Volunteer Calendar!!

We have the volunteer calendar up and running! Please check it out. Winter is right around the corner and we need your help!

http://signup.com/go/kpFDneK

Just click the link above to have direct access to the Code Purple Sussex County Shelters calendar. You can sign up for any day, position, and town that suits you best. If you have any questions about the calendar, you can email us at codepurplesussexcounty@gmail.com or call 302-519-0024.

We know that you will be blessed by serving!

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2017-2018 Season Openings!

The following shelters will be open when the temperatures hit 32 and below. Then every night starting December 15th through March 15th regardless of the temperature.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
202 N. North St.
Seaford, DE 19973
Men only. Check- in 8:30pm. Check-out 7:45am.
Meals provided at The CROSS for dinner at 7:00pm.

Gateway Fellowship
8011 Cannon Road
Bridgeville, DE 19933
Women and children only.
Check-in 8:30 pm. Check-out 7:45am.
Women can meet at The CROSS for dinner at 7:00pm. Transportation will be provided to Gateway at 8:30pm and then back to Seaford in the morning.

Avenue United Methodist Church
20 N Church Street
Milford, DE 19963
Men only. Check-in 7:00pm. Check-out 7:00am.
Meals provided on site.

Mt Olivet
315 High St
Seaford, DE 19973
By appt only. Reserved for special situations.
Dinner provided at The CROSS at 7:00pm.

Gethsemane United Methodist Church
2701 Woodland Ferry Rd
Seaford, DE 19973
Woman & Children
By appt only! Please call 519-0024 for further details.
Dinner will be provided at The CROSS at 7:00pm. Transportation to the church at 8:30 will be provided as well as back to Seaford in the morning.

 

The following church will open Jan 1st and will be open through March 15th regardless of the temperatures.

Laurel Nazarene
100 Walnut Drive
Laurel, DE 19956
Men & Men with children.
Check-in 7:00pm. Check-out 6:00am.
Dinner provided at The CROSS. Transportation to and from The CROSS will be provided.

The CROSS Building is located at 703 East King Street, Seaford, DE 19973.

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

Training for the 2017-2018 Season!

We need your help serving our guests this year! Please join us to learn more about Code Purple and how you can get involved. We cannot keep this ministry going without your support.

PICK WHICH TIME AND PLACE WORKS BEST FOR YOUR SCHEDULE AND WE WILL SEE YOU THERE! (All training events take place from 7pm-9pm.) 

Monday Oct.16th– St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall located at 202 N. Street, Seaford, DE 19973

Tuesday Oct.17tth– Milford Avenue United Methodist Church located at 20 N. Church Street, Milford, DE 19963

Thursday Oct. 19th – Laurel Church of the Nazarene located at 100 Walnut Drive Laurel, DE 19956

Friday Oct. 20th – Gateway Fellowship located at 8011 Cannon RD, Bridgeville, DE 19933

For More Information or questions, please call the Code Purple Hotline 302-519-0024 or email codepurplesussexcounty@gmail.com.

We need you!

Delaware Homelessness Awareness Week March 27th to April 3rd, 2017

The concurrent resolution from the Delaware Senate and Delaware House of Representatives passed on March 23rd, 2017 and will be signed by the Governor. The resolution declares Homelessness Awareness Week as March 27th to April 3rd, 2017 and we would like to bring awareness to our homeless population and need your help! Please help us gather supplies.  We are collecting back-packs, duffel bags, sleeping bags, tents, sternos (heat source), bottled water, bottled sports drinks, socks, foot powder, baby wipes, mini lint rollers (helps remove ticks off clothing), bug spray, and sunscreen.  Please drop off to our partner locations: Home Team Realty: 959 Norman Eskridge Hwy, Seaford, DE (M-F 9am-5pm  and Sat 9am-12pm) Blades Town Hall: 20 W Fourth Street, Blades, DE (M-F 9am-4pm), Avenue United Methodist Church: 20 N Church Street, Milford, DE (M-F 9:30am-3pm), DryZone: 16507 Beach Highway, Ellendale, DE 19941 (M-F 9am – 5pm), Schanne Insurance State Farm: 915 S. DuPont Hwy. Milford, DE (M-F 9am – 5pm). Any questions please email us at sussexcountycodepurple@gmail.com.

Code Purple Sussex County in effect for Wednesday, March 22nd and Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

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

Code Purple Sussex County is in effect for Wednesday, March 22nd and Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 with the overnight lows being in the 20’s.

We need volunteers to sign up for intake, dinner, and overnights. Please call Tammi at 302-242-8076 about volunteering or Vikki at 302-853-0997 for dinner.  Use our calendar at Volunteer Calendar!

Western Sussex: Official Code Purple Shelters

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.

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:

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. 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 in Effect till Sunday, March 19th, 2017

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

With the risk of snow/rain showers and real feel temps being below 32 degrees for Friday & Saturday nights, and the low for Sunday night being 31, we will call Code Purple in effect till Sunday, March 19th, 2017.  Need volunteers to sign up for intake, dinner, and overnights. Please call Tammi at 302-242-8076 about volunteering or Vikki at 302-853-0997 for dinner.  Use our calendar at Volunteer Calendar!

Western Sussex: Official Code Purple Shelters

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.

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:

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. 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 3/13/2017

CODE PURPLE IS IN EFFECT TILL THURSDAY, MARCH 16TH, 2017.

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

Western Sussex: Official Code Purple Shelter

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.

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. 

 

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

CODE PURPLE 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:

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. 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 2/20/2017

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

Western Sussex: Official Code Purple Shelters

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! Host till March 11th, 2017. Will post shelter update as soon as it is set! 

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.

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 till March 15th, 2017. 

Georgetown:

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. 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.