Homeless Services

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Values 

  • Implement best practices (Housing First, trauma-informed care, and motivational interviewing). 
  • Provide and coordinate wraparound services while actively encouraging shelter/housing. 
  • Effective engagement by actively locating, identifying, and building relationships with unsheltered residents. 
  • Provide linkage and referrals to supportive programs.  

Annual Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

2024 Emergency Solutions Grant Application can be found HERE(PDF, 354KB).

Request for Proposals (RFP)

Open RFP for the Operations of Salinas Housing Advancement, Resources, & Education Center (SHARE Center) can be found HERE(PDF, 4MB).

 

Funding

The City of Salinas’ Community Development Department is Monterey and San Benito Counties’ local Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) administrative entity. As an entitlement jurisdiction, the City of Salinas receives their own allocation of HUD ESG, in addition to the regional State ESG allocation for both counties. State ESG funding recommendations provided by the City must be approved by the Leadership Council, Monterey and San Benito Counties’ Continuum of Care governing body. Additional funds administered by the City of Salinas to support homeless initiates include Covid funds through CARES act, California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program (CESH), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home ARP, Encampment Resolution Grant, Family Homeless Challenge Grant, and General Fund (GF).

HUD Emergency Solutions Grant

Agency

Project

Allocation

City of Salinas

Salinas Outreach and Response Team (SORT)

$ 100,000

Community Homeless Solutions

Rapid Rehousing Program

$68,558

 

Community Development Block Grant

Agency

Project

Allocation

City of Salinas

Salinas Outreach and Response Team

$200,000

 

California Emergency Solutions and Housing Program 2

Agency

Project

Allocation

Central Coast Center for Independent Living

Rapid Rehousing and Stabilization Program

$180,000

City of Salinas

Housing Navigation Program

$309, 269

 

General Fund

Agency

Project

Allocation

Downtown Streets, Inc.

Street Outreach

TBD

Bay Area Community Services

Share Center Emergency Shelter

TBD

Community Homeless Solutions

Chinatown Navigation Center

TBD

 

Encampment Resolution Grant (ERF)

Agency

Project

Allocation

City of Salinas

Salinas Outreach and Response Team (SORT)

$310,000

Central Coast Center for Independent Living

Rapid Rehousing and Stabilization Program

$514,000

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey

Immigration and Citizenship Program

$170,000

Coalition of Homeless Service Providers

Data Coordination and Capacity Building

$50,000

University Corporation at Monterey Bay

by Habitat Stewardship Project

Encampment Site Restoration

$50,000

City of Salinas

Public Works

$1.3 Million

 

Family Homeless Challenge Grant (FHC)

Agency

Project

Allocation

City of Salinas

Purchase and Acquisition of Family Homes in partnership with BACS.

$2.6 Million

 

HOME American Rescue Plan

Pending Approval of Plan.

 

HCD Emergency Solutions Grant

Pending Approval of Plan.