City’s severe weather shelter extended through Wednesday

The shelter is open overnight through Feb. 13

  • Monday, February 11, 2019 3:32pm
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Photo from City of Renton

Photo from City of Renton

*Note: This press release includes bus route stops for 106 and 107. The 106 is confirmed to be in operation while Metro activated “Emergency Snow Network” Monday and Tuesday. Check here for a list of operating routes.

From the City of Renton:

City of Renton is extending days for the Severe Weather Shelter.

The City of Renton and Catholic Community Services will keep the city’s severe weather shelter open through Wednesday, Feb. 13. The shelter had been scheduled to close on Feb. 12.

More information on the shelter from the city:

Where: Old Chamber of Commerce building, 300 Rainier Ave. N, Renton, WA 98057

(Metro bus route 106 & 107 stops nearby)

Date: Monday, Feb. 11 through Wednesday, Feb. 13

Check-in and registration: 8 p.m. daily

Checkout: 7 a.m. daily. All must vacate.

All are welcome. The severe weather shelter is barrier free and available for single women and men, couples, and homeless families with children who are living on the streets or in vehicles. Separate sleeping spaces have been prepared for men, women, and families with children. The shelter has a capacity of 30 people.

The shelter will be operated by Catholic Community Services staff. All must register at the door. As with all shelters, rules for the health and safety of clients, staff and the broader community will apply.

Contact the Crisis Clinic by dialing 2-1-1 to access shelter information.

For more information, please contact the City of Renton Human Services office at 425-430-6600 during business hours or visit the City of Renton’s website at rentonwa.gov/cs.

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