Sanctuary Youth Shelter

Safe Place logoSanctuary Youth Shelter operates a 24-hour emergency shelter for runaway, homeless, exploited or otherwise displaced youth. Youth are provided a hot meal, clothing, crisis intervention, case management, counseling, and family re-unification (when appropriate).

Sanctuary Youth Shelter is the only self-referral emergency shelter between Bakersfield and Stockton and is recognized as a Safe Place.

  • Call or drop-in at the Sanctuary Youth Shelter and complete a pre-appraisal assessment with staff to determine eligibility.
  • Go to a designated Safe Place site (for immediate help on accessing Sanctuary Youth Shelter).