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 WSN Eligibility Criteria

  • Douglas County Residents

  • Women and children only

  • Valid, current ID

  • No active wants/warrants

  • No drug/alcohol use

  • No pets

  • Not fleeing from domestic violence

  • No significant untreated mental health concern

Households who do not meet our eligibility criteria or who are unable to be served due to capacity are encouraged to call 211 or the Douglas County HEART program 303-660-7301 for assistance.

Applications are currently being accepted for the winter season. In 2022-2023, the Winter Shelter Network provides shelter for Douglas County women and children experiencing homelessness from January 2 through March 31. Guests stay at local churches that open up their facilities on a rotating basis. WSN is not an emergency shelter. Applications received before 2:00 pm on weekdays will be eligible for admission the following night. Applications received on weekends will be processed on the following Monday.
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