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Welcome to the Community Action Board
of San Benito County
Community Services & Workforce Development
"Ending Poverty by Empowering People"
Helpful Links & Resources
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Homeless & Housing Resources
Sober Living Environment
Women/children ages 0-5
Women’s Residential Program: This state-licensed recovery program provides a supportive environment for single women and women with small children seeking a life free from the devastating effects of drug and alcohol addiction.
Must have Substance Abuse Issues
Referral from CSWD or Partner Agency
Sun Street Assessment
Referral from CSWD or Partner agency
Sober Living Environments | Sun Street Center
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Family Winter shelter
DUE TO SCHEDULED RENNOVATIONS THE FAMILY WINTER SHELTER FOR 2023 WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE
Temporary housing program for families with children age 17 and under from December-March
Must be Income Eligible
COVID-19 related impact
Must be a San Benito County Resident
Family/Household is not able to access other payment assistance for same costs (no duplication of benefit)
Homeless & Disabled
Helping Hands is considered a Permanent housing program for chronically homeless individuals and families with disabilities. (Disability/Medical diagnoses must be supported by documentation certified physician or therapist)
Medically needy and:
Must be homeless for 12 months consecutive or
4 episodes + in the past 3 years;
Defined as HUD definition of “living in a place not meant for human habitation”. (Homeless verification required by third party)
Must be referred by CoC
Housing Opportunities for persons with aids
HOPWA funds can be used to provide direct assistance to low-income households who need help paying their rent, supportive services
Must be HIV or AIDS positive
Must be Income Eligible
Housing Opportunities Meals Empowerment (H.O.M.E.) Resource Center provides a warm bed for 50 homeless individuals (28 men and 22 women).
Shelter Guests are provided:
Supportive Services to aid them in becoming self-sufficient.
The Hollister Migrant Housing Center is open to families from the months of May through November. This center provides subsidized housing to migrant agricultural working families.
The purpose of the Migrant Housing Center is to provide safe, decent and affordable seasonal rental housing and support services for migrant farmworker families during the peak harvest season.