Families with children under the age of 18 can contact a Coordinated Entry Access Point or request an emergency placement at the programs listed below.
Oasis Family Shelter
Oasis Family Shelter, run by Providence Foundation, has some beds for self-referral for families who need emergency placements for up to 14 days. The program offers 10 beds for families who need an emergency shelter placement. If the beds are full, the 14-Day Emergency Placement staff will put the family’s name on a Callback Waitlist and call the family back once a bed is available.
All assigned 14-Day Emergency Placement staff try to ensure all emergency shelter placement calls are answered and responded to in a timely manner.
Call: (415) 368-1798 for services at Oasis Family Shelter.
Space is limited based on availability.
Buena Vista Horace Mann Stay-Over Program
The Stay-over Program at Buena Vista Horace Mann is for San Francisco Unified School District students and their families who are experiencing homelessness and are attending San Francisco K-12 public schools (not including charter or private schools).
|Stay Over Program at BVHM |
3351 23rd Street
|Monday – Friday: 7PM – 7AM|
Saturday, Sunday & SFUSD Holidays: 24 Hours
|628-215-2080 – Office line 9a -5p|
415-879-4316 – Shelter line 7p – 7a
Urgent Accommodation Vouchers for Families and Pregnant People
The 14-Day Emergency Placement Urgent Accommodation Voucher (UAV) is a self-referral program that allows families and pregnant people experiencing homelessness to receive immediate shelter in a San Francisco hotel. To access this 14-day emergency placement, please contact Compass Family Services at 415-340-0572 to inquire about room availability.
Emergency Congregate Shelter for Pregnant People
This special 14-day Emergency Placement at Hamilton Family Emergency Shelter is for pregnant people and pregnant couples experiencing homelessness, without minor children. For pregnant people with children, please call the access points listed above.
This program is designed to provide low barrier access to shelter for pregnant persons experiencing homelessness. The program goal is to ensure the pregnant person is engaged in the Coordinated Entry process, completes a Family Success Plan, and is connected to the following resources:
- HSA Program benefits (i.e. Medi-Cal, CalWORKs, CalFresh)
- Prenatal care programs
- Behavioral Health
- Financial Coaching
To access this space-limited program, please call: 628-250-0016