The Home Safe Program, was established by Assembly Bill (AB) 1811 (Chapter 35, Statutes of 2018) to support the safety and housing stability of individuals involved in Adult Protective Services (APS) by providing housing-related assistance using evidence-based practices for homeless assistance and prevention.
Home Safe offers a range of strategies to prevent homelessness and support ongoing housing stability for APS clients, including housing-related intensive case management, short-term housing related financial assistance, deep cleaning to maintain safe housing, eviction prevention, landlord mediation, and more.
APS clients who are experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of homelessness as a result of elder or dependent abuse, neglect, self-neglect, or financial exploitation, as determined by the adult protective services agency.
How to Apply
The Home Safe Program is administered locally. Contact the Merced County Adult Protective Services at (209) 385-3105 to learn how to connect with your local program.