Due to below freezing temperatures forecast for tonight (Dec. 8-9), the warming centre at the Campbell River Community Centre will be open.
The warming centre will be open from 10 p.m. on Thursday night until 7 a.m. on Friday morning. It will be staffed by people with experience working with unhoused individuals, and will ensure support is available to those who need it.
The space is will have warm drinks, snacks, and blankets, and will allow people to have a safe, dry space to warm up.
The city is not expecting to need to open the warming centre later this week, a temperatures are not forecast to fall below zero. However, staff is monitoring the forecast and will advise the public if anything changes.