MEMPHIS, Tenn. — With high temperatures and heat index again hitting the Mid-South, the City of Memphis cooling center is open until 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, 2023.
It is located at the Hospitality Hub at 590 Washington Ave.
Anyone needing a ride to the cooling center via MATA may contact the Hospitality Hub at 901-297-1680 to schedule pickup.
An emergency cooling center is a temporary facility for those who need to get out of the hot weather. The cooling center has limited services does not replace the services provided by a shelter.
Openings are available at local shelters for anyone who is in need of food or overnight sleeping accommodations.
Those in need of overnight shelter can reach out to:
- Memphis Union Mission - 383 Poplar Avenue. 901-526-8403
- Salvation Army - 696 Jackson Avenue. 901-529-4545
- Additional shelters: call 901-529-4545