If You See Someone In The Cold This Winter…

The District’s Winter Plan for homeless services went into effect on November 1. When the temperature falls below 32° Fahrenheit between November 1 and March 31, all residents who are experiencing homelessness must be housed.

You can help. Call the Shelter Hotline when you see a person who is experiencing homelessness or may be impacted by extreme temperature.

The United Planning Organization (UPO) operates the Shelter Hotline. You can reach the hotline in three ways:

  • (202) 399-7093
  • 1 800 535-7252
  • 311

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