City of Ventura

Weather-Related Impacts

The City published a designated webpage on January 4, to provide updates specific to the City of Ventura. This webpage is updated at regular increments to showcase the latest emergency information relevant to residents. Visit our website at

Learn more about local evacuation orders, temporary shelter, road closures, weather advisories, and various types of other public safety information.

Weather Alert: Learn more
Volunteer: Point-In Time Count

Point-In-Time Count

The City of Ventura is looking for volunteers to assist the Ventura County Continuum of Care Alliance with the Point in Time Count of people experiencing homelessness in Ventura County. The count will take place on Tuesday, January 24. Learn more and register at

This effort helps obtain a snapshot census of unhoused residents and gain access to state and federal grants to fund homeless shelters, permanent supportive housing, rental assistance programs, street outreach, and more!

Volunteers will be assigned a jurisdiction and will go out in pairs to conduct surveys on their mobile devices. Volunteer training will be provided.

Spring Activity Guide

Here comes the sun! Our Spring Parks & Recreation Activity Guide is LIVE! Class registration is now open. Check out many City offerings on our website at

View classes, camps, and special events for all ages from January to May 2023. Register online, in person, or over the phone. Registration details are on page 39.

Read the Spring Activity Guide!

Upcoming King Tides Walk

Community members are invited to join the City of Ventura and local environmental partners for a walk along the Beach Promenade on Saturday, January 21, at 8:30 a.m.

Participants will meet at Promenade Park near Surfer's Point, and learn about King Tides and how sea level rise could impact our local coastline. The one-way walk is a half-mile and should last for approximately 10 total walking minutes.

Release: King Tides Walk
Donate: Foul Weather Shelter

Donate supplies for the City’s Foul Weather Shelter

The Foul Weather Shelter Plan has been launched in partnership with the River Community Church and provides stay warm packs and temporary shelter to people experiencing homelessness during extreme weather events.

The City is now accepting community donations to create stay warm packs for those unable to secure a motel room. Needed donations include rain ponchos, blankets, jackets, hand-warmers, socks, toiletries, soft snacks, tarps, and carrying bags for items.

Learn more about where to donate, and how to volunteer on our website at

Register for VC Alert, Ventura County's Emergency Notification System
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