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2019 - 2020 Information
Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter at Rotating Host Sites
Each year the Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter (IRWS) program participates in efforts to house homeless individuals at various inter-faith congregations during the winter, including provision of an “intake center”. The purpose of the intake center is to assess individuals prior to their transfer from the intake site to various congregations throughout the City for overnight shelter during the cold winter months.
The program will operate from December 1, 2019 to March 14, 2020.
All individuals and families who are homeless, with a maximum capacity of 25-40 persons, based on location. Does not require shelter guests to be clean and sober, but they must not pose a threat to the shelter environment.
Intake - Guests Must Register at Intake Every Evening:
Intake for shelter space occurs at 640 Hawthorne Lane
(just north of the corner of Hawthorne Lane and Sycamore Lane)
Hours: Daily, 5:00- 6:15 p.m.
Shelter Hours (at host site):
Transported from intake to host site and staying until 6:30 a.m. the following morning, then transported back to intake site.
December 1, 2019 to March 14, 2020.
Host Site Schedule (Must Register at Intake Site):
|December 1-7||Davis Community Church
412 C Street (shelter on D Street)
Congregation Bet Haverim
First Baptist Church
|December 22-January 4||St. James Catholic Church
1275 B Street
|January 5-11||First Baptist Church
38141 Russell Boulevard
|January 12-18||Congregation Bet Haverim
1715 Anderson Road
|January 19-25||Davis Christian Assembly of God
3030 Sycamore Lane
|January 26-February 1||Unitarian Universalist Church
27074 Patwin Road
|February 2-15||University Covenant Church
315 Mace Boulevard
|February 16-22||Davis United Methodist Church
1620 Anderson Road
Davis Lutheran Church
Davis Community Church
Other Area ResourcesFourth & Hope – 207 Fourth Street, Woodland (see map).
All homeless individuals, with a maximum capacity of 70 persons. Shelter guests are required to be clean and sober.
Intake for shelter space occurs onsite daily at 6:00 p.m. After 6:00 p.m., guests must be referred by a police, fire, or public service agency.
An evening meal is served at the shelter.
6.00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the following morning.
Please call the shelter at (530) 661-1218 if you have someone to drop off.
Bus Routes from Davis:
YoloBus Stop for Line 242 at Court Street and 2nd Street in Woodland, bus line includes pick up and drop off at the Silo Terminal on UC Davis campus.
YoloBus Stop for Line 42 at E. Main Street and Matmor Road, bus line includes pick up and drop off at the Memorial Union Terminal on UC Davis campus. From this stop, walk west on Main (away from Highway 113) and turn right onto Fourth Street. 207 Fourth Street is on the right side of the street.
Visit yolobus.com for more information about bus routes.
Individuals who know they do not have a place to stay for the upcoming night, and who are unable to access shelter space, can go to the Davis Community Meals (DCM) Resource Center at 1111 H Street from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday to request assistance with getting a motel voucher. These referrals go through STEAC (Short-Term Emergency Aide Committee), who screens requests and sometimes can provide vouchers to assist.
Congregation Bet Haverim (1715 Anderson Road)