Shelters open Tuesday for those in need of warmth

The Salvation Army Center of Hope will be open normal hours with extra capacity to provide shelter for those in need, according to a news release. Women and children who are not school-aged will be allowed to stay at the shelter all day Tuesday and Wednesday. Transient men will be allowed to stay after breakfast until 9 a.m., and the Richmond County Homeless Transportation Project will provide rides to day shelters and city community centers.



Richmond County community centers will open Tuesday for those needing a warm place to stay:


• Carrie J. Mays Center, 1014 11th Ave., 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.


• Bernie Ward Center, 1941 Lumpkin Road, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.


• Blythe Center, 3129 Highway 88, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


• Henry H. Brigham Center, 2463 Golden Camp Road, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.


• May Park, 622 Fourth St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.


• McBean Center, 1155 Hephzibah-McBean Road, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


• Sand Hills Center, 2540 Wheeler Road, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


• W.T. Johnson Center, 1606 Hunter St., 9 a.m. to noon


• Warren Road Center, 300 Warren Road, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


• Diamond Lakes Community Center, 4335 Windsor Spring Road, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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