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Regina warming shelter sees increase in visitors as temperatures drop – Regina
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Regina warming shelter sees increase in visitors as temperatures drop – Regina

Since it reopened on Dec. 1. Awasiw has seen over 415 people come through its doors. The warming shelter was originally closed in June after funding was cut. Then in November, it received word more federal funding was on the way.Community Health director at All Nations Hope Network, Melanie Kingston says the shelter offers people the most basic needs.“Telephone, bathroom. A place to be warm, and a place to be safe.” Read more: ‘More overdose deaths’: Alarms raised as Regina overnight drop-in centre closes Read More ‘More overdose deaths’: Alarms raised as Regina overnight drop-in centre closes The building has chairs setup for 30 people, but Kingston says there is...