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2016-17 Winter Shelter Program - Shelter Locations and Transportation Schedule

Those in need of emergency shelter are encouraged to go directly to one of the listed pick-up points for free transportation, rather than the site address, unless otherwise indicated. Most shelters will open at approximately 5:00 PM. For information about the shelters, please refer to the contact information on this document.

Transportation Pick-up Point:
Pick-up Address: Time:
Channel Street Park/Ride 110 Underpass & Channel Street, San Pedro, CA 90731 4:15 p.m.
Long Beach Multi Service Center 1301 W. 12th St., Long Beach, CA 90813 4:45 p.m.
First Congregational Church 241 Cedar Ave., Long Beach, CA 90802 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

Shelters operated in partnership with the California National Guard are subject to Non-Availability Dates due to military operations.

Winter Shelter Hotline
Phone: 1-800-548-6047
TDD: 1-800-660-4026
(For the deaf and hearing disabled)
Website address:

Long Beach Winter Shelters

1. First to Serve (640 beds)
401 Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802

2. First to Serve (164 beds)
6845 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90805

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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