Due to the extreme cold, there will be a warming centre in both Strathmore and Chestermere. 

If you're seeking shelter or need to warm up, the warming centre in Strathmore will be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until January 15.

It will be in the Council Chambers at the Strathmore Municipal Building (1 Parklane Drive). 

If you’re seeking shelter outside of these hours, you can contact the Strathmore Overnight Shelter at 403-880-3171.

A warming centre has also been opened at the Chestermere Public Library (105 Marina Rd) to help those in need. There will be warm jackets, mitts, hats, and food available.

It will be open today (Jan 12) from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday (Jan 13) from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday (Jan 14) from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

For 24-hour support after regular hours, please contact the Temporary Emergency Support Team. Reach out via phone or text at 403-710-5635, or send an email to cssinfo@chestermere.ca.

A list of long-term, short-term, and drop-in shelters is also available on the Alberta Government website. 

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