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The Haven To Reopen Winter Emergency Shelter - Brevard NC


Last updated 10/22/2018 at 4:28pm

Pictured left to right are Ed Buckley, Michael Collins, Diane Livingston, Kai Schwandes, Derek Studt and Nathan Byrd. Not pictured are Page Lemel, Mark Hunnicutt, Anne Bond and Emily Lowery. (Courtesy photo)

As the weather turns cooler and nights get colder, some people are trying to make sure nobody is left out in the cold.

The Haven of Transylvania County operates two shelters year round, an 18-bed facility for individuals and a four-bedroom house for families who are experiencing homelessness. Both shelters require the residents to complete weekly goals tailored to their particular situation to move them toward self-sufficiency.

To stay at The Haven, residents have to go through a thorough intake process to make sure it is the right place that can help them access services that are tradi...

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