White Flag Nighttime Warming Shelters Available in Owensboro, KY
Air temperature/windchill expected to be at or below 15 °F. During a White Flag Event, participating homeless shelters are requested to place a white flag on their facility’s exterior door, which shall publicly convey that extra bed space may be available.
White Flag Warming Shelter Information:
7:00 P.M. through 8:00 A.M.:Thursday night (2/1/2018), Friday night (2/2/2018), & Sunday night (2/4/2018), 7 p.m. – 8 a.m.
Nighttime shelter available at St. Benedict’s Homeless Shelter (1001 W. 7th, Owensboro, KY) [phone: (270) 541-1003]
Provided: Bedding/linens, shower/toiletries, and a warm place to spend the evening (men, women, children, families)
POC: Harry Pedigo (St. Benedicts Homeless Shelter Manager)
Meals: Daniel Pitino Shelter(501 Walnut St, Owensboro, KY) [(270) 688-9000]
- Breakfast: 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
- Lunch: 11:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
- Dinner: 5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Transportation: By foot or city bus. If arrangements need to be made for accessibility issues, Daniel Pitino Shelter will contact GRITS, which may need a 2-hr advance notice.
Those seeking nighttime shelter are not required to go to Daniel Pitino Shelter, but rather, if desired, can self-transport to St. Benedicts Homeless Shelter any time during the nighttime White Flag operating hours.