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Our Mission

Interfaith Shelter Network’s mission is to enable those we serve to move toward self-sufficiency by coordinating the efforts of participating congregations, social service agencies, and governmental programs in order to provide shelter and other resources to homeless individuals and families in the San Diego region.

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Interfaith Shelter Network (ISN) helps San Diego’s homeless and those at-risk of homelessness to overcome barriers to permanent housing by providing case managed, basic services. Our clients have a greater opportunity to achieve more permanent housing through ISN’s successful strategies.

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Seasonal Emergency Shelter

Seasonal Rotational Shelter Program is the only region-wide winter shelter program in San Diego, and one of the few that serves families with children. Guests receive case managed shelter, meals and basic services at local congregations for up to eight weeks.

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DV Transitional Housing

El Nido (the Nest) transitional housing program provides a safe haven for homeless women with children who are fleeing domestic violence (DV). Participants receive trauma-informed, culturally-competent case management and counseling.

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Housing & Prevention Services(program suspended temp)

Suspended- pending funding - Provides case-managed, limited financial assistance to low-income households to remove financial barriers to acquiring or maintaining permanent housing. Our skilled staff have an extensive knowledge of San Diego’s housing situation.

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