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  • Next Move Celebrates a New Playground at the Family Shelter

    Next Move is bringing play to the children of Sacramento with a new playground at our Family Shelter completed on Friday, June 17! This playground will bring play to more than 1,700 kids giving them the play-filled childhood they deserve. By building this playspace together, we are making Sacramento a more playable city. We were […] Read More


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Next Move operates The Family Shelter, 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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