Coachella Valley Health Information Portal | cvHIP Logo

Your connection to health and wellness
resources in the Coachella Valley

Desert Horizon Permanent Housing

Desert Horizon Permanent Housing

Desert SOS

Permanent housing program for chronically homeless individuals with a permanent disability.

Services Offered

Supportive Services • Disability Services • Case Management • Mental Health • Homeless • Permanent Housing • Substance Use Treatment • Information And Referral


Desert Horizon provides supportive housing to clients who are both chronically homeless and permanently disabled. Professional staff provide clients with the necessary tools to return to self-sufficiency and regain independence and financial security. Services include:

  • Living skills
  • Budgeting instruction
  • Case management
  • Community referrals and access to benefits
  • Advocacy
  • Employment assistance
  • Access to education
  • Housing placement assistance
  • Mental health and substance abuse services

Housing consists of completely furnished multi-bedroom units to accommodate up to 32 individuals in the Western Coachella Valley. Housing units provide clients with semi-private sleeping accommodations, with two people per bedroom. Units include kitchen facilities, dining areas, laundry facilities, living and recreation areas, and bathrooms. Clients are provided with personal supplies, food, bus passes, and cleaning supplies.


400 S. Farrell Dr., Suite B205, Palm Springs, CA 92262 33.8176178 -116.5176246

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • Individuals only
  • Must be 18 or over
  • Must provide documentation of chronic homelessness
  • Must provide documentation of permanent disability
  • Must pass a criminal background check. Those formerly convicted of violent crimes and/or sexual offenses are ineligible for services.
  • Clients are charged 30% of their income based on HUD guidelines.


  • Services provided on a sliding scale


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Complete a county survey at the program office. Appointments are strongly recommended, but walk-ins can generally be accommodated. Upon completion of the survey, clients are entered into the county database and will be notified when housing is available.

Desert Horizon does not maintain a wait list; wait time for services varies, but availability is limited as the program offers permanent housing.