1935 Newport Ave., off of Oak Park Blvd., Grover Beach.
The Center has an open door policy. Sobriety is not a condition for entry, however no drugs or alcohol are permitted on site. Once at the shelter, guests will not be permitted to re-enter if they choose to leave. Meals and services are provided for overnight guests only.
Text 5CHC to 444999 to receive automatic text updates to your cell phone for when the Warming Center will open. For updates you may also call our Warming Center hotline at 805-710-4330, or check our facebook page:5CitiesHomelessCoalition.We also have information cards available to let potential guests know about the Warming Center and circumstances under which it will open. If you would like a supply of these cards to hand out, please call our office at (805) 574-1638.
For a flyer with Transportation Information, please click here.
Transportation: Busing will be provided by Ride On
5:05 -Ramona Park (on 9th St. & Ramona)
5:15 -Oceano Duck Pond (corner of Mendel & Norswing (pond side)
5:25 -Finn’s Restaurant (parking lot between Finn’s and bathrooms)
5:35 -Pismo Outlets (in parking lot between Ralph Lauren store & Five Cities Dr.)
5:50 -Walmart (North side of Parking lot, the side towards the old Kmart side)6pm Drop off to Hillside Church.Morning bus:
7:00-7:15am -Pick up at Hillside Church
Drop off at above locations, exact times based on riders.
Donations & Volunteers (for a flyer please click here):
Donations (ALL ITEMS MUST BE NEW): 5CHC is currently taking donations of NEW sweatshirts, sweatpants, socks and underwear. Food Items: Coffee (reg & decaf), tea, hot chocolate, cereal, granola bars, peanut butter & jelly, and individually packaged juice, crackers, cookies, and chips.
Employment: 5Cities Homeless Coalition is hiring for overnight Warming Center monitors. If you have interest in joining the 5CHC staff to help with this effort, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (805) 574-1638.