January 30, 2011 in News

Spokane activates warming centers

By The Spokesman-Review

Warming centers will be open to the homeless this evening in Spokane where temperatures where expected to drop as low as 15 degrees overnight.

The city’s warming center program is activated when the National Weather Service forecasts temperatures of 15 degrees or lower and homeless shelters were at capacity in the previous 24 hours.

The following shelters will be open from 8 p.m. on Sunday to 7 a.m. Monday:

The House of Charity, 32 W. Pacific Ave., for single men older than 18; The Salvation Army, 222 E. Indiana Ave., for couples and families with children; and Hope House, 111 W. Third Ave., for single adult women.

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