Homelessness Care Providers

To protect all of our most vulnerable citizens during this challenging time, the County of Orange is working with a diverse group of stakeholders including cities, nonprofits and faith-based organizations to address the complex issue of homelessness. The information below provides important information on this rapidly evolving public health situation.

Homeless Response

The data below is reflective of the County's COVID-19 Homelessness Response System which is being managed by Illumination Foundation, the contracted provider, and encompasses the following three components:

  1. Temporary Isolation Shelter for individuals who are sick or symptomatic for COVID-19.
  2. Temporary Shelter for Vulnerable Populations, including asymptomatic individuals who are medically vulnerable and /or 65 years and older.
  3. Alternative Shelter System for individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness and asymptomatic.

Illumination Foundation provides daily meals and snacks, medical oversight, on-site security, transportation in and out of all sites, linkage to support services, and coordinates with Health Care Agency for behavioral health services.

  Current Occupancy (as of 6/4) Availability Total Capacity
Temporary Isolation Shelters 59 78 137
Orange Hotel 57 70 127
Laguna Hills 2 8 10
Temporary Shelter for Vulnerable Population 416 95 511
Anaheim 183 63 246
Stanton 70 2 72
Huntington Beach 122 5 127
Laguna Hills 41 25 66
Temporary Emergency Shelter 34 66 100
Joplin 34 66 100

*This chart will be updated on Mondays and Thursdays by 5 p.m.


A statewide initiative to provide temporary isolation for people experiencing homelessness who are vulnerable, sick/symptomatic or are #OCCOVID19 positive. For questions on Project Roomkey and how to access services contact the Project Roomkey hotline at (714) 834-3000, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Project Roomkey and the OC Health Care Agency
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Joplin Temporary Alternative Shelter

JOPLIN - Temporary Alternative Shelter for South Service Planning Area



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