Mercy House - Orange County Cold Weather Armory Emergency Shelter Program
information provided by: Orange County Department of Mental Health
The Orange County Cold Weather Armory Emergency Shelter program provides up to 400 beds per night for the homeless at the National Guard Armories in Fullerton and Santa Ana. The homeless will receive a nutritious meal, a warm shower, and a safe place to sleep. Volunteers will pass out donations of warm clothing, and Service Providers from Orange County onsite also offer needed services. The shelter is open based on available funding dollars.
Santa Ana Armory – 612 East Warner (Warner / Main)
Fullerton Armory – 400 South Brookhurst (Brookhurst / Valencia)
Bus Pick Up Locations: (There will be pick-up at these sites on dark nights)
Fullerton: Pick Up #1 5:00 p.m. N. La Palma Park Way & Swan, Anaheim Inside fenced parking lot across from La Palma Park Stadium
Santa Ana: Pick Up #1 5:00 p.m. Flower & Civic Center - near 6th Street, Santa Ana
Pick Up #2 5:30 p.m. Orange County Rescue Mission 1901 N. Walnut, Santa Ana
Dark nights and alternate sites: The National Guard Armories are not available for use a few nights per month. On these “dark nights,’ clients will be sheltered at alternate sites.
Record last updated: Aug 9 2010 8:56AM