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Winter Warming Shelter

Effective December 1, 2015 – March 31, 2016 the West Ventura County Winter Warming Shelter offers services from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m. (no admission after 9 p.m.)  The shelter is located at the Oxnard National Guard Armory (351 S. "K" Street).  For more information about services and admission criteria, click hereEn Español.

Year-Round Shelters

homeless shelter imgAll persons (children and adults) must have proof of a recent (within 60 days) and clear TB test before they are allowed into a shelter.  TB tests are available free of charge to shelter users at any VC Health Care Agency Urgent Care Clinic (see listing below).  Persons who are intoxicated or disorderly will not be admitted to the shelter sites.

Urgent Care Clinics:

Shelters are operated largely by volunteers and donations.  Please recognize both their generosity and some limitations.

For more information, please call 211 or:


Ventura County Rescue Mission
234 E. 6th Street, Oxnard
(805) 487-1234

Operated by: The Rescue Mission Allianceexitdisclaimer
Open: Year round
Serves: Single men
Services: Place to sleep, hot meal & shower
Check in: 5 p.m.
Capacity: 35

Lighthouse Women's & Children's Mission - Emergency Shelter
104 N. Hayes, Oxnard
(805) 385-7200

Operated by: The Rescue Mission Allianceexitdisclaimer
Open: Year round
Serves: Single women and mothers with children (boys up to 10 years old)
Services: Place to sleep, hot meal, & shower
Check in: Call first for space availability
Capacity: 24


Our Place Shelter
536 E. Thompson Boulevard, Ventura
(805) 652-2151

Operated by: Turning Point Foundationexitdisclaimer
Open: Year round
Serves: Homeless mentally ill, single men & single women
Services: Place to sleep, shower, meals, laundry, mail, phone & case management
To be considered: Frequently a waiting list; apply for intake interview 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Capacity: 7 male beds, 3 female beds

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