During storm local shelters will accommodate more homeless residents

first_imgDuring storm local shelters will accommodate more homeless residents KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom, Posted: March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019 SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Father Joe’s Villages and Connections Housing Downtown will again accommodate more than 160 additional homeless residents needing shelter tonight due to forecasted rain, according to the San Diego Housing Commission.The commission activates its Inclement Weather Shelter Program when temperatures drop below 50 degrees, the chance of rain is higher than 40 percent or sustained high winds are predicted.The program is funded through a partnership between the commission, the city of San Diego, Father Joe’s and Connections Housing. The commission also activated the shelter last night.Father Joe’s can shelter an additional 134 residents throughout the night while Connections Housing can add up to 30 residents.Check-in at Father Joe’s begins at 4 p.m. and residents are expected to check out by 5 the next morning. Check-in at Connections Housing runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. and residents are expected to check out by 7 the following morning.Those at both shelters will have meals provided to them.Residents can dial 211 or visit 211sandiego.org to find out more about the county’s Inclement Weather Shelter Program. last_img

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