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Woman’s Club of Arroyo Grande open as a warming center on Jan. 17 due to low temperatures tonight

5Cities Homeless Coalition

ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. – The Woman's Club of Arroyo Grande at 211 Vernon St. is open tonight, Jan. 17, as a warming center due to a forecast for low temperatures.

People spending the night will be provided a hot meal and a dry place to sleep, but sleeping cots and bedding will only be distributed as available.

Overnight guests are asked to arrive no earlier than 5:30 p.m. with no entries accepted after 8 p.m.

Sobriety is not required to stay the night, but no drugs or alcohol are allowed on site. The center also does not accept any pets.

Transportation is available to the warming center at the following places and times:

  • Oceano duck pond at 5:15 p.m.
  • Ramona Park at 5:25 p.m.
  • Fin’s Restaurant at 5:35 p.m.
  • St. Anthony’s in Pismo at 5:45 p.m.
  • Pismo Outlet bus stop at 5:55 p.m.
  • Arrive at The Woman's Club 6:15 p.m.

The warming center will close the next morning, Jan. 18, at 7 a.m.

Transportation from the center to the following locations will be available:

  • Depart The Women's Club at 7:00 AM
  • Pismo Outlet bus stop 
  • St. Anthony’s in Pismo
  • Fin’s Restaurant 
  • Ramona Park 
  • Oceano Duck Pond 

Interested in volunteering? If you are over the age of 18, contact the Warming Center Lead Charmain Navarette at 805-295-1501 or via email at

The warming center highlights the following items of need for those interested in donating:

  • URGENT NEED: NEW sweatshirts, sweatpants
  • Large trash bags
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate creamer, sugar
  • SOFT breakfast bars, cereal
  • individually packed juice, crackers, cookies, chips
  • Instant Noodle/Cup of Noodles (camping meals as well)
  • NEW socks, and underwear
  • Rain gear/ponchos/warm gloves/
  • Large backpacks
  • Cards (for gas, clothing, and food)

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