Warming stations remain open ahead of winter weather

Published: Jan. 16, 2018 at 10:51 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 17, 2018 at 4:51 PM EST
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(WTVM) - Warming stations throughout the region are open to provide a warm place for those in need.

In Columbus, SafeHouse at Rosehill Methodist Church on Hamilton Road is open to the homeless or anyone who needs warm shelter. Those having trouble paying their heating bill are also welcome.

SafeHouse does not close until Friday afternoon.

The Verge Church will also pick up anyone in need who is in or around the 'water park' between 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights. The Verge will return people back in the mornings around 8 a.m.

The water park is located across the street from John B. Amos Cancer Center at 15th Street and Veterans Parkway.

The LaGrange-Troup Homeless Coalition's Warming Center will remain open through Friday, Jan. 19 due to wintery weather being expected.

The LaGrange area could see up to an inch of snow with wind chills in the single digits.

The warming center is open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is need of overnight volunteers.  Microwavable meals and soft drinks are also needed.

The LaGrange-Troup County Homeless Coalition's Warming Center is located at 150 East Lukken Industrial Dr.

If you would like to volunteer, click here.

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