Sheltering Provisions


Warming and Cooling Center

Center Activation Criteria:

The Emergency Warming Center is activated when weather forecasts show the temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit with no precipitation, temperatures at or below 45 degrees Fahrenheit with ¾ inch or more of rain, or temperatures at or below 40 degrees Fahrenheit with wind speeds at 15 mph or more.

The Emergency Cooling Center is activated when weather forecasts show the temperature staying at or above 100 degrees Fahrenheit with no precipitation for several consecutive days.

City staff continuously monitors weather conditions for Warming & Cooling Center activations. 

The Warming and Cooling Center is located at Depot Park on 5th and Cedar Street and open from 5:00 p.m. through 8:00 a.m. For more information, please contact the Public Works Operations and Maintenance Department at (530) 894-4200.

Community Shelter Bed Availability

The City of Chico has reached out to its community partners to provide a list of shelter space throughout the city. As of Friday, January 28, 2022 the following shelter beds are available: 

Jesus Center, located at 2255 Fair Street: Women’s shelter 3 open beds, Men’s shelter waiting on information.

Torres Shelter, located at 101 Silver Dollar Way: awaiting information. 

Safe Space began its shelter season Saturday, December 19, 2021, and will continue through February 27, 2022. The intake center is located at New Hope Fellowship, 418 W. 7th Street and guests can arrive between 5:30pm -6:30pm each night.

For more information, please contact the City Manager’s Office at (530) 896-7200. 

Pallet Shelter Site 

More information to come soon. 

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Everhart Village

More information to come soon.

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