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Cold Weather Emergency Shelter to open Dec. 1

November 14, 2017 – News

The City and Borough of Juneau’s Cold Weather Emergency Shelter is expected to open Dec. 1 in the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority’s former public safety building on Whittier Street. CBJ staff and community partners are in the process of finalizing the details for the additional shelter opportunity for people experiencing homelessness. Further details will be provided to the public prior to the opening date.

CBJ encourages people experiencing homelessness to utilize local emergency shelter and services provided by community partners. For immediate housing needs, please contact AWARE, The Glory Hole and Juneau Youth Services. For families and children, please contact St. Vincent DePaul and Family Promise of Juneau. Contact details can be found on the CBJ Housing Programs page or the Juneau Coalition on Housing and Homelessness website.

For more information, contact Chief Housing Officer Scott Ciambor at 586-0220 or scott.ciambor@juneau.org.