Arroyo Grande, CA
Homeless Shelters

Temporary free shelters for people who need a place to stay. There are 11 homeless shelters in the Arroyo Grande, California area.


Community Action Partnership (cap)

10 Miles Away

750 Orcutt Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 546-0776

Services:
CAP's Homeless Services program has been working to meet the needs of the homeless in our county, offering emergency shelter, on-site information and referral services, and assistance in finding permanent housing. As with all of CAP's programs, the daily goal is to help clients achieve stability and self-sufficiency.



Men do not die from overwork. They die from dissipation and worry.
-- Charles Evans Hughes




Good Samaritan Shelter, Inc.

13 Miles Away

401 West Morrison Street
Santa Maria, CA 93458
(805) 347-3338

Services:
Provides shelter and case management services for families experiencing economic hardship. 2 year program. Required to attend trainings and meetings, participate in group chores. Must save money towards getting your own home or apartment. You need to be willing to work closely with your case manager, who will guide you through the process.

Hours:
Business: 8a.m - 5p.m. M-F, Residential 24/7

Eligibility:
Must have a stable income and the desire to be committed and work diligently towards responsible independence in a group setting.



Nothing has any power over me other than that which I give it through my conscious thoughts.
-- Anthony Robbins




The People's Kitchen

14 Miles Away

Confidential Location
San Luis Obispo, CA
(805) 543-0802

Services:
Every day the Peoples Kitchen offers meals at a different local facility like hospitals, churches and schools.



It matters not how strait the gate, how charged with punishment the scroll. I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.
-- William Ernest Henley




Cal Poly State University

14 Miles Away

Cal Poly State University
University Union
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-5834

Services:
Offers many programs that may be of interest to people in need. These programs include: - Best Friends: Mentoring for children/adults with developmental disabilities. - Senior Services: Social activities for seniors. - Youth Education: Children's activities, including sports, gardening, and some tutoring. - Volunteer Reserve Corps: Free yard work, home maintenance to the elderly, low income, or disabled.

Hours:
Availability subject to quarter breaks at the University. Call for available times.



When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
-- Kenneth Kaunda




Community Action Partnership (cap)

25 Miles Away

5411 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422

Services:
This program provides structured case management services assisting homeless individuals and families in developing living skills aimed at enabling them to secure and retain permanent housing and other basic needs.



The obstacles you face are... mental barriers which can be broken by adopting a more positive approach.
-- Clarence Blasier




El Camino Homeless Organization (echo)

25 Miles Away

First Baptist Church
6370 Atascadero Ave
Atascadero, CA 93422
(805) 462-3663

Services:
El Camino Homeless Organization is a homeless shelter that serves North County. We serve meals and provide beds for the needy.

Hours:
Mon-Sun. Wake-up time is 6 am. Curfew time is 6:30 pm. Residents required to leave during the day (7:30 am - 4:30 pm)



The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
-- Chinese Proverb




El Camino Homeless Organization

26 Miles Away

PO Box 2077
Atascadero, CA 93423
(805) 462-3663

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Services:
The mission of ECHO is to provide meals for the hungry and temporary housing for the homeless in North San Luis Obispo County.

Shelter - 31 Beds Dining Facility - Serve Hot Meal at Dinner, provide Breakfast, and fixings for sandwiches at lunch. They use a church and pay utilities and upkeep.



The most prepared are the most dedicated.
-- Raymond Berry




Second Baptist Church

36 Miles Away

1945 Riverside Avenue
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 238-2011

Services:
Clothing ministry: CBS (Clothing, Bathing,and Sharing) - across from Pioneer Park. Ministry providing not only clothing but also shoes and whatever housing or sleeping materials that have been donated, showers and haircuts are provided at no cost particularly where the person in need is applying for employment.



Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
-- Albert Camus




Marks House Transitional Shelter

38 Miles Away

203 North N Street
Lompoc, CA 93436
(805) 735-9980

Services:
Provides an alcohol and drug-free transitional shelter for homeless women with children. Services include family counseling, case management, employment counseling, social services referrals and after school activities. Length of stay is 3 months with occassional extensions. Provides referrals to Bridgehouse homeless shelter.

Hours:
Office: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. M-F

Eligibility:
Must be referred in writing by a social service agency, minister, or doctor



Habit is either the best of servants or the worst of masters.
-- Nathaniel Emmons




Ywca Of Sonoma County

38 Miles Away

Call For Address
Paso Robles, CA
(707) 546-1234

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Services:
Provides a 24-hour hotline and a therapeutic residential emergency safe house in confidential location for women and their children who are at-risk of domestic violence or sexual assault and cannot remain at home.

Hours:
24/7

Eligibility:
Victims of domestic violence, child abuse, or sexual assault



It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act also.
-- Tao Saying