Richmond County warming centers

By: Staff
By: Staff

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

RICHMOND COUNTY, GA (WRDW) -- Community centers in Richmond County will be open regular hours today if anyone needs a warm place to go.

Here is a list of community centers and their information:

  • Carrie J. Mays Center
    1014 11th Ave.
    10:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

  • Bernie Ward Center
    1941 Lumpkin Rd.
    9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

  • Blythe Center
    3129 HWY 88
    9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

  • Henry H. Brigham Center
    2463 Golden Camp Rd.
    11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

  • May Park
    622 4th Street
    9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

  • McBean Center
    1155 Hephzibah/McBean Rd.
    8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

  • Sand Hills Center
    2540 Wheeler Rd.
    9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • W. T. Johnson Center
    1606 Hunter St.
    9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

  • Warren Road Center
    300 Warren Rd.
    10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

  • Diamond Lakes Community Center
    4335 Windsor Spring Rd.
    6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

  • Augusta Rescue Mission
    526 Walker St, Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 722-2058
    26 emergency beds open overnight

  • Salvation Army of Augusta
    1384 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 826-7933
    - We will put out overflow mats and allow in extra people seeking shelter until the mats are full.
    - The normal policy regarding limit of stays per month will be lifted on January 28 and 29.
    - Women and younger than school age children will be allowed to remain in the building all day on January 28 and 29.
    - On January 28, transient men will be allowed to check-in to the shelter earlier than normal.
    - On January 29, transient men will be allowed to remain in the transient lodge after breakfast until 9 AM.
    - Meal service will continue as normal. Homeless individuals staying in the shelter overnight will receive dinner and breakfast daily.

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