City Extends Severe Weather Shelter through February 13
Posted on 01/28/2019
Severe Weather Shelter

City of Renton SealCITY OF RENTON

February 11, 2019

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

Information Line: 425-430-6600
King County Crisis Connection: 2-1-1

City’s severe weather shelter will remain open through February 13

RENTON, WA – The City of Renton and Catholic Community Services will keep the city’s severe weather shelter open from Monday, February 11 through Wednesday, February 13. The shelter had been scheduled to close on February 12.

The shelter will open each day at 8 p.m. and close the following morning at 7 a.m.

Where: Old Chamber of Commerce building, 300 Rainier Avenue N, Renton, WA 98057 (Metro bus route 106 & 107 stops nearby)

Date: Monday, February 11 through Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Check-in and registration: 8 p.m. daily

Check-out: 7 a.m. daily. All must vacate.

All are welcome. The severe weather shelter (SWS) 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 SWS 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 Community Services.

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The City of Renton, Washington, with a population of 104,100 (2018), is located on the southeast shore of Lake Washington, just south of Seattle. Renton's strong economic base, diverse marketplace and favorable business climate have attracted the attention of nationally recognized companies that are providing employees and their families an outstanding quality of life. Renton is the home of Boeing, PACCAR, IKEA, the Seattle Seahawks, and the eternal resting place of Jimi Hendrix. More information can be found on our website, news releases, or Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor pages.


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