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Cold shelters are open

By Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times

Multiple cold shelters in Snohomish County are open, providing overnight shelter during the cold season. Cold weather season generally starts in November and can last through March. 

Carnegie Resource Center – Pioneer Human Services at 3001 Oakes Avenue, Everett is open daily during the pandemic, opening at 7 p.m. and locking at 10 p.m. People using the cold shelter must leave by 7 a.m. the next day but may return the following night at 7 p.m. They can be reached at 425-259-8129. 

Everett United Church of Christ at 2624 Rockefeller, Everett is open by registration only at their Church or at Everett Gospel Mission (3711 Smith Avenue) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Following registration, a person will then be registered for a bed every night through March 2021, as long as checked in each night by curfew. For registered guests, this is a 24-hour shelter with three meals a day and shelter both day and night. Call for availability at 425-740-2550. 

Youth between the ages of 12-17 years of age who need shelter may call Cocoon House, a nonprofit serving homeless and at-risk youth in Snohomish County, at 425-877-5171.

*Health precautions will be taken at all shelters, which may cause changes at both shelters and in transportation resources.

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