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January 2, 2022, 09:05

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

In these tents you can warm up, drink tea and get warm clothes.

Four more tents have been opened in Moscow where homeless people can warm up, drink hot tea, get warm clothes and chat with social workers. The items can withstand frost down to minus 40 degrees, they are comfortable and spacious. This was announced by the head of the capital Department of Labor and Social Protection of Population Evgeniy Struzhak

“Today we have 16 heating points for homeless people, which is almost three times more than last winter. Here people can get the help they need in severe frosts. We are also in constant contact with public organizations to support the homeless, ”he said.

Some of the heating points are buses of the Social Patrol mobile service, the rest are more spacious tents. Heating points are located next to the offices of the social adaptation centers “Dmitrovskoye” (Izhora street, building 21, building 3), “Vostryakovo” (street Matrosova, building 4), “Kosino-Ukhtomskoye” (Mikhelson street, building 6), as well as on the territory of the Center for Social Adaptation named after E.P. Glinka (Ilovaiskaya street, house 2).

Homeless people can also get help at the station areas of Yaroslavsky, Kievsky, Kursky, Paveletsky, Belorussky, Savelovsky and Kazansky railway stations. All points work around the clock.

In addition, from 09:00 to 18:00 homeless people can come to the “Salvation Hangar” heating point from the non-profit organization “Help Service” Mercy “, which is located at 55 Nikoloyamskaya Street.

Anyone can help homeless people – the Center for Social Adaptation named after E.P. Glinka accepts warm clothes and shoes around the clock. The resulting clothing is distributed to heating points.

When meeting a homeless person in need of help, it is important not to pass by. At this moment, you need to call the Social Patrol service by phones: +7 499 357-01-80, +7 495 720-15-08 or the single help desk: 112.

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