REMINDER: Cold Weather Shelter open in Old Chamber Building Tuesday and Wednesday night

With dangerously low temperatures ahead, REACH will open a Cold Weather Shelter on Dec. 6 - 7.

The city of Renton is partnering with Renton Ecumenical Association of Churches (REACH) to open the Cold Weather Shelter at the Old Chamber building at 300 Rainier Avenue N, due to dangerously low temperatures.

This Cold Weather Shelter (CWS) will be open Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.

Where: Old Chamber Building, 300 Rainier Avenue N.

When: Tuesday Dec. 6, and Wednesday Dec. 7.

Check-in and registration: 8 p.m.

Check-out: 7 a.m.

All are welcome. The CWS is 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 for families with children.

Snacks and food will be provided. Pets are not allowed.

The CWS will be operated by REACH staff from the greater Renton community. 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.

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


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