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Emergency Cold Shelters Open Sunday

Emergency shelters open Sunday night throughout south Pinellas County in response to an anticipated cold snap.

Emergency shelters open Sunday night in several locations throughout south Pinellas County in response to an anticipated cold snap.

Temperatures are expected to drop Sunday night into the high 30s, but Pinellas County will feel much colder with wind chill values between 25 and 35 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.  

Those in need of emergency shelter on Sunday night will be provided a hot meal in the evening, breakfast and a warm place to sleep. 

Call the designated coordinator for arrangements for families with children.

Emergency officials say guests will be accepted from 6 p.m. on Sunday to 6 a.m. on Monday in the following locations:

St. Petersburg

  • Northwest Presbyterian Church, 6330 54th Ave. N.; 727-544-4551 (Capacity: 75)
  • Salvation Army, 1400 4th St. S.; 727-822-4954 (Capacity: 25)
  • The Turning Point, 1810 5th Ave. N.; 727-823-7811 (Capacity: 25)

Gulfport

  • Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1000 55th St. S.; 727-321-1598 (Capacity: 20)

Pinellas Park

  • Boys & Girls Club of the Suncoast in Pinellas Park, 7790 61st St. N.; 727-574-5437 (Capacity: 250) 
    (Boley, Inc., provides transportation between downtown St. Petersburg St. Vincent de Paul Society)

Family coordinator: Jim Leiby, 727-433-2115

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