Porchlight

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

**Note: This page will be frequently updated as Porchlight continues to respond to this health emergency.**

Please consider supporting Porchlight during this time by donating online or visiting our Facebook page to monitor current needs.

Program Updates

Men’s Drop-In Shelter

Effective 3/30/20, the men’s shelter has been temporarily relocated to
Warner Park Community Recreation Center at 1625 Northport Dr.
Intake hours are 5:00pm – 8:30pm nightly.  Click here for more information.

For the foreseeable future, the Men’s Drop-In Shelter will continue conducting health assessments upon entry to shelter.  If you are interested in volunteering or learning more, contact Kim at .

DIGS

Effective 3/16/20, DIGS services are provided via phone conference only.

Safe Haven

Safe Haven drop-in day services are currently available 8:30am – 3:30pm, every day.

Community Info/Calls to Action

Porchlight is now accepting cloth masks for shelter guests and residents.  While it is always best to isolate if possible, the CDC recommends wearing a cloth face covering if you are in public, and has released DIY instructions.  Please send or drop off cloth masks to 306 N Brooks St M-F 10am-3pm.

If you are interested in donating needed items to Porchlight, please check out our updated COVID-19 Supplies list, or see our Amazon Wish List.

Shelter Meal Volunteers – Meals at Warner Park are coordinated by the County.  Porchlight will contact volunteers when we return to Grace.  Thanks!

For Residents

The Brooks St office is currently being staffed from 10:00am – 3:00pm Monday – Friday.  Residents are encouraged to stay in their units whenever possible, and call the office or their case manager with questions/concerns.

*Please note that residents are responsible for paying rent during the pandemic.  If you have lost income due to COVID-19 or are unable to pay your rent for any reason, please contact your case manager as soon as possible.