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Spring Street Shelter
The Spring Street Shelter provides emergency shelter and support services for homeless adults with mental illness. Accommodations include separate men's and women's dormitories with a total of 15 beds. There is 24-hour staffing, two meals per day, laundry facilities, and a pay phone for personal use. Residents may stay on the premises during the day; however, the dormitories are closed between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The purpose of the program is to help adults with mental illness move from homelessness to stable, long-term housing with the support services appropriate to their needs.
Location: Redwood City
Housing Type: Temporary
- Emergency shelter on a night-to-night basis.
- Assistance in obtaining medical and mental health treatment, social services, financial benefits, and employment.
- Assistance in securing and maintaining stable housing.
- Group activities designed to improved daily living skills.
- Linkages and referrals to other community resources as appropriate.
Spring Street Shelter participants must:
- Be 18 years of age or older.
- Be considered homeless (as defined by HUD).
- Have a diagnosed mental illness.
- Be receptive to support services.
- Must not require clinical care and supervision.
In order to apply, a Spring Street Shelter Referral Form must be completed and submitted to the MHA. Referrals can be downloaded and submitted to the MHA by fax at (650) 368-2534 (Note: referrals are not accepted by email). Space is allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. The Shelter does not maintain a waiting list.
To determine if a space is available contact Georgia Peterson by phone at (650) 368-3345, extension 106, or by email at email@example.com.