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Cold Weather Shelter to remain open thru Sunday night

The City Renton is partnering with Catholic Community Services to open the Severe Weather Shelter (SWS) at Renton Harambee Center, due to dangerously low temperatures.

This Severe Weather Shelter will be open TONIGHT, Thursday November 13th through Sunday night November 16th, 2014

Renton Harambee Center
316 South 3rd St.
Renton, WA 98057
8:30PM - check in and registration
8AM - shelter closes, all must vacate

All are welcome. The SWS 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. The SWS will be operated by Catholic Community Services staff and volunteers 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 or use this link for a list of winter shelters operating throughout King County http://cehkc.org/scope/shelters.aspx.

Please help by sharing, posting, and distributing this announcement. A flyer is also attached, which you can post on your door.

For more information, please contact the City of Renton, Human Services office at 425-430-6600.