Health Department

Posted on: January 6, 2017

DHHS Announces Emergency Measures Are in Place For Those Experiencing Homeless Conditions

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:--The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces emergency measures for those experiencing homeless conditions during inclement winter weather.

During periods of cold weather when temperatures are at or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit, including National Weather Service calculations for wind child, those experiencing homeless conditions are encouraged to seek emergency shelter assistance through the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services and may report to either the Jamestown or Dunkirk office locations during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. where assistance will be provided. 

During these periods and after business hours, all law enforcement departments in Chautauqua County along with the Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene, UPMC Chautauqua at WCA, Brooks Hospital, and Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. Mobile Crisis Team are available to assist with arrangements for emergency shelter for those experiencing homeless conditions.

For additional information, please contact the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services by calling (716) 661-8830.  After hours, individuals may call (716) 753-4231.


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