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New Orleans activates freeze plan for the homeless

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The City of New Orleans is activating it's freeze plan as temperatures continue to drop.

Temperatures are expected to drop into the 20s Sunday night and city officials are working to provide shelter for all New Orleans residents. Anyone needing shelter will be accepted  at the following locations free of charge:

  • The Salvation Army, 4530 South Claiborne Ave. – will accept males and females beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Ozanam Inn, 843 Camp St. – will accept males only beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Covenant House, 611 North Rampart St. – will accept males and females between the ages 16-21, their dependent children, and any female with dependent minor children. Mothers with small children may come anytime.
  • New Orleans Mission, 1130 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. – will only accept male or female adults beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Residents are advised to protect all pets and plants and to check on their neighbors to make sure they're prepared.

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