The Strafford County Commissioners announce the activation of the Strafford County Extreme Cold Weather Shelter. The Shelter is located at 276 County Farm Road in Dover, NH, sharing the building with Southeastern NH Services, which is at 272 County Farm Road.


Hours of operation for this activation are from 2pm on Saturday, January 19th, 2019 to 10am on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 to ensure any unsheltered county residents have access to safe shelter from extreme life-threatening weather and cold. Transportation is available by shuttle from the Amtrak platform at the Dover Transportation Center (train & bus station) on or around every hour from 2pm-8pm on Saturday and on the same schedule, weather permitting, on Sunday. The COAST bus route to the County Complex will be available Monday. Upon closing, transportation coordination will be provided via COAST bus passes and shuttle service to local community service partner agencies. Social service agencies and municipalities are encouraged to provide transportation options or support to their clients or residents seeking access. For other transportation options and general shelter questions, please call the shelter at 857-323-0388. Point of contact for this activation is Tory Jennison @ 857-323-0388 or<>.

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