Winter warming shelters open doors Wednesday night

Published: Jan. 27, 2014 at 5:59 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 29, 2014 at 10:34 PM EST
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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A number of shelters will open their doors Wednesday night to folks who are looking for a warm place to sleep.

The Sheriff Cannon Detention Center will  open its work camp facility for those seeking warmth. The shelter will open Tuesday at 5 p.m. and will remain open until Friday at 9 a.m. There will be no background checks. 

Charleston County deputies say the sheriff's office will work with CARTA and other homeless shelter organizations to help those seeking a warm place to stay. Pickups will be along Meeting Street, on Spring Street near McDonalds, and on Rivers Avenue near Goodwill.

Hibben United Methodist Church on 690 Coleman Blvd, Mt Pleasant has also set up homeless shelters. The shelter is located at 690 Coleman Boulevard in the Life and Learning Center behind the church. The Shelter will be open  Wednesday, Jan.29,  8 PM until 6 AM Thursday. For more information call 843-884-9761.

Antioch Community Ministries - The small warming center will open at 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, January 31. Doors close at 9 p.m. No beds. Located at 1250 Central Avenue in Summerville. 843-875-2518

Hope Assembly - The warming center is open for Wednesday night. People are asked to bring towels and blankets. Hope Assembly is located at 633 King Street. 

Colleton County Emergency Shelter - Colleton County Middle School will open a Red Cross shelter at 4 p.m. for all residents in Walterboro and Colleton County. The middle school is located at 1379 Tuskegee Airmen Drive. 

Live 5 News will have more details on warming shelter sites as they become available.

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