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 available to families with children who are currently (or apparently) eligible to the CalWORKs program and are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. This program is limited to once every 12 months, with certain exceptions.

Visit CalWorks for more information.