Homeless Services

Homeless Prevention coordinates the County’s Continuum of Care System for the homeless which focuses on homeless prevention, outreach and assessment, emergency shelter, transitional housing, supportive services, and permanent supportive housing.

Featured Services


Homeless ShelterFind homeless shelters or transitional housing for adults, families, single parents with children and teenagers.

For information on the Orange County Armory Emergency Shelter Program operated by Mercy House under contract with the County of Orange, please click here. 

Visit Emergency Assistance for more information.


CalWorks FamilyCalWORKs Homeless Assistance is limited to a single lifetime payment, regardless of the reason for the homelessness. After the single lifetime payment has been received, any application for additional homeless assistance must be evaluated under certain exceptions.

Visit CalWorks for more information.