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LGBTQ+ Resource Center

Provides drop-in services and a resource center to individuals of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Central Valley Against Human Trafficking (CVAHT)

Provides comprehensive client services to victims of human trafficking regardless of age, gender or immigration status and direct outreach, training and public awareness in the Central Valley. National Human Trafficking Resource Center 1-888-373-7888 or text “Help” to 233733 (BeFree).

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Homeless Services

Provides emergency and permanent housing services to youth, young adults, individuals, and families who are experiencing homelessness.

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Specialized Services

Sanctuary Stories

30 Years of Giving: Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services ‘Making Spirits Bright’ Brings Holiday Joy to 25 Families

In a heartwarming tradition, this December Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) Sanctuary and Support Services hosted their 30th annual "Making Spirits Bright" event, bringing holiday joy to over two dozen families in Fresno. A festive caravan, loaded...

Cooling with Care Initiative reaches Fresno’s Unhoused Population in Summer Heat

With the unbearable summer heat, Cooling with Care is back with a initiative driven by Sanctuary and Support Services. The overall goal is to provide much-needed aid such as water and cooling items to individuals facing homelessness in Fresno. Mark your calendars for...

Special Holiday Deliveries for Families in West Fresno

Staff from Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services are continuing a heartwarming holiday tradition! They delivered Christmas staples to families in West Fresno on Saturday, December 10, for the annual Making Spirits Bright event! Through generous donations, each...

Fresno EOC Sanctuary Youth Shelter

As many of you know, our Sanctuary Youth Shelter operated for 30 years in Fresno, offering emergency shelter and supportive services to runaway and homeless youth. As requirements have shifted and additional family shelters opened, we noticed a decrease in need for...

Offering Opportunities to Heal and Grow

23-year old Raihannah and her 2-year old daughter haven’t had it easy. They’ve been staying at the Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services Youth Bridge Housing in downtown Fresno for nearly six months. Raihannah says she has been through a tough emotional and...

National Safe Place Week shines a light on safe havens and services for youth in crisis

National Safe Place Week (March 20-26) is a time to raise awareness of Safe Place as a critical connection for youth in crisis to supportive resources. It is also an opportunity to recognize the many valued Safe Place partners committed to serving young people.The...

Making spirits brighter for families in West Fresno

Santa's helpers dropped into a local neighborhood bringing some holiday cheer to the doorsteps of 25 families on December 4. Staff from Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services delivered a Christmas tree, ornaments, lights, a box of food, and gifts to each family! It...
Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center Training and Education

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Offering LGBTQ+ Competency Training to Your Business

LGBTQ+ Competency Training and Education is now available for you and your staff through Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center. Creating More Respectful Workplaces The Fresno EOC LGBTQ+ Resource Center is a space where those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...
Homeless Project

Fresno EOC program provides paid training to help the homeless

Homeless people in our community are often unemployed and lack access to training and career opportunities. Thankfully, two Fresno EOC programs, Sanctuary Support Services and Local Conservation Corps are partnering to provide Fresno’s homeless paid job training...
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Bombas and Fresno EOC give back to Fresno’s homeless

  Bombas generously provided Fresno EOC Sanctuary and Support Services with a large donation of socks. Socks are one of the most widely used items. Through our outreach efforts, not only are we able to distribute these socks and hygiene kits, but the team also...
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