If you are homeless, the first step in accessing one of our housing programs is getting entered into the coordinated entry system by having an assessment called the VI-SPDAT completed. Assessment centers, including Interfaith Community Services, can be found by clicking here. All homeless community members interested in our housing programs must have a VI-SPDAT assessment completed prior to program consideration.

HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION

Interfaith offers emergency rental or mortgage assistance to prevent imminent homelessness.

To see if you are eligible for our homeless prevention services, please visit one of our service centers during their listed walk-in hours below:

Inland Service Center: 550 W. Washington Ave., Escondido, CA 92025 | (760) 489-6380
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 11:00 am

Coastal Service Center: 4700 N. River Road, Oceanside, CA 92057 | (760) 721-2117
Wednesday – Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Carlsbad Service Center: 5731 Palmer Way, Suite A, Carlsbad, CA 92010 | (760) 448-5996
Tuesday – Thursday: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

BRIDGE HOUSING

Interfaith's Haven House Year-Round Shelter provides emergency housing for up to 49 homeless men and women each night.

To be screened for eligibility, please contact Haven House Intake Coordinator at (760) 489-6380 ext. 274 or come to 550 W. Washington Ave., Escondido during our Haven House walk-in hours:

Monday 8:00-10:00
Wednesday 8:00-10:00
Thursday 8:00-10:00

Interfaith offers temporary beds for veterans with or without a housing intervention already in place to assist in their transition from homelessness to permanent housing. This is a time to for veterans to work on their physical and mental health concerns, sobriety, employment training, weekly case management and short and long-term goals.

To be considered for this program, please visit:

Interfaith's Veteran Service Center: 1617 Mission Ave., Oceanside, CA 92058

Intake Hours: Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Phone Number: (760) 529-9979

PERMANENT HOUSING

Interfaith offers a variety of permanent housing units and programs that provide safe and affordable housing for homeless community members. Interfaith works within a housing methodology that prioritizes moving homeless individuals into housing as quickly as possible while simultaneously providing right-sized supportive services. Interfaith also provides owned and operated supportive permanent housing for homeless disabled individuals, as well as families with a disabled adult family member.

Additional Housing Opportunities:
To be placed on an affordable housing waiting list, please contact Housing Coordinator at (760) 489-6380 ext. 262.