Respite Center (Davis)

Respite Front

Near Downtown Davis
Davis, CA 95616
For address please contact:  (530) 758-0354

Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The daytime respite center provides a safe, temperature-controlled, secure, and welcoming space where individuals can access basic needs resources and services. There is an onsite full-time Behavioral Health Clinician and a part-time Registered Nurse.


  • Robust staffing including individualized case management and permanent housing plans for willing participants
  • Service coordination with community partners including the Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter, who operates a nighttime shelter from approx December through March
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundry facilities
  • Food
  • Resting area
  • Storage
  • Pet kennels (pending)
  • Bike parking (pending)
  • Access to phone and internet

The Respite Center accepts donations from the community for clothing, and other basic supplies. Please contact us: (530) 758-0354

For health care services, behavioral health care, substance use treatment, dental care and Medi-Cal enrollment assistance, please visit our Davis Community Clinic page or call:

Primary Care: (530) 758-2060

Perinatal/Women’s Health: (530) 204-5317

Dental Care: (530) 405-2811

After regular clinic hours call
1 (877) 250-1670 to speak with an on-call Nurse

On February 19, 2019, the Davis City Council directed staff to research options for establishing a pilot daytime and nighttime respite center to serve individuals experiencing homelessness in Davis.

On July 30, 2019, staff shared its preliminary findings and the City Council directed staff to continue exploring implementation options.

On November 5, 2019, the City Council directed staff to pursue siting a pilot daytime respite center on the City’s Public Works Corporation Yard.

On December 17, 2019, the City Council directed staff to begin implementation, which included the appropriation of funding and the authorization to contract with CommuniCare Health Centers and the Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency to provide staffing support.

On February 23, 2020, the City held an Open House at the daytime respite center site.

On Monday, February 24, 2020, the center opened.