Safety Shelter and Housing

24/7 Crisis Lines

530-662-1133 / 916-371-1907

Empower Yolo Main Line


Help is only a phone call away...

Empower Yolo Housing Services

  • Emergency shelter for individuals escaping domestic violence, sexual assault, or human trafficking.
  • Rapid rehousing offers financial assistance and services for those experiencing homelessness.
  • Financial coaching, mediation, credit counseling, and case management.

Wallace and Vannucci Shelter

The confidential Wallace and Vannucci Shelter is Yolo County’s only 24-hour emergency shelter for adults and children escaping domestic violence, sexual abuse or human trafficking. The thirty-five bed facility is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The shelter offers safe refuge, a comprehensive empowerment program, therapeutic services, and case management to the resident. Access to the shelter is available 24/7 through the crisis line at 530-662-1133 or 916-371-1907

Homeless Prevention & Re-Housing

Empower Yolo offers Rapid Re-housing and Homeless Prevention services to eligible participants in Yolo County. Both programs prioritize housing stability and aim to address homelessness at its root, whether by swiftly rehousing individuals or preventing them from losing their homes in the first place. Rapid Re-Housing facilitates this by providing housing relocation, stabilization services, and short-term rental assistance, ensuring a smooth transition to sustainable living for individuals who meet the HUD definition of “literally homeless.” Homelessness Prevention, offers participants rental assistance to stabilize their housing situations and prevent further displacement.

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