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HALS officials: Space available for people trying to get out of the cold on the Lower Shore

MARYLAND - Officials with the local homeless alliance announce the availability of space for people seeking shelter from the cold in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties.

The Homeless Alliance for the Lower Shore (HALS) Continuum of Care Committee says on Tuesday, area shelters in Somerset, Wicomcio, and Worcester Counties are adding additional shelter beds so that people can escape the frigid temperatures. 

Below is a list of shelters being used to accommodate those trying to get out of the cold:

HALO - The Wicomcio County Shelter is opening a severe cold weather shelter in addition to their normal shelter beds open from 6:00 PM to 7:30 AM until the Community Emergency Shelter Program (CESP) starts to operate its cold weather shelter on January 6. Call HALO at 410-543-2003.

Lower Shore Shelter -  Additional beds available for people trying to get out of the cold. Call the Lower Shore Shelter at 443-888-6160.

St. Peters Lutheran Church - The Ocean City church is operating a cold weather shelter to serve men and women. Call the St Peter Lutheran Church at (410) 524-7474.

Below is a list of shelters and dates with space available for adult males only who are seeking shelter from the cold: 

Officials say more information regarding services offered for those in need can be accessed by calling 211 or visiting the HALS Resource Guide

To learn more about the Homeless Alliance for the Lower Shore (HALS) Continuum of Care Committee, click here
 


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