Burlington to open extreme cold weather emergency shelter

Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 4:45 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 1, 2023 at 8:01 PM EST
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - With frigid weather expected in the coming days, Burlington’s mayor announced the opening of a temporary extreme cold weather emergency shelter.

The shelter will be at the Miller Center at 130 Gosse Court and it will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.

And the day shelter operated by CVOEO will extend its hours on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Mayor Miro Weinberger says the city is concerned about exposure risks to unhoused community members.

Anyone in need of shelter or heating assistance should call 211. Click here for a list of warming shelters in Vermont.

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