Currently, no severe weather shelters are open.
These shelters are currently open :
To get up-to-date shelter information, call the Emergency Winter Shelter Hotline at (360) 788-7983. The hotline is updated daily.
Additional shelter spaces will be operated by the following organizations when weather conditions are severe and existing shelters are operating at or near full capacity. Shelters and limited services are coordinated by the Whatcom County Health Department.
Severe weather shelters will operate when a temperature of 28°F is forecasted as the overnight low and there is no capacity at the Lighthouse Mission or Women’s Winter Shelter. Precipitation and wind chill will also be considered when activating severe weather shelters on nights when the temperature threshold is not met. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Severe Weather Shelter Locations
Christ the King Church – Downtown
1419 North Forest Street
Fountain Community Church
Garden St. United Methodist Church
1326 Garden St.
For families with children
Additional daytime warming shelters may be opened. More information will be provided as it becomes available.