Shelters/Housing

Covenant House: crisis shelter and transitional living program for youths 18-21.
323-461-3131 (Hollywood, CA)

Door of Hope: program and shelter for married, two parent homeless families with children; will provide additional information on emergency shelters.
626-304-9130 (Pasadena, CA)

Emmanual House: transitional living program for single men and women with HIV and meet the following basic eligibility criteria: homeless, drug/alcohol free, employed, readily employable or going to school.
714-836-7188 ext. 3 (Santa Ana, CA)

Families Forward: not an emergency shelter; transitional living program; family must pay rent.
949-552-2727 (Irvine, CA)

Friendship Shelter: assists single, homeless women and men; 60 day program; intakes on Wednesdays.
949-494-6923 (Laguna Beach, CA)

Fullerton Interfaith Emergency Services: emergency food, rent, housing assistance and shelter.
714-738-0255 (Fullerton, CA)

Garden Grove Housing Authority: referrals for homeless and rental assistance.
714-741-5150 (Garden Grove, CA)

H.I.S. House: transitional living program offering no cost shelter to the homeless; 120 day program (wait is 1-2 weeks).
714-993-5774 (Placentia, CA)

H.O.P.E.: transitional living for abused and abandoned women and their children.
714-539-4357 (Seal Beach, CA)

Home On The Green Pastures: shelter for abused women with or without children; religious based program.
714-532-2787 (Tustin, CA)

House of Hope: 12-18 month transitional program for women and children ages 11 and under.
714-247-4341 (Santa Ana, CA)

Interfaith Interim Housing: program for employable adults, emergency shelter.
949-263-4544 (Laguna Hills, CA)

Joseph House: transitional living program for single men and meet the following basic eligibility criteria: homeless, drug/alcohol free, employed, readily employable or going to school.
714-836-7188 ext. 3 (Santa Ana, CA)

Mercy House (Walk-in Center): transitional living programs
714.569.1162 (Santa Ana, CA) 

New Vista Transitional Living Center: transitional shelter for homeless families with children under 18 years old; 60 day program.
714-680-3691 (Fullerton, CA)

New Directions: program for chemically dependent, homeless veterans.
310-914-4045

O.C. Rescue Mission: emergency shelter for men; first come, first served.
714-258-4450 (Tustin, CA)

Orange Coast Interfaith Shelter: Transitional living program for families.
949-631-7213 (Costa Mesa, CA)

Regina House: transitional living program for single women (18+ with dependent children 10 yrs. or under) and meet the following basic eligibility criteria: homeless, drug/alcohol free, employed, readily employable or going to school.
714-836-7188 ext. 3
(Santa Ana, CA)

Salvation Army Hospitality House: emergency shelter; line forms 3:30-4:45 daily; up to 7 nights first stay; can return after 30 days.
714-841-0150
(Huntington Beach, CA)

Shelter for the Homeless: emergency, transitional and permanent housing; must be eligible to work.
714-897-3221 (Midway City, CA)

Info Link of Orange County: supplies the most current open-bed count for all the shelters in Orange County.
1- 888-600-4357 (Costa Mesa, CA)