GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Due to the extreme cold weather, the City of Greensboro is opening Windsor Recreation Center, located at 1601 E. Lee St., tonight to serve as a warming station for people without heat or shelter.
The center will operate from 7 p.m. Monday night to 7 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, and will be staffed by representatives from the American Red Cross, the Guilford County Department of Social Services, Guilford County Emergency Services, and Guilford County Department of Public Health.
Residents are encouraged to bring their own bedding and toiletries.
Public transportation to the recreation center will run from 6-10 p.m. tonight from the Central Library branch, located at 219 N. Church St. in downtown Greensboro. The Interactive Resource Center, located at 407 E. Washington St., will open at 7 a.m. on Tuesday for residents who do not have access to a warm location during the day.
Two crisis shelters will be available starting at 7:30 p.m. tonight for any resident who lives outside. Shelters are located at Gift Community Church, 406 Prescott St., and Awaken City Ministry, 853-A S. Elm St.
For information about the crisis shelters, contact Michele Forrest at StreetWatch at 336-501-2918.
In addition, Greensboro Urban Ministry, located at 305 W. Lee St., will also operate its winter overflow this evening and accept residents who have a valid photo ID.