Shelters: Where you can go for a warm place to stay in the RGV

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HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) — As cold temperatures in the RGV remain, shelters across the area are opening their doors to provide a warm places for those in need to stay.

Last updated: 2/18 4:08 p.m.

Shelters Available

Port Isabel

Port Isabel Event Center, 309 E. Railroad St.

Open 8 p.m. through 8 a.m.

Warming center/charger center only

Town of Rancho Viejo

Rancho Viejo Town Hall, 3301 Carmen Ave, Rancho Viejo.

Open 24 hours

Warming center/charger center only

Los Fresnos

Los Fresnos Community Center, 204 N. Brasil St.

Open 6 p.m. through 8 a.m.

Warming center/charger center only

Harlingen 

  • The Harlingen Community Center located at 201 E. Madison is open as a warming shelter for residents. The center will open at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, for 24-hours a day until Saturday, Feb. 20. Residents are asked to bring sleeping bags, blankets, food, and any medications needed. No pets allowed at this time.

Mercedes 

Lucero Del Norte Community Church->5806 Lucero Del Norte St 

956-490-7476 

Safe Room and Community Recreation Dome — 1202 N Vermont, Mercedes, Call: (956) 565-3102

McAllen 

Salvation Army-> Pecan and 23rd St 

Catholic Charities of The Rio Grande Valley -> 111 S. 15th St. Call: 956-800-4427

— The City of McAllen to offer overnight shelters Thursday and Friday starting at 6 p.m:

Las Palmas Community Center —> 1921 N. 25th Street

Palm View Community Center –>3401 Jordan Road

Mission

Mission Parks & Recreation -> 721 N. Bryan Road

The Mission warming shelter will be open until Saturday, Feb. 20 at 11 a.m.

Residents in need of shelter as asked to call (956) 580-8760 to register.

Edinburg

Dustin Sekula Memorial Library, located at 1906 S. Closner Blvd.

This is 24-hours warming shelter, will remain open until power is restored in the city.  Bring own bedding, medication, food and snacks. COVID-19 safety guidelines are being implemented.

Questions: City Helpline 956-259-HELP

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