Community Resources Cards: See attachment on the left side of the page
Warming Centers in SLO County
Warming centers depend on volunteers to help staff the centers and several warming centers around the county are seeking volunteers to help provide a warm, dry place for people who are homeless. Warming centers in SLO County include:
- Arroyo Grande Warming Center in Arroyo Grande. Please call the 5Cities Homeless Coalition for more information at (805) 574-1638.
- Paso Cares North County Warming Center in Templeton and Paso Robles. Please call (805) 712-4710 for more information.
- Prado Center in San Luis Obispo. Please call (805) 786-0617.
- Atascadero Warming Center. Please email Mary Lipscomb at [email protected]
People who are homeless or imminently homeless in San Luis Obispo County may go to any of three Coordinated Entry locations for a preliminary assessment and referral to available services resources. The Coordinated Entry locations are:
El Camino Homeless Organization
370 Atascadero Ave, Atascadero, CA 93422
A public meal program is served everyday from 5:00pm-6:00pm. Public showers are also available M-W-F from 4:00pm-6:00pm.
Prado Center – operated by the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo
40 Prado Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
*Provides shelter for clients that have completed intake and been accepted. Please contact Prado with specific questions.
Breakfast and dinner are for clients that have completed an intake. 8:00am and 5:30pm 7 days a week.
Lunch is provided by People's Kitchen from 12 - 12:30 and if someone does not want to do an intake then they would need to go around to the back kitchen and People's Kitchen will serve the public there.
5Cities Homeless Coalition
1566 W. Grand, Grover Beach, CA 93433
Locations are accessible to persons with disabilities. Coordinated Entry sites seek to welcome all people and do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or creed, or national origin.
Coordinated Entry provides a standardized intake assessment and referrals to ensure a more consistent and streamlined experience for people seeking homeless assistance services. At initial intake, persons receive a triage assessment and are given services referrals.