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Cold weather shelters open again Sunday night in Palm Beach County

Shelter opens 7 p.m. Sunday
Cold weather shelters to open on Treasure Coast
Posted at 10:23 AM, Jan 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-30 15:27:27-05

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Palm Beach County will again open cold weather shelters starting at 7 p.m. Sunday, January 30, 2022 and will close as necessary based on weather conditions.

The National Weather Service is predicting a temperature of 40°F and a wind chill lower than 35°F for at least four hours in Palm Beach County.

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In order to protect those seeking refuge from the cold during the overnight period, the Palm Beach County Department of Public Safety, Division of Emergency Management, activated the Cold Weather Emergency Shelter Plan for all of Palm Beach County.

Locations include:

Therapeutic Recreation Center
2728 Lake Worth Road
Lake Worth Beach, FL 33461

Belle Glade Intake Center
341 N.W. 11th Street
Belle Glade, FL 33430

Palm Tran Connection will begin bus pickups to the established routes at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

For the Lake Worth Beach location, the pickup location is Phil Foster Park, 900 Blue Heron Blvd. in Riviera Beach, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Riviera Beach police officers have been provided blankets and will be actively searching for homeless people and providing them with details about the shelter. Should they refuse, they will be offered a blanket.

For more information on cold weather shelters or bus pickups, visit discover.pbcgov.org.

You can reach the Palm Beach County Division of Emergency Management at 561-712-6400 .