Stay warm in Niagara shelters and warming centres

Niagara is under an extreme cold weather alert

It's issued by Niagara Region Public Health when the temperature is expected to drop below minus 15 Celcius.

The alert mobilizes outreach workers and community agencies.

An overnight emergency shelter has been set up in Niagara Falls at the Salvation Army on Dorchester Road for the next three nights   It's available from 6:00 p.m to 6:00 a.m.

In St. Catharines, the city’s warming centres at Market Square and the Russell Avenue Community Centre will remain open this week for  anyone who needs a place to keep warm and escape the winter weather elements.

Out of the Cold continues to operate overnight emergency shelters throughout the Region.

For the latest updates and changes to shelter locations you can  211.