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UPDATE:

March 5- 31 Shelter Opening is Weather Dependent

When in doubt regarding status – Call 540-384-0010

The WSFC will be open on evenings when the weather forecast is for 35 degrees or below. We will be checking WDBJ 7 Weather , using the 3 day forecast to check 48 hours in advance in order to determine shelter status. This page will be updated to reflect Shelter status. See below…

Monday, March 13- CLOSED

CLOSED until further notice

What we do…

We seek to serve those who are experiencing homelessness in Franklin County, Virginia and surrounding areas by providing a safe, clean, and warm space for the night through the winter months. An evening meal and breakfast are provided. Showers are available for those who are interested, toiletries are provided.

This ministry is available through of the support of the volunteers in our community who staff this temporary shelter and provide food, supplies, and donations for those guests who stay with us.

Need a warm place for the night?

We are located at:

Redwood Outreach Center, c/o Redwood United Methodist Church, 3001 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount, VA 24151


Hours of Operation: Each evening, January 3 – March 4, 2022 After March 4, we will be open if the temperature is 35 degrees or below. Please watch WDBJ 7 Weather forecast for updates as well as this page.

When avaialable, Shelter opens at 7:00 pm. Doors close for the night at 8:00 pm. (no entry allowed past this time) Shelter closes 8:00 am.