Southernmost Homeless Assistance League – SHAL

City of Key West homeless shelter operating agreement to end September 30th, 2020

August 4, 2020

Key West, FL — The City of Key West has notified the Southernmost Homeless Assistance League (SHAL) that its contract to operate the city’s homeless shelter will end on September 30, 2020. Known as KOTS, the Keys Overnight Temporary Shelter is on property adjacent to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office facilities on Stock Island. Until earlier this year, KOTS provided overnight shelter to up to 140 homeless adults, but expanded to 24-hour operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The mission of SHAL is to advocate for homeless people in support of their efforts to become self-sufficient. 

SHAL is committed to improving the quality of life for all members of our community.

SHAL, the Southernmost Homeless Assistance League, Inc., is a non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of Florida.