A multicultural, bilingual, LGBTQ safe space providing food, shelter, and numerous other health-related services
The objective of this program is to help LGBTQ individuals that are at risk of acquiring or who are diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection, especially HIV and AIDS, and to ensure clients receive the most scientifically sound information on prevention and treatment to promote a healthy lifestyle. These services focus on educating local communities as a preventive measure.
Our Housing Services Program provides stable living arrangements for young people experiencing homelessness or at risk of losing their homes. Our array of services accommodate people with various needs, from shelter for a night, to more stable housing, including subsidized rent for up to 6 months. In addition to our shelters, we provide case management for our clients, including advice on other available resources and assistance in meeting other needs.
Hypothermia and Low/Barrier Shelter
The free shelter is available at night and during weather emergencies, 7 days a week throughout the year, 24 hours a day.
Short Term Living Program
This free service is for LGBT youth between the ages of 18 and 24 years old, and guarantees stable housing and support services for 3 to 6 months, with the purpose of helping clients transition into more permanent housing.
Transitional Living Program
This free service is for LGBT youth between the ages of 18 and 24 years old, and guarantees stable housing and support services for up to 18 months. This program requires members to complete 35 hours devoted to personal improvement, which can be combined with a school or employment program that helps them create a financial base and stability to thrive.
Latino and Immigration Services
This is a unique program that meets the needs of LGBTQ immigrants from around the world. We understand the needs and constraints that have forced people to leave their countries of origin, escaping discrimination, fear, and rejection. Through this program, Casa Ruby seeks to improve living conditions and make it easier to transition to a new country.
Support Services for Victims of Violence Program
This program provides therapeutic and mental health support for victims of violence, whether it is sexual, physical, emotional. Through our victim services, we provide one-on-one case management and counseling services for victims of violence.