Emergency Winter Shelter
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The days are getting shorter and the concern on the faces of the women is evident. The Emergency Winter Shelter is rapidly coming to a close for the 2016-2017 season. For some women, this has been a welcome refuge and they have stayed in our shelter...

A huge thank you to Lakeside Christian Church, Kirkland for being such wonderful partners in hosting the Emergency Winter Shelter. Pastor Vince Armfield and his congregation have generously and warmly welcomed The Sophia Way into their beautiful space, which is conveniently located on a major bus...

Murray, Alysia, and their 5-month old son drove all the way from New York to Seattle. After spending all the money they had in their car repairs, they could not afford an apartment in the area. They are staying at our Emergency Winter Shelter for...

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington and The Sophia Way had an intimate thank you celebration for the Cities of Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland and Issaquah for helping us open our second Emergency Winter Shelter. The celebration event was held at the shelter which is hosted by...

A woman with an 8-month-old infant (from Operation Nightwatch) called at 11:00 p.m. and wanted to find out if there was space available in our shelter. This sparked discussion in the community about the need for another Emergency Winter Shelter. Thanks to the support from the...