New Direction


NEW DIRECTION is an outreach and engagement center in Merced County providing housing support services and linkage to community resources for the chronically homeless population. The program works collaboratively with other organizations to reduce homelessness and increase utilization of community resources.


New Direction

Phone: (209) 205-3123
Fax: (209) 205-3124
Address:  3333 M Street, Merced, CA  95348

Program Services

  • Linkages to housing options (i.e., emergency shelter, permanent supportive housing, transitional housing, and rapid rehousing).
  • Transportation.
  • Case management.
  • Document readiness assistance.

How to get involved

Contact New Direction’s office for intake.

Funding information

Funded by HUD