COLD WEATHER WARMING CENTER
November 2nd – April 1st
The Winter Contingency Plan & Cold Weather Warming Center has been developed to provide relief to the homeless of Kosciusko County when inclement weather occurs. It is to be implemented when weather conditions are triggered as outlined below. This plan is intended to serve as a guide to prevent homeless individuals from serious harm or death during the winter season each year.
Any individual or agency may learn if a weather night has been declared by calling Fellowship Missions at (574) 268-9555 or by visiting fellowshipmissions.net/services/. The status will be updated daily by no later than 3:00 PM.
WINTER CONTINGENCY POLICY
A “Weather Night” will be declared when one or more of the following conditions exist:
Once the shelter’s beds are full, we will start placing individuals on cots for their overnight stay. Fellowship Missions will begin taking overflow at 4pm.
Men, women and children may come to Fellowship Missions for weather night beds on declared Weather Nights between the hours of 1pm – 5pm. Intakes after 5pm will be taken by referral only.
COLD WEATHER WARMING CENTER POLICY
Cold Weather Warming Center will be open when one or more of the following conditions exist:
Operation hours are:
WINTER CONTINGENCY & COLD WEATHER WARMING CENTER RULES/ COVID PROTOCOL