Asheville Code Purple is extended through January 9

Code Purple illustration

UPDATE – 1/7/2022 (10 a.m.)

Correction: Trinity is operating overnight for families, couples and other vulnerable people who are unable to access other options. Not a warming center.


UPDATE – 1/6/2022 (5 p.m.)

Code Purple remains in effect through January 9.

Shelter resources:

In addition to Costello House and the Salvation Army, Trinity UMC (587 Haywood Rd. Asheville NC 28806)  is available overnight for families, couples and other vulnerable people who are unable to access other options.


UPDATE -1/4/22 (10 a.m.)

Code Purple is extended through Friday, January 7.


City of Asheville Code Purple is extended today through January 7, 2022.  

Code Purple is called in advance by the Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Coalition chair based on the forecast, and notification is sent out via the Homeless Coalition distribution list.  Additional detail is available in the updated manual published by the Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Coalition, attached here.

2021-2022 Code Purple Manual