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The Winter Shelter Program is held annually to protect people experiencing homelessness during Los Angeles's colder months. Winter Shelters are located all across the County, and will be operating 24 hours a day this year due to COVID‑19.

For more information, please see our English and Spanish Winter Shelter Flyers.

For any inquiries, please email wintershelter@lahsa.org.

winter Shelter Hotline

1 (800) 548 - 6047

Am I Eligible for the Winter Shelter Program?

All Winter Shelter Participants must be


At least
18 years old

and


Experiencing
Homelessness

What can I expect at a Winter Shelter site?


Safety

Shelters will follow new "Safer at Home" Guidlines to keep everyone healthy and safe indoors. This includes daily temperature checks and staff conducting a COVID‑19 screening questionnaire.

Pet
Acceptance

Shelters welcome pets and emotional support animals.


Food

Shelters serve 3 meals a day.

Meals at Weather-Activated shelters dependent on activation hours.

How do I access a Winter Shelter?

1

Find a Shelter

Scroll down or click here for a list of shelters and addresses. Alternatively, please use our Bed Availability App.

2

Call to Check Availability

All shelters require you to call first before coming. There are a limited amount of beds at each site.

3

Pack your Bags

All shelters have a two (2) bag restriction. Anything more will not be allowed into the site.

4

Find Transport

This year, transportation is limited. Please refer to our Winter Shelter Program Flyers (English | Spanish) for sites that offer transportation.

Service
Planning
Area
Location Provider Address # of Beds Phone Population
Served
1 High Desert MACC Volunteers of America ** 45150 60th St
Lancaster, 93536
57 (661) 723-4873 Co-Ed
2 Pacoima Church Hope of the Valley ** Confidential
(please call for location)
57 (818) 257-8521 Co-Ed
4 Weingart Center Weingart Association 566 S. San Pedro St
Los Angeles, 90013
49 (213) 689-2152 Co-Ed
6 Athens Park Home at Last 12603 S.Broadway
Los Angeles, 90061
63 (323) 787-7241 Co-Ed
6 Bryant Temple Women's Shelter Bryant Temple CDC 2514 W. Vernon Ave
Los Angeles, 90047
20 (323) 792-4162 Women
6 2nd AME/Hoover Home At Last 5500 S. Hoover Ave
Los Angeles, 90037
45 (888) 527-9797 Women
8 Long Beach WSP Site Volunteers of America 1718-1722 Hayes St
Long Beach, 90813
45 (213) 328-9928 Co-Ed
6 HAL Facility Home at Last 8311 S. Western Ave
Los Angeles, 90047
30 (323) 909-5913 Women

** Note: Indicates the site is not a walk up and has transportation services.

*  Note: No walk-ins allowed. Transportation services are subject to bed availability; must call 2-1-1 to confirm. Pick up point at Long Beach Multi-Service Center (1301 W. 12th Street, Long Beach, CA 90813) to access the site. Transportation by bus.

Weather-Activated Shelters

During cold and rainy weather, additional sites called Weather-Activated Shelters may be activated.

The Weather-Activated Winter Shelter (Emergency Shelter) Program is a short-term weather activated emergency response to provide individuals experiencing homelessness a safe and supportive short-term shelter during severe inclement weather. This program is run to protect individuals from the rain and cold weather to avoid hypothermia, pnuemonia, and other conditions caused by cold temperatures.

Sites may be activated if at least two of the following conditions are met

  • Two consecutive days where daytime temperature highs are below 50 degrees
  • Nighttime lows are below 40 degrees
  • One or more consecutive days of heavy rainfall
Service
Planning
Area
Location Provider Address # of Beds Phone Population
Served
Metro
Los Angeles
First
To Serve
Glassell Park 3650 Verdugo Rd
Los Angeles, 90065
30 (424) 542-1373 Coed