Code Purple Sussex County is in effect till Thursday, March 16th, 2017


See shelter listing below for Code Purple Sussex County below and additional shelters around the county. Please note St. Luke’s Parish House will not be open this week. Gateway Fellowship will be open for men, women, and children.

Code Purple Sussex County Hot-line 302-519-0024

Western Sussex: Official Code Purple Shelter

Gateway Fellowship: 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. In-take 7pm to 9pm. Men, women, and children.  Dinner served at 7pm.

Avenue United Methodist Church: 20 N Church Street, Milford, DE. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. Men ONLY in-take at 7pm. Dinner served at 7:30pm.

Laurel Nazarene: 94 Walnut Street (Johnson Center entrance on Maryland Avenue). Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. In-take 7pm to 9pm. Dinner at 7pm.  Men and a separate space available for Families! This shelter is only open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. 


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!

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 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for showers, laundry, and job finding assistance. Call 302-227-1340 with any questions.

Immanuel Shelter (OPEN Dec.1 until Spring, regardless of temperature) Rehoboth 1-888-634-9992, Open 7 Days from 4:30 PM until 7:30 AM. 37439 Oyster House Rd, Rehoboth Beach. Serving men and women.

Milford Community Center: Milford, Sanctuary, Please call the center at 302-725-0770 or Pastor Richie 302-249-5738 to make an appointment to stay at the shelter. Serving women and children only.