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Hope in Action

Meet *H.E.A.R.T.

Poverty isn't seasonal, which is why our year-round Rapid RE-Housing and Street Outreach Teams work so hard to help house people in need - day in, day out. 
H.E.A.R.T. is nothing short of amazing.  Read how they help those in need, right here at home.  Please consider a monthly pledge to keep this program viable.
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HUD has issued “SNAPS-Shots” covering key concepts related to ESG program requirements, which may be found by following this link : There, you will find detailed information on the topics listed below:

  • Eligible Activities for ESG Rapid Re-Housing and Homelessness Prevention Components
  • Requirements for Rental Assistance Agreements and Leases Under ESG
  • ESG Requirements for Case Management to Help Ensure Housing Stability: Rapid Re-Housing and Homelessness Prevention Assistance
  • Assigning Essential Services to the Appropriate Program Component

If you are looking for additional guidance on program participant eligibility, the following resources may be helpful:

  • At Risk Status and Income: Recordkeeping Requirements Webinar for ESG Grantees
  • Homeless Status: Recordkeeping Requirements Webinar
  • Determining Homeless and At-Risk Status, Income and Disability Webinar
  • The Homeless Definition and Eligibility for SHP, SPC, and ESG
  • Criteria and Recordkeeping Requirements for Definition of Homelessness
  • Criteria for Definition of At Risk of Homelessness

Finally, if you are looking for general guidance regarding the ESG program, the following resources, which describe some basic ESG requirements, may be helpful:

  • ESG Program Fact Sheet
  • ESG Program Components Quick Reference Guide
  • Introduction to ESG Webinar
  • General Program Requirements for ESG Webinar
  • ESG Components and Activities Webinar                                                                

Rapid Re-Housing Funds

What is it?

A Continuum of Care collaborative grant funded by HUD for homeless and those with a 14 day Court Ordered Eviction

Who qualifies?

Single individuals and families alike.

How do I qualify?

It is based on several factors: Among them are - # of People in Household/Household Income and services you are receiving such as CalFresh or Cash Aid, participation in Job One, etc.

Who do I call?

530.344.1864. Leave a Message stating you are calling about Rapid Rehousing Funds and tell us how to reach you.

What do I need to do next?

Find someone who will rent to you for at least one year and is willing to sign a lease. Then, call us back and we'll set an appointment and we can direct you from there!


 Click here for a link to your Volunteer Application

*Housing Emergency Assessment & Response Team

Please be generous with your time, treasures or talents.  We need them all!  

Remember...Every little bit helps.

Each and Every Day our Street Outreach Teams are working to help those in need of housing, disability advocacy, community referrals and direct services.  

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