With temperatures dipping below freezing Horizon House Outreach staff take seriously, their job of moving homeless men and women out of the frigid weather. Jeff Chirico of 6abc Action News reported the following story last Friday.
Due to the extremely cold temperatures expected, city officials want to make sure the homeless are safe. There is a 24-hour outreach to find people who are homeless, so they can be transported to safe indoor areas. All available beds within the emergency housing network will be open to those that need them. Homeless people will be allowed to stay inside emergency housing throughout the day.
If you see a person who appears to be homeless during a Code Blue, call(215) 232-1984. For more information, visit the City of Philadelphia’s website.