• City of San Rafael Service Support Area Update

    November 10, 2021
    The City of San Rafael continues to successfully operate the temporary Service Support Area (SSA) for those experiencing homelessness. The rain has certainly had an effect on the SSA, but the City and local partners have been quick to help keep the area dry. City staff are assisting by building platforms to keep tents elevated and out of puddles with lumber donated by Golden State Lumber, re-routing drainage, and providing plastic bins to keep individual’s personal belongings from getting damaged by rain. 
    To date, there are 42 individuals living within the Service Support Area and 15 that have been placed into either temporary or permanent housing. Individuals continue to be in a safe place (the City funds 24/7 security) where their case manager can work with them on moving down the path to more permanent housing options. Our community partners continue to provide onsite services throughout the week.

    Homelessness in San Rafael