Check in Center
is a storage facility for our neighbors who are homeless to keep their belongings in a safe and secure place. This allows clients to go on job interviews, medical and social services appointments. Our homeless friends are also relieved of the physical burden of carrying all their belongings on their back or alternatively stashing everything in the parks and neighborhoods.
Volunteers at the
typically help clients retrieve and store their items through checking client bins in and out and according to special procedures. In addition, there's time to get to know the clients better, especially those who are regulars.
All volunteers are partnered with an experienced lead volunteer to give
direction and guidance.
New volunteers will also receive a folder containing Oath For Compassionate Service, Professional Boundaries and Handling Conflict and
Pointers for working with the homeless to aid in understanding proper and effective methods of dealing with the complicated issue of homelessness.
Volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of two shifts per month in order to develop collective
relationship-building, a key factor in ending homelessness.
is located at the lowest level of the parking structure at the Crossing Church 2115 Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa.
Hours of Operations
Mon-Fri 6:00-7:30 a.m.
Mon-Thur 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Sat 7:00-10:00 a.m.
Fri-Sat 6:30-7:30 p.m.
On Sundays, it is closed