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Housing and Community Services Department
Housing and Community Services Department

Berkeley Homeless Emergency Services

2017 WINTER SHELTER INFORMATION  
 

City of Berkeley Winter Shelter

North Berkeley Senior Center

First Presbyterian Church

Frances Albrier Community Center
1231 Second Street 1901 Hearst Ave. 2407 Dana Street 2800 Park Street

Every night through Feb. 28

Feb. 24 to Feb. 27

Feb. 28

 

7 pm to 7 am

7 pm to 7 am 10 pm to 7 am  

Disabled Accessible

Disabled Accessible

Disabled Accessible

Disabled Accessible

AC Transit, #25, #51b, #52

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information call 510-684-1892. Do not arrive on Shelter premises before 15 minutes before opening.

Call 211 for Countywide Shelter Information.

 

DAYTIME RESPITE AND MEALS  

Programs

Operating Hours  

Services

Berkeley Drop-In Center (BDIC)
3234 Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 653-3808 

Mondays - Thursdays
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fridays
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 

 

Provides respite, restrooms, storage lockers, packaged meals, free phone services, message services, counseling, group sessions and access to mental health and medical professionals.

Bonita House
Creative Wellness Center
South Berkeley Community Church
1802 Fairview St. at Ellis St.
Berkeley, CA 94703

Tuesdays
9:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Provides mental health/substance abuse counseling, living skills training, community integration education, pre-vocational training, wellness/recovery programming, referrals to community resources, computer training, art therapy, activities/special interest programming, peer support and leadership, socialization, respite, morning snacks and a nutritious hot lunch.

BOSS Multi-Agency Service Center (MASC)
1931 Center St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 843-3700

Mondays - Fridays
8:00 a.m. - Noon

 

Provides respite, restroom, showers, laundry and access to mental health and medical professionals.

Suitcase Clinic/ASUC
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 423-3303

Monday nights
6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.

Provides referrals to community services for individuals who are 18 - 25 years old. Professional services may include medical, dentistry, pharmaceutical, massage and acupuncture.

Women's Daytime Drop-In Center
2218 Acton St.
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 548-2884

Mondays - Fridays
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (closed 1st Friday of the month)

Provides respite, restroom, case management services, and referrals to community services. Breakfast and lunch in exchange for chore.

Youth Spirit Artwork
1740 Alcatraz Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703

Mondays - Fridays
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Provides job training services within in the art field to individuals who are 14 - 25 years old.

Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter - (BESS)

 
See Above 2017 WINTER SHELTER INFORMATION  

 

ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUG PROGRAMS (AOD)

Programs

Operating Hours 

Services

Lifelong Acupuncture Clinic
Berkeley Primary Care Clinic
2001 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 204-4666

Tuesdays and Thursdays
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Provides auricular (detoxification) acupuncture to Berkeley residents who are chemically dependent.

Options Recovery Services
1931 Center St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 666-9552

Mondays - Fridays
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Provides daytime treatment program and mental health clinic services for clients who have co-occurring disorders.


 

RESTROOMS

Locations

Operating Hours 

Center Street Garage
2025 Center Street
(Between Milvia St. and Shattuck Ave.)
Berkeley, CA 94704

Mondays - Fridays: 
5:15 a.m.- Midnight
Saturdays: 
7:00 a.m. -  Midnight
Sundays: 
Noon – Midnight

Telegraph/Channing Garage
2450 Durant Avenue
(one-half block west of Telegraph Avenue)
Berkeley, CA 94704

Mondays - Thursdays:
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Fridays - Saturdays:
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. 
Sundays: 
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Civic Center  
2180 Milvia St.
Berkeley, CA 94704

Mondays - Fridays:  
7:30 a.m. – Midnight 
Saturdays - Sundays:   
8:00 a.m. – Midnight

People’s Park  
2556 Haste St. 
Berkeley, CA 94704

Mondays - Sundays:  
6:00 a.m.  – 10:00 p.m.

City of Berkeley Park Restrooms:
Adventure Playground, Aquatic Park, Berkeley Rose Garden, Cedar-Rose Park, Codornices Park, Cragmont Rock Park, Glendale-La Loma Park, Grove Park, Horseshoe Park, John Hinkel Park, King School Park, Live Oak Park, Marina Mall,  San Pablo Park, Shorebird Park, Strawberry Creek Park, Virginia-McGee Totland, West Campus Swim Center, Willard Park and Willard Pool.

Restroom hours vary by season and are usually open during daylight hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






SHOWER PROGRAM

Locations

Operating Hours 

Willard Pool
2701 Telegraph Ave., at Derby St.
Berkeley, CA 94705 

Mondays -Fridays:
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays - Sundays:
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

BOSS Multi-Agency Service Center (MASC)
1931 Center St.
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 843-3700

Mondays - Fridays:   
8:00 a.m. - Noon

 

MORNING MEAL SERVICES - (*Not City Funded)

Locations Operating Hours

Dorothy Day Breakfast - Christ Church
2138 Cedar St.
Berkeley, CA 94709

Mondays - Saturday:
7:00 am
*Night on the Streets Catholic Worker
People's Park
2556 Haste St.
Berkeley, CA 94704

Sundays:
7:30 am

 

*Phillips Temple Church

3332 Adeline St.

Berkeley, CA 94703

Second and Fourth Sunday:

8:30 to 9:30 am

 

MID-DAY MEAL SERVICES - (*Not City Funded)

Locations

Operating Hours 

McGee Avenue Baptist Church 
1640 Stuart St., McGee Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 843-1774

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays  
Noon

*St. Paul AME Church
2024 Ashby Avenue at Adeline St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 848-2050

Tuesdays:
11:30 a.m.

South Berkeley Community Church
1802 Fairview St., at Ellis St.
Berkeley, CA 94703
(510) 652-1040

Thursdays
Noon

*Church by the Side of the Road 
 2108 Russell St., at Lorina St.  
Berkeley, CA 94705

Second Sundays of the month
1:00 p.m.

*Phillips Temple Church

3332 Adeline St.

Berkeley, CA 94703

 

First and Third Saturday:

12pm


LATE AFTERNOON WEEKDAYS & WEEKEND MEAL SERVICES  
(*Not City Funded)

Locations

Operating Hours 

Berkeley Food and Housing Project 
Lutheran Church of the Cross
1744 University Ave.  
Berkeley, CA 94703

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
3:30 p.m.

*Newman Hall
2700 Dwight Way at College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 848-7812

First Saturdays of the month 
4:00 p.m.

*First Presbyterian Church
2407 Dana Street at Haste Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 848-6242

Second & last Saturdays of the month
5:00 p.m. 

*St. Mark's Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way at Ellsworth Street 
Berkeley, CA 94704 
(510) 848-5107 

Third Saturdays of the month
5:00 p.m.

St. Mary Magdalen Church
2005 Berryman St., at Henry St
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 526-4811 

First & Fourth Sundays of the month 
3:00 p.m.

*All Souls Episcopal Parish  
2220 Cedar St., at Spruce St.
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 848-1755  

Second Sundays of the month
4:00 p.m.

Congregation Beth El
1301 Oxford Street at Rose Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 848-3988 

Third Sundays of the month
5:00 p.m.

*Night on the Streets Catholic Worker  
People's Park
2556 Haste Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

 

Fifth Sundays of the month
4:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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