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Warming centers and shelters in the Lowcountry

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CHARLESTON, SC - UPDATE: Charleston have ceased all public transportation to the warming areas due to weather conditions. The warming areas are staying open.

The following locations will provide warming centers and shelters during the winter storm.

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The American Red Cross has opened several warming shelters during the storm, but currently only the shelter on Lady's Island is staying open on an as-needed basis.
 
The Red Cross has also partnered with Sea Island Presbyterian Church on Lady's Island to open a shelter at that church at 81 Lady's Island Drive Tuesday at 4p.m. That shelter will remain open until Thursday morning if needed. 
 
 Crisis Ministries & Palmetto House - (now full) will open more areas of their facility for guests to escape the cold when the temperature is forecast to be 40 degrees or lower. ADA Compliant  Crisis Ministries: 573 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403  Palmetto House (no men): 107 Elks Lodge Lane Summerville, SC 29483  

Antioch Community Ministries 1250 Central Ave. Summerville 875-2518 or 637-1517 Small warming center- NO BEDS - open at 5pm (doors close at 9pm) Monday - Friday 1/31  Antioch has partnered with Animal Rescue Society. The rescue group will shelter animals offsite if someone needs to bring in their pet. Donations welcome.  ADA Compliant     

 
Charleston County Sheriff's Office Camp Facility, Leeds Ave in North Charleston Opening Tues - Fri 5pm-9am till 1/31  CALL 745-2200  for transportation.  Large warming shelter at the work camp facility on next to the Sheriff Cannon Detention Center.  They will NOT do background checks - anyone can come and spend the night.  They will have beds, showers, food & medical staff on site.  CARTA will provide FREE transportation to THIS warming shelter.  CARTA will be making a constant loop at the following locations throughout the night:  Meeting and Columbus  Meeting and Lee  Meeting and John near the visitor's center  The Carta bus stop on Spring St near the McDonalds (230 Spring St)  Across the street from TriCounty Family Ministries (3349 Rivers Ave, North Charleston)   The Carta bus stops surrounding Goodwill on Rivers (6607 Rivers Ave, North Charleston)     

Unity Baptist church (closed- Now working with Hibben United Methodist Church)     


Hibben United Methodist Church 690 Coleman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant 843-884-9761  Tues. Jan 28th - Thurs. Jan 30th Open 7pm -7am: No pets. Dinner will be served.  Christian Life and Learning Center - Vincent Rd.  690 Coleman Blvd. Mt. Pleasant (Behind the Oops Store) 

Hope Assembly 633 King St. Downtown Charleston. Please bring towels and blankets. Donations welcome.

Antioch Community Ministries 1250 Central Avenue in Summerville. Folks can come at anytime Call 875-2518 or 637-1517

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