Emergency Housing

Below are agencies which provide emergency housing assistance. 


  • 24-Hour Domestic Violence / Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline:
    Phone | 877-363-7238

Here4You Call Center

The Here4You Call Center coordinates emergency sheltering and temporary housing. During inclement weather events, the sheltering capacity increases to accommodate emergency sheltering needs at various warming locations throughout the County. For additional shelter information and how to access temporary housing programs, the Here4You Call Center hotline 408-385-2400 should be utilized.  The Call Center hours are 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.


Community Solutions: La Isla Pacifica Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence and Their Children

Call 408-779-2113 during normal business hours and the crisis hotline 877-363-7238 after hours.

Arturo Ochoa Winter Shelter (referral required)

Address | 901 Arizona Circle Gilroy, CA 95020

Do not show up to the site or call the Ochoa Winter Shelter.

Interested persons should call the temporary housing/shelter call center "Here4You" at (408) 385-2400 from 9 am to 7 pm.

    • Seasonal, short-term shelter in operation from mid-December to mid-March for unhoused families with at least one dependent under the age of 18
    • Anticipate serving 35 households
    • Will start accepting referrals mid-November and will prioritize referrals from designated partner agencies
    • Homelessness will be verified by Saint Joseph’s Family Center (SJFC) staff (408) 842-6662

Gilroy Shelter (referral required)

Located at 8490 Wren Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020, the Gilroy Shelter's hours of operation have been extended indefinitely. The 24-hour shelter is limited to 100 persons. Interested persons should call the temporary housing/shelter call center “Here4 You” at (408) 385-2400 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.

The operators ask a series of questions and someone from the triage call back team will return a call within 24-74 hours. Gilroy residents must specify if they are only interested in staying at the Gilroy Shelter.

Additional Resources

The Santa Clara County Office of Supportive Housing offers additional information.

The County of Santa Clara Office of Emergency Management Cold Weather Safety has information on cold weather safety tips and available resources (e.g., regularly updated daytime warming locations, overnight shelter hotline, transportation).

Contact Us

  1. Housing & Community Services Division
    Monday - Thursday
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    7351 Rosanna St.
    Gilroy, CA  95020

    Ph: 408-846-0451

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