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Warming centers opening with freezing temperatures expected

Posted at 6:46 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-20 21:56:12-05

BALTIMORE (WMAR) — Heading into Marting Luther King, Jr. Day, temperatures are expected to drop to below freezing. In preparation, several Maryland counties have opened warming shelters.

Below is a list of open warming centers:

Anne Arundel County:

Police have designated District Station Community Rooms at the following Precincts as warming centers through 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 22.

• Northern District: 939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore

• Eastern District: 204 Pasadena Rd, Pasadena

• Western District: 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton

• Southern District: 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

Baltimore City:

  • Weinberg Housing and Resource Center located at 620 Fallsway will be open 24/7 through Tuesday.

Baltimore County:

Shelters are activated between November 1 and April 15 on nights when the temperature forecast calls for freezing weather. Homeless residents can call 410-887-8463, option 1, to confirm activation and bed capacity. The shelters open at 6:00 p.m. when activated and close at 9:00 a.m. the next morning. Residents should arrive by 10:00 p.m.

  • Eastern Family Resource Center on Franklin Square Drive in Rosedale
  • Westside Men's Shelter on Redwood Circle in Catonsville

Carroll County:

  • 127 Stoner Avenue in Westminster will be open until 7:00 PM on Monday.

Harford County:

  • Darlington Volunteer Fire Company through Tuesday at noon.

Howard County:

  • Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center- 6700 Freetown Road, Columbia
  • Leola Dorsey Day Resource Center- 10390 Guilford Road, Jessup