Code Purple Shelters Open in Sussex County


Code Purple sites open nightly to provide shelter for the homeless through March 15th. If you are in need of shelter, call 302-629-7050 weekdays (10am to 3pm) or 302-519-0024 weekends (10am to 3pm). There are Code Purple locations in Seaford, Georgetown, Milford and Lewes. You’ll find more at the Community Outreach at the Talk of…

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Where Can The Homeless Find Shelter From The Cold?


Shelters for the homeless are open and available during the winter, thanks to volunteers and the non-profit Code Purple. Beds can be found on a nightly basis, but capacity at shelters is limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to maintain social distance. If you encounter a homeless person, the Delaware Housing Alliance…

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Code Purple Shelters Open Statewide Through Thursday


With Delaware facing the coldest temperatures of the winter from Wednesday night through Thursday, Code Purple is being declared across the state by the nonprofit and volunteer organizations that operate the shelters to keep people who are homeless safe during dangerous winter weather. When severe snowstorms or sub-zero temperatures are forecast in Delaware, the organizations…

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Code Purple Sussex Still in Need of Volunteers, Donations & Meals


First, we want to say thank you to everyone that has helped us so far this year. We couldn’t have made it this far without you! We have 3 months left and we need a lot more help! Honestly, we have struggled some with getting help this year. We realize that with the holidays that…

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Code Purple Sussex Opens Nightly – Volunteers Still Needed


Night time temps are going to be very low until Dec 15th which is the beginning of Code Purple Sussex’s nightly openings without regard to temps. So with that in mind, Code Purple is now active until March 15th! We will be open every night in Seaford, Bridgeville, Delmar, Milford, and Georgetown.  (Laurel will open nightly starting Jan 1st…

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UPDATED: Code Purple Shelters Open Across Delaware


NEW CASTLE (Jan. 3, 2018) – With a blizzard warning for Sussex County beginning tonight into Thursday and a winter storm warning for Kent and New Castle counties, Code Purple is being declared across the state. Additional declarations are expected. Since most Code Purple sites use volunteers to manage operations, the activation and implementation vary…

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