Overnight Sheltering & Temporary Cold Warming Centers Open
Denver Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE), Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and Department of Housing Stability (HOST) anticipate activating the city’s cold weather plan for the forecasted cold weather moving in this weekend, in which temperatures are expected to drop below 20 degrees with possible snow accumulation.
For this activation, HOST has opened overnight shelter in the ballroom of the former Best Western hotel, 4595 Quebec St., and the Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt St., from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Sunday, Oct. 29 and Monday, Oct. 30.
Cold Warming Centers: Denver Recreation Centers will be operating warming center during their regular operational hours for extreme cold weather happening Saturday, October 28th, 2023 to Monday, October 30th, 2023.
Extreme Weather Sheltering: Individuals in need of shelter should use city’s “front door” shelter access points, which are listed at the website. If those facilities reach capacity, they will refer people to St. Francis Center, 2323 Curtis St., for transportation between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. each night to the Best Western and the Coliseum. After 9 p.m., individuals may go directly to the Coliseum for shelter. Contact Salvation Army Connection Center for more information at (303) 295-3366.