Homeless in downtown San Diego. Photo by Chris Stone

Homeless people looking for a place to stay warm during frosty winter nights may seek shelter in San Diego this weekend.

The San Diego Housing Commission announced Saturday that its inclement weather shelter program has been activated for the homeless. Father Joe’s Villages shelter at 1501 Imperial Avenue will house up to 250 people starting at 4 p.m. Saturday with check-out at 5 a.m. Sunday.

The PATH San Diego/Connections Housing Downtown Shelter at 1250 Sixth Avenue can accommodate up to 30 people. Check-in will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, with check-out at 7 a.m. Sunday, according to the SDHC.

Meals will also be provided, the SDHC said. Shelter nights are provided during severe weather conditions if temperatures are 50 degrees or lower, or there is a 40 percent chance of rain, according to the SDHC.

— City News Service

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