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Cold weather shelters to open on the Treasure Coast

Posted at 3:09 PM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 16:46:51-05

Cold weather shelters will be opening on the Treasure Coast this week.

A cold weather shelter will open for the next three nights in Vero Beach, according to The Source.

The shelter will be open on the following nights:  
• Monday, December 11, 2017
Opening at 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning
• Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Opening at 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. Wednesday morning
• Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Opening at 9:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning


The Source is located at 1015 Commerce Avenue in Vero Beach.

The Christian ministry, which serves the homeless, said guests should plan to arrive before 10:00 p.m. and will be accepted on a first come first serve basis.

The organization said donations of money or blankets, jackets, pillows, and sweaters would be appreciated. 

And in Martin County shelters will open Monday night between 7 p.m and 7 a.m. in two locations:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County's Bill & Barbara Whitman Club in Indiantown
17375 SW Palm Beach St., Indiantown
Gertrude Walden Child Care Center
601 SE Lake St., Stuart

The county said it is partnering with the American Red Cross.