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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Severe Weather Shelters to Open Sunday, January 12

Severe weather shelters will open beginning Sunday, January 12.

Family Shelter: Garden St. United Methodist Church will be offering space for families with children to stay the night. To check in before 4:00 pm on a weekday, visit the Opportunity Council at 1111 Cornwall Avenue. To check in after hours or on a weekend, call 360-593-7500 to find out if space is available.

CTK Adult Men’s Shelter: Christ the King Church (CTK) will operate a shelter for adult men on January 12, 13 and 14. Guests must check in for this shelter by 6:30pm at the “Jubilee Station” located near the Lighthouse Mission at 1012 W Holly Street. Guests will be transported to the shelter, located at CTK’s Norway Hall.

Seventh Day Adventist Adult Shelter: The Seventh Day Adventist Church located at 5321 Waschke Road in North Bellingham will open a shelter for adults beginning Monday, January 13.  Additional details about this shelter location will be available on Monday, January 13 through the Emergency Winter Shelter Hotline at (360)788-7983.

FCC Adult Shelter: Fountain Community Church (FCC) will open a severe weather shelter for adults on Wednesday, January 15. Guests must check in for this shelter by 6:30pm at the “Jubilee Station” located near the Lighthouse Mission at 1012 W Holly Street. Guests will be transported to the shelter.

The need for severe weather shelters to operate after Wednesday night will be reevaluated as forecasts are updated next week.

To get up-to-date shelter information, call the Emergency Winter Shelter Hotline at (360) 788-7983.

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