As temperatures fall, warming rooms and shelters open for Milwaukee's homeless

MILWAUKEE -- The temperatures are expected to bottom out this week -- and because of that, the following partners of the Milwaukee Continuum of Care will be providing overnight shelters. Warming room locations will open on nights when temperatures are forecasted to be 20 degrees or below.

    The Continuum of Care’s emergency shelters, Guest House of Milwaukee and Salvation Army of Milwaukee, have also recently expanded overnight shelter capacity to keep more people safe out of the cold weather. Additional Milwaukee warming room location information will be announced at a later date.

    The following locations are available for those seeking safety from the cold during the daytime in Milwaukee County:

      All those seeking shelter, energy assistance or other supportive services in Milwaukee County should contact 2-1-1 for assistance and referrals to community resources through any of the following means: