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COVID-19 ALERT: The safety of our clients, staff, and community are our top priority. Please see below for a temporary change in Shelter Operations for the week of 1/17-1/21/2022:

Due to a COVID-19 surge affecting staff, Daniel Pitino Shelter will be operating under Shelter-in-Place Precautions for the week of 1/17-1/21/2022. We will return to normal weekend operations on Saturday, 1/22/2022 and normal weekday operations on Monday, 1/24/2022. No walk-ins please due to Shelter-in-Place Precautions.

  • Emergency Shelter is unable to take new clients currently. Please check with St. Benedict’s at 270-541-1003 or Crossroads at 270-852-6557 for availability. You may also call United Way 2-1-1 for other community resources.
  • Rapid Rehousing and Prevention clients will be seen by appointment only. No walk-ins please due to Shelter-in-Place Precautions.
  • Hotel/Motel vouchers – There are currently no hotel/motel vouchers available. Please check with St. Benedict’s at 270-541-1003 or Crossroads at 270-852-6557 for Emergency Shelter availability. You can also call United Way 2-1-1 for other community resources.
  • Donations of food, hygiene, cleaning supplies, and baby items can still be accepted between the hours of 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. ONLY daily
  • Food Pantry Distribution will continue as scheduled on Monday 1/17.
  • For any White Flag Events, please see Emergency Management Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/DCEMA1 or email Andy Ball at [email protected]
  • Community lunch will still be served as usual in carryout approach at 11 a.m. daily and 2 p.m. on Sundays

We thank you for your patience and understanding in answering and returning calls and emails. Due to the heavy call and email volume received daily, please allow for extra time for response from our dedicated staff. Your call or email will be returned as quickly as possible. Stay safe and healthy!

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The Pitino Shelter has helped us and continues to help us in many ways.

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residents currently receiving housing and other assistance

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Daniel Pitino Shelter
501 Walnut St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

270-688-9000