“We know that many of the people that come to the warm centers have never had that opportunity — to be somewhere warm and safe — for many years,” said June Cooper [City Mission Society]. “Many people have been sleeping [at other shelters like Pine Street Inn and Rosie’s Place], but they have to get up and out real early, some folks have told me by 6 a.m..”
Boston Warm was initially slated to operate until March, but Cooper said they’re having meetings about the need to keep the day shelters open for an additional month.
“We know that the resources that the city is putting in place will take longer than anticipated,” Cooper said.
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