Delonis Center http://wemu.org en 18 Warming Centers in Washtenaw County Help Keep Homeless Warm http://wemu.org/post/18-warming-centers-washtenaw-county-help-keep-homeless-warm <p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;">18 warming centers have been established throughout Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti to give the homeless a place to come in out of the cold.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; min-height: 16px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;">Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.annarborshelter.org">Shelter Association of Washtenaw County</a>, Ellen&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; line-height: 1.5;">Schulmeister</span>&nbsp;says shelter is available to anyone who needs it, and&nbsp;the Delonis Center is operating under relaxed amnesty standards through Wednesday.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; min-height: 16px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;">Those in need of shelter can also stay during the day if needed.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia; min-height: 16px;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;">Shelters will remain open to the public through Wednesday, although specific hours of operation vary from one location to another.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;"><strong style="font-size: 1.143em; font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Verdana, Lucida, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">If you nee<span class="highlightedSearchTerm" style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 170);">d</span>&nbsp;housing or shelter call 734.961.1999</strong></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Georgia;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">— Bob Eccles&nbsp;is a reporter and the host of 89.1 WEMU's&nbsp;<strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">All Things Considered</strong>. Contact him at 734.487.3363, email him&nbsp;<a href="mailto:reccles@emich.edu" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">reccles@emich.edu</a>,&nbsp;or follow him on Twitter&nbsp;<a href="http://twitter.com/BobEcclesWEMU" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">@BobEcclesWEMU</a></em> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:21:55 +0000 Bob Eccles 40795 at http://wemu.org 18 Warming Centers in Washtenaw County Help Keep Homeless Warm Cold Weather Especially Difficult for area Homeless http://wemu.org/post/cold-weather-especially-difficult-area-homeless <p>Life is difficult enough for Washtenaw County's roughly 4,500 homeless residents, but as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, when overnight temperatures start to drop, things can get downright dangerous. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:22:09 +0000 Bob Eccles 36802 at http://wemu.org Cold Weather Especially Difficult for area Homeless