Sacramento County

Sacramento County offers Homeless Shelter from Storms

Due to the incoming weather system meeting the approved thresholds this weekend the following weather respite locations will be activated beginning Friday evening:

  • The Department of Human Assistance will be opening a warming center at 1725 28th Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
    • Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 19 at 7 a.m. 
    • All community members are welcome. 
    • Pets must be on a leash or contained in an animal carrier at all times. 
    • Guests will have access to a warm, dry location as well as water and snacks.
  • In coordination with the Department of Homeless Services and Housing (DHSH), First Step Communities (FSC) is expanding capacity by an additional 20 beds at the North A Emergency Shelter to help unhoused persons living in the nearby area get respite from the cold overnights.
    • Friday, Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. until Sunday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 a.m. 
    • These beds will be by invitation only to unhoused in the immediate area and cannot accept walk-ups. 
    • This location cannot support pets. 
  • The City of Sacramento is also activating weather-respite operations at its Outreach and Engagement Center (3615 Auburn Blvd.)
    • Friday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 19 at 7 a.m. 
    • Walk-ups will be accepted
    • The OEC able to accommodate up to 50 guests as part of its weather-respite activation. 
    • The center has storage available for personal belongings if needed and will accept pets.

To see all weather respite locations, days and times please visit or call 2-1-1 for more information. ​