2015 Winter Shelter Program News


    2015 Winter Shelter Program
    Now open in select locations
    In anticipation of severe weather due to El Niño, The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announces the early opening of the 2015 Winter Shelter Program.
    The following Winter Shelter Programs are now operational as of October 15, 2015:
    • BELL
    • POMONA
    Additional locations will open November 1, 2015. All Winter Shelter Programs will remain open until March 15, 2016. Please check LAHSA's Winter Shelter Program webpage for shelter locations and transportation schedule. Please check the website often for updates regarding shelter opening dates. 
    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. Over 1,400 beds will be available during the 2015-2016 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 media inquiries email Naomi Goldman or call 424-293-2113