Shelters Opening Due to Near Freezing Temperatures

Posted: Updated: Jan 04, 2018 09:05 AM

WESLACO – The Rio Grande Valley is expecting freezing weather Monday. Here is a list of shelters if you or someone you know needs a warm place to stay.

Brownsville

Ozanam Center
656 North Minnesota Ave.
Open 24 hours
956-831-6331, 956-589-8084 after hours

Harlingen

Loaves and Fishes
514 South E Street
Guests are welcomed 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
956-423-1014

La Grulla

La Grulla High School Gym
819 N FM 2360
Please bring your necessary medication, warm blankets and hygiene products.
For further information, please contact La Grulla Police Department at 956-487-8522.

Mercedes

Safe Room & Community Recreation Dome
1202 N. Vermont
Open from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Need to bring own bedding, food and water. No pets are allowed.

McAllen

Salvation Army
Pecan and 23rd Street
Be sure to have identification
956-682-1468
New registrations going on from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

Raymondville

The Community Room (located between the police and fire departments)
524 W. Hidalgo Ave
956-689-2441
The number of people allowed to stay will be limited. People are asked to call Raymondville Police before arriving to receive instruction of things needed.

Rio Grande City

Casa De Esperanza
804 Ringgold Street
956-263-0562
Bring your own personal hygiene products, blankets and medications.

First Baptist Church
1196 W. Main Street
956-487-2438
Bring your own personal hygiene products, blankets and medications.

Wings on Fire Ministries 
1207 N Avasolo St.
Check-in is from 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.
956-317-1410 / 956-735-7038, Please call for details and for transportation to the shelter.

Weslaco

First Baptist Church
600 S. Kansas
Check-in from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Any other shelters that open will be added to the list.

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