2008 Bay Area warming centers

December 16, 2008 10:18:36 PM PST
Warming centers are open around the Bay Area for those needing shelter from freezing temperatures.

The Winter Shelter program at the Oakland Army Base is open all season.

Willie Keys recreation center will be open until Wednesday morning.
Willie Keys (formally Poplar) Recreation Center
3131 Union Street
(510) 597-5042

Dorothy Day House - Emergency Storm Shelter
(open November to April)
2300 Bancroft Way - St. Marks Church

Open on nights when rain is forecasted or when temperature is especially cold. Youth Emergency Assistance Hostel (YEAH!)
Open mid-November to April
1744 University Avenue
Lutheran Church of the Cross
Hours: Monday-Sunday, 8 p.m. - 8 a.m.
Hot Meals, Showers & Pets Allowed.

Contra Costa County
Shelter Hotline: 1-800-799-6599
Homeless Outreach Team: 1-925-595-6920

There are three multi-service centers in Contra Costa County to help homeless people get shelter and other services.

    1401 4th St.

    1211 Detroit Ave.

    San Pablo
    1515 Market St.
San Jose: San Jose Warming Centers