The former Austine School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will house Groundworks Collaborative’s winter overflow shelter. The dormitory-style building can accommodate 33 beds, has adequate living and dining spaces, and ample bathroom facilities. This is an improvement from the First Baptist Church on Main Street which could only handle 20 beds and was over capacity on 43 percent of the 167 nights the shelter was open last winter season.
Dinner meals will still be provided by volunteers and as a Co-op, we are again seeking Shareholders to assist in cooking and serving meals this winter. If interested in supporting meals at the Overflow Shelter, please contact Jon in Marketing at firstname.lastname@example.org.