Homelessness Prevention

We are preventing homelessness.

Families and individuals in our community are struggling with job loss, illness, uncertainty, and housing instability due to COVID-19. As the needs for housing and essential support continue to increase exponentially, we are here providing the care, compassion, expertise, and partnership vulnerable families need to create essential stability and thrive with hope and dignity today and into the future.

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Catholic Charities Collaborative Partnership with Marin County Provides Respite for Residents without Homes During Pandemic

Since July 2020, Catholic Charities has been operating two shelter-in-place (SIP) hotels in Marin County as a respite for families and aging adults experiencing the perils of homelessness during the prolonged coronavirus pandemic.

The County of Marin awarded Catholic Charities the contract – funded under California’s Project Roomkey initiative – to operate two of its four SIP hotels…

Gap Widens Between Renter Shortfalls and S.F.’s Assistance Fund

San Francisco residents have requested four times the rent assistance City Hall can provide, indicating a widening gap between resident needs and the city’s ability to help.

The city is in the process of giving out $7 million to help people cover rent — but it has received more than $28 million in requests from over 6,800 applications since this spring, according to the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development…