CHARLESTON, S.C. – The warming shelter will re-open in Charleston because another cold night is in front of us the City of Charleston confirmed. In addition, CARTA will provide free transportation for those in need.
The center is set to open today at 8 pm, and will remain open until tomorrow (Sunday) 7am. The city says guests must arrive to the Arthur W. Christopher Community Center, at 265 Fishburne Street by 11 p.m. to be checked in.
Pillow, blankets, dinner and breakfast will be provided. The warming center is open for all homeless people that don’t have a place to spend the night.
All Covid-19 measures will be taken into consideration. The center can house up to 80 people.
On the entrance everyone will be checked for Covid-19 symptoms and their temperature will be measured. As the city informed, this is safety measure for both the volunteers and guests.
CARTA will provide free transportation to the center. Everyone is obligated to inform the driver they are going to the center when boarding.