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Emergency Cold Shelters Open Sunday

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

Emergency shelters open Sunday night in several locations throughout north Pinellas 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 family arrangements.

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

Clearwater

  • , 110 S. Ft. Harrison Ave.; 727-442-3677 (Capacity: 75)
  • (Back-up shelter) , 820 Jasmine Way; 727-447-3494 (Capacity: 45)

Family coordinators:

  • Lewis Hill, 727-644-4795
  • Dean Martin (back-up), 727-204-6849
  • may also be able to provide family shelter; call 727-446-6507.

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

Tarpon Springs

  • St Timothy's Lutheran Church, 812 E. Tarpon Ave. (Capacity: 25)

Family coordinator:

  • Mary Dekasin, 727-479-291                

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