City of St. Louis Winter Operations in Effect for Friday

Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available

February 3, 2017 | 2 min reading time

This article is 5 years old. It was published on February 3, 2017.

ST. LOUIS –Due to the dangerously cold temperature setting in, winter operations will be in effect for the City of St. Louis for Friday night. Area nonprofits, volunteer groups and various departments within the City of St. Louis are increasing outreach services and shelter bed capacity to ensure that unsheltered homeless men, women, and children are safe and out of the dangerous winter weather.

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, Transformation Christian Church and VA Street Outreach are working together to ensure that individuals and families experiencing homelessness are safe, healthy this winter.

For assistance in shelter coordination, please contact Edwin Muhammad at (314) 657-1718 or

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