Warming centers open in Charlotte


by WCNC.com staff


Posted on January 24, 2014 at 9:20 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Red Cross wants to help people in need get out of the cold while the bitter temperatures plague Charlotte.

A warming center has been opened at 618 North College Street in the Mecklenburg County Homeless Resource Center.

Beds and cots are not provided, but it will be open until noon tomorrow for anyone who needs to get out of the cold overnight.

Other shelters include:

Salvation Army Women's Shelter (for women, Children and single women)
Extra capacity available
534 Spratt Street, Charlotte
Men's Shelter of Charlotte
Additional capacity available                                                                                                         
1210 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28206
Urban Ministry/Room At The Inn
Registration is required by 4:30 p.m. today for that night
945 North College Street, Charlotte.