While many shelters are for homeless families, there are emergency shelters that are
for single persons. Below is a list of shelters for singles who are homeless in Sacramento. Some are
for men only and some women only.
Sacramento Area Emergency Housing Center - Women's Refuge
4401 44th Street,
Sacramento, CA 95820
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 10 pm
Intake: Telephone only
Eligibility: Single women in Sacramento County without housing
Temporary emergency shelter, meals and transportation. Housing limited to 30 days. Case management, assistance in
locating permanent housing and jobs. Information and referral. Workshops
in coping skills and money management for residents. Transitional housing program through SAEHC's extended shelter
available to women saving for permanent housing. Program requires continued case management. Drug, alcohol
1200 North B Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 442-0331 – Shelter
Hours: Seven days a week, 24-hours shelter
Intake: Walk-in Only, Monday – Friday, 1pm
Eligibility: Ages 18+
Lodging and meals for homeless single men and women with a support system of multiple resources and special
mental health services,
substance abuse counseling,
alternative housing, spiritual counseling,
chapel service and bible studies are offered.
Casework, counseling, and referral services provided to address other areas of need. Haircut
vouchers available for clients only.
Union Gospel Mission
400 Bannon Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am – 4 pm, Friday 8:30 am – Noon
Eligibility: Open; overnight stay and rehabilitation program for men only
Spiritual help and beds, clothing, food, and counseling service for men. Check-in time for overnight guests is 6:30
pm on a first-come/first-served basis. Attendance at Gospel service each day at 7 pm is mandatory. Dinner at 8:30
pm. Lunch is served Sundays after the 11am service. Meals are open to everyone who attends the service - men, women
and children. Clothing and shower for men available M-Th 9-11am, 1-2:45 pm, Friday 9-11am.
Volunteers of America – A Street Shelter for Aid in Kind Program
1400 North A Street, Building B, Sacramento, CA 95814
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Intake: Through GA; Sign up at 28th and R Streets
Eligibility: Homeless single men
30 day shelter providing food, housing and referral services for up to 60 homeless men. Staff helps shelter
residents access other housing opportunities; refers to drug and alcohol treatment programs if needed.