Warm Haven program opens to shelter veterans during cold weather

3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago Monday, November 11 2019 Nov 11, 2019 Monday, November 11, 2019 5:58:00 PM CST November 11, 2019 in News
By: Trinidy Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - The Truman VA Hospital initiated a Warm Haven program to help shelter veterans overnight as community shelters are limited during evening and early morning hours.

According to the Columbia MO VA Medical Center Facebook post, this program is open to help veterans and their immediate families take shelter during these extreme cold conditions.

The Warm Haven will be open from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the nights of Nov. 11-14.

According to the post, to access the facility, enter through the main hospital doors and use the phone to request entry.

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