South Shore: Homeless Urged To Come Into Shelters

With temperatures currently in the single digits and cold likely to continue this evening and into the overnight hours, there is a great deal of concern for the region’s homeless population.

John Yazwinski, CEO and President of Father Bills and Mainspring tells WATD News that they have been reaching out to homeless individuals and asking them to come in from the cold.

Yazwinski says all the shelters are open there are many ways those in need can get in touch with them.


Yazwinski says those who may have been banned in the past are having those infractions waived and will be allowed to stay at the shelter during this cold snap and that the shelters are remaining open during the daylight hours.

About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.