Monticello, NY –Sullivan County will keep its two warming shelters open tonight through Monday night in Liberty and Monticello:
- United Methodist Church, 170 North Main Street, Liberty
- Ted Stroebele Recreation Center, 2 Jefferson Street, Monticello
These facilities will be open to anyone from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. from Thursday, January 20 to Monday, January 24 (through the morning of Tuesday, January 25). PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
A comprehensive and interactive map of these locations is available on the County website at www.sullivanny.us/Departments/RealProperty/GISData. Click on the “Warming and Cooling Center Locator” app button at the bottom of the page.
In addition, the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) – which can provide funds for fuel and heating system repair/replacement – continues Countywide, including aid for emergency heating situations. For more information, call 845-807-0142.
During the daytime hours (12-1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, except holidays), the Federation for the Homeless at 9 Monticello Street in Monticello offers takeout food, and afterhours emergency food requests can be made to the Federation at 845-798-8774. The Federation’s pantry is open to all (no documentation required) from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every Friday, as well.