We support our neighbors experiencing homelessness by partnering with our community to promote awareness, provide warm beds, and encourage self-sufficiency.
It is hard to be homeless, but especially during the winter in an alpine environment like South Lake Tahoe. Many of our clients have roots in the community, work here, have family here, went to school here. Our cold and snowy winters are not only uncomfortable, but life-threatening. Lack of affordable housing, living wages, and steady employment contribute to homelessness.
During the winter, Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless provides overnight refuge from the elements at the Warm Room. The Warm Room provides a safe and warm environment for adult men and women who are experiencing homelessness.
The Warm Room is a safety net, providing reprieve for people in crisis. Guests find food and shelter at the Warm Room, where they also meet with social workers and case managers to connect to local resources, find employment, obtain long-term housing, and schedule appointments for medical and mental health services.
In addition to the Warm Room, our staff are available year-round to perform outreach, case management and Coordinated Entry.
Together we can help many lives in our Community.