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Shelters open in cold weather

The falling temperatures are forcing local charities to open cold shelters in Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie Counties.

The American Red Cross is opening two cold weather shelters in Palm Beach County at 7 p.m. on Saturday night.  Those shelters will close at 8:30 Sunday morning.

The Red Cross will staff shelters at:

West Gate Community Center 

3691 Oswego Avenue                                                            

West Palm Beach                                                      


West County Senior Center

2916 State Road 15

Belle Glade 

Both shelters, will provide the basics, food, water, and shelter.  For more about transportation to the shelters, call 866-882-2991.


In Martin County, the Red Cross is opening a shelter at its main office:

2750 S. Kanner Hwy



In St. Lucie County, a shelter will open at:

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

210 South Indian River Drive

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