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Pinellas to Open Cold Weather Shelters for Homeless

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The cold night shelters are expected to open tonight (Jan. 18) and Tuesday (Jan. 19).

PINELLAS COUNTY – County officials plan to open cold night shelters tonight (Jan. 18) and tomorrow (Jan. 19) as temperatures are expected to drop into the 30s both nights.

The shelters open between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  (except Peace Memorial, which opens at 5 p.m.), accept guests all night long, and close the following morning around 6 a.m. Shelter guests are provided a hot evening meal, a warm safe place to spend the night, and breakfast the following morning.

2015-2016 Cold Night Shelters

Adult Men and Women

Clearwater

Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church

110 S Ft. Harrison Ave.

Clearwater, FL  33756

Church Phone: (727) 446-3001

Capacity:  75

(Note: This shelter opens at 5 p.m.)

Pinellas Park

Boys & Girls Club of the Suncoast

7790 61st St. N

Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Phone: (727) 574-5437

Capacity: 150

NOTE: Transportation to and from this shelter and downtown St Petersburg will be provided by Boley, Inc. Scheduled pick-ups from Williams Park and St. Vincent de Paul begin between 5 p.m and 5:30 p.m.

St. Petersburg

Northwest Presbyterian Church

6330 54th Ave. N

St. Petersburg, FL  33706

Church Phone: (727) 544-4551

Capacity: 75

Salvation Army

1400 4th St. S

St. Petersburg, FL  33701

Phone: (727) 822-4954

Capacity: 25

The Turning Point

1810 5th Ave. N

St Petersburg, FL 33713

Phones: (727) 823-7811

Capacity: 25

FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN

Families will be placed in family shelters on cold nights.  Families should call 2-1-1 to make these arrangements.

For information about Pinellas County, go to pinellascounty.org.

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