Renton Severe Weather Shelter Open

The City of Renton will be activating the Severe Weather Shelter (SWS) at Harambee Church the evenings of Monday December 2nd, Tuesday December 3rd, Wednesday December 4th, Thursday December 5th, Friday December 6th, Saturday December 7th, and Sunday December 9th 2013 due to dangerously low temperature predictions and the forecast of snow.


Harambee Church

316 S 3rd St, Renton, WA 98057


9PM – check in and registration

8AM – shelter closes, all must vacate


There are separate sleeping space for men, women, and for families with children. The SWS will be operated by Catholic Community Services staff and volunteers from HarambeeChurch and the greater Renton community.

The Renton SWS will be open at 9PM Monday through Sunday nights. All must register at the door. As with all shelters, rules for the health and safety of clients, staff and the broader community will apply.

For more information please contact the City of Renton, Community Services office at 425-430-6600.