The Committee on Temporary Shelter - Daystation and Waystation
113 Elmwood Avenue
Burlington, VT - 05401
This daytime drop-in shelter is open 365 days a year seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It offers a refuge from the streets and access to an array of services and medical care. This is where individuals can meet with COTS staff and connect with local resources, receive mail and telephone calls, and find support toward their goal of self-sufficiency. Daystation staff provide support, assistance and referrals, as well as educational and recreational opportunities whenever possible.
The Daystation provides a free noontime meal each day. We are always looking for community members to help provide this critical service.
Waystation For shelter bed availability, check in at 9am at the COTS Daystation: 113 Elmwood Ave., Burlington. After 6 p.m., call the Waystation at 862-7776
More Details: Provides a 36 bed shelter for men and women, ages 18 and older, who have no other place to sleep at night except for the streets. Individuals are expected to save 70% of their income while staying in COTS shelter. Located on lower Church Street in downtown Burlington.