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Richmond opens cold weather shelter until end of week

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

With temperatures dropping below freezing overnight into Wednesday morning, Richmond is opening the city's Cold Weather Overflow Shelter for the next few days.

The shelter will open at 7 p.m. and close at 6 a.m. the next day for Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday night. The shelter will close for the season on Friday.

The overflow shelter is located in the City's Public Safety Building, 501 North 9th Street. Registration takes place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

For access, you will need to get a referral from the Commonwealth Catholic Charities Homeless Point of Entry, located at 511 West Grace Street, by 5 p.m.

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