Salvation Army - Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Now Open
Salvation Army Ozarks Headquarters in Springfield
Information from edited news release . . .
The Salvation Army's Emergency Cold Weather Shelter is now open for anyone who needs a safe, warm place to stay. The ECWS is located at 1707 W. Chestnut Expressway.
So far this winter, 180 individuals - including men, single women & families with children- have been assisted by the ECWS. The current record, reached during the 2010-2011 winter season, was 195 individuals.
The Salvation Army is also preparing for a possible emergency disaster situation should the weather conditions turn extreme later this week,
More information about The Salvation Army's Emergency Cold Weather Shelter can be found here on the organization's website.