Cold Weather Shelter Registration for Single Men, Single Women, and Couples (Action Center) - Severe Weather Shelter Network

Action Center - Severe Weather Shelter Network

 
Data Provided By
Mile High United Way - MHUW
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides access to the Severe Weather Shelter Network, which provides shelter for single men, single women, and couples without children when overnight temperatures are 32 degrees or colder and wet or 20 degrees or colder and dry. Individuals must register at The Action Center or another partner organization for the season. Guests are picked up at warming sites at 7 p.m. and transported to drop-off sites at 7 a.m. each morning. A hot evening meal and quick breakfast with coffee are provided.
LocationJefferson County
Geographical AreaStatewide
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in to make an appointment to register in person for the season. Once registered, call the hotline each morning to find out if the shelter will be open that night. If the shelter is open, either call the shelter line or walk in to The Action Center or another partner organization to be added to that night's roster. Roster is first come, first served.
Intake RequirementsMust pass a background check.
Helpful TipsSuccessful registration will allow individuals to access shelter the same day, if severe weather conditions are met. Registered individuals also have access to the warming center at the Lakewood Elks Lodge at 1455 Newland St., Lakewood, CO 80215, from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. on nights when severe weather conditions are met.

Other partner organizations: Mean Street Ministry, Family Tree, Jefferson County Department of Human Services. More information on what to expect and additional resources can be found at: www.swshelternetwork.com

No pets allowed at the shelter.

Information to access shelter (e.g., hotline, host sites, warming site locations, etc.) given after registration complete.
 
Client Information
EligibilityHomeless single men, single women or couples without children who are 18 years or older. No violent offenses against persons in the last year. Individuals with physical disabilities that would prevent them from sleeping on the floor are not eligible and will be referred to other shelter options.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Sunday, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Severe Weather Evenings Only)
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (720) 215-4850 (Appointments)
Physical Site Address 1 8745 W 14th Ave
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lakewood, CO 80215
Main Phone (720) 215-4850 (Appointments)
Hotline Phone (720) 257-9414 (Cold Weather Hotline)
Fax (303) 237-6002
Service Location Email office@theactioncenterco.org
Web Address www.theActionCenterCO.org
 
Additional Information
SourceMHUW
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Severe Weather Shelter Network
Affiliated Program: Action Center - Severe Weather Shelter Network
This Service: Cold Weather Shelter Registration for Single Men, Single Women, and Couples (Action Center) - Severe Weather Shelter Network
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Extreme Weather Shelters (BH-1800.8500-185)