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The 40 Prado Homeless Services Center is a 365 days per year facility that helps individuals and families improve their health and stability and move them towards self-sufficiency.  Services available to all participants include:

  • overnight shelter (up to 100 beds)
  • meals
  • showers
  • laundry
  • mail/phone services
  • access to case management
  • primary medical care
  • animal kennels

Specialized services include the SLO-Hub Project for individuals seeking assistance in dealing with mental health and substance use issues.

Additionally, 40 Prado serves as the Warming Center location for the City of San Luis Obispo during times of inclement weather.


This facility runs 24/7 with the following evening service check in times:

  • 4:00 pm check in for families
  • 5:00 pm check in for individuals

 40 Prado Warming Center

The Warming Center may be activated on future dates, depending on weather conditions. Warming Center activity is updated in the 211 database. Those in need can receive updates by calling 211 or texting their zip code to 898211.

For more information about The 40 Prado Warming Center, please check it out here.

Program Needs

Click here for a list of program donation needs. You can also find a list of needed items on the CAPSLO dollar days wishlist that can be purchased and send directly to 40 Prado. If you are just interested in making a monetary donation, please go to the donation page.

40 Prado Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 544-4004

This program complies with the ban on discrimination in housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status, and disability in accordance with the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 3601-3619 ).

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