City to open Temporary Cold Night Shelter

The Shelter
Posted at 3:13 PM, Jan 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-21 10:25:57-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Due to expected low overnight temperatures, the temporary cold night shelter will open the nights of Tuesday, January 21 through Thursday, January 23.

Any adult male who needs temporary shelter from cold weather should report to The Shelter at 480 West Tennessee Street and pre-register by 6:45 p.m. StarMetro will provide transportation between The Shelter and the temporary cold night shelter, which is the Jacob Chapel Baptist Church. No walk-ins at the temporary location will be allowed. StarMetro will do a return trip to The Shelter the following morning at 7:00 a.m.

Women and families with children will be allowed to stay at The Shelter, located at 480 West Tennessee Street.

For more information or for volunteer opportunities at the temporary shelter location, including donations of food, towels, other supplies and funding, please call The Shelter at (850) 224-8448 or 2-1-1 Big Bend by dialing 2-1-1 or (850) 617-6333.