Local organizations that help people experiencing homelessness in San Jose, CA

Find out where you can lend a helping hand to those experiencing homelessness in San Jose, CA.

A HomeFirst Services volunteer group helping pack boxes into a truck.

Any assistance can go a long way.

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In Santa Clara County, there are over 10,000 individuals who experience homelessness — and about 6,700 are in San Jose. We’d all like to make a difference in our communities, but might not know how to get started.

So today, we’re providing you with some local organizations dedicated to helping those experiencing homelessness in San Jose. 🤝

🍴 Food kitchens

These organizations accept volunteers to help prepare and serve meals, as well as monetary donations.

A pair of people unloading a truck of moving boxes.

Let’s do our part to provide for those in need.

📦 Donation stations

Sacred Heart Community Service, 1381 S. First St.

  • Accepts: Food + clothing
  • Hours: Mon.-Thurs. (8 a.m.-4 p.m.), Saturday (9 a.m.-12 p.m.)
  • Donate money

Life Moves, multiple locations

Grace Solutions, 484 E. San Fernando St.

  • Accepts: Clean blankets, pillows, and towels + new socks or underwear
  • Schedule a drop off via email
  • Donate money

🏠 Shelters

Family Supportive Housing, 692 N. King Rd.

HomeFirst, 507 Valley Wy., Milpitas

The Salvation Army, multiple locations

Looking for more ways to help? Check out the City of San Jose’s guide or Batman of San Jose’s resources.

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