Housing Programs

Included here is a list of community housing programs in the region that fall into the emergency shelter, temporary housing or permanent supportive housing as defined in our community housing inventory

Agency Name
Program Name 
Criteria for Beds
Awaken Transitional House 

Must be female victim of commercial sexual exploitation or at risk of becoming a victim. Sobriety required.  

Bristlecone Family Resources SUD Residential Treatment Program

Must have a substance abuse disorder. Some male beds are reserved for veterans. Sobriety required.

Bristlecone Family Resources Transitional Housing

 Must graduate from residential treatment program to be eligible. Sobriety required. 

City of Reno Rapid Rehousing Program (For Reno Works graduates)  Individuals exiting the Reno Works Program.
City of Reno Nevada Cares Campus Emergency Shelter  (Operated by VOA) Low Barrier Emergency Shelter.
City of Reno  Record Street Community Assistance Center (Operated by VOA) Must be male, preference given to those with disabilities.
Community Foundation of Western Nevada

The Village on Sage Street (Operated by VOA) 

Singles only, must meet income requirements of between $1,320 and $2,735 max, or seniors over the age of 50 with at least $783 in monthly income.
Domestic Violence Resource Center Emergency Shelter Must be a domestic violence victim.
Domestic Violence Resource Center Transitional Housing (TH1)  Must be a domestic violence victim.
Domestic Violence Resource Center Transitional Housing (TH2)  Must be a domestic violence victim. This program is geared towards larger families.
Eddy House Casa de Vida Must be a pregnant woman 16-24 years old, must be working or in school and follow program guidelines.
Eddy House House of Hope (behind Casa de Vida) Must be pregnant women 18 years or older, must be working or in school and follow program guidelines.
Eddy House Willow Street: Community Living Program Must be transition age youth (18-24 years old).
Eddy House Willow Street: Drop In Beds Must be transition age youth (18-24 years old).
Eddy House Emergency Room  Must be transition age youth (18-24 years old).
Eddy House House on Ryland Must be a male transition age youth (18-24 years old) that has graduated from the community living program. Must have a full time job and pay rent.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) Perfect Transitions Medical Respite Must be a HPN Medicaid member & have a medical need.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) Housing First Program Must be a HPN Medicaid member & must be a high utilizer of health care system.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) Youth Next Step Program Must be a HPN Medicaid member & must be a transition age youth (18-24 years old) transitioning out of Eddy House.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) Next Step Housing Must be a HPN Medicaid member & must be working.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) Sober Living Program Must be a HPN Medicaid member & must participate in programming.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) Re-Entry Program Must be a HPN Medicaid member and exiting prison.
Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) Safe Bed Program Must be a HPN Medicaid member. Singles & couples only.
Hosana Home Transitional Housing  Must be female & sober for at least 30 days.
Life Changes Inc.  9 Sober Homes (Working Program) Must be sober and able to work.
Nation's Finest  Account for Affordable Housing Trust Fund Must be a veteran 60% or below average median income.
Nation's Finest  Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)- temporary financial assistance for housing Must be veteran who is 50% or below average median income and at risk of losing housing.
Nation's Finest  Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP Grant) Must be veteran with incarceration history & seeking employment.
Nation's Finest  Behavioral Health Center  Must be a high acuity veteran.
Nevada Youth Empowerment Project (NYEP) Sonder House: Affordable Housing Program Must be a female transition age youth (18-24 years old) who has graduated from the NYEP community living program. Must log 40 hours of productivity per week and pay $400/month rent.
Nevada Youth Empowerment Project (NYEP) Faland House: Community Living Program  Must be female transition age youth (18-24 years old).
Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health (NNAMHS) Shelter Plus Care (S+C) Mental illness is the primary criteria
Northern Nevada HOPES HOPE Springs (Tiny Home Village) Must be experiencing homelessness.
Northern Nevada HOPES Ryan White Program Must have HIV/AIDS & be experiencing homelessness.
Reno Housing Authority Project Based Vouchers (Tied to a unit similar to public housing) Must be experiencing homelessness. Some units reserved for seniors.
Reno Sparks Gospel Mission Men's Long Term Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program Must be sober male.
Reno Sparks Gospel Mission Women's Long Term Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program Must be sober female.
Reno Sparks Gospel Mission Women's Emergency Shelter Must be female.
Reno Sparks Gospel Mission Women's Transitional Living Must be sober female.
Reno Sparks Gospel Mission Men's Transitional Housing Must be sober male.
Ridge House, The Residential Program Must have a substance abuse disorder. Some of the male beds are reserved specifically for veterans and transition age youth (18-24 years old). Sobriety required.
Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality (RISE) Living Room Program  Must have exhausted all other resources.

Safe Embrace

(http://www.safeembrace.org/

Emergency Shelter Must be a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or sex trafficking.
Safe Embrace Transitional Housing  Must be victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or sex trafficking. Open to al genders. Open to individuals and families.
Safe Embrace Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Homelessness must be caused by domestic violence, sexual assault or human trafficking. No disability required.
Step 1 Step 1 Transitional Living with Level 1 Outpatient Program Must be male with a substance abuse disorder and be able to work.
Step 2 Redfield Residential Facility (dormitory style rooms) Must be female with a primary substance use disorder.
Step 2 Transitional Housing (the Lighthouse Campus Cottages) Must be a female with a primary substance use disorder.

Steps to New Freedom

(775-322-4002)

Non-Veteran Program  Must be male (primarily prisoner re-entry). 
Steps to New Freedom
(775-322-4002)
Veteran Programs Must be an eligible male veteran through VA for Healthcare (primarily prisoner re-entry). Sobriety required.
The Empowerment Center Center - 120 day program, 30 day blackout to begin, 12 step based Must be a female with a substance abuse disorder. Sobriety required.
The Salvation Army Northern Nevada Adult Rehabilitation Program Must be male with a substance abuse disorder. Sobriety required.
Veteran's Administration (VA) HUD VASH Units (Operated by Reno Housing Authority) Must be a veteran and meet HUD VASH requirements.
Veteran's Administration (VA) VA funded emergency shelter beds at CAC (Operated by VOA) Must be a male veteran.
Veteran's Administration (VA) Veteran Transitional Housing (private dorms inside men's shelter) (Operated by VOA) Must be a male veteran.
Vitality Veterans  Transitional Housing Program  Must be a male chronically homeless veteran.
Volunteers of America (VOA) -  Restart Anchor - Permanent Supportive Housing Must have a disabling mental illness or be a domestic violence victim.
Volunteers of America (VOA) -  Restart Rapid Rehousing (RRH) Must be family experiencing homelessness or fleeing domestic violence.
Washoe County Men's Crossroads Must be male experiencing homelessness with a substance abuse disorder.
Washoe County Temporary Assistance for Displaced Seniors (TADS) Must be senior over 60 years old.
Washoe County Crossroads - Women Only Program Women only.
Washoe County Crossroads Women and Children Program Women and children only. 
Washoe County OUR Place Family shelter (Operated by RISE) Must be families, pregnant women in the last trimester of pregnancy or high risk pregnancy without sex/violent/child abuse offenses.
Washoe County OUR Place Women's shelter (Operated by RISE) Women without sex/violent/child abuse offenses.
Washoe County Hope Home Independent Living Program (Operated by Eddy House) Must be stabilized transition age youth (18-24 years old).
Washoe County Transition Age Youth Rapid Rehousing (RRH) Aged out of foster care system or homeless transition age youth (18-24 years old).
Washoe County Permanent Supportive Housing (families) Must have a disability in household and be homeless. There is one domestic violence designated bed.
Washoe County Shelter Plus Care (S+C) Must be chronically homeless and have a disability.
WellCare Coronado Street For those needing extended behavioral health & IOP. Anthem Medicaid.
WellCare West Street Stabilization after CTC. Anthem Medicaid.
West Care Home Front West Care Homefront - Transitional Housing  Must be a veteran approved by VA, sobriety required.

Last Revised 6/28/21 

For additional information or if there is an issue connecting with an agency, please contact our Regional Homeless Services team at: RegionalHomelessServices@washoecounty.gov