Coordinated Entry System (CES) -The Hub – intake, diversion, prioritization and eligibility. Intensive outreach services, direct booking into local shelters, linkage to VA programs, drug treatment centers, domestic violence services and others as required housing search assistance and placement. Family reunification program
Both shelters provide housing and employment assistance. Meals, showers, laundry facilities, computer lab, access to telephones, housing case management, primary medical, dental and mental health care. Linkage to community and mainstream resources
Veterans Transitional Housing Program – provides meals, placement into permanent housing, vocational and housing case management. Life skills counseling, family reunification program, access to VA programs if appropriate, move-in assistance
Shelter Plus Care – housing subsidy program providing supportive ser vices.
Russell Street Residence and Annex- permanent supportive housing provides life skills training and 24/7 care and support. Meals, therapeutic groups activities, outings, assistance with laundry and personal hygiene.
Rapid Re-Housing Program – housing search and placement assistance. Intensive case management, financial assistance, referrals to health care and legal aid services. Linkage to VA benefits if appropriate and follow-up services.
UC Berkeley’s Suitcase Clinic – health care services and health education
Shelters : Daily 5:00pm-7:30am
CES The Hub : Monday-Friday 9:00am – 12:00pm ; 1:00pm-4:00pm
UC Berkeley’s Suitcase Clinic : Monday 7:30am – 9:30pm
Calleene Egan, Executive Director
Shelter Plus Care
Must be homeless according to HUD criteria:
-continuously homeless on the streets or in shelter for the past 12 consecutive months or for less than 12 months but with at least 4 separate episodes of being homeless during the past 3 years as long as the episodes lenght equal at least 12 months.
-being housed in an institutional care facility for less than 90 days but meeting the above criteria
-being housed in transitional housing facilities but met the above criteria before entering the programs (it is not HUD approved criteria, but can be accepted by the program)
Must be disabled due to one or more of the following : severe mental illness, drug or alcohol addiction, physical disability, chronical medical condition.
Please Note: These services may be provided directly or as guidance assistance by the shelter. Please contact the shelter to get more information.