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Housing Services

Serving the Whole Person

Housing is a human right and everyone deserves a place to call home. Our Whole Person Care and Housing First approach to preventing and resolving homelessness aims provide sustainable housing, health, and financial support solutions for people living in poverty.

Progress Within Our Whole Person Care Program


reduction in emergency dept. visits among Whole Person Care clients after being enrolled in the program.


reduction in incarcerations among Whole Person Care clients after being enrolled in the program.


reduction in EMS transports and 86% reduction in police calls in San Rafael for Whole Person Care clients.

Our Interdependence Fosters Clients' Independence

Ritter Center’s support services are focused on preventing and resolving homelessness and include finding temporary shelter and permanent supporting housing, providing rental assistance, budget management, and benefits enrollment assistance while integrating a whole person care approach to better improve people’s health and quality of life.

Housing First

Our Housing First Program helps individuals who have been chronically homeless in Marin for longer than 5 years find permanent supportive housing.

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Rental Assistance

For those living in poverty, rental assistance is the key to preventing homelessness. Our Case Managers help our clients access financial assistance to ensure they can keep a roof over their heads and a place to call home.

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Case Management

Our Case Managers connect the dots of care for our clients in need, providing information and advocating on their behalf to help them access social services and benefits, get rental assistance, find housing, and more.

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Benefits Enrollment

Ritter Center acts as our clients’ advocates in seeking Federal, State and County assistance, including Social Security Disability enrollment, Veteran’s benefits, General Assistance, CalFresh, Medi-Cal and other programs.

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Whole Person Care

Through a Whole Person Care program in partnership with Marin HHS and other partner non-profits we coordinate care and share data across housing, medical, mental health, and social services to help the most vulnerable people in Marin with the most complex cases.

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Additional Resources

Not finding what you’re looking for? Check out our Resources on Homelessness from Marin County and our partners.

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