Anaheim United Methodist Church

Mercy House - Cold Weather Emergency Shelter



The Cold Weather Emergency Shelter Program provides up to 400 beds per night for the homeless in Orange County at the National Guard Armories in Fullerton and Santa Ana during the cold winter months.  The homeless receive a nutritious meal, a warm shower, a safe place to sleep, and access to valuable social services.


Volunteers are needed to help with setting up tables and chairs, cleaning and putting out the sleeping mats, assisting with client registration, setting out snacks, passing out donations, serving dinner, and cleaning up.


Mercy House is now accepting SIGN-UPS to VOLUNTEER at the Cold Weather Emergency Shelter. There are three Opportunities to Help:

  • Mornings from 5:00 - 7:00 am
  • Evenings from 5:00 - 8:00 pm  - or -
  • Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm (for Mat Cleaning).

To SIGN-UP for one of these shifts, log-o
n or create an account at:

For more information on Mercy House, click here.

Any questions, call the church office.