Roy's Desert Resource Center Information

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("Desert SOS")

Roy's Desert Resource Center (RDRC) services are offered to families and single adults who are homeless in the Coachella Valley.  Eligible participants are transported to and from the site after gathering at strategically located pick-up points.  Staff screen participants, coordinate case management services for clients once they have successfully completed the application process. 

Eligible clients are homeless, drug free, physically able to care for themselves, and have not been convicted of a violent felony or sexual offence.  Eligible clients may remain in the RDRC Program for a maximum of up to 120 days based on their progress.  Clients participate in case management activities and receive the tools necessary to secure housing and successfully end their homelessness.

Clients may access services and shelter daily based upon available space by being present at the following pick-up points at the designated times daily:

 Drop-Off AM  
Farrell and Vista Chino 6:00 AM
Dinah Shore and Cathedral Canyon 6:45 AM
Racquet Club and Palm Canyon  7:45 AM
Farrell and Vista Chino   8:30 AM
Pick-Up PM  
Farrell and Vista Chino 5:15 PM
Farrell and Vista Chino 6:00 PM
Dinah Shore and Cathedral Canyon 6:15 PM
Farrell and Vista Chino 7:00 PM
Racquet Club and Palm Canyon 7:15 PM


  • The Racquet Club stop is located 1/4 block East of the intersection on the South side of the street.
  • The Farrell/Vista Chino stop is located at Sun Bus stop on the West side of the street.
  • Dinah Shore/Cathedral Canyon stop - Calvary Christian Center, 68550 Dinah Shore Drive, Cathedral City, CA  92234.

Roy's is located at 19531 McLane Street in Palm Springs, near Indian Canyon Drive and Interstate 10.  (See Map)  Clients with their own transportation may bypass the designated pick-up points and access the RDRC services daily using their own means of transportation. 

Desert SOS staff members are available to answer any questions about Roy's at 760-676-5200 or for Permanent Supportive Housing Programs call 760-327-4394.

Roy's Desert Resource Center
19531 McLane Street
Palm Springs, CA 92262

For more information, click here for Jewish Family Services of San Diego Coachella Valley Services.