Deadline for Comments on OEO Warming Shelter Position Paper Extended to August 15

The deadline to provide comments on the OEO Warming Shelter Position paper has been extended to Friday, August 15.

Feedback is requested from a broad array of state and community partners on the following documents:

DRAFT ONLY – Request for Warming Shelter Work Plan

DRAFT OEO Position Paper Warming Shelters

These documents are meant to provide guidance to local communities as they consider new plans to develop warming shelters, and they are meant to exist within the context of the Agency of Human Services Housing Policy, the Governor’s Plan to End Homelessness and existing requirements of publicly-funded emergency shelters.

Should you have comments, please feel free to email Sarah Phillips (sarah.phillips@state.vt.usand/or Paul Dragon, Chief Administrator of the Office of Economic Opportunity (

See also the original request for input.