Affordable Home Repair

Housing Disputes and Counseling

Palo Alto Mediation Program (PAMP)
(650) 856-4062
Offers services in mediation, counseling and referral, and the mandatory response program. Administered by Project Sentinel. 
Project Sentinel 
(408) 720-9888 
Offers services in housing discrimination, dispute resolution (PAMP), and housing counseling.

Housing for Youth

Bill Wilson Center

(408) 850-6125 
Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter for youth ages 12-17

StarVista Daybreak Shelter
(650) 771-0782
Transitional housing program for homeless teens aged 16-21 

Rental Assistance

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Emergency Rental Assistance Program
(408) 273-7478
Offers one-time deposit and rental assistance to clients who qualify. The Rent Relief team also assists clients in need of their housing search and navigating applications.

Housing Industry Foundation – Emergency Housing Fund              
Awards emergency aid fund money to low-income individuals/families that are at risk of losing their housing. Accepts applications from partner agencies and individuals. Online application only: https://www.hifinfo.org/emergency-housing-fund-how-to-apply/

Santa Clara County Homeless Prevention System
(408) 926-8885
Provides assistance to low-income families or individuals who are at risk of losing their housing, including: temporary financial assistance, legal support, case management and other services. The local provider for Palo Alto is the LifeMoves Opportunity Center (650) 853-8672