City Officials Coordinate with New Horizons for New Hampshire to offer additional shelter capacity during frigid winter weather

Gatsas: Opens shelter for the homeless

MANCHESTER, NH – Today Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas announced that the Mayor’s Office and the City of Manchester Emergency Officials have coordinated with New Horizons of New Hampshire to be designated as the emergency warming and overnight shelter in anticipation of the cold weather forecast.

Gatsas began, “with the anticipated arctic blast the city’s emergency responders have coordinated with the leadership at New Horizons Emergency Shelter to ensure capacity as both a warming and overnight shelter. With the predicted sub-zero temperatures beginning tomorrow and continuing throughout the weekend we have taken the necessary precautions to ensure that our most vulnerable population is protected.”

Individuals seeking warmth and shelter throughout this extreme weather incident are instructed to check-in at the New Horizons Shelter located at 199 Manchester Street.

“Both myself and city officials will continue to monitor the occupancy levels at the New Horizons Shelter throughout this weather event. Should we determine additional capacity is needed within the city we are ready and prepared to open an additional shelter,” concluded Gatsas.