HAD opens temporary cold shelters

     In view of the cold weather, the Home Affairs Department has opened 13 temporary shelters for people in need of refuge from the cold this evening.

     The temporary shelters will remain open until 8.30am tomorrow (January 5).

     Anyone seeking temporary refuge may call the Department's hotline at 2835 1473 for more information.

     The 13 temporary cold shelters are located at:

Hong Kong Districts:

Central and Western:
Sai Ying Pun Community Hall
3/F, Sai Ying Pun Community Complex, 2 High Street,
Sai Ying Pun

Eastern/Wan Chai:
Causeway Bay Community Centre
3/F, waiting lobby
7 Fook Yum Road, Causeway Bay

Kowloon Districts:

Kowloon City:
To Kwa Wan Kaifong Welfare Association
56 Kowloon City Road, To Kwa Wan

Kwun Tong:
Lam Tin (West) Estate Community Centre
71 Kai Tin Road, Lam Tin

Wong Tai Sin:
Tsz Wan Shan (South) Estate Community Centre
Hall, G/F, Wan Wah Street, Tsz Wan Shan

Sham Shui Po:
Nam Cheong District Community Centre
1 Cheong San Lane, Sham Shui Po

Yau Tsim Mong:
Henry G Leong Yau Ma Tei Community Centre
60 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei

New Territories:

Cheung Wah Community Hall
Cheung Wah Estate, Fanling

Tai Po:
Tai Po Community Centre
2 Heung Sze Wui Street, Tai Po

Tsuen Wan:
Lei Muk Shue Community Hall
G/F, Hong Shue House
Lei Muk Shue Estate, Tsuen Wan

Yuen Long:
Long Ping Community Centre
Long Ping Estate, Yuen Long

Sha Tin:
Lung Hang Estate Community Centre
Lung Hang Estate, Sha Tin

Tuen Mun:
Butterfly Bay Community Centre
Butterfly Estate (near Tip Sum House), Tuen Mun

Ends/Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Issued at HKT 17:50