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Local Services


Casa Theresa: (714) 538-4860 ext. 14


Provides a transformational, comprehensive program for homeless, pregnant women 18 years of age and older who are alone. Located in Orange, California, Casa Teresa is home to more than 75 mothers and their babies each year. Additionally, referrals or one-time counseling is provided to over four hundred women annual.


Pathways of Hope: 1-888-600-4357Our general criteria include employability, a period of time from any substance use or incarceration, compliance in treatment for any health or mental health issues, and willingness to live in community with others. (Other evaluative criteria apply to specific programs and should be discussed with a case manager.)


We do not have any programs that provide immediate shelter assistance.For information about other housing programs, please contact 2-1-1.

“I need help with food– what is available?” Our Food Distribution Center is open Monday through Friday, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. It is located at 611 S. Ford Avenue in F ullerton, behind Richman Park (between Valencia and Orangethorpe, off of Highland). It is available to anyone from Anaheim, Buena Park, Brea, Fullerton, La Habra, Placentia, and Yorba Linda, as well as anyone who is without housing. You will need to bring identification for everyone in your household and proof of your address.


Thomas House Temporary Shelter (714) 554-0357

If you or someone you care about is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, with children under the age of 18 you may qualify for Thomas House Temporary Shelter.To get your name on our waiting list, please call our hotline at (714) 647-7534.


Salvation Army (714) 542-9576


The Armory Santa Ana, Fullerton (714) 836-7188 (December-April) (ext. 108, ext. 107)


Vietnamese League of O.C. Garden Grove (714) 537-7808


More Services:


Family Shelters:


Thomas House Temporary Shelter (714) 647-7534

New Vista Fullerton (714) 680-3691

Anaheim Interfaith Anaheim (714) 774-8502

Families Forward Irvine (949) 552-2727

South County Outreach South Orange County (949) 380-8144


Women & Children Only:

Regina House Santa Ana (714) 836-7871

The Sheepfold Orange (714) 237-1444

Colette’s Children’s Home Huntington Beach (714) 596-1380

Gilchrist House (F.A.M.) San Clemente (949) 492-8477


Pregnant Women:


Casa Teresa Orange (714) 538-4860

Mary’s Shelter (minors) Santa Ana (714) 730-0930

Precious Life Los Alamitos (562) 431-5025, (877) 880-5469

Toby’s House Capistrano Beach (949) 661-4408


Single Adults:


Interfaith Shelter Network location varies (714) 738-0534

Grandma’s House (women) Garden Grove/Anaheim (714) 457-3187, 558-8600Wise Place (women) Santa Ana (714) 542-3577Bethany (women) Orange (714) 289-6761Catholic Worker (women) Santa Ana (714) 835-6304Joseph House (men) Santa Ana (714) 836-7871The Haven (AFH) Stanton (714) 606-6668Friendship Shelter Laguna Beach (949) 494-6928Veterans First of O.C. (vets) Anaheim, G.G., S.A. (714) 547-0615


Youth Shelters:


Huntington Youth Shelter Huntington Beach (714) 842-6600Casa Youth Shelter Los Alamitos (714) 995-8601CSP Youth Shelter Laguna Beach (949) 494-4311Laurel House (girls) Tustin (714) 832-0207


Alcohol/Drug Abuse Recovery:


Heritage House Costa Mesa (949) 646-2271

Roque Center Garden Grove (714) 839-0607

Unidos Recovery Home (men) Garden Grove (714) 531-4624

Gary House Santa Ana (714) 972-1402

Victory Outreach (men) Santa Ana (714) 586-0551

Victory Outreach (women) Anaheim (714) 761-2745

Casa Elena (women) Anaheim (714) 772-5580

Hope House Anaheim (714) 776-7490

Salvation Army Rehab (men) Anaheim (714) 158-0414 x260

All’s Well Home Buena Park (714) 622-5236

La Familia Santa Ana (714) 479-0120

Cooper Fellowship (parolees) Santa Ana (714) 554-1152


Mentally Ill:


Mental Health Association Santa Ana (714) 668-1530

H.O.M.E.S. Orange County (949) 851-2766

Homeless Programs/Services:Mercy House Santa Ana (714) 569-1162

Illumination Foundation Anaheim, Irvine (714) 400-2131, (949) 273-0561

Southwest Community Center Santa Ana (714) 543-8933

Catholic Charities Santa Ana (714) 347-9600

St. Vincent de Paul Orange County (714) 991-9255

Lutheran Social Services Garden Grove (714) 534-6450

Share Our Selves (SOS) Costa Mesa (949) 642-3451

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