Cold Weather Shelter Open Additional Hours over the Weekend


For Immediate Release

Cold Weather Shelter Open Additional Hours over the Weekend

Westminster, MD, Friday, January 11, 2019 – Due to inclement weather expected this weekend, Human Services Programs (HSP) of Carroll County, Inc. will operate the Cold Weather Shelter at 127 Stoner Avenue, Westminster as a warming center from 5:00 PM on Saturday, January 12, 2019 until 8:00 AM on Monday, January 14, 2019.  

Residents who are vulnerable to extreme cold or who do not have sufficient heat in their homes are encouraged to seek warmth at the Cold Weather Shelter throughout the day on Sunday.  The Cold Weather Shelter will return to its regular, daily operating hours of 7:00 PM until 8:00 AM beginning on Monday evening.

Information about the Cold Weather Shelter can be obtained by calling 410-871-4877.

In times when overflow space is needed, HSP has partnered with the Westminster Rescue Mission to provide transportation to a limited number of alternative overnight accommodations.

For additional information, contact:

Christine Kay

Director, Citizen Services