The McKinney Cooperative Shelter has been providing services to the homeless of Newport County since 1988. The Shelter is operated within the 50 Washington Sq/15 Meeting St property, which Is Owned by Church Community Housing Corporation. This renaissance revival building was originally constructed to house the Army/Navy YMCA in 1911. This structure is in the very heart of historic Newport.
The McKinney Shelter is the primary emergency housing provider in our area and the only facility sheltering single men and women. It is a small scale facility.