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Our programs provide temporary housing for families transitioning from homelessness to independent living in the Monterey Bay Area.

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We are currently accepting applications

For the Two-Year Housing Program and the 90-Day Housing Program. See Below for Eligibility Guidelines.

We Have Several Family Housing Programs

Two Year Programs

The Casa de Las Palmas and Phase II program offer residential care for a time period not to exceed 24 months to families working toward a goal of self-sufficiency. Our goal is for families to secure permanent housing and to become independent and self-sufficient.

90-Day Program

The Frederiksen House program provides shelter for homeless families for up to 90 days in the program facility. The goal of this program is to provide stability to the family while giving them the opportunity to secure employment and savings that will assist in establishing permanent housing.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Must be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless due to eviction, foreclosure, loss of employment, domestic violence, or divorce and must be able to
  • Must meet low-income guidelines.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • A criminal background check will be conducted. Anyone convicted of a felony, violent offence or sexual offence will not be accepted into the program.
  • Unless unable due to a protected disability, must be able to actively look for and secure employment in the first 30 days of housing program.
  • Children must be enrolled in and attending an educational curriculum.
  • Must be free of all alcohol and drugs for at least 12 months and be able to provide proof of sobriety and/or recovery program.
  • Both single parents and couples with children are eligible.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all program guidelines and willing to work closely with a case manager towards self-sufficiency.
  • applicants must be working a minimum of 32 hours per week for at least 30 days prior to entering the program unless unable due to protected disability
  • Must be pregnant or have children under the age of 18 currently living with them.
  • Must have at minimum 50% shared legal/physical custody of children in care and be able to provide documentation.
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(831) 899-1071
Yesenia Lopez-Rubio: yesenia.lopez-rubio@usw.salvationarmy.org