Posted on January 20, 2019
Cold Weather Emergency Advisory: Special cold-night shelters opening on Sunday, January 20 at 6:30 p.m.
The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures overnight on Sunday, January 20, 2019 including wind chill in the upper 30’s to low 40’s in Broward metro areas. As a result of this forecast, Broward County has declared a 1-Day Cold Weather Emergency from 6:30 p.m., Sunday January 20 through 10 a.m., Monday, January 21, 2019.
Homeless persons are advised to report to the following Pickup and/or Shelter locations (see map), no later than 6:30 p.m. on Sunday night for transportation or access to special cold-night shelters:
City of Pompano Beach
Pompano Beach City Hall
100 W. Atlantic Blvd (SE Corner)
(Pickup Location Only)
City of Fort Lauderdale
The Salvation Army
1445 West Broward Blvd
(Shelter and Pickup Location)
City of Hollywood
Broward Outreach Center
2056 Scott Street
(Shelter Location Only)
However, if the weather forecast changes to predict warmer or colder conditions, cold weather emergency shelter nights may be cancelled or extended.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Homeless Helpline at 954-563-4357.