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Richmond has two shelter options during this week's freeze

The Salvation Army operates Richmond House, while the city has a warming centre at South Arm
The Salvation Army runs Richmond House Emergency Shelter in Richmond

With sub-zero temperatures and snow hitting Richmond this week, there are many people living on the street needing shelter.

The Salvation Army runs Richmond House Emergency Shelter, at 12040 Horseshoe Way, which offers 45 beds for men and women, with options for couples. Pets are also welcome.

As well as offering a temporary roof and heat, the shelter provides warm clothing and meals for those in need.

As well as the Salvation Army’s shelter, the City of Richmond has an option available until Saturday from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at the South Arm Warming Centre, which is in the outdoor pool building.

At the centre, guests will have a warm and safe place to sleep, as well as being provided warm meals and beverages.

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