In response to the coming low overnight temperatures this week, Sacramento County is opening two warming center locations through the end of the week. See below for operating days and times for each location. Protective facial coverings will be required and provided to all visitors. Pets are welcome, but must be on a leash or contained in an animal carrier at all times. Blankets, snacks and water will be provided.
County Warming Center Locations – Open February 22 – February 25
- DHA Annex (1725 28th St) 7 p.m. – 7 a.m.
- Creekside Adult School (2641 Kent Dr) 8 p.m. – 8 a.m.
Sacramento County has partnered with Regional Transit to provide transportation to both weather respite centers starting at 7 p.m. through 11 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, and every night through Friday night.
Pick-up locations will be at:
Regional Transit will also be providing transportation from the respite centers back to these four locations starting at 7 a.m. every morning through Saturday morning. Pets in carriers or on leashes are permitted to board the buses and travel to the weather respite center.
In addition to the County-run warming centers, there are several additional locations opening throughout this week:
- Sacramento City Hall: 915 I Street, Sacramento (8 p.m. – 8 a.m., 2/23 - 2/25)
- Barbara Morse Wackford Center: 9014 Bruceville Road, Elk Grove (8 p.m. – 8 a.m.. 2/22 – 2/24)
- Capitol City Seventh Day Adventist, 6701 Lemon Hill Ave., Sacramento (6 p.m. – 8 a.m., 2/21 – 2/26)
Nightly until further notice: Union Gospel Mission: 400 Bannon Street, Sacramento (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
In addition to the nightly warming locations, DHA activated its weather respite motel vouchering program through Saturday morning. The response has the capacity for up to 100 rooms per night and is a targeted effort for the most vulnerable individuals. This activation runs 24/7 through the severe weather period.
People can call or visit 2-1-1
to get the latest information on warming center locations, dates and times.