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Cold weather shelters opening across area

Posted at 10:56 AM, Jan 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 14:38:23-05


The following cold weather emergency shelter locations will be open beginning at 7:00 PM, Friday, 1/5/2018; and will close as necessary based on weather conditions as outlined in the Cold Weather Shelter Plan.
West County Senior Center
2916 State Rd. #15
Belle Glade
Transportation to shelters will be via Palm Tran at designated pick up locations. Transportation information can be obtained by contacting:
• Palm Beach County Crisis Line
Dial 211 or toll free at (866) 882-2991
• Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management
(561) 712-6400 or (561) 712-6428
The Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management will continue to monitor weather developments and make announcements on any further shelter openings as necessary.


Martin County officials, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will open two cold weather shelters Friday night between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. so individuals and families will have a warm place to stay. 
Shelter Locations
* Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County's Bill & Barbara Whitman Club in Indiantown
17375 SW Palm Beach St.
Indiantown, Fla. 34956
* Gertrude Walden Child Care Center
601 SE Lake St
Stuart, Fla. 34994


In the Image of Christ, 707 N 7th St. in Fort Pierce, will open a cold weather shelter starting at 5 p.m. every night through Sunday, Jan. 7.


The Source, located at 1015 Commerce Avenue in Vero Beach, will open a cold weather night shelter through Saturday Jan. 6, at 6 p.m.

Guests should plan to arrive before 10 p.m. and are accepted on a first come first serve basis. A meal will be served each evening. Regular operating hours will resume on Saturday.  


Shelter closed.

Information from Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Palm Beach counties.