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December 20, 2021 07:07 am

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Press Service of the Department of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the City of Moscow

Points are open near Savelovsky and Kazansky railway stations and the Central Bus Station, as well as on Ilovaiskaya Street.

Four more round-the-clock mobile heating points have been put into operation in the capital. There, homeless people can get warm, drink hot tea and get warm clothes, said Oksana Shalygina, deputy head of the capital Department of Labor and Social Protection of the Population

“We continue to strengthen our work with homeless people on the city streets. We have opened four more points where you can not only get warm, but also drink hot tea, get warm clothes and learn from the officers on duty how you can get out of a difficult situation with the support of the Center for Social Adaptation. New points are open around the clock in three station areas near Savelovsky, Kazan railway stations and the Central Bus Station, and an additional – already the third – point has appeared on Ilovaiskaya Street (building 2) near the Central Autograph Office. The places were not chosen by chance: it is here that you can most often see homeless people, ”said Oksana Shalygina.

Now there are 12 heating points in Moscow. Eight of them are located in the station areas, three are at the points of urgent social assistance on Ilovaiskaya Street (house 2) on the territory of the E.P. Glinka. The heating station “Salvation Hangar” of the non-profit organization (NPO) “Help Service” Mercy “was also opened.

There is a hotline for specialized non-profit organizations that support homeless people. Calls and messages about help from NGOs are accepted around the clock by phone: +7 903 166-40-37.

Hot meals are provided for homeless people at seven points. One of them is located in the Center for Social Adaptation and six more – in places organized by NGOs.

In addition, cars of the Social Patrol mobile service continue to be on duty on the streets of the city. Experts offer homeless people to go to the Center for Social Adaptation named after E.P. Glinka to keep warm, to get an overnight stay, food and other help. Since March of this year, the center has also started receiving calls to the phone number: 112.

If you want to bring warm clothes or you just want to help a homeless person you meet on the street, you can call: +7 499 357-01-80, +7 495 720-15-08 or the one-stop help desk: 112.

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