Cold Weather Shelter open Sunday-Tuesday
Posted on 02/16/2018
Cold Weather

February 16, 2018

City of Renton Contact:
Preeti Shridhar, Deputy Public Affairs Administrator, 425-430-6569; cell 206-491-8158

Cold weather shelter open Sunday February 18 through Tuesday February 20

RENTON, WA ¬ In preparation for snow and severe temperatures, the City of Renton and Catholic Community Services will open the cold weather shelter from Sunday, February 18 through Tuesday, February 20.

Where: Old Chamber building, 300 Rainier Avenue N, Renton, WA. (Metro bus route 106 & 107 stops nearby)

Dates: Sunday February 18 through Tuesday February 20 

Check-in and registration: 8 p.m.

Check-out: 7 a.m. each morning the shelter closes and all must vacate.

All are welcome. The cold weather shelter (CWS) 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 CWS 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.

If you wish to bring a food donation, please drop it off after the shelter is open. Snacks (individually wrapped granola bars, trail mix, Sun Chips, etc.) fruit like bananas and mandarin oranges; and individually wrapped breakfast pastries are needed. Blankets will also be accepted when the shelter is open.

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

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