In advance of the coming low overnight temperatures, Sacramento County is opening two warming center locations over the weekend. 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
- December 31 - January 2: DHA Annex (1725 28th St) 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
- January 1 - 2: Creekside Adult School (2641 Kent Dr) 8:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.
In partnership with Sacramento County, Regional Transit (RT) will provide buses to transport guests to both warming locations on their respective operating nights.
Passenger pick-up locations will be at the following RT bus stops:
- Stockton Boulevard and Fruitridge Road
- Watt Avenue at Poplar Boulevard
- Ahern Street at North C Street (Near Loaves & Fishes)
- Natomas Park Drive (near Garden Highway across from Discovery Park)
There will also be transportation back to these locations each morning from the warming centers. Pick-ups will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, December 31 and be available starting at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday night as well.
In addition to the County-run warming centers, there are additional locations in the County:
- December 31 and January 1
- Sacramento City Hall: 915 I Street, Sacramento (8:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.)
- Hagginwood Community Center: 3217 Marysville Blvd, Sacramento (8:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.)
- Capitol City Seventh Day Adventist, 6701 Lemon Hill Ave., Sacramento (8:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.)
- December 31 – January 2
- Good Shepard Catholic Church: 9539 Racquet Court Elk Grove (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.)
- 18 and older, no pets permitted
Nightly under further notice: Union Gospel Mission: 400 Bannon Street, Sacramento (10:00 p.m. – 5:00 a.m.)
In addition to the warming location, DHA extended its weather respite motel vouchering program through Tuesday morning. The response is currently sheltering more than 120 people and navigators are adding people as capacity allows.
People can call 2-1-1 to get the latest information on warming center locations, dates and times.