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Shelters & Overnight Warming

Overnight Warming Location

The City of San José will open two Overnight Warming Locations (OWL) during the cold weather season consecutively each evening from November 2019 through April 2020.

The program is by referral only.  For information on how to refer someone to the program, please contact HomeFirst at 408-510-7600.  Walk-ins will not be guaranteed a bed.

For questions and/or to receive additional information about OWL, please contact Vanessa Beretta at or 408-975-4424, or Darius Brown at or 408-975-4478.

OWL Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)