Several Overnight Shelters Open for Residents in Need

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WESLACO – The Rio Grande Valley is expected to experience inclement weather Monday night into Tuesday.

The forecasted cold snap is expected to bring temperatures down to the upper 30s in some areas.

This has prompted local shelters to open for anyone who needs a safe warm place to stay.

The following shelters are open:

Ozanam Center
656 N. Minnesota Avenue, Brownsville

Loaves and Fishes
514 S. “E” Street, Harlingen
Intake: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Must have valid photo ID

Mercedes Safe Dome
1202 N. Vermont Avenue, Mercedes
Opens 5:30 a.m.
Must have valid photo ID
Bring own bedding, no pets allowed

Catholic Charities Respite Center
Corner of Austin Ave & 15th Street in McAllen
Open 10 p.m. to 10 a.m.

Salvation Army
1600 N. 23rd Street, McAllen

Wings on Fire Ministry
1207 North Avasolo Street, Rio Grande City
Opens at 8 p.m. Monday

First Baptist Church
600 S. Kansas Street, Weslaco
Intake: 6 p.m – 10 p.m.
Opens Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.

We’ll update this list if any other shelters open up.


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