Pastor Karen Perkins said the shelter was near capacity almost every day. “We were scrambling to find cots.”
"cold weather emergency shelter"
Resurrection Lutheran Church will be Juneau’s cold weather shelter this winter
Now that Resurrection Lutheran Church has its permit approved, it can start housing people when the weather gets below freezing.
Amid search for a space for this year’s cold weather shelter, one Juneau church offers to help
It’s a last-minute move after a local nonprofit pulled out of their contract to operate the shelter
Seasonal cold weather emergency shelter begins operations Thursday
This is the second winter the City and Borough of Juneau will operate the shelter. The facility in the old state public safety building on Whittier Street sleeps up to 28 people and operates from 11 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. through April 15.