I-HELP for Men (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program): meets daily at 4-4:30pm across from the Naval Post Graduate School entrance on Del Monte Ave. Provides overnight lodging and meals at various church locations. Returns to same location 7am.

I-HELP for Women meets daily at 4-4:30pm at the fountain by Lake El Estero- Provides overnight lodging and meals at various church locations. 831 393-5154. Returns to same location 7am. 

Gathering for Women 147 El Dorado Street Monterey 93940: 8am-4pm.Service Center for homeless women only. Provides daily breakfast and lunch. Showers, and clothing. Fridays 8am-2pm. Social Workers available for resources. 831 241-6154

Safe Place 590 Pearl St Monterey 93940 For homeless youth up to 25yrs. Breakfast Tues, Fri 9:30-11am; Dinner at Monterey Youth Center Thurs 5:30-6:30p 831 373-4421

One Starfish Safe Parking (for women only, living in their vehicles) Daily night parking 7pm-7am only, in various parking lots. Contact 831 275-5167 for interview. 

County Safe Parking Program, Orphan Productions- Daily night Parking on County property for homeless living in their vehicles. 7pm-7am only. Contact Dorian 831 204-0230 for interview.


Salvation Army, Good Sam Center, 800 Scott Street, Sand City: Pastry and coffee 8:30a-12pm each morning. Hot meals 10:30a-12pm. 2-4pm provides meals and showers, and laundry Mobile lunch at NPS parking lot 11am M-Thurs. 831-394-2774

Veterans Transition Center- 220 12th Marina 831 883-8387

Coalition of Homeless Sevices Providers -220 12th Marina 831 883-3080

FOOD PANTRY & Weekly Free meal locations

San Carlos Church - Church & Cortes St- Sunday 1pm-3pm

Shoreline Community - 25 Garden Rd Monterey 93940: Meets Tuesday and Thursday 12:30-2:30pm provides food and clothing.     831-655-0100

St Mary’s by the Sea Episcopal Ch - 146 12th Street Pacific Grove 93950. Mon, Wed, Fri 1pm-2:45p provides food bags. 831-373-4441

Weekly Free Meal Locations

M T W Th 11:15am      N P S  parking lot off Del Monte

Fri 10am                        Monterey Beach next to kayak place 

Sat 9am                         El Estero BBQ picnic area or cemetery parking lot 

Sat 1pm                         N P S  parking lot off Del Monte

Sun 8:30am                 Monterey Beach next to kayak place 

Sun 12n                        N P S  parking lot off Del Monte