Homeless Women’s Services

Vision

To be an exemplary leader in recognizing the intrinsic value of each woman by assisting women with few or no resources to achieve an improved quality of life, to become healthy, fulfilled, and contributing members of society.

 

Mission

To provide a safe, supportive environment and opportunities for women with few or no resources to gather, begin, and continue self-help efforts.

Statement of Purpose

To address the root causes of homelessness for women by creating communities that value individual needs and differences, with opportunities to effect changes in their lives.


Programs

Rachel’s Women’s Center

Drop-in day center for homeless and very-low income women

Mission

To provide a safe, supportive environment and opportunities for women with few or no resources to gather, begin, and continue self-help efforts.

Services

  • Drop in day-center

  • Safe environment

  • Bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities

  • Lunch service

  • Replacement clothing

  • Mailing address

  • Behavioral Health recovery support

  • Mental health screening and referrals

  • Resource Specialist on site

  • Socialization activities

 
 

Rachel’s Night Shelter

Emergency shelter for women who are unhoused in San Diego

Mission

Rachel’s Night Shelter exists to provide supportive, safe emergency, short-term, and mid-term shelter for women.

Program Capacity: 35

Services

  • Safe environment

  • Bathrooms, shower, and laundry facilities

  • Evening meals

  • Replacement clothing

  • Storage for personal belongings

  • Mailing address

  • Life skills coaching

  • Transportation assistance

 
 

Rachel’s Apartments

Affordable studio apartments for women in recovery. 

Program Capacity: 7

Services

  • Safe environment

  • Affordable studio living

  • Life skills coaching

  • Case management

 
 

House of Rachel/Casa Maria

Independent living for unhoused women

How To Contact

Rachel’s Women’s Center

759 Eighth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
619 696-0873

Rachel’s Night Shelter

House of Rachel Independent Living Program
619 696-0873

Rachel’s Promise

619-473-2400

House of Rachel/Casa Maria

619 696-8613

Volunteers Matter

Cassandra Cyphers of USD began volunteering at Rachel’s Night Shelter, a Catholic Charities program for homeless women, last year.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lunch/Dinner Servers

  • Socialization Activities leader

  • Donation Sorter

  • Friendly Visitor

  • Front Desk Assistant

  • Special Events Assistant

  • Gardening Assistant

  • …and more!

To volunteer, please visit our volunteer page.

Share This