Helping America's most vulnerable.

Auburn Shelter

Steps to Apply

11442 'E' Avenue Auburn, CA 530-885-8840 Located in the Placer County Government Center off Atwood and Richardson Drive

1) Emergency "Overflow" night only housing is currently being provided to men and women only who physically show up at the shelter. Doors open at 5 p.m. to all that have qualifications in hand (identification and be sober) Cots will be filled on a first come first served basis. A hot meal will also be provided.

2) The 24 Hour shelter services intake uses the Emergency "Overflow" as the first point of entry. Those needing temporary emergency shelter with case management services must start their intake as noted above. This program is for individuals only, no families. Shelter staff will then provide additional information and explain the full intake and screening process.

Volunteers of America operated the Auburn Shelter and provides up to 90 days of services for up to 47 24/7 case managed residents. Emergency services include shelter, meals, laundry, and personal-need items. Case management services work as the entry point to additional services such as transitional housing, employment services, health care, and more.

Please click here for more information on the history of the Auburn Shelter, founded by the non-profit Right Hand Auburn in 2015.