The Warming Shelter is open each night in winter from mid-November through Mid-March.
Primary services include overnight shelter mid-November through mid-March, healthy meals provided in collaboration with local restaurants, warm clothing and bedding, toiletries, and access to laundry.
Supportive services provided in collaboration with our community partners including referrals to community health workers and health care or social service professionals.
Historic Shelter Statistics:
- 2012-2013 48 individual guests, including two families
- 2014-2015 62 individual guests, including 11 women and 51 men
- 2016-2017 86 individual guests
- 2019-2020 94 individual guests, including 13 women and 14 people over the age of 60
2020-2021 Shelter Season Statistics:
- HRSS served 89 individual guests including 25 women, two minor children, 4 people over the age of 60, and 6 veterans. 15 guests identified as Hispanic/Latino and 8 as Native American.
- The shelter was open 119 nights with an average nightly guest count of 13 people per night.
- HRSS adopted a non-congregate model with emergency shelter units and increased health & safety protocols to lower risk of viral exposure and transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Shelter staff supported operations on-site; community volunteers dedicated over 500 hours to supporting shelter operations in background supportive roles.