We are seeking partner organizations who will consider providing short-term, overnight shelter services during severe weather this coming winter. Services include shelter space, personnel to run shelters, or both if the capability exists. Shelters will open on days and nights when certain weather condtion thresholds are met and extra capacity is needed, and they are not expected to run continuously throughout the winter months.
Whatcom County is able to offer support for partners interested in operating a severe weather shelter, including:
Find more details in this invitation letter and the list of guiding assumptions for shelter operations.
To sign up as a partner organization or ask more questions, contact Ann Beck, Human Services Supervisor at [email protected].