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Sacramento Steps Forward Resource Guide

Sacramento Steps Forward works with a large network of service providers to meet the needs of individuals experiencing homelessness in the Sacramento region.  If you are in need of assistance, please download our resource guide. This guide contains information regarding the available emergency shelter and services programs in Sacramento County and is updated quarterly.

Download the Sacramento Steps Forward Resource Guide here. 

If you are a service provider and would like to make an update to the Resource Guide, please email us at

The People’s Guide to Health, Welfare, and Other Services (Sacramento Housing Alliance)

The Sacramento Housing Alliance produces the People’s Guide. This guide is a self-advocacy tool for people experiencing homelessness and low-income people. The People’s Guide is designed to give them tools to play an active role in making a difference in their own lives.  The Guide is provides information about health care, housing, food, income, legal advice and employment from local, state and federal programs and community services in Sacramento County.


Download the People’s Guide here.

2-1-1 Sacramento

2-1-1 Sacramento provides free, confidential information and referral service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 2-1-1 can refer clients to more than 1,600 community services in the Sacramento area, including employment and training, housing information, financial assistance, children’s services, senior services, food programs, healthcare services, and more.

For housing resources, please visit 2-1-1’s Housing Resources page, dial 2-1-1 from your local telephone number or (916)498-1000 if calling from outside the area.