Aptos, CA
Homeless Shelters

Temporary free shelters for people who need a place to stay. There are 53 homeless shelters in the Aptos, California area.


Families In Transition Of Santa Cruz County, Inc. Watsonville

4 Miles Away

2941 Park Ave. Unit C
Soquel, CA 95073
(831) 458-7124

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Services:
Rent Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance for At Risk for Homelessness and Homeless Families, Transitional Housing/Shelter for At Risk for Homelessness and Homeless Families, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Families

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8-5

Eligibility:
Varies according to service

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Assists Homeless And Near-homeless Families To Stabilize Their Lives, Overcome Barriers And Secure Housing.



After the verb 'to Love,' 'to Help' is the most beautiful verb in the world.
-- Bertha Von Suttner




Community Action Board Of Santa Cruz County, Inc. The Shelter Project Santa Cruz & Watsonville Location

5 Miles Away

501 Soquel Avenue, Suite E
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 457-1741

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Services:
Community Voicemail, Directory/Resource List Publication for Homelessness Issues, Emergency Shelter Clearinghouses, Homeless Motel Vouchers, Mortgage Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance

Hours:
Monday-Tuesday, 10-6; Wednesday, 10-1; Thursday-Friday, 10-6

Eligibility:
Individual or family, homeless or in danger of becoming homeless

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Provides Rental And Mortgage Payment Assistance To Help Clients Avoid Eviction. Rent Or Mortgage Assistance Is Available For One To Three Months To Prevent Eviction Or Foreclosure. Operates A Shelter Clearinghouse Hotline For People In Need Of Overnight Shelter. Offers Voicemail Service For Homeless People And A Countywide Homeless Resource Guide. Also Provides Emergency Motel Vouchers For Families And Individuals Who Are Encountering Emergency Situations Which Threaten Their Health Or Safety.



Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. Let me hold you while I may, for it may not always be so.
-- Mary Jean Iron




Heat Emergency Cooling Centers

9 Miles Away

370 Kings Village Road
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
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Services:
Extreme Heat Cooling Centers

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, 10-4;

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Provides Space Which Is Open To The Public During Dangerously Hot Weather. This Air-conditioned Facility Has Drinking Water, A Rest Room And A Seating Area.



Everyone is born a genius.
-- Buckminster Fuller




Santa Cruz Aids Project

11 Miles Away

316 Main Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 763-1374

Services:
AIDS/HIV Prevention Counseling, AIDS/HIV/STD Prevention Kits, Benefits Assistance for AIDS/HIV, Case/Care Management for AIDS/HIV, HIV Testing, Mortgage Payment Assistance for AIDS/HIV, Printed Materials for AIDS/HIV, Rent Payment Assistance for AIDS/HIV, Safer Sex Education, Transitional Housing/Shelter for AIDS/HIV, Utility Service Payment Assistance for AIDS/HIV, Wellness Programs for AIDS/HIV

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-5

Eligibility:
Individual (any age), with AIDS or HIV positive for most services

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Provides Care, Advocacy And Support For Individuals Infected And Affected By Hiv. Offers Education And Prevention To End The Spread Of Aids And Counseling By Licensed Social Workers For Hiv/aids Clients Who Are Homeless Or Have A Chemical Dependency Or Psychiatric Disorder.



We are only now on the threshold of knowing the range of the educability of man-the perfectibility of man. We have never addressed ourselves to this problem before.
-- Jerome Brunner




The Salvation Army Watsonville Corps Community Center

11 Miles Away

112 Grant Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-3922

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Services:
Clothing Vouchers, Community Shelters, Homeless Shelter for Mothers, Homeless Shelter for Women, Ongoing Emergency Food Assistance, Soup Kitchens, Substance Abuse Drop In Services, Supportive Housing for Women, Utility Service Payment Assistance

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9-4

Eligibility:
None

Area Served:
Aptos, Capitola, Live Oak, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz

Additional Services:
Provides An Overnight Shelter For Men And Women, A Six-month Shelter Program For Women And Children, And Supportive Housing For Women Transitioning Out Of A Rehabilitation Or Aftercare Program.



If you can't be happy where you are, it's a cinch you can't be happy where you ain't.
-- Charlie Jones




Pajaro Rescue Mission

11 Miles Away

111 Railroad Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 722-2074

Services:
Food Donation Programs, Furniture, Furniture/Home Furnishings Donation Programs, Homeless Shelter for Men, Information and Referral for Homeless People and Men, Occasional Emergency Food Assistance

Hours:
7pm-6:30am daily

Eligibility:
Homeless man

Area Served:
Marin County, Napa County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, Santa Cruz County, Solano County

Additional Services:
Provides A Long-term Homeless Shelter For Men For Up To 13 Months. Men Can Join The Program If They Are Homeless, Have Anger Issues Or Have Substance Abuse Issues.



Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
-- Reggie Leach




Pajaro Valley Shelter Services

11 Miles Away

115 Brennan Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-5649

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Services:
Emergency Shelter for Mothers, Emergency Shelter for Women, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Families

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:30-5

Eligibility:
Homeless woman or family

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Provides Emergency Shelter For Homeless Women And Children And Transitional Housing For Homeless Families. Programs Use Comprehensive Case Management To Help Families Help Themselves Gain Economic Self-sufficiency By Overcoming The Barriers That Led To Their Being Homeless.



A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear.
-- James B. Stockdale




Families In Transition Of Santa Cruz County, Inc. Watsonville

11 Miles Away

406 Main Street Suite 326
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 728-9791

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Services:
Rent Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance for At Risk for Homelessness and Homeless Families, Transitional Housing/Shelter for At Risk for Homelessness and Homeless Families, Transitional Housing/Shelter for Homeless Families

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8-5

Eligibility:
Varies according to service

Area Served:
Santa Cruz County

Additional Services:
Assists Homeless And Near-homeless Families To Stabilize Their Lives, Overcome Barriers And Secure Housing.



If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
-- Katherine Hepburn




Pajaro Rescue Mission

11 Miles Away

111 Railroad Avenue
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-9576

Services:
Community food pantry, prepared meals, emergency shelter for men, clothing, showers and medical clinic.

Hours:
Call for information. 

Eligibility:
None 



When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.
-- Aeschylus




Salvation Army, Watsonville

11 Miles Away

112 Grant Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 724-3922

Services:
Strives to meet the needs of community members through programs offering basic necessities, like food, clothing, shelter, utilities, and rental assistance.



Once in a while it really hits people that they don't have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.
-- Alan Keightley