The Salvation Army is helping North Texas beat the heat with the installation of 13 cooling stations across the metroplex.
In a release issued on July 13, The Salvation Army said they will be opening air-conditioned cooling stations, located inside their community from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, to provide a safe place for people to stay during extreme, hot weather.
The Salvation Army said these centers will provide the following:
- A Cool Place to Sit During the Day
- Ice-Cold Water for Hydration
- Hot-Weather Survival Tips
- Free Electric Fans
Social Workers will also be available to meet with anyone who needs financial assistance with their utility bills during extremely high temperatures, according to The Salvation Army.
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The cooling stations inside the Dallas and Fort Worth emergency homeless shelters will remain open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week due to high foot traffic.
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