You think you’re cold? Clued-in poster “Concerned Citizen” suggests we post a link to cold weather shelters provided by the County for any fellow citizens without a warm place to stay. We love his/her charitable instincts, and appreciate the County’s efforts and the ongoing relief these organizations provide.

Here are the extra available hot spots:

Westside Community Center, 423 W. Victoria St., Santa Barbara

Lompoc High School (Cafeteria), 515 W. College St., Lompoc

Minami Center, 600 W. Enos St, Santa Maria

The shelters will be open from 6 p.m. to 10 a.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 12-15, when the cold weather is expected to end.

Other places to stay:

Casa Esperanza

816 Cacique Street, Santa Barbara


Santa Barbara Rescue Mission

535 E. Yanonali St, Santa Barbara


The Salvation Army Hospitality House

(Emergency Cold Weather Shelter only)

423 Chapala Street, Santa Barbara


Transition House (Families Only)

Family Shelter 434 East Ortega Street Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara


Good Samaritan Shelter

401 W. Morrison Avenue, Santa Maria


Bridge House

2025 Sweeney Road near River Park, Lompoc

737-9443 Business Line

737-9449 (after 5:00PM)


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