City’s severe weather shelter be will open Feb. 3 through Feb. 6

Possible snow and temps as low as 25 degrees are forecasted per National Weather Service.

  • Friday, February 1, 2019 10:57am
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From the City of Renton:

With the temperatures dropping dangerously low, the City of Renton and Catholic Community Services will open the city’s severe weather shelter from Sunday, Feb. 3 through Wednesday, Feb. 6. The shelter will open daily at 8 p.m. and close the next morning at 7 a.m.

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

(Metro bus route 106 & 107 stops nearby)

Date: Sunday, February 3 through Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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 SWS 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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