TAMPA (FOX 13) - As extremely cold air moves through the Tampa Bay area, county officials in the area are opening up cold weather shelters throughout the week.
The National Weather Service expects local temperatures to dip as low as 40 degrees or less when calculating in the wind chill.
Officials say the shelters are designated for the homeless or for those who live in homes without adequate heat.
Brandon Community Center, 510 E. Sadie St. in Brandon
Phone: (813) 635-8179
Jackson Springs Recreation Center, 8620 Jackson Springs Road in Town 'N Country
Phone: (813) 554-5004
Hands of Hope Outreach at New Hope @ the Cornerstone, 310 N. Collins St. in Plant City
Phone: (813) 323-4013
Wimauma Senior Center, 5714 North St. in Wimauma
Phone: (813) 671-7672
Metropolitan Ministries, 2106 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa
Phone: (813) 209-1077
- Salvation Army, 1514 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa
After hours phone: (813) 226-0055
Clearwater: Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, 110 S Fort Harrison Ave., (727) 446-3001
Northwest Presbyterian Church. 6330 54th Ave. N, (727) 544-4551
The Turning Point, 1810 Fifth Ave. N, (727) 823-7811
Salvation Army, 1400 Fourth St. S, (727) 822-4954
My Place in Recovery, 1655 16th St. S
Boys and Girls Club of the Suncoast in Pinellas Park, 7790 61st St. N, (727) 547-5437
First United Methodist Church of Tarpon Springs, 501 E Tarpon Ave., (727) 937-3271
Joining Hands Mission at 3333 U.S. 19 N, Suite 1 in Holiday.
Families can call the United Way at 2-1-1.
Restored Hope has limited service, but people in need of assistance can call (352) 437-4815 before 6 p.m. daily.
Samaritan Project of Zephyrhills has limited service, and pets are not allowed, but people in need of assistance can call (813) 810-8670 before 9 p.m. daily.
Salvation Army’s Cold Night Shelter
The shelter will be open from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and is located 712 S. School Ave., Lecanto, FL 34461.
Salvation Army - Center of Hope, 1400 10th St., Sarasota.
The Salvation Army will conduct its normal cold weather operation plan Tuesday through Friday, which includes the front porch opening at 4 p.m., with intake expected to begin at 6:30 p.m.; the front porch will re-open at 4:30 a.m. and remain open until 5 a.m., when the welcome center opens.
Grace United Methodist Church, 400 E. Field Ave., Venice, will open at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. A hot meal will be provided.
New Hope Community Church, 5600 S. Biscayne Dr., North Port, will open at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday and 7 p.m. Thursday.
Shelter from the cold is available at Jericho Road Ministries, Homeless Shelter and Rescue Mission.
Men’s Shelter 1090 Mondon Hill Road
Brooksville FL 34605
352-799-2912 Ext. 103
Women’s Shelter 1163 Howell Avenue
“Mary’s House” Brooksville, FL 34601
352-799-2912 Ext. 109