West County Emergency Shelters

Community and Family Shelters

Path of Life offers a 30-60 day shelter program to individuals and families in housing crisis. Our Community Shelter provides 85 beds to men and women seeking emergency shelter, and our Family Shelter provides 50 beds to families with children and single women. Shelter guests are provided with wraparound stabilization services including child care, behavioral health and employment support that foster self-sufficiency and family restoration.

If you need help, please call our Emergency Shelter Hotline

(951) 462-9822

  • Community Shelter
    2840 Hulen Place, Riverside, CA
    The Community Shelter Program is an emergency homeless shelter that serves adults by providing an immediate exit off of the street into temporary housing along with assistance in obtaining important documents, job readiness, computer workshops, counseling, meals, hygiene supplies and various other forms of social, spiritual, and emotional support. This program provides beds to qualified single men and women with separate dormitories for each gender. Intake Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 1:00pm
  • Family Shelter
    2530 Third St., Riverside, CA
    This program is offered to single parents with children, couples with children, and single women. It offers a safe haven to help families move toward self-reliance, where support services focus on rapid re-housing, employment and increased income. Proof of custody, social security numbers for all members and identifications for adults are required for entry. Intake daily after 4:00pm
  • Cold Weather Shelter
    December 1 thru April 15
    Between December 1 and April 15 of each year, our Community Shelter expands its capacity to offer emergency shelter from the cold weather to individuals on a first come first serve basis. Intake daily from 4pm – 6pm until the shelter reaches capacity.
  • Youth
    Operation Safehouse
    Are You a Youth (ages 11-17) In Crisis? Call Operation Safehouse for assistance anytime at (951) 351-4418. You can also get help by heading to any fire station, police station, RTA Bus or any location displaying the Safe Place sign.