Homeless Assistance

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Emergency Assistance Network

The Emergency Assistance Network (EAN) provides various critical resources for eligible low-income households to prevent homelessness and hunger. Services may include: one-time rent and mortgage payment assistance, ­ move ­in costs for rental deposits, ­ information and referrals, food distributions, case management, job training, etc. To find the full list of services and programs see the Emergency Assistance Network (EAN) flyer here. For assistance in Santa Clara call:

The Salvation Army
408-247-4588 ext.3313


Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Program

The City contracted with Abode Services in the fall of 2015 to provide a housing assistance program of up to 24 months of services for case management and housing subsidy to individuals and families that are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

To be eligible to receive assistance through our program, individuals and families must have income at or below 60% AMI ($50,160 for a household of one, $71,640 for family of four), reside in or have proof of a last permanent address in the City of Santa Clara or are currently working or have a verifiable job offer in the city or have children in Santa Clara schools and are homeless as defined by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) homeless definition.

Referrals for program are from case managers throughout the county or through the Coordinated Assessment queue maintained by the County of Santa Clara’s Office of Supportive Housing. To inquire about the program contact Abode Services at (510) 657-7409.


Non-Profit Agencies

If you are in search of homeless assistance and prevention programs, you may reach out to the following agencies:

Emergency Bed Hotline

800.SHELTER ((800) 743-5837)

West Valley Community Services



Housing Trust Silicon Valley
Finally Home Security Deposit Grant Program



Life Moves 



Abode Services


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