Volunteer with Code Purple Sussex County!

We can’t help our homeless without Volunteers! We need you to serve in order to keep our shelters open.  You can find our online volunteer form here: Online Volunteer Registration Form. We have an online calendar to make signing up easier.  Signup.com Code Purple Sussex County Online Calendar.

Code Purple Sussex County will be open every night from January 1st, 2017 to March 12th, 2017 to eliminate the weather variable. After March 12th, 2017 we will return to calling Code Purple for 32 degrees and below.  Please sign up to do In-Take, bring dinner, or stay overnight at one of our shelters. Share the news with your church, civic organization, and with your friends and family.  We really need overnight volunteers. Avenue UMC, St Luke’s Parish House Shelter, and Gateway Fellowship slots are ready to be filled! Please sign up today!
Any volunteer questions please call Tammi Kauffman at  302-242-8076, any dinner, online calendar, or website questions please call Vikki Prettyman at 302-853-0997 or email us at sussexcountycodepurple@gmail.com.

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Code Purple Sussex County update as of January 9th, 2017

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

St. Luke’s Parish House, Gateway Fellowship, and Avenue UMC shelters will be open nightly from January 1st to March 12th, 2017.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Parish House: 202 N North Street, Seaford, DE. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. In-take 7pm to 9pm. Dinner at 7pm. All those seeking shelter in Western Sussex County must arrive for in-take and then the women and children will be transported to Gateway Fellowship. St. Luke’s will shelter men only!

Gateway Fellowship: 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. Women to meet at St. Luke’s Parish House for in-take 7pm to 9pm. Transportation will be available at 9pm and then 745am the next morning back to Seaford. This shelter will be for women and children only.

Milford: 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.

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 during the day 302-227-1340.

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.http://www.immanuelshelter.org/

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.

Code Purple Sussex County shelter update as of January 1st, 2017

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

Western Sussex:

St. Luke’s Parish House, Gateway Fellowship, and Avenue UMC shelters will be open nightly from January 1st to March 12th, 2017.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Parish House: 202 N North Street, Seaford, DE. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. In-take 7pm to 9pm. Dinner at 7pm. All those seeking shelter in Western Sussex County must arrive for in-take and then the women and children will be transported to Gateway Fellowship. St. Luke’s will shelter men only!

Gateway Fellowship: 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE. Call Nikki Gonzalez at 302-519-0024. Women to meet at St. Luke’s Parish House for in-take 7pm to 9pm. Transportation will be available at 9pm and then 745am the next morning back to Seaford. This shelter will be for women and children only.

Milford: 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.

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 during the day 302-227-1340.

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. http://www.immanuelshelter.org/

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.

St Luke’s Parrish House in Seaford set to host Code Purple Sussex County for January 2017

St Luke’s Episcopal Parrish House Seaford, DE will host our Code Purple Sussex County men’s shelter for the month of January. All guests seeking shelter with Code Purple for Western Sussex County will need to arrive for intake from 7pm to 9pm for the entire month of January. Dinner will be served at 7pm. Our female guests will be transported from St Luke’s to Gateway Fellowship at 9pm and then return to Seaford at 745am the next morning. Any donations will also be received at St Luke’s after 7pm nightly. We are still in need of intake, overnight, and transportation volunteers along with dinners delivered. Please think about joining us any evening we are open to ask questions and see what it entails to volunteer with us. We invite church and civic groups to come in and fellowship with us! Visit http://www.codepurplesussexcounty.com for more information! 

Code Purple Sussex County shelter update as of December 28th, 2016

Code Purple Sussex County shelters will be open as follows:

Gateway Fellowship will be open from now till December 31st, 2016 for Men, Women, and Children. In-Take is 7pm till 9pm. Dinner is provided.  Gateway is located at 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE.
Avenue United Methodist Church will be open Wednesday, December 28th to Saturday, December 31st, 2016. In-take is 7pm till 9pm. Dinner is provided.  Avenue UMC is located at 20 N Church Street, Milford, DE.
Shepherd’s Office House will be open Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 to Friday, December 30th, 2016. In-take is 5pm till 6pm. Dinner is provided.  Shepherd’s Office House is located at 408 N Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE.
To make arrangements to stay at any of our shelters please call the hot-line at 302-519-0024.
In need of overnight, transportation, and in-take volunteers and dinners prepared. Please visit our online calendar to schedule to stay! http://signup.com/go/Ae2nay

Code Purple Sussex County shelter update as of December 27th, 2016

Code Purple Sussex County shelters will be open as follows:

Gateway Fellowship will be open from now till December 31st, 2016 for Men, Women, and Children. In-Take is 7pm till 9pm. Dinner is provided.  Gateway is located at 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE.
Avenue United Methodist Church will be open Tuesday, December 27th to Thursday, December 29th, 2016. In-take is 7pm till 9pm. Dinner is provided.  Avenue UMC is located at 20 N Church Street, Milford, DE.
To make arrangements to stay at any of our shelters please call the hot-line at 302-519-0024.
In need of overnight and in-take volunteers and dinners prepared. Please visit our online calendar to schedule to stay! http://signup.com/go/Ae2nay
Questions: Email sussexcountycodepurple@gmail.com

Code Purple Sussex County shelter open update as of December 26th, 2016

​Code Purple Sussex County shelters will be open as follows:

Gateway Fellowship will be open from now till December 31st, 2016 for Men, Women, and Children. In-Take is 7pm till 9pm. Dinner is provided.  Gateway is located at 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville.

To make arrangements to stay at any of our shelters please call the hot-line at 302-519-0024.

In need of overnight and in-take volunteers and dinners prepared. Please visit our online calendar to schedule to stay! http://signup.com/go/Ae2nay

Questions: Email sussexcountycodepurple@gmail.com

Code Purple Sussex County schedule of open shelters as of December 22nd, 2016

Code Purple Sussex County shelters will be open as follows:

Gateway Fellowship will be open from now till December 31st, 2016 for Men, Women, and Children. In-Take is 7pm till 9pm. Dinner is provided.  Gateway is located at 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE.
Avenue United Methodist Church will be open Thursday, December 22nd to Sunday, December 25th, 2016. In-take is 7pm till 9pm. Dinner is provided.  Avenue UMC is located at 20 N Church Street, Milford, DE.
Shepherd’s Office House will be open Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. In-take is 5pm till 6pm. Dinner is provided.  Shepherd’s Office House is located at 408 N Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE.
To make arrangements to stay at any of our shelters please call the hot-line at 302-519-0024.
In need of overnight and in-take volunteers and dinners prepared. Please visit our online calendar to schedule to stay! http://signup.com/go/Ae2nay
Questions: Email sussexcountycodepurple@gmail.com

Code Purple Sussex County in effect 12/18 to 12/21

The following shelters will be open on Sunday, December 18th to Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Milford: Avenue United Methodist Church at 20 N Church Street, Milford, DE.    In-take is at 7pm. Dinner will be provided. MEN ONLY

Georgetown:Shepherd’s Office House at 408 N Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE.     In-take is from 5pm-6pm. Dinner is served at 6:30. MEN ONLY

Bridgeville: Gateway Fellowship is located at 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE .   In-take is at 7pm. Dinner will be provided. MEN, WOMEN, and CHILDREN

We are in need of overnight volunteers to cover the nights we are open. With no volunteers we can’t open.  We are also in need of dinners. If you can prepare a meal please email us at sussexcountycodepurple@gmail.com. Visit us at http://www.codepurplesussexcounty.com to learn more about volunteering!

Please call the hotline if you have any further questions. 302-519-0024.

Code Purple Sussex County in Effect 12/13 t0 12/16

The following shelters will be open on Tuesday, December 13th to Friday, December 16th, 2016

Milford: Avenue United Methodist Church at 20 N Church Street, Milford, DE.    In-take is at 7pm. Dinner will be provided. MEN ONLY

Georgetown:Shepherd’s Office House at 408 N Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE.     In-take is from 5pm-6pm. Dinner is served at 6:30. MEN ONLY

Bridgeville: Gateway Fellowship is located at 8110 Cannon Road, Bridgeville, DE .   In-take is at 7pm. Dinner will be provided. MEN, WOMEN, and CHILDREN

We are in need of overnight volunteers to cover the nights we are open. With no volunteers we can’t open.  We are also in need of dinners. If you can prepare a meal please email us at sussexcountycodepurple@gmail.com. Visit us at http://www.codepurplesussexcounty.com to learn more about volunteering!

Please call the hotline if you have any further questions. 302-519-0024.