We serve adults 18 and up with many of our clients over 60. Those we serve are homeless or marginally housed, with little or no income. Many of our clients have experienced domestic violence, trauma, and abuse. A high percentage of the people we serve are also living with mental illness.

Lunch Bag

We distribute lunch bags Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings between

9:30 - 11:00 AM

We provide lunch bags at our front door three mornings a week between 9:30 and 11:00.  We also offer new socks thanks to our partner Bombas. We provide basic toiletries one day a week and have a men's clothing rack when donations make that possible. On request, we provide small bags of cat or dog food.

"Food is always good and sometimes there are extras like a box of cereal.  The men’s clothing is really helpful, especially socks and shoes; other items too." 

"Everything is Top Notch!  The people appreciate this location. It creates a good, friendly attitude for us as we stand in line.  Volunteers are friendly, open." 

Lifted Spirits

Monday and Wednesday

12:00 - 4:00 PM

Friday 12:00 - 3:00 PM

Lifted Spirits provides homeless women respite from the streets three afternoons a week. We serve a hot lunch, provide access to our clothing boutique in addition to a few groceries. We have a quiet room where up to six women can rest during open hours.


Women can shop for free clothing in our Oh La La Boutique, where we also provide toiletries and much-needed hygiene items. Showers and light laundry services are available Monday and Friday through our partner, Dignity on Wheels.

"It’s not that many places for women in San Jose.  This is a big help for us.  Relax, no fear; it is like heaven.  Staff is excellent they help you with your need on your level.  Safe place great company and resource.  Never stop helping us cause we need it.  Thank you. ”   

Dignity on Wheels


Women:  1:30 - 3:30 PM 

Men & Families: 3:30 - 5:30 PM

Showers and Small Laundry Loads

Gardner Health Services Medical Van

Every other Wednesday afternoon

January 15, 2020

January 29, 2020

Medical Services

Contact Us

Front Door Communities

49 N. Fourth St.

San Jose, CA 95112

(408) 600-6654



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