Supportive and Homeless Services

Connections Emergency Shelter

If you or somebody you know is in a housing crisis or wish to schedule an appointment, please contact a Connections case manager at (209) 966-2550 or by email at

Staff is on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Connections Emergency Shelter is located at:
5069 Saint Andrews Rd
Mariposa, CA 95338

For more information, you can visit the Connections website at:

Mariposa County is fortunate to have Connections Emergency Shelter, an Alliance for Community Transformations ( subsidiary. The Connections Emergency Shelter Program provides a respectful, responsible, and safe low-barrier emergency housing shelter working to help the houseless of Mariposa get back home.

Connections dedicated staff members provide intensive case management to help those experiencing a housing crisis identify the barriers to housing and help them become linked to the services they want and need. We strive to understand the unique circumstances that brought a person to houselessness and to find a solution that best meets that person's needs for obtaining sustainable housing. There is no one size fits all solution to houselessness. Everyone has a story and needs to be heard.


Mariposa Heritage House

The Mariposa Heritage House offers access to basic needs such as food, laundry, showers, internet access, and socialization. Services are free, and our program specialists can work with you to achieve your goals in an environment of inclusion and acceptance.

Heritage House provides peer counseling, recovery coaching, and relapse prevention groups. Our Recovery Coaches are your partnership for recovery. Suppose you or someone you know is experiencing difficulty with substance abuse. In that case, we can provide linkages, help you access services, navigate systems, remove barriers to recovery and work to build recovery capital. Need an AA meeting- No worries, we can get you there.

Are you houseless or at-risk of losing your housing? Our Housing Navigator can assess you for eligibility to various housing programs, advocate for you, help you break down barriers associated with obtaining housing, skill-building, and other supports needed to help you maintain housing over time. If you are a landlord experiencing tenant issues, we may be able to help. Mariposa Heritage House is a subsidiary of the Alliance for Community Transformations (

For assistance, call the Mariposa Heritage House at (209) 966-7770 or email

Mariposa Heritage House is open Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Mariposa Heritage House is located at:
5200 HWY 49 
PO Box 32 
Mariposa, CA 95338

For more information, you can visit our website at:


Food Assistance

For applications and assistance with food purchases please contact Mariposa County Human Services (209) 966-2000. Eligibility standards are set by state, federal, and county government. Listed below are local food resources.

  • Community Food Bank: Mariposa Park, Third Tuesday 9am-11am
  • Circle of Hope: 3567 Hwy 140 Catheys Valley Third Tuesday 9am-11am
  • Manna House: Mon-Fri 10am- 2pm, (209) 742-7985
  • Commodities Brown Bag: Senior Center, 1st and 3rd Thursdays, (209) 966-5315
  • Community Food Bank: Coulterville, Old School House, Last Friday 9am-11 am
  • Community Center: Greeley Hill, Last Friday, 9am-11am
  • Lake Don Pedro Baptist Church: Third Tuesday, or call for Emergency Food Assistance (209) 852-2029  
  • Heritage House Food Pantry: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm, Boxes on Tuesdays, advance sign up for lunch and dinner (209) 966-7770