Official VOAD for Santa Clara County

Unmet Needs

Overnight Shelters

Current overnight bed count in the County is 2,000

There are 10,000 unhoused people living in Santa Clara County


There is a need for some specific undergarments for the shelter.  If you would like to contribute funds or purchase items, contact CADRE.  DO NOT TAKE ANYTHING TO THE SHELTER WITHOUT A PRE-ARRANGEMENT. Call CADRE 408-622-0822 or 408-577-2175.

Anticipated needs if evacuations occur

Shelter Staff

Overnight staffing at shelters


Shelter Support Staff

Emotional/Spiritual Care

Health screening

Spanish Interpreters (7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.)


Shelter Facilities

Generators desirable but not required.

Accessible bathrooms/showers.

Kitchen is desirable but not required.


Meal Prep


Behavioral Health





American Sign Language