Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather

During times of inclement weather, the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing may bring on additional shelter capacity and/or provide different services to people experiencing homelessness. 


Current Activation(s): Heat Emergency (September 26-28, 2017) 

Please be advised that the SF Department of Emergency Management has declared a heat emergency for San Francisco beginning Tuesday, September 26th.

In response to this heat emergency, HSH is activating two cooling stations for people experiencing homelessness. SF HOT will be able to take clients to these cooling stations in order to provide a respite from the heat. The cooling stations are as follows:


  • MSC South Drop-In Center
    Tuesday, 9/26 and Wednesday, 9/27

    8am to 6pm both days
    Capacity: 25 chairs
    525 5th Street


  • Next Door Shelter
    Thursday, 9/28/2017

    10am to 4pm
    Capacity: 25 chairs
    1001 Polk Street