Working each day to provide a path toward stability for homeless men and women of Auburn.
ABOUT RIGHT HAND AUBURN
Right Hand Auburn is a group of local business, non-profits and faith-based organizations that have come together to address the need of the homeless in the Auburn community. RHA is a non-profit, mutual benefit corporation with the charitable 501c3 designation for the State of California and the Federal Internal Revenue Service Tax ID #47-2205031 and founded the Right Hand Auburn Shelter in 2015.
Right Hand Auburn is a group of local business, non-profits and faith-based organizations that have come together to address the need of the homeless in the Auburn community. Beginning in Winter 2014, Right Hand Auburn, (RHA) devoted its energy to passionately advocating for an emergency homeless shelter to serve those in need in the Auburn area. The Right Hand Auburn Shelter opened June 1, 2015 on a temporary 90 day agreement with Placer County and in November 2015 became a 24/7 center. In March 2016 the Auburn Shelter operational contract by Placer County was awarded to Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada with Right Hand Auburn. RHA is the driving force in community relations - encouraging ongoing homeless studies & planning with the City of Auburn and County of Placer. Beginning in 2016, The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved up to 100 beds for the Right Hand Auburn Shelter. Beginning July 1, 2018, management of the shelter and food service has been transferred to The Gathering Inn.
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