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Homelessness Response Center

Man walking into a Safe Parking Program lot

The City of San Diego’s Homelessness Response Center (HRC) provides a broad range of services to help individuals and families experiencing homelessness on their path to permanent or longer-term housing.

The San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC) operates the HRC, in collaboration with the City of San Diego, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), the Regional Task Force on Homelessness (RTFH), and various homelessness service providers.

1401 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Walk-ins welcome

Monday - Thursday: 7 - 11 a.m. and
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED

Programs and Services Offered

The HRC offers a variety of resources for individuals to take advantage of.

Service provider hours on-site vary. Please refer to the full provider list for their schedules

  • Benefits enrollment and clothing and food resources
  • DMV assistance, including transportation to and from the DMV
  • Youth and domestic violence services
  • Legal aid
  • Family reunification assistance
  • Veterans Affairs
  • Health services and education
  • Mental health and substance use treatment referrals
  • Employment programs
  • Coordinated Intake Processing