City of Hopewell Inclement Weather Shelter

MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release
September 14, 2018

Office of Intergovernmental & Public Affairs
Contact: Herbert Bragg
Email: hbragg@hopewellva.gov
PH: (804) 541-2270
DIPA-9-14-18-001

City of Hopewell Inclement Weather Shelter

Hopewell, VA.  The City of Hopewell  would like to clarify its news release dated September 12, 2018 regarding the opening of the City’s supported Inclement Weather Shelter, located at 712 W. Broadway.

This shelter operated by community volunteers is opened during the winter months and times of severe weather to serve individuals who are homeless and those who have temporarily lost the use of their housing due to loss of power, flooding, etc.

The shelter is not staffed nor equipped to serve families. The shelter will open from 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 14th through Saturday evening, September 15th 2018.