Medical Respite Program

The Medical Respite Program provides a place for persons experiencing homelessness to heal after they have been in the hospital.  The program is a partnership between Valley Homeless Healthcare Program, Homefirst Shelter and the Hospital Council of Northern California. Located within the HomeFirst Shelter, the Medical Respite has 20 beds with semi-private, double occupancy rooms. 


The team is made of a medical doctor, pharmacist, psychiatrist, psychologist, social workers, community health workers, substance use counselors and nurses. The team works together to meet the physical, mental, and social needs of the clients.



2011 Little Orchard Street
San Jose, CA 95125 

VTA Bus #66, #68, #26