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News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Winter Shelters Opened Friday; Pickup Points Listed

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) announces the opening of the 2017-2018 Winter Shelter Program. Below is  a list of shelter locations and transportation schedules.

Date: Dec. 1, 2017 – Feb. 28, 2018
Select shelters may operate until March 31. Please call shelters directly to verify.

Time: 5:00PM – 7:00AM (times may vary)

Winter Shelter Hotline: 1-800-548-6047 (Mon-Fri, 8 am to 5 pm, except Holidays)

Storage Restrictions: Only 1 small bag per client

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. 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.

About the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA): The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is a joint powers authority of the City and County of Los Angeles, created in 1993 to address the problems of homelessness in Los Angeles County. LAHSA is the lead agency in the HUD-funded Los Angeles Continuum of Care, and coordinates and manages over $243 million annually in federal, state, county and city funds for programs providing shelter, housing and services to homeless people.

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