St. Vincent de Paul initiates freeze plan for upcoming inclement weather

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - The St. Vincent de Paul's Bishop Ott Shelter Program has initiated a freeze plan for the upcoming cold weather. 

St. Vincent de Paul said in a press release that they will expand bed capacity and anticipate serving over 100 homeless men, women and children tonight and for the cold nights to come.

In 2017, the community homeless services provider said they provided day and night shelter services to over 1,200 men, women and children, and provided over 25,000 guest nights of shelter.

According to St. Vincent de Paul, the freeze plan will continue through the freezing temperatures this coming week.

St. Vincent de Paul operates three night shelters with a bed capacity of over 120 and one homeless day center.

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