Warming centers open across Detroit amid record-setting cold temperatures

Centers open now through March 31

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DETROIT – The city of Detroit has opened the doors of four warming centers today, in partnership with Detroit non-profit organizations Cass Community Social Services and Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries.

Those seeking refuge from the cold should visit appropriate access points at the shelters to meet with a staff member to discuss available options.

Here is list of warming centers open now through March 31:

For families and unaccompanied youth (ages 18-24)

  • Southwest Solutions Housing Resource Center — 1600 Porter St., open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For single adults

  • NSO Tumaini Center — 3430 Third Ave., open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • NOAH Project — 23 E. Adams St., open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For veterans

  • Healthcare for Homeless Veterans — 4646 John R. St (second floor, red section), open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Veterans Community Resource & Referral Center — 301 Piquette St., open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For any individual or family

  • Samaritan Center — 5555 Conner St. (Suite 2077), open Monday and Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Cass Community Social Services — 11850 Woodrow Wilson St., open Tuesday and Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

After hours or during weekends and holidays, those seeking shelter should present in person at one of the following warming center locations:

  • Cass Community Social Services — 1534 Webb St., facilities for single women and families
  • Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries Genesis House 3 — 3840 Fairview St., facilities for single women and families
  • Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries Third Street — 3535 Third Ave., facilities for single men only