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Winter Shelters to Remain Open 24 Hours

Posted on 01/20/17

Winter Shelters to Remain Open 24 Hours 
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority announces the temporary extension of hours at most winter shelters. Most winter shelters will operate for two separate 64-hour timeframes to accommodate for cold and wet weather conditions. The first activation will begin Wednesday, January 18th at 5 p.m. until Saturday, January 21st at 7 a.m. The second activation will occur starting Saturday, January 21st at 5 p.m. until Tuesday, January 24th at 7 a.m. Shelters will resume normal hours of operations beginning Tuesday, January, 24th at 7 a.m. 
The following Winter Shelters will stay open during this period:
HIGHLAND PARK
SANTA CLARITA
SKID ROW
SOUTH LOS ANGELES
SYLMAR
LONG BEACH
BELL
https://www.lahsa.org/ces/winter-shelter/occupancy-dashboard

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 1,400 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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