Local emergency shelters

If you are homeless and seeking immediate shelter, food, clothing or other types of assistance, please visit www.211oc.org or dial 2-1-1 to reach the 24-hour free information and referral helpline.

Santa Ana Navigation Center

The new Navigation Center is a 24-hour homeless navigation center in Santa Ana that serves homeless men, women, and families with minor-aged children. The building houses five dormitories, family rooms, full bathroom facilities and more. This shelter allows those with ties to Santa Ana who may be experiencing homelessness to focus on transitioning into permanent housing and employment opportunities.

Bridges at Kraemer Place

Bridges at Kraemer Place is an emergency shelter located in Anaheim, with a capacity of 200 people. This shelter is open to those 18 and older. The goal of Bridges at Kraemer Place is to transition clients to permanent housing as soon as possible.

Yale Navigation Center

The Yale Navigation Center is a county-owned and operated shelter, with a capacity of 425 people, provides shelter, meals, sanitary facilities, and access to case management, employment and housing assistance, health care, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and other supportive services and assistance to individuals experiencing homelessness.

Cold-weather shelter

The Orange County cold-weather shelter is a seasonal program that is normally operated during cold weather months. The program provides overnight shelter to individuals that are vulnerable and exposed to the outside weather elements and provides essential services that include nutritious meals, warm showers, a safe place to sleep, clothes, supportive services, and a friendly atmosphere.


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