City of St. Louis Continues Winter Shelter and Outreach Operations

Increased Outreach and Shelter Beds Available for Winter Operations.

February 11, 2016 | 2 min reading time

Updated 02.11.2016

ST. LOUIS –With severely cold winter weather is sticking around, the Winter Outreach team will continue operations for the next four evenings. Increased outreach and additional shelter bed space will continue to be made available to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children.

Referrals for winter shelter should be made through the Housing Resource Center hotline at (314) 802-5444, United Way by dialing 211, or by following the protocol for the corresponding days.

Winter Operations for Thursday, February 11; Friday, February 12; Saturday, February 13; and, Sunday, February 14, are as follows:

As noted below, transportation to shelters is coordinated nightly through either the Bridge Outreach at 1610 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103, or Christ Church Cathedral at 1210 Locust St., St. Louis, MO 63103. All homeless individuals and families should sign-up for shelter placement and transportation assistance prior to5:30 p.m.;transportation leaves at6 p.m.to the following shelters each night:

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Transportation leaves from The Bridge at 6 p.m.to:

  • St. Francis Xavier College Church
  • Sts. Teresa and Bridget Catholic Church
  • 12th and Park (men only;limited walk-up availability) 

Friday, February 12, 2016

Transportation leaves from Christ Church Cathedral at 6 p.m.to:

  • 12th and Park (men only;limited walk-up availability) 
  • AmeriCorp (walk-up only)

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Transportation leaves from Christ Church Cathedral at 6 p.m.to:

  • 12th and Park (men only;limited walk-up availability) 
  • AmeriCorp (walk-up only)

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Transportation leaves from The Bridge at 6 p.m.to:

  • CalvaryMissionaryBaptistChurch
  • 12th and Park (men only;limited walk-up availability) 
  • AmeriCorp (walk-up only)

Staff and volunteers from St. Louis Winter Outreach, St. Patrick Center, The Bridge Outreach, Gateway 180, Places for People, BJC Behavioral, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis, and other partners are working together to decrease weather-related deaths and hospital visits among people who are homeless in the St. Louis community. 

For questions, please contact Irene Agustin, City of St. Louis –Homeless Services Division at (314) 657-1702 or agustini@stlouis-mo.gov

Posted 02.08.2016

ST. LOUIS –With extremely cold temperatures forecasted for the coming days, nonprofit agencies, volunteers, and several City of St. Louis departments together are launching Winter Operations again over the next three evenings. Increased outreach and additional shelter bed space will continue to be made available to accommodate unsheltered homeless men, women, and children.

Referrals for winter shelter should be made through the Housing Resource Center hotline at (314) 802-5444, United Way by dialing 211, or by following the protocol for the corresponding days.

Winter Operations for Monday, February 8, Tuesday, February 9, and Wednesday, February 10 are as follows:

Transportation to shelters is coordinated nightly through The Bridge Outreach at 1610 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63103. All homeless individuals and families should sign-up for shelter placement and transportation assistance at The Bridge prior to 5:30 p.m.;transportation leaves at 6 p.m. to the following shelters each night:

Monday, February 8, 2016:

  • Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
  • Metropolitan Community Church(no walk-ups allowed)
  • Friends (limited walk-up availability, transportation leaves from The Bridge)
  • 12th and Park (men only;limited walk-up availability, transportation leaves from The Bridge) 

Tuesday, February 9, 2016:

  • Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
  • Metropolitan Community Church (no walk-ups allowed)
  • Friends (limited walk-up availability, transportation leaves from The Bridge)
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • 12th and Park (men only;limited walk-up availability, transportation leaves from The Bridge) 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016:

  • St. Francis Xavier College Church
  • St. Teresa & Bridgett Church
  • 12th and Park (men only;limited walk-up availability, transportation leaves from The Bridge) 

Staff and volunteers from St. Louis Winter Outreach, St. Patrick Center, The Bridge Outreach, Gateway 180, Places for People, BJC Behavioral, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis, and other partners are working together to decrease weather-related deaths and hospital visits among people who are homeless in the St. Louis community. 

For questions, please contact Edwin Muhammad, City of St. Louis –Homeless Services Division at (314) 657-1704 or muhammade@stlouis-mo.gov.

  • Department:
    Homeless Services
  • Topic:
    Climate
    Homelessness

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