HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – View the following list below to see the warming shelters in your city:
A Nights Welcome homeless shelter will was open Monday night at First United Methodist Church, located at 110 Queen St. The city said it will remain open Tuesday, for those who stayed there Monday night. The day center for homeless, run by H.E.L.P. in Buckroe, will be closed.
Maury High School will be open from 7 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Monday as a warming shelter. There will be security on-site during these hours. The school will not be providing any food, but is open to be utilized as a place to keep warm and use restrooms if needed.
The winter emergency shelter for the homeless is Deep Creek United Methodist Church, 141 N. George Washington Hwy. Intake is at the Oasis Dining Hall, 800 Williamsburg Ave. Due to city offices being closed today for Presidents Day, Oasis has had its doors open for the homeless as a warming station. If city offices are closed Tuesday due to winter weather Oasis will be open again as a warming station. Anyone needing shelter for tonight can check in with Portsmouth Volunteers for the Homeless this afternoon at the Oasis building and ride with them to the overnight shelter at Deep Creek United Methodist Church, 141 N. George Washington Hwy.
Overnight shelters for adults experiencing homelessness are available through the city’s Winter Shelter Program. The program provides homeless individuals with a place to sleep each night between the hours of 9 p.m. and 7 a.m. at various faith organizations throughout Virginia Beach. The organizations will provide overnight shelter and meals. Some organizations may also provide additional support and resources, such as toiletries, clothing and medical care. The Winter Shelter Program and provides participants with transportation from the Lighthouse Center, located at 825 18th St., to the faith organizations. Homeless adults in need of overnight shelter should check in at the Lighthouse Center by 7 p.m. Shelter space is limited. For more information please contact: VOA at (757) 437-4911.