With near-freezing overnight temperatures forecast for the next several nights across Southwest Florida, cold weather shelters have opened in the region.
Below is a list of available shelters by county.
A Lee County press released says The Salvation Army in Fort Myers will expand its sheltering capacity through Saturday morning for those needing shelter from the cold.
Address: 2476 Edison Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33901
A Collier County press release says St. Matthews House in Naples and Immokalee Friendship House in Immokalee will be open. Red Cross will also operate a warming center Wednesday and Thursday at the Golden Gate Community Center in Naples.
Collier's Department of Health says that Immokalee Community Park has a shelter
St. Matthews House Address: 2001 Airport Rd S. Naples, FL 34112
Immokalee Friendship House Address: 602 W Main St. Immokalee, FL 34142
Immokalee Community Park Address: 321 N 1st St. Immokalee, FL 34142
A Charlotte County press release says The Homeless Coalition in Port Charlotte will open a cold weather shelter at its location on Kenesaw Street. The shelter will be open to those needing refuge from the cold from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Wednesday night and Thursday night. The American Red Cross will be supporting the shelter with blankets and cots.
Address: 1476 Kenesaw St. Port Charlotte, FL 33948
Salvation Army Address: 1400 10th St. Sarasota, FL 34236
Grace United Address 400 E. Field Ave., Venice, FL 34285