Cold weather shelters to open around Tampa Bay

Hillsborough County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Cold weather shelters will open Monday night for the homeless and those who live without adequate heat along Tampa Bay.

Overnight lows will be in the upper 30s to low 40s with wind chills in the low to mid 30s.

Shelter locations:

Pinellas County

Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church
110 S. Ft. Harrison Avenue
Clearwater, FL  33756
(727) 446-3001
Capacity:  90
Note: This shelter opens at 5 p.m.

Northwest Presbyterian Church
6330 54th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33706
(727) 544-4551
Capacity: 75

The Turning Point
1810 5th Avenue N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 823-7811
Capacity: 25

Salvation Army
1400 4th Street S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 822-4954
Capacity: 50

Trinity Lutheran Church
401 5th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 822-3307
Capacity: 30

Pinellas Park
Boy and Girls Club of the Suncoast in Pinellas Park
7709 61st Street N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
(727) 547-5437
Capacity: 150

Boys and Girls Club of Tarpon Springs
111 W. Lime Street
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
(727) 937-6837
Capacity: 40 – 50

Hillsborough County

Hyde Park United Methodist Church, 500 W. Platt St. in Tampa
Opens at 6 p.m. for adults
Phone: (813) 347-8333

Amazing Love Ministries
3304 E. Columbus Drive in Tampa
Opens at 6 p.m. for adults

Tampa Bay Mission of Hope, 6321 U.S. 301 S. in Riverview
Opens at 6 p.m. for adults
Phone: (813) 716-3996

Jackson Springs Recreation Center, 8620 Jackson Springs Road in Town ‘N Country
Opens at 6 p.m. for adults and their pets
Phone: (813) 554-5004

Wimauma Senior Center, 5714 North St. in Wimauma
Opens at 6 p.m. for adults
Phone: (813) 671-7672

Metropolitan Ministries, 2106 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa
This location is where families go for motel vouchers before 5 p.m.
After-hours phone: (813) 209-1077

If you need a ride to a shelter, you can call the Hillsborough County Sunshine Line at 813-272-7272 from 4 p.m. until capacity is reached, or until 7 p.m.

Highlands County

Bert J Harris Agricultural Center
Conference Room #1
4509 George Blvd.
Sebring, FL 33875

Sarasota County

Salvation Army, Center of Hope, 1400 10th St., Sarasota.
Open Monday and Tuesday.
The front porch opens at 4 p.m., with intake expected to begin at 6:30 p.m.

New Hope Community Church, 5600 S. Biscayne Dr.
Will open 8 p.m. Monday and 9 p.m. Tuesday.


The Salvation Army, 1051 Albee Farm Road, Venice.
Open 8 p.m. Tuesday until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

This story will be updated.


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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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