BEAUMONT, Texas — Churches and non-profits are opening shelters across Southeast Texas to help those in need during what is forecasted to be a bitterly cold week.
Where: Victory Temple Church (across from the Old Bingo Hall), 2630 S 11th Street in Beaumont.
When: Saturday, Feb. 13 at 5 p.m. until Friday morning Feb. 19.
Info: One City Church is helping the church collect supplies for the shelter, One City Church said in a Facebook post. Call the church office at (409) 892-8475 for more information.
Where: Islamic Society of Triplex, 1270 W Cardinal Drive in Beaumont
When: Sunday, Feb. 14 through Tuesday, Feb. 16
Info: The society can house between 15 and 20 people and will be serving hot meals and providing new shirts and socks, it said in a Facebook post. Masks, toiletries, blankets, and pillows will also be provided.
Chambers County partners with Mont Belvieu to open a warming center for residents who have lost power, county officials said in a news release.
Where: The warming center will be at McLeod Park community building, located at 10717 Langston Drive.
When: It will open at noon on Tuesday and closed at 5:30 p.m.
Info: 120 people will be allowed to enter due to COVID-19 restrictions. Transportation will not be provided.
Where: Salvation Army on MLK Drive in Orange.
When: 6 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Info: The shelter is operating as a warming station for people to spend the night. Dinner and a continental breakfast will be served. Masks and social distancing are required.