Emergency Shelter

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We believe everyone deserves a warm, safe place to sleep

during the coldest months of the year.

Do you need somewhere warm to spend the night? Come join us at OUR Warming Center.

Our Livingston Warming Center offers seasonal shelter to anyone in need, including families with children, single adults, and couples. The space provides each individual or group with separate sleeping areas. Trained staff and volunteers are on-site at all times during operating hours.

HRDC’s Livingston Warming Center closed on March 31, 2024 for the season.


Other services available through our Livingston Office:

  • Housing case management
  • Housing search workshop
  • Job search assistance
  • Shower service: Thursday, 10 am to 12 pm
  • Sock exchange

Available to anyone who needs a warm place to sleep.

Our Warming Center is accessible to anyone in need, including families with children, single adults, and couples.

Our emergency shelters operate seasonally from November through March, 7 pm to 7 am. If you are in need of shelter, you can stop by our location during the season, or contact our Operations Manager by email or phone to find a safe place to sleep tonight.

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Livingston Warming Center/Livingston Office
121 S Second St
Livingston, MT 59047

Emergency Shelter Hours
Nightly from 7 pm to 7 am
Dec. 4th, 2023 – March 31st, 2024

Shower Service Hours
*Sign up at 9:30 am
Thursday, 10 am to 12 pm

Contact Information

Livingston Office
p: 406.333.2537

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Since 2015, Brooke has been working with Allergan Aesthetics, Body Contouring. In 2018, Brooke began her role as Senior Manager of Training. Brooke graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Commercial Photography from Appalachian State University in 2011.

Brooke began her role on our Board in 2019. However, she feels it’s more fitting to say that she gets to serve on our Board. For Brooke, an evening at our Fork & Spoon was her first glance into our organization’s powerful work. As Brooke states, joining the Board has only expanded her appreciation for the caliber of people leading our mission and the impact of our vast ecosystem of services. While metrics alone are impressive, Brooke likes to visualize each number as an individual example of support – an extension of a helping hand, a moment of relief – given to one of our neighbors. She is grateful for the opportunity to participate in shaping HRDC’s future.

Although Brooke spends most of her volunteer time with HRDC, she was fortunate enough to build with Habitat for Humanity over the course of the summer in 2020. Her favorite place to spend time is anywhere under the Big Sky, although Hyalite may be her favorite place on Earth.

Ron Brey

Public Sector

Ron served as Bozeman’s Assistant City Manager from 1990 to 2008. After retiring, Ron joined our Board in 2011. Ron received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Montana in 1977, and his Masters in Science in Rural, Town, and Regional Planning from the University of Montana in 1987.

During his time with the City of Bozeman, Ron saw the important role that HRDC has played in our community. Ron has seen that HRDC provides necessary social services to assure that all Bozeman residents could obtain housing, food, training, employment and the other necessities of life. He also came to understand that HRDC was always able to respond immediately as new community needs arose. Ron believes that the dedication, hard work, and compassion of HRDC’s staff make it a real honor to serve on the Board.

Ron also serves on the Trails, Open Space and Parks Committee for the City of Bozeman, and as a volunteer with the Red Cross. One of Ron’s favorite activities is walking his beloved dog every day, enjoying many of Bozeman’s trails and parks, like Burke Park, Bozeman Creek, and the Hyalite and Mount Ellis areas. Ron and his wife Claire enjoy spending their days with family, friends, and time outdoors.