City’s severe weather shelter extended through Monday

As more snow and low temps are predicted, the shelter is extending open nights.

City of Renton is extending days for the Severe Weather Shelter, according to Human Services.

Along with tonight, Feb. 6, the Shelter will now be open Thursday night, Feb. 7 through Monday night, Feb. 11.

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: Thursday, Feb. 7 through Monday, Feb. 11

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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