What is the Alameda Warming Shelter?

The Alameda Warming Shelter is designated to be a warm, safe and respectful place for homeless persons to get out of the cold and rainy weather. The shelter will be open on nights when the weather is forecast to be 40 degrees or colder or rain is predicted. Guests will be provided with dinner, a place to sleep and breakfast. The Warming Shelter is a project of Building Futures, and the City of Alameda, and is hosted by Christ Episcopal Church.

  • The Warming Center available to men and women will open on December 6th and will continue through the first week of April.

  • The Center expects to serve 15-20 guests for the 2019 Season.

  • The Warming Center Hotline Number is: 510-201-0204.

  • The Warming Shelter is not a drop-in shelter. Intakes for people with a connection to Alameda are available at :

    • The Alameda Laundry Program (645 Central Ave in Alameda EVERY Thursday starting at 10:00 am. One load per person only. Last load goes in at 12:15 pm. For more information, please contact Building Futures at 510-686-2332.

    • Dine & Connect A community getting together to serve and connect with those who are homeless in Alameda. Free of charge. Meet the services team and get connected to resources. Last Monday of each Month  5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church 1420 Lafayette Street, Alameda Call (510) 523-0659 for more information Upcoming Dinner: December 31

    • Assistance with finding housing and other vital services will also be available.

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