Our winter warming shelter opened its doors November 6th. It’s located in the Parish Hall of St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral between Allen and Peru Streets in Burlingotn.
We wanted to let you know that our winter warming shelter for youth opened its doors for the first time this week. And it’s funded entirely by people like you.
The beds in our residences and longer-term shelter, The Landing, were full all last winter, and they’re full now. And, like last year, all of the other shelters in the area are full, too.
As Will, our supportive housing manager, put it: “I probably don’t need to tell you how hard it was to turn youth away last winter.”
But this year, thanks to generous supporters like you, we will have ten more beds during our coldest months, from November through the end of March.
Here’s a message from one of our young people: “Thank you very much. Y’all are literally saving lives. I would be dead if it weren’t for Spectrum. Thank you for keeping low-income youth alive.“
If you or someone you know (ages 18-24) needs housing this winter, call us at (802) 864-7423 x325, or, after 5 PM, (802) 324-2934.