Winter Shelter to Open in November
Thursday, 24 October 2013
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Thursday, 24 October 2013
| Jason Grant | jdgrant@pwcgov.org

The Prince William County Winter Shelter, operated by the Department of Social Services, will open Friday, November 1, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. The shelter is located at 14730 Potomac Mills Road, in Woodbridge and operates overnight 7 days a week from 6:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. until March 31, 2014. The shelter serves single individuals only and operates on a first-come first-served basis. Single women may be referred to an overflow program. The intake capacity of the Winter Shelter is 48 clients. The program provides shelter, meals, beds, showers, and referrals to supportive services. During daytime hours Monday – Saturday at the Winter Shelter facility, the Department of Social Services partners with the Cooperative Council of Ministries to provide a “Drop -In Center” for homeless individuals. Services available include mental health referrals, case management services, life skills & career training, peer counseling, wellness information, health care referrals and employment assistance. For more information about the Winter Shelter or Drop-In Center programs please call: 703-897-0199.

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