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Fall River, city shelters, ready to protect citizens from upcoming frigid temperatures



(Fall River, MA- January 28th, 2020)- In response to the upcoming cold weather, the City of Fall River wants the public to know that the First Step Inn and the Timao Center are prepared to accommodate anyone in need of shelter.

Those seeking services should contact the First Step Inn by calling 508-679-8001 or 508-974-9972.

The First Step Inn is located at 134 Durfee Street, Fall River, MA 02720.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, individuals will receive a Covid-19 test before being admitted.

Fall River’s shelters are currently below capacity and are prepared to accommodate more individuals, according to the Mayor’s Office.

Street outreach workers from the City of Fall River and Steppingstone Inc will be patrolling the City over the weekend to ensure that anyone in need of shelter has access.

Area to see some of the coldest weather we have seen in over a year, big storm ahead?

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