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Community Resources

Recovery services

East Valley Pentecostal/Steps towards Sobriety (AA)
East Valley Pentecostal Church
2715 S. White Rd., San Jose, CA 95148
Phone: 1.408.270.2500​​

Recovery Cafe San Jose
80 S. 5th St., San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 1.408.294.2963

Salvation Army
702 W. Taylor St., San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 1.408.298.7600

Victory Outreach San Jose
590 Shawnee Lane, San Jose, CA 95123
Phone: 1.408.578.0800

Medical services

CHDP- Child Health and Disability Prevention Program
Referrals for medical and dental check-ups for low-income children through age 20.​
Phone: 1.800.689.6669

2011 Little Orchard St, San Jose, CA 95125
Phone: 1.408 510.7543

Better Health Pharmacy
Free medications (based on availability) to those with a doctor’s prescription.
725 E. Santa Clara St. San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 1.408.794.0564

Valley Homeless Healthcare Program
Medical and Social Services for Homeless.
2101 Alexian Drive, San Jose, CA 95116
Phone: 1.408.272.6050

Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Free healthcare for the homeless.
Monday - Friday 8 am -12 pm
80 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 1.408.283.8100

Free or low-cost health clinics

RotaCare San Jose
Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The clinic does not take any appointments over the phone. Patients need to come to the School Health Clinic on Wednesday morning and stand in line, in order to get a ticket for that evening's clinic. The tickets are handed out by a RotaCare volunteer, usually at about 7:00 a.m.

100 Oak Street San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: 1.408.715.3088

RotaCare Gilroy
Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Patients are seen on a first-come-first-served basis. Patients should arrive on Tuesday before 4:30 pm. Patients need to form a line outside the clinic. Clinic doors will open at 4:30 pm to begin taking names down on the patient list.

7861 Murray Avenue Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: 1.408.676.3030

MayView Mountain View Clinic
Call (650) 327-8717 to Book An Appointment!
900 Miramonte Avenue, 2nd Fl Mountain View, CA 94040
Phone: 1.650.965.3323

Sunnyvale Clinic
Call (650) 327-8717 to Book An Appointment!
785 Morse Avenue Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Phone: 1.408.746.0455

Housing and shelters

Life Moves​
Adult Men: 
358 N. Montgomery St,  San Jose 95110.   
Phone: 1.408.271.5160

Adult Women and Families:     
260 Commercial St, San Jose, CA 95112    
Phone: 1.408.271.1630

33 Encina Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301 
Phone: 1.650.853.867 

Adult men & women with mental illness:  
546 W. Julian, San Jose, CA 95110 
Phone: 1.408.271.0820

Bill Wilson Center​
Adult Men: 
Varied services for ages 11-25. 
3490 The Alameda, Santa Clara, CA 95050      
Phone: 1.408.243.0222

Adult Men: 
2011 Little Orchard St, San Jose, CA 95125    
Phone: 1.408.294.2100
Homeless Helpline  - 1.408.510.7600

Project We Hope
Adult Men: 
1858 Bay Road, East Palo Alto, CA 94303  
Phone: 1.650.779.4635 

Salvation Army
One-time rent/deposit assistance.​​
Phone: 1.408.282.1165 x3210

Housing Authority
Phone: 1.408.275.8770

Family Supportive Housing
Shelter services for homeless/Waiting list hotline.​​
Phone: 1.408.926.8885

San Jose Housing Search​
Phone: 1.877.428.8844​

City Team - Rescue Mission
Overnight shelter for men.​​
1174 Old Bayshore Highway, San Jose, CA 95112

CityTeam — Heritage Home
Pregnant women.​​
435 N. 3rd  Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 1.408.294.1238

Employment assistance

Work 2 Future
Job search assistance, workshops, training, and career counseling. ​

Education and job placement

Employment Services-Catholic Charities
Employment preparation services, job development services, post-employment support.

Goodwill of Silicon Valley
Job training and placement

LDS Employment Resources
Job training and placement

Family services

Early Head Start Program
Services for children from birth—3 years of age
Phone:  1.408.453.6900

Kid Connections
Developmental & behavioral screenings and services. Ask for a Kid Connections Representative.
Phone:  1.800.704.0900


FIRST 5 Santa Clara County
Free programs, services, and activities for families with children birth through age five.
Phone:  1.408.260.3700

Black Infant Health Program​
Within a culturally affirming environment and honoring the unique history of African-American women, the Black Infant Health (BIH) Program aims to help women have healthy babies.
Phone:  1.408.937.2270

Parents Helping Parents
Helping families who have children with special needs.
Phone:  1.408.727.5775

Immunization Program
At the Santa Clara County Public Health Department Immunization Program, we offer community immunization, education, and training, provide information and resources, and partnerships with private and public organizations working collaboratively to reduce vaccine-preventable diseases.
Phone:  1.408.792.5007 

Lead Prevention Program
The Santa Clara County Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP) is a state-funded program aimed at identifying and treating children who are at risk for lead poisoning. Our program works with children from birth to age 21.
Phone:  1.408.992.4900 

TB (Tuberculosis) Clinic
Santa Clara County (SCC) has the 3rd highest number of tuberculosis (TB) cases among all counties in California after Los Angeles and San Diego Counties.
Phone:  1.408.792.5200

SCC Fatherhood Collaborative
Variety of services for fathers and men
Phone:  14086411323

California Children’s Services (CCS)
Specialized medical care for children with CCS-eligible medical conditions
Phone:  1.408.793.6200

San Andreas Regional Center
Assistance for those with disabilities
Phone:  1.408.374.9960

Public assistance

If a family has little or no cash and needs housing, food, utilities, clothing or medical care, it may be eligible to receive immediate short-term help. Families that apply and qualify for ongoing assistance receive money each month to help pay for housing, food, and other necessary expenses.​​

Cal - Fresh 
It helps low-income legal residents purchase food.

Medical insurance for people with no-to-low incomes.
Phone: 1.877.962.3633

Social Services Office Locations
Central County
1867 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95111 - Bus Route 73
Phone: 1.877.962.3633

North County
1330 W. Middlefield Road Mountain View, CA 94043 - Bus Route 32
Phone: 1.408.278.2400

South County
379 Tomkins Court Gilroy, CA 95020 -Bus Route 17
Phone: 1.408.758.3300

Food assistance

Food Connection
Provides connections to over 320 available food resources including pantries, shelters, and kitchens

Family Harvest
Once a month food distribution for eligible families
Phone:1.408.266.8866 x228​​

Santa Clara County WIC
Program Nutrition/Breastfeeding education and food vouchers for low income women and children.
Phone: 1.408.792.5101​​

Cal-Fresh Program
Formerly known as SNAP and Food Stamps.
Phone: 1.877.962.3633

Legal services

Bay Legal
Free legal assistance for non-criminal matters.
Phone: 1.408.850.7066​​

Legal Aid Society
Legal aid for low-income persons.
Phone:(408) 283-8945

Child Support Services
Any parent or legal guardian of a minor child in need of child support may open a case with the office.

Self-Help Center
If you live in Santa Clara County, you can come in person to the Self-Help Center Office/Family Law Facilitator's (SHC/FLF) Office in downtown San Jose. The SHC/FLF can help guide you through the court system in Santa Clara County.

Resource centers

Community Solutions
Offers a variety of specific services in South County for children and adults, including domestic violence situations and housing assistance for those who qualify.
Phone: 1.408.842.7138

Youth & Family Crisis Line 
Phone: 1.408.683.4118

Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence: 1.877.END.SADV (1.877.363.7238)

City Team Ministries
Variety of services including meals, shelter, recovery services, and other basic needs for men and women in need—including hygiene products and clothing. AA meetings for men are also available.
1297 North 13th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 1.408.232.5600

Catholic Charities
Comprehensive services including employment, older adult services, housing assistance, behavioral health services, and services for children.
2625 Zanker Road, San Jose, CA 95134
Phone: 1.408.468.0100

Santa Maria Urban Ministry
Offers basic services to meet short-term needs, including a food pantry, preschool learning, adult education, clothing, and tax preparation.
778 S. Almaden Ave., San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: 1.408.292.3314

Bill Wilson Drop-In Center
Serves homeless youth ages 13-25. Services include basic necessities such as food, clothing, personal care items, lockers, and access to phone, computers, and email, showers and washer and dryer facilities and support services.
693 South 2nd Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 1.408.925.0231

​Gilroy Compassion Center
Variety of services to meet basic needs for the homeless, including food, clothing, hygiene supplies, legal campsites, and other services.
370 Tomkins Ct, Gilroy, CA 95020
Phone: 1.408.763.7120

Sacred Heart Community Service
Variety of services including food, clothing, family and children programs, housing assistance, financial coaching, and employment services.
1381 South First St. San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: 1.408.278.2160

The Health Trust
Variety of services including helping those with HIV/AIDS, older adults, assisting families in obtaining health insurance, care for children’s teeth and health education.
1400 Parkmoor Ave., Suite 230, San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 1.408.961.9850

Opportunity Center—CWG
A variety of services to meet basic needs for the homeless, including food, clothing, and hygiene supplies. Additional services to help move out of homelessness are available as well.
33 Encina Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Phone: 1.650.853.8672

Santa Clara County Reentry Resource Center
151 W. Mission St., San Jose, CA 95110

Faith-based resource centers

Faith-based reentry supports and services for individuals returning from incarceration to the community and their families.

Bible Way Christian Center.​
2090 Oakland Road, Ave, San Jose, CA 95131
Office:1.408.571.2222 x18
After Hours:1.408.599.8989

Bridges of Hope 
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
1811 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
 ​​After Hours:1.408.412.4155

Maranatha Christian Center
80 S. Market St., San Jose, CA 95113
​​After Hours:.408.449.4064