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 8/12) Availability Total Capacity
Temporary Isolation Shelters 24 113 137
Orange 22 105 127
Laguna Hills 2 8 10
Temporary Shelter for Vulnerable Population 575 28 555
Fullerton 14
(includes 2 partners)
14 26
Anaheim 280
(includes 17 partners)
1 264
Stanton 75
(includes 9 partners)
6 72
Huntington Beach 141
(includes 16 partners)
2 127
Laguna Hills 65
(includes 4 partners)
5 66
Temporary Emergency Shelter 5 95 100
Joplin 5 95 100

*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.

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