Severe Weather Network

Emergency Shelter

For Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

The Severe Weather Network (SWN) partners with community organizations, agencies, and faith communities to provide emergency, overnight refuge during the winter months for people experiencing homelessness in Livingston County.  SWN also connects individuals to community action agencies committed to providing the services necessary to assist homeless individuals with the transition into affordable housing.



The Severe Weather Center is a low barrier drop-in emergency homeless shelter with a zero tolerance policy for the possession of illegal drugs, marijuana, and alcohol. The Severe Weather Network does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.


Severe Weather Center 2020-21

Information regarding the upcoming season will be released soon.

We need your help...

The Severe Weather Network is a non-profit organization that monetarily operates on donations and grants.  We provide our guests with transportation to/from the shelter, access to laundromat, food and various personal care items. We financially assist guests transitioning into employment and permanent housing.  Please consider making a donation to assist the homeless of Livingston County.  (A receipt will be provided for tax purposes.)