Cold Weather Shelters Open in Broward County

The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures overnight on Tuesday, November 27th, including wind chill in the mid to upper 40's in Broward metro areas. As a result of this forecast, Broward County has declared a 1-Day Cold Weather Emergency from 6:30PM, Tuesday, November 27th to 9AM Wednesday, November 28th.

Homeless persons are advised to report to the following Pickup and/or Shelter locations, no later than 6:30PM on Tuesday night for transportation or access to special cold-night shelters:


Pick up points:

Salvation Army
1445 W. Broward Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL (6:30 p.m.)

Pompano Beach City Hall
100 W. Atlantic Blvd.
Pompano Beach, FL (6:30 p.m.)

Shelters:

Broward Outreach Center
2056 Scott Street
Hollywood, FL

Salvation Army
1445 W. Broward Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Central Homeless Assistance Center
920 N.W. 7th Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

North Homeless Assistance Center
1700 Blount Road
Pompano Beach, FL

If the weather forecast changes to predict warmer or colder conditions, cold weather emergency shelter nights may be cancelled or extended. If there are changes to this declaration, they will be issued no later than 1PM on the date of the event.

If you have any questions or need additional information on the Homeless plan for your area, contact the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357.

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