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2017-2018

Warming Hearts by Adam Poeschl, Warming Center Manager
287 INDIVIDUALS ACCESSED A WARM, SAFE PLACE TO SLEEP AT THE WARMING CENTER.
  • More than 7,500 nights of shelter provided from November 1-March 31st.
  • Cost to shelter a guest for the season $939.
  • Costs to shelter a guest for the night $35.
  • One in five guests is female.
  • Nearly 40% of our guests are living with a disability.
  • On most night  there are 45-55 individuals seeking shelter at the WC.
  • 24 Homeless veterans were provided with shelter this season.
  • Four guests moved into transitional housing.
  • More than 70% of guests come to the Warming Center as residents of Gallatin County.
  • More than 264 community volunteers have given nearly 2400 hours this season to keeping the Warming Center safe, warm and comfortable. That is equivalent to having nearly 3 extra full-time employees for the season.
  • The Warming Center facility was at or over capacity for over 80% of the season.
  • Due to the graciousness and generosity of Christ the King Lutheran Church, we were able to host 46 ladies, 5 families for a combined 1076 beds.
  • The Warming Center saw a 33% increase in number of guests from last year.

The Warming Center is brought to you by HRDC in partnership with the Greater Gallatin Homeless Action Coalition.

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