Winter Safe Space in St. Paul to Open in November

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October 17, 2018 03:53 PM

The Winter Safe Space in St. Paul is expected to open in downtown St. Paul for its second winter season, according to a news release from Ramsey County and the city of St. Paul. 

The release said the Winter Safe Space will open Nov. 1 and run through the end of April. 


The Winter Safe Space provides a place for homeless individuals to sleep during the winter months.

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This year, the Winter Safe Space will be able to provide overnight lodging for 64 individuals, up from 2017's 50 individuals. 

"We are committed to ensuring those experiencing homelessness can access the shelter and support services they need," Mayor Melvin Carter said in a statement. "The Winter Safe Space, made possible by a partnership between the City, Ramsey County, and our philanthropic community, helps to provide warm, secure shelter when it is needed most."

The Winter Safe Space is located in the lower level of the Ramsey County Government Center East Building. 


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