Freezing Conditions Again Prompt City of St. Louis Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations

Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available

December 17, 2016 | 2 min reading time

12/17/2016 Update

ST. LOUIS –The Winter Weather Advisory has been extended for the City of St. Louis region until 12 a.m.Sunday and dangerously cold temperatures are predicted for tonight, Sunday and Monday. Winter Operations will be in effect over the next three evenings. Nonprofit agencies, volunteer groups and various departments within the City of St. Louis will increase outreach efforts and additional shelter bed space will be made available to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children.

Individuals or families seeking shelter should please contact the following agencies:

  • St. Louis Housing Helpline: (314) 802-5444
  • United Way: 211
  • Biddle Housing Opportunities Center: (314) 612-1675, 1212 N. 13th St., St. Louis, MO 63106

Staff and volunteers from Biddle Housing Opportunities Center, St. Patrick Center, Peter &Paul Community Services, Gateway 180, BJC Behavioral, Places for People, St. Louis City Continuum of Care, St. Louis County Continuum of Care, St. Louis Housing Helpline - United Way 211, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, St. Louis Winter Outreach Shelters, St. Louis Winter Outreach Teams, and VA Street Outreach are working together to ensure that individuals and families experiencing homelessness are safe, healthy and out of the dangerous elements this winter.

For assistance in shelter coordination, please contact Edwin Muhammad at (314) 657-1718 or muhammade@stlouis-mo.gov.

12/13/2016

City of St. Louis Winter Outreach Operations in Effect Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available

ST. LOUIS – With freezing temperatures predicted for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Winter Operations will be in effect over the next three evenings. Nonprofit agencies, volunteer groups and various departments within the City of St. Louis will increase outreach efforts and additional shelter bed space will be made available to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children. 

 

Individuals or families seeking shelter should please contact the following agencies: 

  • St. Louis Housing Helpline: (314) 802-5444 
  • United Way: 211 
  • Biddle Housing Opportunities Center: (314) 612-1675 1313 N. Tucker St., St. Louis, MO 63101 
Staff and volunteers from Biddle Housing Opportunities Center, St. Patrick Center, Peter & Paul Community Services, Gateway 180, BJC Behavioral, Places for People, St. Louis City Continuum of Care, St. Louis County Continuum of Care, St. Louis Housing Helpline - United Way 211, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, St. Louis Winter Outreach Shelters, St. Louis Winter Outreach Teams, and VA Street Outreach are working together to ensure that individuals and families experiencing homelessness are safe, healthy and out of the dangerous elements this winter. 

For assistance in shelter coordination, please contact Edwin Muhammad at (314) 657-1718 or muhammade@stlouis-mo.gov. 

  • Contact Information:
    Eddie Roth
    Director, Department of Human Services
    Office Phone: (314) 612-5900
  • Department:
    Homeless Services
    Office of the Mayor
  • Topic:
    Homelessness
    Climate

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