Transitional Housing
There are typically waiting lists for transitional housing facilities. The following providers may be contacted to see if they have vacancies.

Roseville Home Start, Inc.
Transitional Housing for Families with Children
410 Riverside Avenue, Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 782-6667
The Lazarus Project, Inc.
Transitional Housing for Adults
P.O. Box 1271, Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 772-6833

Homeless Roseville Residents
Roseville residents that are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, may contact the following agencies to see if funding is available to assist them:

The Roseville Salvation Army
100 Lincoln Street, Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 784-3233
St. Vincent de Paul
503 Giuseppe Court, Ste. 8, Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 781-3303

Emergency Housing
The Gathering Inn is an emergency shelter program offering comprehensive on site services during the day as well as overnight housing through local churches within Placer County. Contact The Gathering Inn for specifics regarding program requirements.

Keith Diederich, MS
The Gathering Inn
201 Berkeley Avenue, Roseville, CA 95678
Phone (916) 945-1242

Mission Statement: The Gathering Inn provides homeless women, men and families the dignity and support they need to become active members of our community
Vision Statement: To end homelessness in our community
Values: each other
Respectful... to all involved
Collaborative...with the community
Safety...for our homeless guests
Diversity...we engage everyone

Transitional and Permanent Housing for Mentally Ill Persons
Advocates for Mentally Ill Housing, Inc. (AMIH) provides housing and life skills programs to adults with mental illness in Placer County, who would otherwise be homeless.

Advocates for Mentally Ill Housing, Inc. (AMIH)
P.O. Box 5216
Auburn, CA 95604
Phone: (916) 591-9149

If you have any questions and/or need additional information on homeless programs, please visit HUD's Homeless Resource Exchange (HRE) website at: HUD Homeless Resource Exchange.


The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH Act) amended the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Among the changes, the HEARTH Act consolidates the three separate McKinney-Vento homeless assistance programs (Supportive Housing program, Shelter Plus Care program, and Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation SRO program) into a single grant program known as the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program. The HEARTH Act also codifies into law the CoC and the year-round planning requirements that have long been encouraged as part of HUD's annual, competitive application for funding to assist homeless persons.

The CoC Program is designed to assist individuals (including unaccompanied youth) and families experiencing homelessness and to provide the services needed to help such individuals move into transitional and permanent housing, with the goal of long-term stability. More broadly, the program is designed to promote community-wide planning and strategic use of resources to address homelessness; improve coordination and integration with mainstream resources and other programs targeted to people experiencing homelessness; improve data collection and performance measurement; and allow each community to tailor its program to the particular strengths and challenges within that community.

The Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras (HRCS) is a regional effort involving government agencies, service providers, and faith based organizations that have come together to address homelessness, chronic homelessness, and develop a discharge coordination policy through the Continuum of Care (CoC) planning process. The Nevada-Placer Homeless Continuum of Care Governance Board (Governance Board) is a regional planning body of representative stakeholders in the community’s work toward ending homelessness which coordinates the community’s policies, strategies, and activities toward ending homelessness. Its work includes gathering and analyzing information in order to determine the local needs of people experiencing homelessness, implement strategic responses and measure results. The City participates within the framework of the Governance Board of the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras.

The CoC also sets the local process for applying, reviewing and prioritizing project applications for funding each year in the Homeless Assistance Grants competition. The City also actively participates in the HRCS' efforts to submit applications for HEARTH funds in conjunction with the CoC. In addition to HEARTH funds, the homeless providers involved in the CoC process are expected to receive funding from a variety of federal, state, and local sources, including State administered Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP), charitable organizations and private donations.

2015 Collaborative Application

2016 Project Priority List

2015 Homeless Assistance Award Amounts


As a condition to receive federal funding HUD requires all Continuum of Care (CoC) to conduct a Housing Inventory Count (HIC) and Point-in-Time (PIT) count of sheltered homeless persons during the last ten days in January, (in odd numbered years).

The Housing Inventory Count (HIC) is a report that informs the homeless assistance community on the capacity to house persons who are homeless at local and national levels.

The Point-in-Time Count (PIT) provides the homeless assistance community with the data needed to understand the number and characteristics of persons who are homeless at one point-in-time.

The HIC is a snapshot of the CoC's housing inventory on a single night during the last ten days in January.

If you need additional information regarding the HIC or PIT, please visit the Virtual Help Desk on HUD's Homeless Resource Exchange (HRE) at: HUD HRE Help Desk.

2016 Homeless Census Count