Sobrato House – Youth Center

496 S Third St San Jose CA 95112

Property Description

EHC LifeBuilders, established in 1980, provides housing and support services to a myriad of homeless individuals and families through out Santa Clara County, with thousands being assisted annually. EHC has operated a youth drop-in center and shelter in downtown San Jose for over 17 years but was required to relocate to make way for the new city hall in 2004.

Charities Housing was retained to provide development consulting services primarily during the construction phase of the shelter relocation project. The Sobrato House - Youth Center is located on a 19,000 square foot site that includes an underground parking garage, 13,500 square feet of new construction and the relocation and renovation of a 2,500 square foot historical structure. The residential component includes nine apartment units and ten shelter beds in a dormitory setting. The balance of the development includes a drop-in center, community room, bath and shower rooms, laundry, kitchen and dining area, and staff and administrative offices.

Minimum Eligibility

Income & occupancy requirements apply see application for details

Unit Type

Income Restrictions


In conformance with Title VI and Section 504 Charities Housing does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, national origin, or any other arbitrary basis.

Sobrato Center for Nonprofits - San Jose
1400 Parkmoor Avenue, Suite 190, San Jose, CA 95126

TTY/VCO/HCO to voice: 1.800.855.7100
Spanish: 1.800.855.7200

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