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Warming Center opens at Hollywood Community Center

The Warming Center will open Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. and will remain open until further notice at the Hollywood Community Center.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE 2/10/2021 - The City of Memphis has implemented its cold weather plan with the establishment of a Warming Center. Warming Centers are places where residents dealing with extremely low temperatures may escape, after normal business hours for city government buildings. Primary locations for warming centers are usually malls, shopping centers, libraries, and community centers that are opened during normal business hours.  

The Warming Center will be open for those seeking warmth after normal business hours. Guests are welcome each night.  

OPERATING HOURS and LOCATION:  

  • Hollywood Community Center (1560 N. Hollywood Street)  
  • The Warming Center will open Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. and will remain open (24 hours) until further notice.  

Those seeking overnight shelter accommodations or food assistance are encouraged to seek assistance from our partners at Memphis Union Mission located at 383 Poplar Avenue, The Salvation Army located at 696 Jackson Avenue or for additional local shelters call (901) 5294545.  

For assistance regarding transportation, beginning at 6:00 p.m., please contact the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at (901) 297-1680.  

Our staff will continue to monitor the situation for any changes in conditions. Please follow us: Twitter - @MemphisOEM  

If you have any additional questions, please contact the City of Memphis Office of Emergency Management at (901) 636-2525. 

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2/1/2021 - An emergency warming center located at the Hollywood Community Center, 1560 N. Hollywood St., will open Monday at 7:00 p.m. until Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 7:00 am. 

Beginning at 6:00 p.m., persons needing a ride to the warming center via MATA may contact OEM at (901) 297-1680.

Anyone seeking overnight shelter accommodations are encouraged to seek assistance from the Memphis Union Mission at 383 Poplar Avenue, The Salvation Army at 696 Jackson Avenue, or by calling (901) 529-4545 for additional shelter information.

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1/27/2021 - The Warming Center will open Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. at the Hollywood Community Center (1560 N. Hollywood Street).

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1/14/2021 - The Warming Center will open again Friday, January 15, 2021, 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. at the Hollywood Community Center (1560 N. Hollywood Street).

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1/11/2021 - The Warming Center will run again Monday, Jan. 11, from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. at Hollywood Community Center. 

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1/8/2021 - The City of Memphis has implemented its cold weather plan and will open a Warming Center beginning Friday evening, through the weekend.

A Warming Center is a place residents can go to to get inside, out of extremely cold temperatures, after normal business hours, when primary locations such as malls, shopping centers, libraries, and community centers are closed.

Anyone who is looking for a place to get out of the extreme cold after regular business hours is welcome.

HOURS and LOCATION:

  • Hollywood Community Center (1560 N. Hollywood Street)
  • The Warming Center will open Friday, January 8, Saturday, January 9 & Sunday, January 10 from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. each day.

Those seeking overnight shelter accommodations are encouraged to contact the Memphis Union Mission located at 383 Poplar Avenue, The Salvation Army located at 696 Jackson Avenue or for additional local shelters call (901) 529-4545.

For assistance regarding transportation, beginning at 6:00 p.m., please contact the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) at (901) 297-1680.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the City of Memphis Office of Emergency Management at (901) 636-2525.