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Council for the Homeless issues severe weather alert in Clark County, activating additional resources, shelter

By , Columbian staff reporter
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Council for the Homeless issued a severe weather alert Friday for the emergency shelter system in Clark County.

The alert activates additional resources and increased shelter capacity.

The announcement comes as the National Weather Service in Portland predicts temperatures will drop below freezing to 31 degrees Friday night in Vancouver.

People who need housing and shelter assistance should call Council for the Homeless’ Housing Hotline at 360-695-9677, which operates from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends and holidays.

The Winter Hospitality Overflow sites are:

  • St. Andrew Lutheran Church, serving families, couples and single women, 5607 N.E. Gher Road, Vancouver.
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, serving single men, 1309 Franklin St., Vancouver.

The Satellite Overflow Shelters serve singles, couples and families:

  • Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 12513 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver.
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church, 8310 MacArthur Blvd., Vancouver.
  • River City Church, 2400 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver.

Other locations:

  • Living Hope Church provides walk-in overnight shelter during extreme weather events, 2711 N.E. Andresen Road, Vancouver.
  • ReFuel Washougal provides walk-in overnight shelter during extreme weather events, 1681 C St., Washougal.
  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church provides walk-in overnight shelter during extreme weather events, 716 Washougal River Road, Washougal.

 

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