Bridgeport offers options for those in need of warmth

Posted: Updated:
BRIDGEPORT -

Another night of bitterly cold temperatures means many of Connecticut's homeless are looking for a warm place to stay.

There are a number of warming centers in Bridgeport that the city has set up alongside with senior centers and libraries.

RELATED: Forecast: Snow blankets region, more on the way  | Freezing cold, wind chills clutch Connecticut 

Mayor Joe Ganim visited the Greater Bridgeport Transit Bus Terminal Thursday evening and offered free cups of coffee on the city's tab.

The city also says police officers have warm weather kits in their cars, which include warm clothes. Anyone needing overnight shelter can call 211.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."