Cold weather shelter opens for women in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Council of Church's will open its doors tonight at 9 PM to be a cold weather shelter for women.

Coffee, tea and a mat will be provided to the women.

The shelter is located at 627 North Glenstone Avenue. This is the corner of Chestnut Expressway and Glenstone Avenue.

The community is welcome to volunteer at these types of shelters as the weather continues to get colder. Two volunteers are scheduled to work each cold weather shelter. Males are welcome to volunteer as well.