As below-freezing temperatures approach the Treasure Coast, cold-weather shelters are opening for the weekend.
The Image of Christ shelter, 3090 Avenue G, Fort Pierce, will open 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday into Monday morning.
The Source, 1015 Commerce Ave., Vero Beach, offers shelter every night through its Dignity Bus, which houses 20 people. Reservations can be made by calling The Source, 772-564-0202.
The Salvation Army of Indian River County, 2655 Fifth Street Southwest, will open its cold weather shelter for the first 40 people at 6 p.m. Saturday.
The 10th Street Community Center, 724 S.E. 10th St., Stuart, will provide a cold-weather shelter beginning 6 p.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Sunday, and 6 p.m. Sunday through 7 a.m. Monday.
Transportation to the shelter will be provided at 5 p.m. from Indiantown Village Hall, 15516 S.W. Osceola St., Indiantown; 5:30 p.m. from Love and Hope in Action, 1760 S.E. Salerno Road, Stuart; and 5:30-5:45 p.m. from the Salvation Army, 821 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Stuart.
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