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Marina, CA 93933

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Emergency Shelters

"Helping People Transition to a Better Tomorrow."


Hamilton House and Natividad Emergency Shelter


Our shelters provide 48 beds for domestic violence victims throughout the year, and 60 overnight beds for the homeless during the winter months.

Seasonal Warming Shelter - Salinas, California
Central Coast Respite Center
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The Hamilton House Emergency Shelter is located in Marina and provides 16 emergency shelter beds for single women and women with children who are victims of domestic violence, or who are homeless.  The shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with stays of 30-90 days.


Natividad Emergency Shelter is a 12-room emergency shelter providing 32 beds to domestic violence victims in the Salinas Valley.  Natividad will also accommodate homeless women and their children who are non-domestic violence victims if space is available.  Shelter stays are generally 30-90 days.  The shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


The Seasonal Warming Shelter provides overnight housing to 60 women, men, and families at a facility located in downtown Salinas.  The shelter operates during the winter months of November – April, with staff providing case management services.  Area churches and organizations provide evening meals and support. 


Our Respite Center serves homeless adults in need of short term recuperative care following hospitalization.  The program provides a clean and safe place for up to 6 clients who are homeless for purposes of recuperating from hospitalization and continuing self-care.  Program staff assist clients with obtaining needed services and transitioning to a stable living situation. 


Community Homeless Solutions operates the Central Coast Respite Center to provide shelter and support to homeless adults in need of short term recuperative care following hospitalization. Staff provides case management services to help participants acquire stable housing and access eligible services and benefits.  Staff also provides meals and transportation to doctor appointments.  Participants are referred to the Center by three local hospitals: Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Natividad Medical Center, and Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. 


The Center is a collaboration between Community Homeless Solutions, the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, the Healthcare Foundation of Northern and Central California, CHOMP, Natividad Medical Center, and Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital.

Central Coast Respite Care Grand Opening

"I've always had a problem with infections. In fact my knee replacement was postponed because of that. Being able to come here (Central Coast Respite Center) after my surgery let's me recover in a clean, safe place so I can rest, have physical therapy and not be afraid of getting another infection."