Walnut Creek Planning Commission to Discuss Winter Nights Shelter

September 13, 2017 10:00 am · 2 comments

The Walnut Creek Planning Commission on Sept.14 will consider Trinity Center’s request for a Conditional Use Permit to operate a winter nights shelter in the National Guard Armory at 1800 Carmel Drive, adjacent to Civic Park East.

Trinity Center successfully managed a similar shelter last winter with positive outcomes, according to the city.

Among the 61 people who stayed in the shelter at some point, 44 were engaged with a case manager; 19 found either part- or full-time jobs; 14 received temporary housing, and five were placed in permanent housing.

1 J. September 13, 2017 at 3:25 PM

Do it now. Do not wait.

It was cold, windy, and rainy last night, and we have had many cold nights since the temporary shelters closed down last March.

2 Shasta Daisy September 14, 2017 at 6:24 PM

Hope to see this happen again this year.

Peace.

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