Severe weather shelters are open Wednesday
Four shelters open Wednesday, February 20, 2020. Shelters operate from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m., except as noted for the Village Green location. Guests cannot check into the shelter after 9 p.m. If no guests check into a shelter by 9 p.m. that location closes for the evening.
The locations are
Gateway FellowshipWest Wing Building, 18901 8th Avenue NE in PoulsboPort Orchard United Methodist Church, 725 Kitsap Street in SilverdaleSilverdale United Methodist Church 9982 Silverdale Way in SilverdaleVillage Green Community Center 26159 Dulay Road NE in Kingston -This location is open from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Additionally, the Salvation Army operates as an independent winter shelter and is open every night through March 15 at 832 6th Street, Bremerton.
The Severe Weather Shelters serves anyone in our area who requires safe overnight refuge when hazardous weather conditions are expected. Further activations depend on the weather. Call 2-1-1 for information about the Severe Weather Shelter Program and details on how to receive text message notifications when shelters open.
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