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Winter Homeless Shelters Open Across Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority opened 12 winter shelter locations on December 1, 2014, throughout Los Angeles County.

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 meals and access to supportive services and housing assistance.

Winter shelter beds are designated in the following Los Angeles City and County areas:

  • BELL
  • DOWNTOWN (CENTRAL CITY EAST)
  • GLENDORA
  • HACIENDA HEIGHTS
  • LANCASTER
  • LONG BEACH
  • PACOIMA
  • POMONA
  • ROWLAND HEIGHTS
  • SANTA CLARITA
  • SOUTH LOS ANGELES
  • SYLMAR
  • VALINDA
  • WEST COVINA
  • WEST LOS ANGELES


Four additional programs will open December 15, 2014.

Please check LAHSA's website for transportation and shelter locations.

The 2014-2015 Winter Shelter Program (WSP) operates between December 1, 2014 and March 15, 2015.  A total of 1,521 beds are available 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.