UPDATE (2:41 PM): We hear winter shelter will be open 24/7 all weekend.
With Mother Nature fiercely gripping Alexandria, Virginia with winter cold, a reminder that the emergency winter shelter is OPEN to anyone in need at Carpenter’s Shelter, located at 930 North Henry Street in Alexandria, Virginia for those needing a warm place to stay as overnight temperatures are expected to be at or near zero through Saturday.
At the shelter, an invitation is extended to anyone in need of a warm place to spend the night. This includes residents who have frozen pipes and/or no heat.
If you see anyone in need of a warm place, please contact Alexandria Police at 703.746.4444.
Donations of pillows, blankets and other supplies, and, most importantly, food, are always welcome at the shelter.
Due to the extreme cold, Winter Shelter is open all day today. If you need shelter or see someone in need, please come to 930 N Henry Street or call 703-548-7500. pic.twitter.com/mbDQ5IfHSo
— Carpenter’s Shelter (@CarpentrShelter) January 3, 2018