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Winter Shelters Extended to End of March

Los Angeles, CA (February 28, 2017)-The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority will extended their Winter Shelters until March 31st, 2017.

Shelters participating in this extension, include:
ASCENCIA-HIGHLAND PARK
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA-POMONA ARMORY
BRIDGE TO HOME-SANTA CLARITA
WEINGART-SKID ROW
FIRST TO SERVE-WEST LOS ANGELES ARMORY
BETHEL LA CDC/AME-SOUTH LOS ANGELES
TESTIMONIAL COMMUNITY LOVE CENTER-SOUTH LOS ANGELES
HOME AT LAST (YOUTH SHELTER)-SOUTH LOS ANGELES
THE SALVATION ARMY-BELL
HOPE OF THE VALLEY-SYLMAR ARMORY
FIRST TO SERVE-LONG BEACH

These shelters will continue to operate between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., and will extend their hours during times of extreme weather conditions. Updates regarding shelter locations and transportation schedules can be obtained on LAHSA’s Winter Shelter webpage.

The City of Lancaster and East San Gabriel Valley winter shelters will not be extended and will close on March 1st. If you reside in an area affected by these closures, please call 211 to locate additional resources within your community.

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 1,300 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

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