Detroit Evening Report: Warming centers in Detroit offer shelter from freezing temperatures

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The City of Detroit is opening two 24-hour warming centers to provide shelter from the harsh cold this week.

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The locations are:

  • Farwell Recreation Center: 2711 E. Outer Drive
  • Patton Recreation Center: 2301 Woodmere St.

Both facilities will be open through February 5 at 8 a.m.

Three additional locations will be open through March 31 — the Detroit Rescue Mission will shelter families and single women at 11037 Mack Ave, and single men at their location at 3535 Third Ave. Cass Community Social Services will shelter families and single women at 11850 Woodrow Wilson St.

The three locations above will provide meals, showers and sleeping accommodations.

Temperatures will plummet once again Friday with a high of 13 degrees and low of three.

For more information regarding shelters and warming centers, call CAM at 313-305-0311.

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  • Hernz Laguerre
    Hernz Laguerre Jr. is a Multimedia Journalist at 101.9 WDET. He is one of the co-host for "Detroit Evening Report," one of the weekend anchors for "Weekend Edition," the producer for our political podcast, "MichMash," and reports on arts, culture and politics.