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  • Tent and Winter Gear Drive for Francis House

    This winter has been exceptionally wet which is great news for our drought conditions but not so great for those experiencing homelessness in our city. While we would like to see everyone housed, we know that the numbers of people struggling on the streets continues to grow. We are collecting new or gently used tents, […] Read More


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Next Move operates the Family Shelter, a 30-day shelter that serves families with children and single women. It’s one of only two shelters in Sacramento County that accepts two-parent families, single fathers, and sons over the age of 14. And it’s the only shelter with private rooms for families.

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Next Move, formerly Sacramento Emergency Housing Center, started in 1972 housing just seven homeless families. We now serve an average of 500 people each day. Our mission is to assist families with children and individuals toward self-reliance.

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