Who do I contact for Section 8 Housing or Rental Assistance?
The City of Hemet Housing Division does not have any direct connection with Section 8 housing or rental assistance. If you need help with Section 8 housing or rental assistance please contact the County of Riverside Housing Authority at (951) 351-0700 or by visiting https://harivco.org/ .
Where can I find Homeless Shelters nearby?
Within the City of Hemet there are two homeless shelters:
- Valley Restart Shelter located at 200 E. Menlo Ave. (951) 766-7476
- Salvation Army located at 340 S Palm Ave. (951) 791-9497
*A list of other homeless shelters found throughout the Inland Empire can be found by clicking here "Homeless Shelters List".
I am, or will soon be experiencing homelessness, where can I go to receive Hotel/Motel Vouchers?
Hotel/Motel vouchers can be obtained through the CalWORKS program for up to 30 days.
If you are a family receiving CalWORKS, you may be eligible for the Housing Support Program. For more information contact the Housing Support Program at (833) 391-0506 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are an individual adult and in need of housing, please call Home Connect at 1-800-498-8847. A staff member from a county agency will help you secure housing.
I am in need of Food Assistance, where can I go for help?
A list of nearby food banks/pantries can be found by clicking here "Food Bank List".