Maxine Lewis Memorial Homeless Shelter

Contact Information:

750 Orcutt Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 781-3993

About this Shelter

Located in San Luis Obispo, the shelter provides 50 beds nightly year-round.

An additional 25 to 35 beds are added through the Interfaith Coalition for the homeless "overflow" shelter program operated in one host church each month.

More than 25,000 shelter nights are provided each year.

The shelter offers meals, showers, mail, phone and message services, information and referrals, and access to case management.

The shelter operates exclusively during the evening hours, with clients vacating the premises by 7:30 a.m.

Each night, the line at Community Action Partnership's Homeless Shelter may include adults of all ages and ethnicities, teens, and families with children.

Community Action Partnership uses all available resources to give compassionate aid to all who require assistance.


Mission Statement: The mission of Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County is to address the causes of poverty, empowering low-income people to achieve self-sufficiency through community-based collaborations and programs.

  • Men are welcome.
  • Women are welcome.
  • Children are welcome.
  • Teenage children are welcome.
  • Senior citizens are welcome.
  • Families are welcome.
  • Provides emergency shelters.
  • Provides help for domestic violence cases.
  • Provides services for case management.


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