Meeting Information

Meeting Type
Inclement Weather Briefing
Monday, 12/27/2021
3:00 PM
3:30 PM
Meeting Notes
The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will provide a briefing on shelter and outreach activity. Also an opportunity for Coalition to identify current needs to inform actions at the EOC. 
  • Outreach
  • Distribution Sites
  • Emergency Shelters
  • Health and Safety
  • Good of the Order
Open to the Coaltion and the general public.
This meeting virtual - join here - phone: Dial: 253 215 8782 - Meeting ID: 955 2320 8556



o    Not a lot of people out working in encampments, working in warming centers

o    Brotherhood Rise Looking for Large Totes

o    Let people know that warming centers are online

o    2 Warming Centers are Online

§  One at 176 and 80th

o    CLR Expecting to be out in the streets tomorrow

o    Two Warming Centers off Pacific Ave –

o    Let Peirce County Sheriff’s Deputies know about it so when they run into people, they can steer people to the shelters

o    Concern for folks who don’t comprehend the severity of the weather

Warming Centers:

o    Key Pen Civic Center

o    Opened Yesterday, 1 visitor,

o    Opened today, but medical issue forced them to close early.

o    Very little traffic

o    Light House

o    Operating 24HR Services as of yesterday

o    Brotherhood Rise

o    7 People came in last night but did not stay for the night

o    Hard to convince people to stary, but we are letting them know

o    New Hope (Non-Warming Center)

o    Giving People meals, trying to convince them to go one of the warming centers

o    Had our first visit from someone with frostbite – sent them to the hospital

o    Staying open additional hours

o    Pierce Transit is offering Free Rides for people who need them

o    GLMHC – Any Way we can get the emergency medical centers to send the venerable to the warming centers? Is there general communication going on for this?

o    TPCHD has been in contract with the medical centers and will help with this

Emergency Shelters

o    TRM

o    Men’s and Women’s Shelters are full

o    Cold Weather Shelter is getting full

Churches Serving as Emergency Shelters:

o    Christ Community Baptist – Triaging people and sending them there.

o    Our Lady Queen of Heaven – 4 people are up there now

o    South Hill Baptist – At Capacity

o    Working on Transportation for people

Inclement Weather Shelters

o    Sprinker Recreation Center

o    Up and Running – Staffed

o    Fife Community Center

o    Getting setup and should be live by 9pm Tonight

o    Sheriff Busey – Gig Harbor

o    Capacity to house 4 individuals / families

§  Chapel Hill Church on standby to house more

§  Contact Gig Harbor Police


As of this Meeting we are reporting 0 Deaths Due to the weather