Cold Weather Shelters

Freezing temperatures are forecasted for tomorrow night (3/5) and Wednesday night (3/6). Due to this extremely cold forecast, a couple of warming shelters will be opening the next few nights to provide refuge to people seeking relief from the cold weather. The openings that have been announced at this time are as follows:

Wednesday, March 5th, 2019: Aldersgate UMC

Wednesday, March 5th: 2019: Aldersgate UMC, Hibben UMC, Mount Zion AME, and the Charleston County Work Camp

Wednesday, March 6th: 2019: Aldersgate UMC, Charleston County Work Camp

Further information on each of these shelter opportunities is provided below:

·         Aldersgate UMC:

o    Address: 1444 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC, 29406

o    Hours: 7pm-7am

o    Provide: Dinner, Breakfast, Showers

o    Website:

·         Hibben UMC:

o    Address: 690 Coleman Boulevard, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

o    Hours: 7:30pm-7am

o    Provide: Dinner, Breakfast, Showers, Laundry

o    Website:

·         Charleston County Detention Center Work Camp:

o   Address: 3887 Leeds Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405

o   Hours: 7pm-8am

o   Transportation: If necessary, call (843)743-7200 to arrange transportation.


·         Mount Zion AME Church:

o   Address: 5 Glebe Street, Charleston, SC 29401

o   Website: