Avila Beach, CA
Homeless Shelters

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


Community Action Partnership (cap)

8 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.



We are confronted with insurmountable opportunities.
-- Pogo




The People's Kitchen

9 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.



Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
-- Mahatma Gandhi




Cal Poly State University

9 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.



To get what you want, STOP doing what isn't working.
-- Dennis Weaver




Community Action Partnership (cap)

19 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.



With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere.
-- Peter Robert Fleming




El Camino Homeless Organization (echo)

19 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)



To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
-- Ben Jonson




Good Samaritan Shelter, Inc.

21 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.



What's more important-your goal, or others' opinions of your goal.
-- Peter McWilliams




El Camino Homeless Organization

22 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.



Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
-- Socrates




Second Baptist Church

30 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.



Thus happiness depends, as nature shows, less on exterior things than most suppose.
-- William Cowper




Ywca Of Sonoma County

33 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



You can never get enough of what you don't want.
-- Wayne Dyer




Second Baptist Church

33 Miles Away

1937 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA 93447
(805) 238-2011

Services:
Provide hot meals (midday and evening)to anyone requesting this service. When person attending makes known other needs, church volunteers attempt to locate food, clothing, furniture, transport or other needs from available resources, including employment referrals.

Hours:
Noon meal is offered 11:30am-12:30pm M-F; evening meal is offered 5-6pm M-F.

Eligibility:
No eligibility requirements



I always remember that I have everything I need to enjoy my here and now, unless I am letting my consciousness be dominated by demands and expectations based on the dead past or the imagined future.
-- Ken Keyes