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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, December 4, 2009

Shelter open on weekend nights

With the cold snap continuing, Bellevue plans to operate its severe weather shelter at the Crossroads Community Center Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

Located at 16000 NE 10th St., and operated in partnership with Catholic Community Services and the Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council, the shelter will be open from 9:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. each night. It can accommodate up to 50 people.

For immediate information about the shelter, call Angie Johnson of Catholic Community Services (425-691-0517) or David Johns Bowling of the Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council (425-749-8369). 

Operating procedures
Doors for the severe weather shelter will open at 9:30 p.m. Clients must register at the door. As with all shelters, rules for the health and safety of all clients and staff will apply. Clients will be taken in from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., at which point the shelter will be locked. By 6:30 a.m., all clients must vacate the shelter.

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Parks & Community Services
PO Box 90012
450 110th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Denise Catalano
Phone: 425-452-6165
E-mail: dcatalano@bellevuewa.gov
Contact: Emily Leslie
Phone: 425-452-6452
E-mail: eleslie@bellevuewa.gov

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