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Warming centers offered for those looking to escape bitter cold temps

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Bridgette Floyd from Cass Community Social Services Bridgette Floyd from Cass Community Social Services

By Roop Raj
FOX 2 News

DETROIT (WJBK) -- It's cold. So cold that the water on the Detroit River has a sheen of steam hovering above it.

As temperatures reach lows we haven't seen in nearly two years, it's important to remember those who have no place to escape the bitter weather.

Two women braved the sub-zero wind chills to get in a workout at the Livonia Parks and Recreation center (15100 Hubbard), one of the places offering Livonia residents a chance to warm up from the bitter cold. For more information on services available,call 734-466-2900.

At Cass Community Social Services in Detroit (3901 Cass Ave.), women and children have a place to stay. Bridgette Floyd says a warm meal is also offered to help make life a bit easier.

Other warming centers around SE Mich. include:

Canton
Summit on the Park (4600 Summit Parkway)

Detroit
6821 Medbury

Eastpointe
14933 Nine Mile Road
Open Mondays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rotating Macomb County Night Shelter
Click here for more information

Pontiac
249 Baldwin

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