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Fall River prepared to accommodate anyone in need of shelter with frigid temperatures ahead



(FALL RIVER, MA- January 10th, 2022)- In response to the upcoming cold weather, the First Step Inn and the Timao Center, Fall River’s overflow homeless shelter, 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.

Fall River’s shelters are prepared to accommodate more individuals. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, individuals will receive a Covid-19 test before being admitted to the shelter. Street outreach workers from the City of Fall River and Steppingstone Inc have been and will continue to patrol the city to ensure that anyone in need of shelter has access.

According to a spokesperson for Mayor Coogan, these resources are available to anyone seeking shelter/warmth throughout the day tomorrow, January 11th. Whether they are in need of long-term shelter or a temporary warming center, residents are directed to the First Step Inn on Durfee Street.

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