Pinellas County's Cold Night Shelters have been activated for this Friday, January 28th and Saturday, January 29th. Saturday night will be the coldest, with an expected low of 37 degrees according to the National Weather Service. The shelters are activated when the National Weather Service expects the "feels like" temperature to hit 40 degrees or colder

Hillsborough County Cold Weather Shelters To Open Again Sunday Night

Hillsborough County’s cold weather shelters program will be activated again tonight, Sunday, Jan 15, for the homeless and those who live in homes without adequate heat who are unable to find other accommodations.
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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – Hillsborough County’s cold weather shelters program will be activated again tonight, Sunday, Jan 15, for the homeless and those who live in homes without adequate heat who are unable to find other accommodations.

The National Weather Service expects local temperatures to dip to or below 40 degrees with wind chill in Hillsborough County on those two nights. 

Shelter organizers are expecting high demand with limited capacity this season, so residents who need a warm place to stay are encouraged to use all resources like friends and family as a first option. 

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Hillsborough County is partnering with the following organizations to provide a limited-capacity cold-weather shelter for adults. All shelters will take in guests from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. unless they reach capacity prior to that time. 

Amazing Love Ministries  
3304 E. Columbus Dr., Tampa, FL 33602 
  
Church of God of Prophecy Hyde Park  
107 S. Oregon Ave., Tampa, FL 33606 

Greater New Hope Church Anointed Ministries (Prayer Retreat Center)  
2104 Mud Lake Rd., Plant City, FL 33566 

Homeless Helping Homeless  
801 E. Saint Clair St., Tampa, FL 33602       

Homeless Helping Homeless  
3008 N. Nebraska Ave., Tampa, FL 33602 

Hyde Park United Methodist Church (preferred media location) 
500 W. Platt St., Tampa, FL 33606 

New Life Church in Tampa (pet friendly) 
8216 N. 13th St. Tampa, FL 33604 
 
Tampa Bay Mission of Hope  
212 S. St. Cloud Ave. Building A, Valrico, FL 33594  

Organizations interested in hosting a cold weather shelter this season can contact Julie Watkinson, Community Relations Coordinator, at WatkinsonJ@HCFLGov.net for more information. 

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