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Center of Hope Emergency Shelter

Life Renewed

"I came to California from Detroit due to a cycle of domestic violence. Upon arrival here, I met one of your case managers, and they began to connect me to the services I so desperately needed. I stayed at the emergency shelter until I could find my own apartment. I want to thank The Salvation Army for helping me out during the worst time of my life. Thank you very much."

A Safe Refuge

For adults 18+ seeking shelter, we encourage them to contact 211 for a shelter assessment. We can and will do shelter assessments for those that walk through the door but want to try to keep that to a minimum.

For Veterans we recommend they go to the Homeless walk-in clinic at Mather VA Hospital building 800. They will get them verified, give them a covid screening and TB/Chest Xray and refer them directly to us.


In addition to food and lodging, our clients may receive:

  • Spiritual and emotional counseling
  • Employment referral services
  • Information and referral to help resolve with legal issues
  • Help reconnecting with family members


Permanent Solutions

Our 130-bed Center of Hope, the largest homeless shelter in Sacramento County, provides veterans, women and men with a 30- to 90-day stay and a focus on overcoming homelessness. Our clients receive case management and job preparation workshops, with recovery groups and Bible Study available. 38,227 nights of lodging are provided at the COH Shelter. In 2019, 59% of the 449 shelter clients found permanent housing.



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