Ulster County opens warming center


KINGSTON – Ulster County’s warming center hosted by the Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church at 122 Clinton Avenue in Kingston open beginning last evening.  The warming center will provide a warm shelter, a hot evening meal and breakfast as well as related services at the Church between 7:00 p.m. through 7:00 a.m. and will be open at least Saturday morning.   
The center will be staffed by American Red Cross trained volunteers and will welcome homeless adults, ages eighteen and above.
 “For those individuals in the community without shelter the warming center could mean the difference between life and death,” said County Executive Michael Hein.   Again, I want to thank Reverend Darlene Kelley of the Clinton Avenue United Methodist Church for partnering with us and helping to care for our local community.” 
Any homeless adult is encouraged to go to the warming center or if you know someone who is in a desperate situation or is homeless, they can reach out to Family of Woodstock hotline which can be reached 24 hours-a-day at 845-679-2485. 

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