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Santa Ana armory shelter to extend hours because of forecast rain

The Orange County Armory Emergency Shelter Program in Santa Ana and Fullerton will operate on a 24-hour basis with coordination and support from the California Military Department from Wednesday, December 25th at 6:30 a.m. to Friday, December 27th at 6:30 a.m. to provide shelter and protection to residents experiencing homelessness during the predicted rain.

The Santa Ana and Fullerton armories provide a total of up to 400 beds per night. Individuals experiencing homelessness will receive a nutritious meal, a warm shower and a safe place to sleep. Shuttles will offer complimentary pick-ups at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on December 25th and 26th; locations are listed at https://mercyhouse.net/portfolios/oc-armory-emergency-shelters.

In addition to the seasonal armories, the County of Orange operates the Courtyard Transitional Center in Santa Ana and Bridges at Kraemer Place in Anaheim. For additional information about County shelters, visit www.occommunityservices.org/hcd/homeless/shelter_programs.

The article above was released by Orange County Health Care Agency.