Asheville Code Purple is extended through January 9

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 [...]

City of Asheville shares Code Purple resources

  With temperatures going down into the 20s this week, the Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Coalition has called a Code Purple for people who need shelter. Starting Dec. 1, shelter was made available at First Congregational UCC, 20 Oak St., for about 30 men and up to 20 women and children. This is in partnership with Western Carolina Rescue [...]

City of Asheville shares resources for people experiencing homelessness during Code Purple

  With temperatures going down into the 20s this week, the Asheville-Buncombe Homeless Coalition has called a Code Purple for people who need shelter. Starting Dec. 1, shelter will be available at First Congregational UCC, 20 Oak St., for about 30 men and up to 20 women and children. This is in partnership with Western Carolina Rescue [...]