Housing for Emancipated Youth

​Diogenes Youth Services

Services Provid​ed: Emergency Shelter and ​Transitional Living Programs (TLP).  Short-term emergency shelter for homeless, runaway, ages 10 – 18, and at-risk youth.

Hours: Monday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm


9719 Lincoln Village Dr., Suite 502,
Sacramento, CA 95827
(916) 363-0128 - Shelter
24-hours hotline 1-800-339-7​​177

WIND Youth Services: Homeless youth, ages 11 – 17

Services Provided: Emergency 16 bed overnight shelter; hot meals, shower, laundry facilities, clothing, mail and telephone. Services also include counseling, case management and referral services, onsite junior high and high school program, referral and placement, preparation for employment, referral for medical and dental care and opportunity for recreation and socialization, drug and alcohol counseling, music, computers and art.

Free clinic for teens the last Friday of each month 9 – 11:30 am.


701 Dixieanne Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 443-8333 - Day Center
(916) 561-2424 - Office​

Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm; Shelter 24-hours, seven days a week

Intake: By referral ​​or walk-in

Lutheran Social Services ​– LaVerne Adolfo Housing Program

Services P​rovided: Housing that provides case management to young adults to assist youth from being homeless


3734 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95817
fax: (916)-453-2904

Lutheran Social Services - Connections & Transitional Housing Program for Youth

Services Provided: ​Transitional Housing Program for Youth provides up to 2 years of transitional housing for homeless youth. The program provides flexible, responsive and accessible case management, allowing youth to focus on becoming self sufficient. Specialized Services include: individual and group life skills classes, financial literacy, nutrition, relationship building, parenting/child development education, job readiness, placement and support, social skills development, anger management, problem resolution, communication, and group recreational opportunities.


3734 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95817
tel.(916)-453-2900 ext 209
fax: (916)-453-2904

Volunteers of America – Adolfo Transitional Housing Program for Fo​rmer Foster Youth (THP+)

Eligibility: Former foster youth between the ages of 18 and 24.

Services Provided: An array of housing choices from the LaVerne Adolfo Housing Programs for former foster youth; counseling in life skills; and legal consultation, as well as providing money for emergencies and expenses.


925 Del Paso Blvd., Suite 500 Sacramento, CA 95815
(916) 879-1784 Adolfo Information Line
FAX: (916) 874-9280

Volunteers of America - Mather Community Campus (MCC)

Eligib​ility: Applicants must be referred to MCC and case managed by a homeless shelter provider, school or other social service agency. Drug testing is a part of the entry criteria. You must be employable.

Services Provided: MCC is a residential transitional housing site that provides training, employment and housing to employable homeless individuals and families. Residents may be housed for up to two years and are provided with case management and employment services on site.


10626 Schirra Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95855
(916) 228-3119

Other Housing Resources​​

  • Sacramento Steps Forward
  • Sacramento Self Help Housing & Renters Helpline Closure. Please note, the Renters Helpline is temporarily closed with the closure of their​ parent organization, Sacramento Self Help Housing.  If you are in need of information about tenant legal supports, housing, or other community resources, please contact 211 Sacramento b​​y dialing 2-1-1 or 1-844-546-1464 (toll-free).​