Many people find themselves in crisis when financial difficulties cause bills to pile up for essentials like rent, utilities, and food. Our primary goal is to keep you from losing your housing.

Help Line

If you currently have housing, but need help with an emergency situation, please call our help line at 415-454-0366.

How can we help you?

Right Now

No one in crisis can do it alone. Our experienced volunteers are available to meet with you to help assess your situation. You may receive immediate assistance like groceries; financial support to temporarily help pay your rent or other bills; and information about other resources.

Into the Future

Our volunteers are also ready to meet with you over time to help you create a plan and assist you to make sure you can get back on track to maintain your housing. We want to help you develop a network of support for you and your family, so you can enjoy greater stability into the future.

What should I do to get help?

The first step is to call our Help Line at 415-454-0366 and provide us with your name, phone number and complete address.

What will happen next?

You can expect one of our experienced volunteers to contact you to set up an appointment. Our volunteers will meet you at your house or apartment at your convenience, so that you don’t have to worry about taking time off work, lining up childcare or finding transportation.

Quick links to other crisis assistance related services:

  • Adopt A Family of Marin
    Adopt A Family is on a mission to prevent homelessness and provide stability for Marin families in need.
  • Novato Human Needs Center
    Helping people with financial hardships confidently move forward!
  • Canal Alliance
    Services, education and legal resources for low-income Spanish speaking immigrants in Marin
  • Community Action Marin
    Our mandate was, and is, to eliminate the causes and consequences of poverty in Marin County.