The area’s cold weather shelters are open for the homeless and other residents who need a warm place to escape the weather.
Grace United Methodist Church will open to homeless women 18 years of age or older. The shelter opens at 9 p.m. but individuals can line up starting at 8:45 p.m. The church is located at 600 South Jefferson Avenue in Springfield.
East Sunshine Church of Christ will be open for homeless men 18 years of age or older. The shelter will open at 8:30 p.m.. The church is located at 3721 East Sunshine Street in Springfield.
The Springfield Salvation Army is opening their emergency men’s cold weather shelter. The shelter, located at the Army’s Harbor House location at 636 North Booneville, is open 7 p.m. to 7 a.m..