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Los Angeles Armory Shelter Will Be Closed 20 – 23 February


The West Los Angeles Armory will be closed Thursday, February 20 through Sunday morning, February 23 due to National Guard drill dates.

Due to the closure, First to Serve, the organization that operates the West Los Angeles Armory site, will operate from Athens Park starting Thursday, February 20 at 5 p.m. until the morning of the Sunday, February 23.

The West Los Angeles Armory will re-open on Sunday, February 23 at 5 p.m.

View the Winter Shelter Program guide in English here (and Spanish here) for locations and transportation pick-up spots.

For more information, please call the Winter Shelter Hotline at 1-800-548-6047 (available 24 hours a day, seven days a week).

About the Winter Shelter Program: 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.

LAHSA is a joint powers authority of the city and county of Los Angeles, created in 1993 to address the problem 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 $400 million annually in federal, state, county, and city funds for programs providing shelter, housing, and services to people experiencing homelessness.

Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
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