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Shelters Prepare As Frigid Temperatures Approach

As colder weather approaches, officials in the four-state region have announced shelter plans for Monday and Tuesday.
FREDERICK, Md. - As frigid temperatures plan to hit the four-state region, officials in Frederick, Md., have announced the following plan for shelters on Monday, Jan. 6 and Tuesday, Jan. 7th. 

The Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs announced that the Alan Linton Emergency Shelter will be opening early on Monday and Tuesday. The shelter will open at 5:30 p.m. on both days. The 80-bed shelter is located on 27 DeGrange Street in Frederick and provides emergency shelter for men and women. 

The Frederick Rescue Mission, on 419 West South Street in Frederick, will operate a "Day Shelter" that will open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Monday and Tuesday. The Rescue Mission will also be serving free breakfast and lunch meals on both days. 

The Frederick Community Action Agency, on 100 South market Street in Frederick, will also be open as usual. The FCAA will offer a free evening meal on both days from 5:30 p.m to 6:30 p.m. Other services that will be available included case management, primary health case and Foodbank services. 

BERKELEY COUNTY, W.Va.  - The Berkeley Co Health Dept in cooperation with the Berkeley Co Office of Homeland Security, Rescue Mission and Bethany House will be opening Warming Shelters in response to the frigid temperatures expected. 

The shelters will be located at the Rescue Mission on 602 West King Street (304)-263-6901 and the Bethany House on 216 East John Street (304)-263-3510. Men are welcomed to the shelter at the Rescue Mission, while officials say women and children can be sheltered at the Bethany House. Meals will be available at both locations.


WINCHESTER VA. - Those needing shelter from the cold can contact the Salvation Army at 300 Fort Collier Road (540)-662-4777 or the Rescue Mission on 435 N Cameron Street (540)-667-5379.


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. - Waynesboro will be opening a Warming Shelter at Fire Station located at 29 S. Potomac Street, this evening at 5 p.m. for those seeking warmth from the cold weather.


In GARRETT COUNTY, Md.  - A Warming Center has been established at the Southern Garrett Rescue Squad facility, on 200 Baltimore Avenue, Mountain Lake Park. The center will be open at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6. This location is available to residents seeking warmth from the cold weather.





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