White Flag criteria (15ºF or lower air temperature and/or wind chill) will likely be met tonight (November 18, 2022) and Saturday night (November 19, 2022).
A White Flag event signals the opening of an overnight emergency shelter that will be open to all men, women, and children.
Hours of Operation: 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 A.M, unless beds are available at another shelter. Daytime sheltering may also be available at Daniel Pitino Shelter.
Location: Daniel Pitino Shelter, 501 Walnut Street, Owensboro, KY 42301
Meals: Available at Daniel Pitino Shelter during normal meal hours.
- Monday through Friday: on WHITE FLAG nights, Owensboro Transit System will provide free bus transportation to Daniel Pitino shelter between the hours of 4-6 pm. **Inform the bus driver you are going to the White Flag shelter. **
- Saturday and Sunday: Contact Daniel Pitino Shelter at 270-688-9000 if transportation is necessary.
- Self Transportation: Those seeking shelter on White Flag nights may transport themselves to Daniel Pitino Shelter between 6:00 P.M. and 7:00 A.M.
Questions: Contact Daniel Pitino Shelter at 270-688-9000.
White Flag is coordinated by Daviess County Emergency Management and the Homeless Coalition of the Ohio Valley, with the support of Daviess County Fiscal Court, the City of Owensboro, and participating shelters within Daviess County.