Continuum of Care Adult Coordinated Entry System
Homeless Adults without children seeking permanent supportive housing can be referred to the San Francisco Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry System.
On January 8, 2018, the Local Homeless Coordinating Board (LHCB) approved the Coordinated Entry (CE) Standards proposed by the San Francisco Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH). You can view the document here.
Frequently Asked Questions about Coordinated Entry:
What is the San Francisco Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry System?
The San Francisco Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry System prioritizes people currently experiencing long-term homelessness, as well as chronically homeless veterans, for permanent, supportive housing in San Francisco.
How can I be referred to the San Francisco Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry System?
Have a person who knows you and your homeless history (i.e. a case manager, your pastor, your primary care doctor, etc) submit a referral online at: https://prestoevals.org/app/sf/
Paper referrals can also be mailed in at:
San Francisco Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry
PO Box 641471
San Francisco, CA 94164
*Referrals submitted by yourself or a family member will not be processed.
Who is eligible to be referred to the San Francisco Continuum of Care Coordinated Entry System?
Homeless adults without children in San Francisco. Adults who sleep in a place not meant for human habitation (including on the street), in shelter, or in a transitional housing program who are seeking permanent housing are all eligible.
*People should not be referred if they are not a resident of San Francisco, if they have children in their custody, if they have a lease, or if they are living permanently with friends or family.
I have applied, am I guaranteed housing?
No. Unfortunately, there is not sufficient permanent housing for all applicants that will seek placement. Once you have submitted your referral, you are strongly encouraged to continue to seek other housing options.
I have been referred in the past, and I have a confirmation number. Can I check my status?
Yes. Please click here to check your status with your confirmation number.
If you have submitted a referral and lost the confirmation number, please contact Casey Tran at firstname.lastname@example.org to get your confirmation number and/or check your status.
Click here to download this information as a flyer.