The Boulder Shelter for the Homeless

Winter Sheltering

Emergency Sheltering

Program Goal: Clients have safe overnight shelter, food and support services from October through April


Winter Sheltering services are available from October 1 through April 30 adults in need.  Dinner and breakfast, a safe place to sleep, storage space for personal belongings, phone and mail service, access to showers and laundry facilities, and meetings with case managers are all provided free of charge.  In order to stay at the Shelter, residents must abide by basic behavioral rules and get tested for TB.

Important Overnight Sheltering Information
You must sign up in advance to have access to nightly Winter Sheltering beds.
No walk-ups.

In order to enter the lottery for an overnight bed, you must do one of the following:

  • 7:30pm - 7:30am daily:
    For those residents already staying overnight at the Shelter or using Morning Services, sign up in person at the Shelter with Staff between 7:30pm - 7:30am.  No walk-ups.
  • 8:00am - 10:00am daily:
    Call and leave a message or text your full name, gender and full date of birth to:


A daily lottery will be conducted, and a list of all residents to be admitted for the night will posted on this website ( by noon each day. 

Use the "Tonight's Intake" button on this page or on the homepage to access the list.


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