Our mission is to help individuals and families remain in or return to stable housing and to assist with special housing projects or renovations in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.
Housing / Shelter
Santa Cruz County has an extraordinary shortage of housing for both working families of modest means and for our most vulnerable residents. The Housing Advocacy Network is a collection of organizations in Santa Cruz County dedicated to addressing this housing crisis.
Accessible Space, Inc. (ASI), a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1978. At that time, housing opportunities for adults with disabilities did not exist. Many people in need of attendant and homemaker support ended up in nursing homes.
Here is a partial list of services:
CalWORKs 408-325-5230 or 408-325-5219 A multicultural mental health program for CalWORKs participants that helps improve personal and family issues that may keep them from finding economic and emotional self-sufficiency.
To coordinate services and help improve the quality of life for the adult traumatic brain injury survivor and to promote awareness in the Orange County community of TBI issues and needs.
For eligible consumers we provide:
Samaritan House is a private nonprofit organization providing services to help meet the essential daily needs of more than 12,000 low-income people within San Mateo County, California.
LifeMoves programs are free of charge for the people we serve and our team provides far more than temporary shelter. In exchange, mandatory and full engagement in our programming is required by all participants. Hard work and accountability are the norm. We expect people to succeed and they do.