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MUNICIPALITY OF ANCHORAGE

ANCHORAGE EMERGENCY COLD ALERT PLAN

Anchorage, AK 99501

EMERGENCY COLD WEATHER SHELTER

SERVICE PHONE:(907) 272-0100 Main - Cold Weather Shelter Hotline

SERVICE DESCRIPTION:Provides temporary emergency shelter at various partner agency locations for families with children under 18, and pregnant women, who are homeless. Available only when the temperature reaches below 45 degrees, family shelters are full and it is determined the family will otherwise be sleeping on the streets, in their car, or another place not meant for human habitation. Service is limited to shelter only with that day's transportation, if needed; case management, housing assistance and other services not available.

SERVICE HOURS:Intake: 7 days a week after 5:30pm (when below 45 degrees).
Shelter: 7 days a week 8pm-8am (when below 45 degrees).

DOCUMENTS TO BRING:None.

FEES:None.

INTAKE:Call hotline AFTER 5:30pm on the needed day for vacancy information.

ELIGIBILITY:Families with children under 18 years of age, and pregnant women, who are homeless. Must be mobile enough to raise and lower self off 4 inch mattress, climb stairs and care for children without assistance. Must be cooperative and non-violent and be responsible for own medications. Alcohol and illegal drug-use prohibited in shelter.

SERVICES:

  • Extreme Cold Weather Shelters

SITE HOURS:Winter Hours: Call after 5:30pm.

AREA SERVED:Municipality of Anchorage.

DISCLAIMER:
THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, UNITED WAY OF ANCHORAGE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
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