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Safe Parking Program

The County of San Luis Obispo Emergency Operations Center is initiating a program that will use safe parking lots throughout the county to provide homeless individuals and families with access to safe, clean spaces to park and sleep overnight.

Safe Parking Program Details

County of SLO Homeless Services

Information from the County Department of Social Services on Homeless Services is available on their website

Department of Social Services Homeless Cash Assistance Program

Local Homeless Services

40 Prado

El Camino Homeless Organization

Transitional Food & Shelter


Stand Strong 24 Hour Crisis Line: (805) 781-6400 -24/7 support

  • Formerly known as the Women’s Shelter Program of San Luis Obispo County, Stand Strong supports survivors and end domestic violence in San Luis Obispo County. ​If you are in immediate danger, call 911. Ask for an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) when the police arrive.​ If you are not in immediate danger and would like to talk to a trained crisis counselor, or if you are interested in information about your options, call our 24-hour Crisis & Information Line at (805) 781-6400. This line is staffed around the clock by crisis counselors who will listen, help you make a plan, direct you to resources, or connect you to the Emergency Safe House if needed.​ If you are concerned about a friend or family member, you can call the crisis line as well. The crisis counselor will discuss your options and direct you to resources for your loved one.​
  • Stand Strong Website

RISE Crisis Line: 855-886-RISE (7473) -24/7 support

  • RISE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides crisis intervention and treatment services to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their loved ones. All services are provided confidentially, at low or no cost, to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or ability. All crisis services are available in Spanish and English.
  • RISE website