Shelters open around the CSRA after winter storm

Shelters open around the CSRA after winter storm

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Counties around the CSRA are operating emergency shelters for the thousands of people who are without power after the winter storm.

If you need a warm place to stay, here's a list of shelters:

Richmond County

  • Richmond County Department of Family and Children Services and American Red Cross are operating a shelter at 2950 Mike Padgett Highway.
  • The Salvation Army's Center of Hope, located at 1384 Greene St., is offering shelter to homeless individuals and people seeking shelter from the cold.

Columbia County

  • Patriots Park, located at 5445 Columbia Road in Grovetown, is accommodating people who need a warm place to stay overnight.

Aiken County
  • Salvation Army Community Church, located at 322 Gayle Ave., is operating as an overnight shelter. Cots will be provided.
  • The Smith-Hazel Community Center, located at 440 Kershaw St. NE, is open as warming station until power is restored to the community. (This is not an overnight shelter.) Call 803-642-7634 for more information.

Burke County
  • The National Guard Armory on South Liberty Street across from Bi-Lo is serving as an overnight shelter. 
  • Waynesboro City Hall on Myrick Street is also serving as an emergency overnight shelter. 

Jefferson County
  • Jefferson County High School, located at 1157 Warrior Trail between Louisville and Wrens, is operating as an emergency overnight shelter.

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