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Forecasted Cold Front Prompts Valley Shelters to Open, Heaters Available

5 months 1 week 4 days ago Monday, December 16 2019 Dec 16, 2019 December 16, 2019 4:20 PM December 16, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – This week’s forecasted cold front has prompted shelters in the Rio Grande Valley to open their doors.

The following shelters will be taking in people who need a place to stay warm:

Brownsville

Ozanam Center
656 North Minnesota Avenue
956-831-6331

Harlingen

Loaves and Fishes
514 South “E” Street
956-423-1014

McAllen

Salvation Army
1600 N. 23rd Street
956-682-1468
Valid ID is required

Weslaco

First Baptist Church
600 S Kansas
956-968-9585

The Hidalgo County Community Service Agency will start accepting applications for a free space heater Tuesday.

Qualifying families can apply at their Edinburg offices. Qualifications are based on income and age.

We’ll update this list as other shelters open.

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