VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA, HOME START EMERGENCY SHELTER - ROSEVILLE

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHERN NEVADA


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  • 410 Riverside Ave.
    Roseville, Placer
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  • Placer County Homeless Resource Helpline
    Referral to shelter
    833-375-2237 (833-3PLACER)
  • Volunteers of America Family Shelter
    916-474-5742
  • Donations
    916-782-6667
  • VOAFS Case Manager/Housing Specialist
    Ricky D. Pisanu
    916-474-5742
  • Fax
    916-782-5849

To stay at Volunteers of America Family Shelter, a referral through the Coordinated Entry system is required. To receive a referral, call the Placer County Homeless Resource Helpline at 833-375-2237 (833-3PLACER).

Volunteers of America Family Shelter, Home Start Inc. is a non-profit shelter (operating 24/7, 365 days a year) for homeless families in Placer County.

Services include:
  • Intensive Case Management Services
  • Housing advocacy
  • Housing placement services
  • Individual units – so rather than a nomadic shelter, each family will have their own unit
  • Food (as needed)
  • Support
  • Live in-person support – after hours
  • Life skills groups
  • Ready to rent certified training
  • Extensive housing placement services

Intakes
  • Mon-Fri
  • Intakes no later than noon
  • Emergency cases – intakes after noon
  • No walk-ins

Animals
Only service animals are allowed. Owners must present relevant documents prior to the animal being allowed on property. Documents include a service animal training certificate, shot records, and license.

Families
Adult dependents are eligible if they can include verification of disability and are dependent upon their parent(s). Adult dependents on SSDI are eligible when the parent is the payee and care provider.

Age qualifications for members of a family household (any of these qualifiers meet inclusion criteria to stay at the family shelter):
  • Minor child
  • Dependent (SSDI Adult)
  • Children under age 25 and in school full-time

During COVID-19: Changes to Donations
Only new items are accepted for donations, due to the pandemic. Example: Furniture is accepted such as:
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Hygiene products
  • Twin/full sheets and comforters

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