Homeless Multi-Service Center

Serving: Adults age 18 and older
Facility: County Contracted – Mental Health Association of Orange County
Region: Countywide
Address: 2416 South Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Phone: (714) 668-1530   
Web Address: http://ochealthinfo.com/bhs/about/amhs    
Eligibility: Must be homeless and mentally disabled. Referrals come from County-operated programs, County-contracted short-term housing providers, community outreach workers, community social service referrals, consumer referrals and walk-ins.
Language(s): English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Farsi, Korean
Hours of Operation: 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, 7-days a week, 365-days a year

Program Description:  The Homeless Multi-Service Center is a drop-in center for homeless individuals with mental illness or co-occurring disorders. Services at the Center include evaluation and assessment, individual and group counseling, substance abuse prevention and education, case management, referral services, housing services, vocational services, and other therapeutic activities. The Center also provides a hot lunch, a light breakfast and snacks, access to shower facilities, laundry services, local telephone calls, clothing, bus vouchers, a place for consumers to receive their mail, and referrals to appropriate mental health services according to their need. Daily transportation is provided between the County’s mental health short-term housing programs and the Center. The goal of the Center is to provide homeless disabled individuals with assistance in an atmosphere in which they feel safe and comfortable to engage in services and address their illness.