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Shelters opening across Tampa Bay ahead of cold weather

The cold shelters are set to open overnight Friday and Saturday.

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — With temperatures expected to drop into the 40s and 30s this weekend, counties across the Tampa Bay area have activated their cold weather shelters to give those in need a warm place to stay.

Here are the different cold shelters set to open Friday and Saturday night, Jan. 28-29.

Pinellas County


  • First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, 411 Turner Street | Open 6: p.m. until 6 a.m.

Pinellas Park

  • Boys & Girls Club of the Suncoast in Pinellas Park, 7790 61st Street North | Open 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. (This shelter does not accept walk-ins. Transportations will be provided from St. Pete First United Methodist Church on 3rd Street in St. Pete and St. Vincent de Paul on 15th Street in St. Pete beginning at 5 p.m.)

St. Petersburg

  • Northwest Presbyterian Church, 6330 54th Avenue N. | Open 6: p.m. until 6 a.m.
  • Salvation Army, 1400 4th Street S. | Open 7 p.m. until 5:30 a.m.
  • The Turning Point, 1810 5th Avenue N. | Open 6 p.m. until 6 a.m.

Tarpon Springs

  • Boys & Girls Club of Tarpon Springs, 111 W Lime Street | Open 7 p.m. until 7 a.m.

Pasco County

The county is coordinating with the Coalition for the Homeless of Pasco County to provide cold weather sheltering for those needing a warm place to stay on Jan. 29-30.

To make arrangements you must call the coalition at 727-842-8605, extension 6 as follows: 

  • Friday, Jan. 28 - until 4 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Jan. 29 - 12 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Sarasota County


  • The Salvation Army - Center of Hope, 1400 10th Street | Open 7 p.m. until the next morning ** Only for Saturday 1/29

North Port

  • 100 Church, 14525 Tamiami Trail | Open 5 p.m. until the next morning ** Only for Saturday 1/29 and Sunday 1/30

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