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During the cold and inclement weather months, Siena Francis House will serve as a community “Warming Center”, which will provide a warm, dry place for those with no housing. Access to basic needs (e.g. showers, warm clothes, food and shelter) will be available at the Warming Center.

Siena Francis House’s Warming Center will be open on any day when the temperature is forecasted to be 20 degrees or below, or pursuant to a weather advisory related to a winter storm watch/warning or high wind warning, affecting the Omaha Metro Area.

The Warming Center is CLOSED today! Please continue to check back on this site for updated information regarding the operational status of the Warming Center.

Additional Warming Center Information:

Location:           Services Center, 1401 North 18th Street (Mondays-Fridays);                                         1702 Nicholas Street facility (Saturdays & Sundays)

Time:                  Opens at 9:00 am (on days open, according to forecast)

Phone:                402-341-1821 (and pressing the “ * ” key)

Eligibility:        Persons experiencing a housing crisis and not checked into any emergency shelter or other housing program

Capacity:           35 individuals

Food:                   Lunch will be provided between 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Transportation:  Siena Francis House’s Warming Center is located two blocks from two Metro Area Transit bus stops. Limited transportation may be available for individuals with transportation barriers.

Siena Francis House will use social media (Facebook and Twitter) and this website to advertise the availability of this service for days when the Warming Center will be open and operational.

For additional information regarding the Siena Francis House’s Warming Center, including operational status and transportation, persons may call 402-341-1821 and press the “ * ” key.


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