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.

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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

1046 T Street, Fresno, CA 93721

Rapid Rehousing

412 F Street

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (559) 512-6777


Fresno First
Fresno First 2550 W. Clinton Avenue,  Fresno, CA 93705  (559) 264-7521 Services For Women: Counseling, employment preparation and placement, and coordination of care with community providers, Family Reunification,Vocational Services
Root & Rebound

Root & Rebound
(510) 279-4662
2014 Tulare St 
Suite 424, Fresno, CA 94612

Services: Reentry Women’s Employment Initiative, Mental Health Services & Legal Services

Poverello / The Village of Hope

412 F Street,
Fresno, CA 93706 
Sara Mirhadi

(559) 498-6988

Women’s Services: Clothing, Showers, & Laundry

Women's Housing
Holy Cross Center for Women and Children 421 F St, Fresno, CA 93706

(559) 450-7800

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

Noamis House

CONTACT: Sara Mirhadi    

(559) 449-6988

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...



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