Lowcountry warming shelters open Monday, Tuesday

VIDEO: Summerville warming center opens Monday, offers free meals and hygiene kits

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC) - With low temperatures and rainy weather covering the Lowcountry, two warming shelters are opening their doors.

The Hibben UMC Hospitality Shelter will open Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. and guests must leave by 7 a.m. the next morning. The shelter is located at 690 Coleman Blvd and no guests will be accepted after 11 p.m. unless brought by the Mount Pleasant police department. A bus will pick up guests in downtown Charleston starting at 6:55 p.m. at Huger Street across from Taco Boy.

A shelter will also be open in Summerville at 116 W. Second North Street. It will be available to those in need on Monday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Workers will be giving out hot meals to anyone who comes in and they will also be handing out free bags of groceries and hygiene kits.

In addition, councilors will be available to help patrons navigate DSS, VA, Housing and other Social Services.

A warming shelter will also be available at St. Peter’s AME Church on Wichman Street in Walterboro. The doors will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and guests will be allowed to stay until 8 a.m. on Tuesday. A meal will be served in the evening and again in the morning.

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