The City of Odessa, in partnership with the Salvation Army of Odessa and the American Red Cross, has set up and opened a warming shelter for anyone that needs a place to stay warm during the severe Arctic temperatures that are forecasted for our area later this week.
The shelter will open today, Tuesday, December 20th at 5 p.m. and will remain open through Monday, December 26th at 8 a.m.
The shelter is located at the Salvation Army facility located at 810 E. 11th Street.
For more information please visit our website at www.odessa-tx.gov.
In addition to the shelter located at the Salvation Army facility, The Ector County Sheriff’s Office has also sanctioned the Ector County Sheriff's Office West Side Annex Building, located at 2261 W Sycamore, (Next to Kellus Turner Park) as a warming shelter.
That shelter will begin Thursday, December 15th at 7 p.m. and remain open through Christmas Day, December 25th.
The building will be open for anyone that has lost heat or needs a warm shelter during this Arctic blast. Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to contact the Ector County Sheriff’s Office at (432) 335-3050. The shelter will be secured by the Ector County Sheriff's Office.