medicine donations. Dr. John Kitchin, Ph.D.
The Downtown Shelter is at 16th and Newton Ave, which is behind the white trolley building at the 12th and Imperial Transit Center, East Side (where you catch the Orange or Blue Line). You must go around the block to the LEFT, as access to the right is blocked with a fence. Shelter is full, and NO LONGER AVAILABLE by lottery. You must apply at the Neil Good Center, 299 Seventeeth St., more information at www.NZ9F.com/NeilGood. Motel and Hotel Vouchers are also available, and you get them by calling "211". Catholic Charities San Diego, ccdsd.org. (619) 231-2828. Veterans note that you also have other options. See NZ9F.com/Vets.
Note: So-called "Affordable" Housing lists are at the bottom of this page, if you have a bunch of money.
Emergency Shelter Additions: San Diego City Inland South, Jorge Orozco, 619-231-2828 X104. North County Coastal, Lelani Perrelli, 760-753-8300, 760-753-8300, X1319. North County Inland and Escondido, Victor Hernandez, 760-489-6380 X245. Beaches, Jasmine Jones, 619-232-2753, X101. South Bay, Laura Rodriguez, 619-420-3620, X1164. East County Suburbs, Micky Brown, 619-444-1194, X310. Clairemont and Kearny Mesa, Jessica Gonzalez, 858-565-4148, X277.
Nonprofit organization that provides services to San Diego’s homeless, including emergency shelter, counseling, and transportation.
3737 Fifth Avenue, Suite 203
San Diego, CA 92103
Alpha Project for the Homeless Website
Ministry located in Oceanside that provides services for the homeless and poor, including food, clothing, shelter, and legal assistance.
3260 Production Avenue
Oceanside, CA 92054
San Diego and Imperial counties. La Posada de Guadalupe is a shelter located in the North County for use by homeless men. Homeless women and families can use the House of Hope shelter, while the House of Rachel in Downtown San Diego is a shelter for homeless women over 50.
349 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego Website
Works with other organizations to provide services. They run a hotline whereby people calling can obtain up-to-date information on shelters and services.
Contact: Sharon Johnson, Homeless Services Administrator
1200 Third Avenue, MS-56D
San Diego, CA 92101
Info line: 619.230.0997
City of San Diego Homeless Services Website
Distributes funds, including a Cold Weather Program that provides vouchers to San Diego-area hotels and motels for families, disabled, and elderly persons. Cold Weather Shelter Voucher Program: 619-231-2828, Winter only.
County of San Diego, Housing and Community Development Website
Umbrella network connecting religious, social service, and government organizations. Rotational Shelter Program and the El Nido Transitional Living Program for homeless victims of domestic violence.
1880 Third Ave., #12
San Diego, CA 92101
Rotational Shelter firstname.lastname@example.org
El Nido email@example.com
Interfaith Shelter Network Website
Provides transitional housing, mental health services, drug treatment, and job training and placement only for male or female homeless veterans with substance abuse problems.
Studies homelessness in San Diego and suggests ideas. The Task Force’s website includes a profile of every organization in San Diego that serves the homeless community as well as a centralized data service for use by homeless service providers.
Regional Task Force on the Homeless Website
Christian organization that serves homeless men, women, and children. Some of their programs include emergency shelter services and addiction treatment.
PO Box 80427
San Diego, CA 92138
San Diego Rescue Mission Website
San Diego´s only shelter exclusively for homeless or runaway youth, including both a day and night shelter, a foster program, and an anti-prostitution network.
3255 Wing Street
San Diego, CA 92110
San Diego Youth and Community Services, Storefront Emergency Shelter Website
HUD lists shelters, including a number to contact for current availability.
Telephone: 858.300.1211 or
dial "211" free from any coin phone
Second Chance offers jobs skills training for people looking for work. Graduates receive a variety of social services as they seek employment.
6145 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114-4213
Second Chance/Strive Website
San Diego Affordable/Supportive Housing Resources - County of San Diego Housing Resources Directory 2013-2015
CCDC/Civic San Diego Affordable Housing Brochure
San Diego Housing Commission Affordable Housing Resource Guide
County of San Diego HHSA Housing Inventory
HUD Affordable Apartment Search (can search by bedroom size, zip code, city, county, etc.) http://www.hud.gov/apps/section8/index.cfm?CFID=100137512&CFTOKEN=78967209
California 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credit Developments
Housing Opportunities Collaborative
City of Lemon Grove
City of Oceanside
City of Santee
City of Coronado
City of Vista
City of La Mesa
Independent Living Homes
Board and Care Facilities
Affordable Housing, now for the first time ever in San Diego! (You do not have to be dead, first, like the Affordable Housing in the cemeteries.)
Dumpster Associates is making prime, choice real estate available for monthly housing rental at just $1,400 a month! • Windowless Design keeps out the downtown stink and stench from car and truck exhaust, urine, feces, construction, discarded food, and body odors • Noise-Resistant to deaden the car horns, bus and trolley noise, dogs barking, neighbors arguing, construction noise, and drunk tourists late at night • Hides the view of the ugly construction-filled skyline • Room for 2 • Great ground level view of Downtown! • Entry ladder and mattress included, a $6,000 value!
3 - G Real Estate (Gambino, Gotti, and Genovese)
Don’t be late with your rent or we cut up your children.
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John Kitchin, NZ9F.com
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