Shelter offers more, limits length of stay

THE CHARTER HOUSE Emergency Shelter leadership team of Tom Morgan and Heidi Lacey are getting the Middlebury facility ready for a busy winter that includes new length-of-stay limits for houseless guests. Among the preparations is this recently acquired a van, which will be used to take guests to vaccine clinics, rehabilitation services, doctor’s visits and other appointments. Independent photo/John Flowers

The Charter House Coalition’s emergency shelter in the coming months will help its houseless guests tackle the challenges of another cold Vermont winter with warms cots, hearty food, some new self-improvement programs and a first-ever associate director.

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