The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Friday, November 15, 2019, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, will be open 8:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m., seven nights a week.
The Cold Weather Shelter is located at the Loudoun Homeless Services Center, 19520 Meadowview Court in Leesburg. The shelter will be open through March 31, 2020. A photo ID will be required for admittance to the shelter.
The county will provide free transportation to the shelter with shuttle buses departing nightly at the following times and locations:
- 6:15 p.m. – Corner of E. Main Street and Ken Culbert Jr. Road in Purcellville
- 7:00 p.m. – Inova Loudoun, 224 Cornwall Street, Leesburg (near Loudoun County Transit Local Bus Route 56 bus stop)
- 7:30 p.m. – Douglass Community Center, 405 East Market Street, Leesburg
- 7:00 p.m. – Williams Waters House, 22365 Enterprise Street, Sterling (near Loudoun County Transit Local Bus Route 82 bus stop)
On weekends and holidays, the county will also provide a morning shuttle drop-off from the shelter to each of the stops noted above.
The shelter is operated by Volunteers of America Chesapeake & Carolinas under a contract with Loudoun County.
More information about services available to those experiencing homelessness in Loudoun County may be found at loudoun.gov/CoC or by calling 703-777-0420.
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