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Government Agencies:

Santa Clara County, Office of Affordable Housing
www.sccvote.org/portal/site/oah/
This site contains information regarding affordable housing, rent control and first-time homebuyers.


Legal Assistance:

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
www.dfeh.ca.gov
This site provides information regarding unlawful discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodations.

Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County
www.legalaidsociety.org
This site offers information regarding legal assistance: housing immigration, domestic violence.

Mental Health Advocacy Project
http://www.lawfoundation.org/mhap.asp
This organization serves mentally or developmentally disabled people through the enforcement of their legal rights related to social and economic well-being.

Project Sentinel
www.housing.org
Project Sentinel offers fair housing investigative and enforcement in the County of Santa Clara.

Bay Area Legal Aid
www.baylegal.org
Bay Area Legal Aid provides legal advice and representation to low-income individuals and families in the areas of Housing, Family, Domestic Violence, and Public Benefits.


Affordable Housing Service Agencies:

Catholic Charities
www.ccsj.org/main/services.htm
This site brings all the information regarding the different service programs offered including immigration and refugee services, and housing.

City Team Ministries
www.cityteam.org
This site gives information on how to get a hot meal, a safe night's sleep and a clean change of clothes; the missions faithfully serve the community by providing temporary emergency care while sharing the gospel with the homeless.

Community Housing Developers
www.communityhousingsv.org
This site gives information about shared housing, senior housing, family housing for the cities of Los Altos and Santa Clara.

Emergency Housing Consortium
www.homelessness.org
This organization is the County’s largest provider of shelter, housing opportunities, and support services for homeless individuals, families, and youth.

HousingSCC
www.housingscc.org
Link to access Community Technology Alliance; this is a networking resource related to community service organizations in the County of Santa Clara.

Sacred Heart Community Services
www.shcstheheart.org
This organization provides basic needs, education and helpful information and referrals in collaboration with other human service agencies in the community.

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC)
www.sarc.org
This site lists programs and services in finding housing for people with developmental disabilities.

Shelter Hotline
1-800-774-3583
Calling this phone number provides up-to-date information on bed availability.

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Santa Clara County
www.svdp.org/santaclara/emergency_services.html
This site provides information on emergency housing.

Sunnyvale Community Services
www.svcommunityservices.org
Sunnyvale Community Services is an independent, nonprofit emergency assistance agency to prevent homelessness and hunger for low-income families and to help seniors.

 


Domestic Violence Services:

Next Door:  Solution to Domestic Violence
www.nextdoor.org
This site proves counseling and emergency shelter to individuals and their children in abusive relationships.

Support Network for Battered Women
http://supportnetwork.org/
This site offers information about the services provided to women and children when domestic violence is in their life.

 


Agencies providing other services for low income families:

HelpSCC
www.helpscc.org
This site offers information and access to the referral database in the County.

PG&E CARE Program
www.pge.com/care
This site provides information about PG&E’s discount program for assistance with utility bills for low income families.

Destination Home
www.destinationhome.ning.com
This site provides information on efforts being made through collaborative efforts with other community resources to end homelessness and solve the affordable housing crisis in Santa Clara County.

Community Technology Alliance
www.ctagroup.org
The CTA mission is to end and prevent homelessness by linking and networking communities through technology.

Mid-Peninsula Housing Coalition
www.midpen-housing.org
This site provides information related to affordable rental housing in Northern California.

Second Harvest Food Bank
http://www.shfb.org/
This site provides information on community resources to assist people who are hungry.

 

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