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Calli House

Youth Shelter & Drop-In Center

Artwork created by Calli House Youth

"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned" ~ Maya Angelou ~



Calli House, based in West Contra Costa, is a short-term housing and supportive services program for up to 4 months.  It is designed to address the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth ages 18-24 in Contra Costa County. Available 24 hours per day, the program is a safe haven off the streets, with the capacity to serve up to 15 youth.  Youth receive intensive case management services and are reintegrated back into the community.


DROP IN SERVICES are Monday through Friday 12-1pm homeless youth may access drop-in services including food, clothing, showers, crisis intervention, counseling, life skills education, and other supportive services. Drop in hours are currently on hold due to COVID-19.

HEALTHCARE is provided through an adolescent health clinic on-site at Calli House. Sponsored by Health Care for the Homeless, a Nurse Practitioner provides health assessments, physical exams, immunizations, STD testing, and family planning services. Dental and mental health services are also provided onsite.

Free and voluntary services include:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Transitional Housing
  • Permanent Housing
  • Case Management
  • Counseling
  • Health Care Services
  • Legal Services
  • Family Reunification
  • Employment Assistance
  • Peer Support Groups
  • Linkages to substance abuse and mental health treatment
  • School Enrollment
  • Meals, showers, laundry facilities, mail service
  • Transportation Assistance

See Also:

Transitional Living Program
Permanent Connections
Homeless Youth Services