• Physical Address: 29190 State Highway 49, North San Juan, CA, 95960
  • Mailing Address: 29190 State Highway 49, North San Juan, CA, 95960
  • Description: Update: The NSJ Warming Shelter may be open more often than the weather triggers occur. To find out, call 211 or email the shelter is openThe North San Juan Warming Shelter will be open on nights 37 degrees F. (formerly 34) and below or on the 3rd consecutive night of rain. The forecast model we follow is with zip code 95960.See forecast here for zip code 95960, Reader Ranch station: shelter will open around 5pm and serve dinner until 7pm on the front porch.There are patio heaters to create cozy safe space on the porch. Only overnight guests are permitted in the building and masks are required 100% of the time while in the building - that includes overnight.Breakfast is served in the morning on the way out of the shelter and close doors at 8am.They are doing their best to create a safe environment for shelter guests and staff running the shelter. Despite COVID they want to continue serving people who are exposed to the elements. Policies and procedures will continue to evolve as they fine tune this service to the ridge. Shelter is at the NSJ Community Center, 29190 State Highway 49, North San Juan, CA 95960.Free hot meal: In addition to offering a warm, dry place to sleep, a free hot meal will be served from about 5 or 6 pm - 7 pm and breakfast in the morning. Dogs: Dogs are permitted as long as they're well behaved, on leash and with their persons at all times. Contact: Text 530-522-8205 for more infoGet Involved: Volunteers for cooking meals, kitchen clean up, overnight hosting and gathering or providing donations are a huge help and are required to keep the shelter open and running. We are NOT county funded and rely solely on donations and community participation. NSJ Community Center - Warming Shelter Participant Guidelines Shelter participants must be in by 10 pm. No one will be permitted in or out after 10 pm without an escort. Shelter participants are not permitted to let anyone into the building once doors are locked. If someone is at the door, alert a Host. Wash your hands thoroughly prior to eating and signing-in. Wash your dishes and clean up after yourself. Leave all disagreements outside, be respectful and courteous of others. No loud or obscene language. Lights out is quiet time, all participants must remain in their sleeping quarters and are not permitted to wander the space, except to use the restroom. Breakfast is served around 7-7:30 a.m. Clean up and put away your bedding and cots. Participants agree to help with assigned chores to clean and maintain the space. Well behaved dogs are permitted on leashes and must remain with their people at all times. No Dogs in the kitchen. All participants must vacate the property after shelter closes. No loitering.Facebook page for NSJ Warming Shelter - StatementOUR MISSION IS TO MAINTAIN AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE IN THE CASE OF EXTREME WINTER WEATHER THAT PROVIDES WARM, DRY SHELTER, AN EVENING MEAL, BEDS FOR THE NIGHT, A MORNING BREAKFAST, AND HELP CONNECT PARTICIPANTS TO HELPFUL COMMUNITY RESOURCES, AND TO DO ALL OF THIS AS A COOPERATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICE.
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