With temperatures across the state forecast to drop into the teens or lower tonight and Tuesday before gradually warming up Wednesday, a location has been established in Sussex County to help people who are homeless find shelter.
In Delaware, centralized intake began today, meaning anyone experiencing a housing crisis in the state is urged to call 211. The operator will ask a few questions to determine if the individual or family would benefit from prevention services in the community or if they need to be assessed by a housing specialist.
To deal with the immediate cold-weather need today, Jan. 6, through Sunday, Jan. 12: People in need of overnight sanctuary are encouraged to go to Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach. Doors opened at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Nan Ruhl, director of Immanuel Shelter at 302-604-2619.