Code Purple Sussex County is activate for Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016. We will be reviewing the weather closely due to the storms coming in for Wednesday and will release an updated activation shortly. Anyone experiencing homelessness is encouraged to call the hot-line at 302-519-0024.
Sussex County Code Purple Hot-line 302-519-0024
St. Luke’s Parish House, 202 N North Street, Seaford, DE 19973. Please use the double door entrance on King Street. If the low is forecasted to be at or below 32 ° the sanctuary opens for emergency shelter for the homeless. Homeless come at 7 PM for intake. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024.
Laurel Nazarene is located at 94 Walnut Drive, Laurel, DE 19956 – if the low is forecasted to be at or below 32* the sanctuary will open for emergency shelter for the homeless. Men Only. Homeless come at 7 PM for intake. This shelter is closed on Wednesdays. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024.
Gateway Fellowship is located at 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE 19933. Women and children only. If the low is forecasted to be at or below 32 ° the sanctuary opens for emergency shelter for the homeless. Women meet at St. Luke’s Parish House first, eat dinner, and then transport to Gateway to stay overnight. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024.
Grace Baptist is located at 805 Atlanta Road, Seaford, DE. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. This shelter will be open on Wednesdays & Thursdays as an overflow or relief shelter if the low is forecasted to be at or below 32 ° the sanctuary opens for emergency shelter for the homeless. Advance notice will be given when this shelter is in use. Women and men will meet here for in-take at 7pm, eat dinner, and then the women will be transported to Gateway Fellowship to stay overnight. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024.
Mount Olivet UMC: Seaford, Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024, or go to St. Luke’s for check in at 7 PM. Mt. Olivet will open for full intact families that are in need of shelter.
Weekend Day Shelter: Centenary UMC, 200 E Market Street, Laurel, DE. When the lows during the daytime are 32* or below this shelter will open at 7am till 7pm for the homeless. Serving a hot lunch. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024.
Georgetown Presbyterian: Call Pastor Mike at 302-344-1912 or leave a message at the Church 302-856-6842. This sanctuary is open for extreme weather and not held a certain temperature. Must call ahead.
Milford Multicultural Center: Milford, Sanctuary for women and children only. Executive Director, Lisa Davis operates this shelter and can be contacted by either Sussex County Hot-line or Kent County Hot-line or you may call the center at 302-725-0770.
Eastern Sussex: Eastern is unique as they operate cold weather month’s shelter. Their shelters are open and will remain open until spring regardless of the temperature.
Day Center: Rehoboth CRC open to the homeless during the day 302-227-1340.
Immanuel Shelter: Rehoboth – 302-227-6887, Open 7 Days from 4:30 PM until 7:30 AM. Serving men and women. http://www.immanuelshelter.org
Soul Ministry: Bethany Beach 302-632-4289. Sanctuary operates daily for men and women with support from South East Ministirum.