Hillsborough County opens cold weather shelters

Cold weather shelters will open each evening beginning Wednesday, Jan. 15 through Thursday, Jan. 16 for the homeless and those who live in homes without adequate heat. The locations are listed below

      

Brandon Community Center, 510 E. Sadie St. in Brandon
This shelter opens at 6 p.m. and is for homeless individuals and families with children in the Brandon Area.
Phone: 813-635-8179

 

Metropolitan Ministries, 2010 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa
This shelter opens at 4 p.m. and is for families.
After hours phone: 813-209-1077

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Salvation Army, 1514 N. Florida Ave. in Tampa
This shelter opens at 4 p.m. and is only for adults.
After hours phone: 813-221-4440

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ackson Springs Recreation Center, 8620 Jackson Springs Road in Town 'N Country

This shelter opens at 6:30 p.m. and is for adults and families.

Phone 813-554-5064

        

Wimauma Community Center, 5705 Hillsborough St. in Wimauma
This shelter opens at 6 p.m. and is for adults and families.

Phone 813-635-3500

The Brandon Community Center, Jackson Springs Recreation Center, and Wimauma Community Center are also accepting donations of shelter supplies, such as hats, gloves, scarves, blankets, sleeping bags, disinfectant wipes, disposable cups, coffee, creamer, paper plates, plastic utensils and sugar. Donations may be dropped off at shelter sites Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.to 8 p.m. The Wimauma site will collect donations at the Ruskin Region Center, 901 Sixth St. SE. in Ruskin. 

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