It is not easy to find the support you need. You’ll Need to be persistent. Don’t give up.
We brought together resources located in Fresno that will give you information to get started. Search for the services & support you need. This guide is a starting point.
Remember, you are not alone.
This will not be easy, but don’t give up.
How to use this guide
Read the stories of others with similar experiences.
Forgive yourself. Learning happens when we take responsibility.
Reach out, be persistent.
Take it one day at a time. We know it takes courage to ask for help.
Organizations in Fresno
Fresno Metro Black Chamber
Tara Lynn Gray
1444 Fulton Street, STE 206, Fresno, CA 93721
Services: Entrepreneur’s Training, Workforce Development, One-on One Technical Assistance Counseling
Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission
Sanctuary Homeless Youth Shelter
1545 N Street
Fresno, CA 93721
(Corner of N Street & Calaveras)
Sanctuary Transitional Shelter
Fresno EOC Sanctuary Transitional Shelter is located at
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (559) 512-6777
Root & Rebound
Root & Rebound
2014 Tulare St
Suite 424, Fresno, CA 94612
Services: Reentry Women’s Employment Initiative, Mental Health Services & Legal Services
Poverello / The Village of Hope
Services: Shelter, counseling and referral services, education and skills training, clothing distribution, laundry and shower facilities, social activities, and six week summer programs for children and teens
CONTACT: Sara Mirhadi
The only safe haven for single homeless woman in Fresno County clients can receive basic necessities such as showers, clothing, meals and medical and/or dental care. Also have access to mental health services
Stories & Testimonies
Hi, I am Felicia Espinoza. I’m with Root & Rebound.
Victoria My name is Victoria. I started doing drugs at 10 years old. After my parents divorced, my father left us. It was devastating for me. I felt isolated and alone, and turned to the streets, to drugs, and to gangs. I lived that lifestyle for years. When I turned...