Rockland warming center for homeless opens, with COVID-19 guidelines


The Rockland County Warming Center for homeless single adults reopens Sunday at the Dr. Robert L. Yeager Health Center in Pomona.

Catholic Charities will again be operating the warming center, which will be open from Nov. 1 through April 30.

The center will open each night regardless of the temperature and remain open during the day when the temperature, including wind chill, is 32 degrees or below.

Rockland County's warming center for single homeless adults will open Nov. 1, 2020.

The center offers showers and laundry facilities. Dinner and breakfast are provided for overnight guests and lunch is served during the day when the center is open. There is security onsite.

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“The opening and operation of the Warming Center is particularly challenging this year,” Department of Social Services Commissioner Joan Silvestri said in a press release.



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