New Montpelier homeless shelter to open

This camper has been used for temporary shelter in Montpelier – Bielawski photo

By Michael Bielawski, for KeepVermontSafe.com

A new homeless shelter will opened in mid-November at the Elk’s Club building in Montpelier not far from the Rte. 2/302 roundabout. It will be overnight only, meaning users will arrive in the evenings and leave in the morning.

It should be for about 15 beds although there will be capacity for 20 beds if needed. The hours will be from 6 PM to 8 AM.

The building will be shared with an early childcare facility for ages birth to three. Its operating hours are mostly outside of when the new shelter will be open.

Meanwhile, the homeless situation in the region is getting worse…….Read more at KeepVermontSafe.com.

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