"The proposed site, near the Madison Park, Wilshire Squire, and Cornerstone Village neighborhoods, has drawn fierce opposition from residents who, along with school district officials, argue the shelter would be too close to an elementary school and put neighborhood children at risk.
Meanwhile, some county officials, as well as homeless advocates, say the proposed site is in a light industrial area and that the residents' concerns are unrealistic and rooted in bigoted stereotypes of homeless people...."
MERCY HOUSE COLD WEATHER SHELTER OPEN
2014 -2015 Armory Emergency Shelter Program
SHELTERS WILL OPEN AT BOTH ARMORIES ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH, 2014
Armory Emergency Shelter Info. (714)836-7188 ext. 131
Santa Ana Armory – 612 East Warner (Warner / Main)
Fullerton Armory – 400 South Brookhurst (Brookhurst / Valencia)
Bus Pick Up Locations:
(There will be pick-up at these sites on dark nights)
Pick Up #1 5:00PM
N. La Palma Park Way & Harbor, Anaheim
On North La Palma Park Way between Harbor and Homer (Northwest Side of Park)
Pick-Up #1 5:00PM
Flower & Civic Center – near 6th Street, Santa Ana
Pick Up #2 5:30PM
1901 W. Walnut, Santa Ana
Dark Nights and Alternative Sites:
The National Guard Armories are not available for use a few nights per month. On these “dark nights,” clients will be sheltered at alternate sites.
For more information, please contact:
James Brooks at (714)836-7188 ext. 107 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Austin Drissen at (714)836-7188 ext. 105 or email@example.com