RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Because temperatures are expected to be below 35 degrees Tuesday night, Richmond will be opening the city’s Cold Weather Overflow Shelter.
The shelter opens at 7:00 p.m. at Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, located at 14 W. Duval St. The shelter closes Wednesday morning at 6:00.
Food will not be provided and pets are not allowed.
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Press Release from the City of Richmond:
The city’s Cold Weather Overflow Shelter will open tonight, January 10, as overnight temperatures are forecasted to remain at or below 35 degrees. The shelter is located at Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, 14 West Duval Street. The shelter opens at 7 p.m. and closes the following morning at 6 a.m. Food will not be provided and pets are not allowed.
Residents in need of overnight shelter are asked to report to Commonwealth Catholic Charities Central Intake by 5 p.m.