If you are homeless and you need help, there are many resources available through Marin County Health & Human Services; they can help connect you to the resources that are most appropriate for your needs. Call their assistance line at 1 (415) 457-4636. If it is an emergency, please call 9-1-1.
FAQ Topic: Affordable housing
Marin Housing manages the affordable housing programs throughout Marin County. They have information about rental and homeownership programs, as well as Section 8.
The Marin Housing Authority maintains information on affordable housing in Marin County (including in San Rafael). Visit their website to learn more, including to view their current wait list.