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Code Blue shelters open this weekend in Buffalo, southern Erie County

Four shelters will be open Saturday night for anyone in need.
Credit: WGRZ

ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. — A Code Blue 15 is in effect for Buffalo and southern Erie County. The Western New York Coalition for the Homeless announced Saturday morning that several shelters will be open overnight to help anyone in need.

The following shelters will be open overnight from 8 p.m. Sunday until 8 a.m. Monday:

  • Harbor House, 241 Genesee Street, Buffalo
  • Holy Cross, 412 Niagara Street, Buffalo
  • Rural Outreach Center, 765 Olean Road, East Aurora
  • St. Luke's, 325 Walden Avenue, Buffalo

The Rural Outreach Center and Harbor House will both be open Sunday as daytime warming centers from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.

If you see someone in need in the City of Buffalo, direct them to one of the Code Blue shelters or to the NFTA Transportation center from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. You can also call 211 to have an outreach team come out to help.

Anyone in need of shelter for the evening in southern Erie County can call 716-240-2220 x106.

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