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City, Community Partners to Announce Plans to Help Individuals Experiencing Homelessness Stay Warm and Safe This Winter

December 19, 2022

For Immediate Release

Contact: Nya Hairston, Deputy Director of Communications, 614-743-7539
               Jose Rodriguez, Director of Communications, 614-483-2499

Council President Shannon Hardin
Councilmember Shayla Favor
Emerald Hernandez-Parra, Department of Development
Sara Loken, Community Shelter Board
Mike Premo, Community Development for All People
Josh Posten, Columbus Coalition for the Homeless


Broad Street United Methodist Church
501 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215

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Council President Shannon Hardin and Councilmember Shayla Favor will join community partners from the Dept. of Development, Community Shelter Board, Columbus Coalition for the Homeless, and Community Development for All People to unveil plans to keep individuals experiencing homelessness warm as temperatures begin to plummet. The plan includes daytime warming centers, temporary overnight warming centers, and contingency sites for extreme cold events, including snow emergencies and sub-zero temperatures.

For parking, attendees can park in the State Auto parking lot at the corner of Broad St. and Washington St. You can enter the church via the entrance at the corner of Broad St. and Washington St.