Winter Shelters Now Open!


Those in need of emergency shelter are encouraged to go directly to one of the listed pick-up points for free transportation, rather than the site address, unless otherwise indicated. For information about the shelters, please refer to the contact information below.

Most shelters open at approximately 5:00 PM.

Winter Shelter Locations

Winter Shelter Hotline Phone: 1-800-548-6047 TDD: 1-800-660-4026 (For the deaf and hearing disabled) Website address:


Santa Monica Housing Authority Section 8

Voucher program 

 The City of Santa Monica Housing Authority (SMHA) will be accepting applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program on

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 8am-8pm (Pacific Standard Time).

Applications (in English and Spanish) are accessible online via computer, tablet, or smartphone through a secure website at

To apply during the opening period,