Bozeman and Livingston: Emergency Shelters, Warming Centers Open
The shelters are open nightly from November 1st through March 31st, just in time for much colder overnight temperatures in the area. Details on the centers, services and how you can help are here.
- The Bozeman Warming Center is located at: 2015 Wheat Drive, Bozeman
- The Livingston Warming Center is located at: 121 S Second Street, Livingston
Both shelters are open nightly from 7pm to 7am from November 1st through March 31st (with check-in between 7pm and 11pm).
In addition to emergency overnight shelter, the Livingston Warming Center offers housing case management, housing search workshops, job search assistance, shower service (Thursdays 10am to 12pm) and a sock exchange.
In addition to emergency overnight shelter, the Bozeman Warming Center offers computer access, day storage, housing case management, housing navigation, job search assistance, peer support & recovery groups, personal laundry, showers (nightly during overnight season & Sunday through Thursday 9 am – 4 pm during Day Center season), and a sock exchange.
If you'd like to donate your time to any of the HRDC's programs, please visit their Volunteer Page on the HRDC website.
If you'd like to donate to these vital programs, the very best way is with a monetary donation which can be made through the HRDC website.
However, there are several items that are generally needed at both locations. (It's always best to check with them directly before donating items.) Brand new items in packaging are appreciated. Some practical donation item ideas:
- Twin sheet sets
- Standard pillow cases
- Easy to wash twin size blankets
- packages of women's and men's socks
- Lysol wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
- paper towels, garbage bags