Providing protection and warmth.
Providing emergency cold weather shelter so women & children facing homelessness have a warm place to sleep.
What is Winter Shelter?
Winter Shelter is an emergency cold weather shelter for women & women with children who are facing homelessness.
Operated as a collaborative program with the Lancaster County Coalition to End Homelessness, this shelter provides a safe and warm place for sleeping.
Do you need a place to sleep during the colder months?
The Winter Shelter can help.
Winter Shelter is located at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Vine Street in Lancaster and is available from December through March annually.
The hours of operation are 7:00pm to 8:00am.
What happens after the colder months if I still need shelter?
We are glad you asked. We will help you transition to other safe shelter. If you need this support, please contact us today.
Still have questions?
We’d love to help. Call 717-291-2261
Keeping You & Your Children
Safe & Warm During Winter Nights.
Volunteer at Winter Shelter
Winter Shelter runs on the generosity of volunteers. We need you!
We rely on volunteers during these winter months to ensure the program runs efficiently.
We appeal to all churches, civic organizations, and the community at large to volunteer as groups. For further information please contact Rebecca Saner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your generous donation of time and energy!