Westchester opens warming centers, shelters

Westchester County news from Eyewitness News

January 3, 2014 1:20:54 PM PST
Westchester County is offering shelter from the cold weather. Families seeking shelter, or anyone who knows of a family in need, should contact Emergency Services at (914) 995-2099 immediately. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

While families should contact Emergency Services first, single individuals can contact the following five warming and drop in centers directly:

Peekskill and Surrounding Area
Jan Peek Shelter
(Co-ed facility)
200 North Water St.
Peekskill
(914) 736-2636
Accessible by Bee-Line bus route # 14,15,16,17

Oasis Shelter
(Co-ed facility)
19 Washington Ave.
New Rochelle
(914) 633-0101
Accessible by Bee-Line bus route # 7,42,45,60,66

Yonkers and Surrounding Area
Sharing Community
(Co-ed facility)
1 Hudson St.
Yonkers
(914) 963-2626
Accessible by Bee-Line bus route # 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9,25,30

White Plains and Surrounding Area
Samaritan House Shelter
(Female only facility)
33 Church St.
White Plains
(914) 948-3075
Accessible by Bee-Line bus route # 1,5,6,13,14,15,40,41

Open Arms Shelter
(Male only facility)
86 East Post Rd.
White Plains
(914) 948-5044
Accessible by Bee-Line bus route # 1,5,6,13,14,15,40,41


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