Get help during extreme weather emergencies

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

If you or someone you know needs help or a warm place to take shelter during storms, Call 311 (San Francisco) or 211 to find help near you. These Bay Area locations below also offer support during this time. Please call ahead when possible in case supplies are limited.

ALAMEDA COUNTY

Sandbags:

Castro Valley

  • 20336 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546
  • 19780 Cull Canyon Road, Castro Valley, CA 94546
  • First Presbyterian Church of Hayward Shelter - 2490 Grove Ave, Castro Valley, CA 94546, (510) 634-4750

Fremont:

  • City Maintenance Center - 42551 Osgood Road, Fremont, CA 94539
  • Fremont Fire Station 5 - 55 Hackamore Lane, Fremont, CA 94539
  • Fremont Fire Station 10 - 5001 Deep Creek Road, Fremont, CA 94539

Hayward

  • 951 Turner Court, Hayward, CA 94545
  • South Hayward Parish Winter Shelter - 27287 Patrick Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544, (510) 634-2229

Warming Shelters:

Alameda

  • Christ Episcopal Church - 1700 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501
  • Open every night from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. and open everyday as long as the chance of rain is greater than 50%, the church says.
  • Showers open Sunday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

"Signs on the street indicate when shelter is open....Up to 20 guests will be provided with meals, a hot shower, new clothing, and a warm place to sleep. Limited onsite storage of belongings is provided, and approved and screened pets are welcome."

Christ Episcopal Church says it needs to fundraise $20,000 to continue its services. You can learn more here. Here is a link to its donation page. Select "Give to Homeless Ministries."

Berkeley

  • Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter - Dorothy Day House - 1931 Center Street Berkeley, CA 94704,(510) 705-1325, info@dorothydayhouse.org

Livermore

  • Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD) - 4444 East Avenue, Livermore, CA 94550,(510) 224-3755

Oakland

  • Crossroads Emergency Shelter - East Oakland Community Project (EOCP) - 7515 International Boulevard, Oakland, CA, 94621, (510) 532-3211 info@eocp.net

Housing Resource Centers:

Berkeley

  • Women's Daytime Drop-in Center - 2218 Acton Street, Berkeley, CA 94702,Monday-Friday, (510) 548-2884, help@womensdropin.org

Emeryville

  • Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency - 2811 Adeline Street, Emeryville, CA 94608,10 AM - 2 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, (510) 899-4650 | (510) 844-8221

Hayward

  • Gail Steele Multi-Service Center (formerly Eden Area) - 24100 Amador Street, Haywayrd, CA 94544

Livermore

  • Livermore Self-Sufficiency Center - 2499 Constitution Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

Oakland

  • BACS Towne House Wellness Center - 629 Oakland Ave. Oakland, CA 94611,1-4 PM Monday-Wednesday, (510) 658-9480
  • Eastmont Town Center - 6955 Foothill Boulevard, Suite 100 (Eastmont Self-Sufficiency Center) and Suite 143 (Adult and Aging Services), Oakland, CA 94605
  • Enterprise Self-Sufficiency Center - 8477 Enterprise Way, Oakland, CA 94621
  • Thomas L. Berkeley Square (North Oakland) - 2000 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

Warming Centers:

Concord

  • Concord Shelter - CCHS - 2407 Arnold Industrial Way #C, Concord, CA 94520,(925) 646-5082

Richmond

  • Brookside Shelter - 847-C Brookside Drive, Richmond, CA 94801,(800) 799-5699

MARIN COUNTY

Warming Centers:

San Rafael

  • Severe Weather Emergency Shelter (SWES) - Marin Health and Human Services - 3240 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA 94901,Wednesday and Thursday 5 PM - 6:30 AM

NAPA COUNTY

Sandbags:

Angwin

  • ANGWIN FIRE (VOLUNTEER DEPT.) STATION #18 - 275 College Ave., Angwin,707-965-6551, PUC Public Safety

Calistoga

  • ST HELENA CALIF DEPT. FORESTRY STATION - 3535 N. St Helena Hwy., Calistoga (BETWEEN ST HELENA & CALISTOGA ACROSS FROM BIG TREE RD),707-967-1467 (Open 24 hours)

Napa

  • NAPA RIVER RECLAMATION DISTRICT FACILITY PENNY WILSON - 1501 Milton Rd., Napa, CA 94558,707-255-2996
  • NAPA COUNTY FIRE/DRY CREEK LAKOYA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT. STATION 16 - 5900 Dry Creek Road, Napa, CA 94558,707-944-1562
  • CIRCLE OAKS COMMUNITY WATER DISTRICT - End of Circle Oaks Drive
  • NAPA COUNTY FIRE/GORDON VALLEY VOLUNTEER FIRE STATION, #22 - 1345 Wooden Valley Cross Road, Napa, CA,707-363-4959

Warming Centers:

Napa

  • South Napa Shelter -100 Hartle Court, Napa, CA 94559, (707) 271-7818

SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY

Warming Centers:

  • Next Door Shelter - 1001 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109,Intakes Every day until January 15,2023 Between 4 PM - 10 PM
  • MSC South - 525 5th Street, San Francisco, CA 94107,Intakes Everyday until January 15,2023 Between 4 PM - 10 PM
  • Sanctuary - 201 8th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103,Intakes Everyday until January 15,2023 Between 4 PM - 10 PM
  • St. Mary's Cathedral - 111 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94109,Intakes Everyday until January 15,2023 Beginning at 6 PM

SAN MATEO COUNTY

Sandbags:

Redwood City

  • Redwood City Public Works Yard, 1400 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063

Warming Centers:

San Mateo

  • Samaritan House San Mateo - 4031 Pacific Blvd., San Mateo, CA 94403,Monday-Wednesday and Friday 9 AM - 5 PM; Thursday 9 AM - 12 PM (650) 347-3648
  • Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Homelessness Help Center - 50 N B St., San Mateo, CA 94401,Monday - Friday 9 AM - 11 PM (650) 343-4403

SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Sandbags:

Alviso

5030 N 1st St., Alviso, CA 95002 (located behind George Mayne Elementary School)

Morgan Hill

El Toro Fire Station - 18300 Old Monterey Road, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Palo Alto

1925 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94303

San Jose

  • City Central Service Yard - 1661 Senter Road at Phelan Avenue, San Jose, CA 95112
  • Santa Clara Valley Water District - Winfield Warehouse - 5750 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118, Winfield Boulevard between Blossom Hill Road and Coleman Avenue

Warming Centers:

Santa Clara

  • Santa Clara Senior Center - 1303 Fremont Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050, Wednesday - Friday 7 AM - 3 PM
  • Community Recreation Center - 969 Kiely Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95051, Wednesday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 6 PM; Friday 8:30 AM - 5 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Central Park Library - 2635 Homestead Rd., Santa Clara, CA 95051, Wednesday 12 PM - 6 PM; Thursday 12 PM - 7 PM; Friday-Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM
  • Mission Branch Library - 1098 Lexington Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050, Wednesday 9 AM - 5PM; Thursday 1 PM - 5PM
  • Northside Branch Library - 695 Moreland Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054, Wednesday 12 PM - 6 PM; Thursday 12 PM - 7 PM; Friday-Saturday 10 AM - 2 PM

SOLANO COUNTY

Warming Centers:

  • Norman C King South Vallejo Community Center - 545 Magazine St, Vallejo, Ca 94590, (707) 648-4620, 8 PM - 7 AM

SONOMA COUNTY

Sandbags:

Sonoma

  • Sonoma City Hall - 1 The Plaza, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Depot Park - 270 1st St W, Sonoma, CA 95476
  • Friedman's Home Improvement Center - 1360 Broadway Ave., Sonoma, CA 95476

Warming Centers:

Sonoma

  • Homeless Action Sonoma (HAS) - 867 West Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476, Open Everyday 2 PM - 10 AM
  • Sonoma Veterans Building - 126 Frist Street, Sonoma, CA 95476, Open Every day 7 PM - 9 AM

Santa Rosa

  • Homeless Services Center of Catholic Charities' Caritas Center - 301 Sixth Street, Suite 108, Santa Rosa, CA 94501, Monday - Thursday 7 PM - 7 AM