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Housing California has information about how homeless services providers can assist people experiencing homelessness in getting a free copy of a California birth certificate.
See details about process and eligibility at these web pages (a homeless service provider* must be involved):
Please note that Housing California does not issue birth certificates. It provides information on how to obtain them at the links above.
* What is a “homeless service provider?”
- i.) A governmental or nonprofit agency receiving federal, state, or county or municipal funding to provide services to a “homeless person” or “homeless child or youth,” or that is otherwise sanctioned to provide those services by a local homeless continuum of care organization.
- ii.) An attorney licensed to practice law in this state.
- iii.) A local educational agency liaison for homeless children and youth designated as such pursuant to Section 11432(g)(1)(J)(ii) of Title 42 of the United States Code, or a school social worker.
- iv.) A human services provider or public social services provider funded by the State of California to provide homeless children or youth services, health services, mental or behavioral health services, substance use disorder services, or public assistance or employment services.
- v.) A law enforcement officer designated as a liaison to the homeless population by a local police department or sheriff’s department within the state.