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City of Holyoke Establishes Emergency Shelter For Homeless in Advance of Winter Storm

Posted on January 5, 2024

HOLYOKE — In anticipation of the impending winter snowstorm, the City of Holyoke announces the opening of an emergency shelter to provide refuge for the homeless population.

The location is 51 Hamilton Street and can be accessed through the Kate’s Kitchen door in the back parking lot starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, January 6th, and closing at 7 a.m. Sunday morning. It is necessary that all guests exit the premises by 8 a.m. to allow for preparations and ensure a smooth transition. This emergency shelter aims to ensure the safety and well-being of those without homes during severe weather conditions.

This initiative underscores the City of Holyoke’s commitment to the welfare of its residents, particularly during challenging weather events. Collaboration with Providence Ministries/Kate’s Kitchen reinforces community support in times of need. For additional information or inquiries, contact the Holyoke Mayors Office (413-561-1600) or Emergency Management Department (413-534-2250).

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