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Homeless Shelters

For Year-Round Shelter information and requirements for staying including TB test requirements, see below.

Year-Round Shelters

All persons age 1 year and older must have proof of a recent (within 60 days) and clear TB test before being allowed into a shelter.  TB tests are available free of charge to shelter users at any VC Health Care Agency Urgent Care Clinic (Urgent Care Clinic list).  Persons who are intoxicated or disorderly will not be admitted to shelter sites.

Shelters are operated largely by volunteers and donations.  Please recognize both their generosity and some limitations. For more information, please call 211 or:

Homeless Shelters


Ventura County Rescue Mission
234 E. 6th Street, Oxnard   805-487-1234
Operated by: The Rescue Mission Alliance
Open: Year-round
Serves: Single men
Services: Place to sleep, hot meal & shower
Check in: 5 p.m.
Capacity: 10-15

Lighthouse Women’s & Children’s Mission – Emergency Shelter
104 N. Hayes, Oxnard   805-385-7200
Operated by: The Rescue Mission Alliance
Open: Year-round
Serves: Single women and mothers with children (boys up to 10 years old, some exceptions made up to age 12)
Services: Place to sleep, hot meal, & shower
Check in: Call first for space availability
Capacity: 21

Kingdom Center (Gabriel’s House) Women’s Shelter
1450 S. Rose Avenue, Oxnard   805-487-3445
Operated by: The Kingdom Center
Open: Year-round
Serves: Single women and women with children
Services: Place to sleep, hot meal, & shower
Check in: Call first for space availability
Capacity: 20


Our Place Shelter
536 E. Thompson Blvd, Ventura   805-652-2151
Operated by: Turning Point Foundation
Open: Year-round
Serves: Homeless mentally ill, single men, and single women
Services: Place to sleep, shower, meals, laundry, mail, phone, and case management
To be considered: Frequently a waiting list; apply for intake interview 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Capacity: Beds – male-7, female-3

ARCH Ventura: For more information call “211” 
Open: Year-Round
Serves: Singles
Check In: via Coordinated Entry System
Capacity: 32 persons
Services: Meals for shelter guests, place to sleep, showers; connection to social services/housing options

Santa Paula

Santa Paula Winter Shelter – For information call Kay Wilson-Bolton 805-340-5025
1498 E. Harvard Blvd, Santa Paula (intersection of E. Main St., east side of town)
Operated by: The Spirit of Santa Paula
Open: Year-round
Serves: Santa Paula, Fillmore, and Piru residents ONLY
Services: Place to sleep and hot meal
Check in: Call ahead for an assessment or walk in
Capacity: 42

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