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 Homeless Services

Napa County offers a variety of services for people who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Services are coordinated by The Mayors’ Housing and Homeless Services Policy Council and the Napa Continuum of Care.

Documents

For HMIS participating agencies, click here to view available documents.

Shelter Locations

There are several shelters operating within Napa County, including two year-round homeless shelters, the Samaritan Family Shelter and the South Napa Shelter. There is also an Emergency Shelter and a homeless resource center in Napa called The Hope Center. All three shelters and the Hope Center are operated, under contract with the County of Napa, by Community Action Napa Valley. Funding for the shelters and the resource center is supplied in large part by area cities and the County of Napa.

The Hope Center: Provides basic services to homeless individuals. It also serves as an entrance point for all three homeless shelters. Open seven days a week.
(707) 259-8133
1301 Fourth Street in Napa

Samaritan Family Shelter: Provides temporary shelter for families with children. Persons needing help must register at the Hope Center (see above).
(707) 253-6145

2521 Old Sonoma Road in Napa 

South Napa Shelter: A clean and sober shelter for individuals 18 years and older. Persons needing help must register at the Hope Center (see above). 
(707) 259-8133
100 Hartle Court in Napa  

Winter Shelter: Open from mid-November through mid-April. Individuals seeking shelter must register at the Hope Center (see above). 
Call (707) 259-8133

Napa Continuum of Care

The Napa Continuum of Care is a consortium of non-profit, faith-based and government agencies that supply homeless services to the population of Napa County and carry out the Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness. The Continuum of Care’s activities are guided by a steering committee, the members of which are selected from the member agencies.

The Napa Continuum of Care meets on the 1st Thursday of each month, meetings are open to the public and members of the following groups are highly encouraged to attend:

· Nonprofit homeless assistance providers

· Victim service providers

· Faith-based organizations

· Governments

· Businesses

· Advocates

· Public housing agencies

· School districts

· Social service providers

· Mental health agencies

· Hospitals

· Colleges and universities

· Affordable housing developers

· Law enforcement

· Organizations that serve veterans

· Homeless and formerly homeless individuals

For more information on meeting locations, times and specifics please email brandee.freitas@countyofnapa.org.

NOTICE OF GRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the FY 2016 Continuum of Care Program Competition Notice of Funding (NOFA) on June 29, 2016.  Communities must submit the final consolidated application by September 14.

The NOFA is posted at https://www.hudexchange.info/resource/5068/fy-2016-coc-program-nofa/
We will be discussing this opportunity at the July 13, 2016 meeting of the CoC Board. All are welcome to attend.

Also on July 13, 2016, the CoC will be hosting a mandatory Technical Assistance Workshop for all renewal and potential applicants for the 2016 CoC funding.  We encourage agencies which do not currently receive CoC Program funds, as well as current recipients, to attend and consider applying for these funds.  This meeting will take place on July 13, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. (or immediately following the CoC Board meeting, which is scheduled from 11-12:30). 

Meeting location: Queen of the Valley Community Outreach Conference Room
3448 Villa Lane, suite 102
Napa, California

If no one from your agency is able to attend, please contact napa@homebaseccc.org to discuss other training options.