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1111 Whalen Drive, Lakeport

We need to end homelessness together! Sunrise Special Services Foundation is contracted to operate the Emergency Warming Shelter. Sunrise is hoping that you will complete this brief survey to assist with creating solutions together. You are not required to put your name or contact information in this survey. At the end of the survey you are asked for your contact information if you are willing and able to be involved, but that information is not required to share your ideas. Thank you in advance for completing this important survey.

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Sunrise Special Services Foundation

501(C)3 Non-Profit Since 2000

Welcome to Sunrise Special Services Foundation

Sunrise Special Services Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people who are experiencing homelessness in Lake County, California. We believe that everyone deserves a safe and warm place to sleep and access to resources that can help them get back on their feet.

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Make a Difference Today!

Join us in our mission to help people experiencing homelessness in Lake County. Together, we can make a difference.


Making a Difference


Sunrise Emergency Warming Center:

1111 Whalen Drive Lakeport CA 95453

Provides a safe and warm place to sleep for people who are homeless in Lake County. Our center is staffed by dedicated professionals who are committed to providing high-quality care and support to our guests.

Contact: Dr. Rayan Aava (888)876-8594 ex.3

Resource Navigation:

Making Change Possible

Our Resource Navigation program helps people who are homeless access the resources and services they need to get back on their feet. Our case managers work one-on-one with guests to help them find and access the services they need, including healthcare, housing, and employment.

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Advocacy and Awareness:

Change for the Better

We believe that in order to truly solve the problem of homelessness, we need to raise awareness about the issue and advocate for systemic change. That’s why we are dedicated to educating the community about the root causes of homelessness and working to bring about real, lasting change.

Education and Employment

Coming Soon...

Sunrise prioritizes Education and Employment in both the grant funded programs we manage and by providing technical assistance to other programs and organizations. Resume and interview prep are just the start of whats needed in todays competitive job market. Personalized in-depth soft skill trainings provide our clients with knowledge and self-awareness todays employers are looking for.

Take Part

Ways to Help

We are so happy you’re interested in getting involved with our work here at SUNRISE SPECIAL
SERVICES FOUNDATION. There are so many ways for you to help, and we truly appreciate each and every effort. By lending your support, you’ll become a valuable part of our efforts and help strengthen our operations.

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Join Our Efforts. Sunrise has multiple options for volunteers looking to serve their community. Work with our professional staff to find the best fit for you!


Your support helps us provide vital resources and services to people who are experiencing homelessness in Lake County. Every donation, no matter the size, helps us make a difference.

Raise Awareness

Help us spread the word about our work and the importance of addressing homelessness in Lake County. Share our message on social media, talk to your friends and family, and consider hosting a fundraiser to support our cause.

Housing Client

"Sunrise Special Services has helped me have my own home and given me inspiration to build my life back".

Contact Us

PO BOX 479
Upper Lake CA 95485

(888) 876-8594

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