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Mayor Coogan announces Fall River shelters opening due to upcoming cold weather



(Fall River, MA, January 16, 2020)- The First Step Inn will be open due to the expected cold
weather on the following dates:

Thursday, January 16, 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
Monday January 20, 2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Warming Center- First Step Inn
Will operate 8:00am-4:00pm.

First Step Inn
First Step Inn regular shelter beds are at capacity.
There are four (4) emergency beds available.
Check-in starts at 4:00pm and ends at 5:45pm.

Overflow Shelter

Seventeen (17) out of twenty-two (22) beds are taken.
Five (5) beds are available.
One (1) emergency bed is available.
Check-in starts at 4:30pm.

For any questions, please call The First Step Inn at 508-679-8001. The First Step Inn is located at 134 Durfee Street, Fall River, MA 02720.

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  1. Jan

    January 17, 2020 at 1:21 pm

    what about the working homeless those who work nights at places that get out around 3 a.m. or so

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