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Winter Shelters to Remain Open 24 Hours Until Saturday, 11th

Los Angeles, CA (February 9, 2017) – The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announced they would stay open from Thursday at 5 pm February 9th until 7 am Saturday, February 11th

The following Winter Shelters will stay open during this period:

HIGHLAND PARK
LANCASTER
POMONA
SANTA CLARITA
SKID ROW
WEST LOS ANGELES
SOUTH LOS ANGELES
SYLMAR
LONG BEACH
BELL

In an effort to provide additional resources for the adverse weather predicted in the Inland Empire, the Pomona winter shelter will remain open for an extended 24-hours and will operate from 5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9th until 7:00 a.m. Sunday, February 12th. East San Gabriel Valley will not be participating in this 24-hour activation.

All Winter Shelter Programs will remain open until March 1, 2017. Please check LAHSA’s Winter Shelter Program webpage for updated shelter locations and transportation schedules. You can also call the winter shelter hotline at 1-800-548-6047 or call 211 for any additional information.

Winter shelters provide shelter, warmth, food and comfort to homeless individuals during the cold and wet weather season. In addition to temporary emergency shelter, each program location provides access to supportive services and housing assistance. Pet accommodations are provided at some sites. More than 1,400 beds will be available during the 2016-2017 Winter Shelter Program season across the City and County of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority coordinates the Winter Shelter Program in partnership with the California National Guard, the County of Los Angeles and the City of Los Angeles.

For more information contact LAHSA’s Crisis Housing Coordinator at 213-225-8489

Comment (1)

  1. Billy Zanatakos

    Spring has sprung winter is over. Get ready the beach is open and waiting. The food banks and soup kitchens are ready to serve.

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