Central Florida counties open cold weather shelters as front brings freezing temperatures

ORLANDO, Fla. — As Central Florida residents prepare for freezing temperatures this weekend, county leaders are spreading the word about cold weather shelters.

Here are locations around Central Florida offering shelters to those in need.

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Orange County:

The Orange County government is working with the Homeless Services Network to offer shelter for residents, homeless individuals and people without stable housing at cold weather warming centers which are available beginning Friday at 6 p.m. through Monday morning.

Main Homeless Shelter:

• Coalition for the Homeless Shelter

18 North Terry Ave. in Orlando

Warming sites in case of overflow:

• Goldenrod Park Recreation Center Gymnasium

4863 N. Goldenrod Rd. in Winter Park

• West Orange Recreation Center Gymnasium

309 S. West Crown Pt. in Winter Garden

Other shelters operating in Orange County:

• The Salvation Army Orlando

416 West Colonial Dr. in Orlando

• Orlando Union Rescue Mission

3300 W. Colonial Dr. in Orlando

• Matthew’s Hope Ministries

611 Business Park Blvd. #101 in Winter Garden

• Samaritan Resource Center

9837 East Colonial Dr. in Orlando

• Covenant House (Youth ages 18-21 only)

5931 E. Colonial Dr. in Orlando

More information about shelters can be found by calling 311 or 407-836-3111.

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Osceola County:

• First United Methodist Church of St. Cloud

1000 Ohio Ave. in St. Cloud

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

• Ramada Kissimmee Gateway Inn

7470 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy. in Kissimmee

Pets are accepted

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

• Solid Rock Community Church of God

1904 Michigan Ave. in Kissimmee

Friday and Saturday

More information can be found here

Seminole County:

• Rescue Outreach Mission

1701 Historic Goldsboro Blvd. in Sanford

The Rescue Outreach Mission in Sanford will be open as an emergency cold weather shelter this weekend for those experiencing homelessness needing shelter from the weather.

More information can be found here

Lake County:

• Trinity Assembly of God

200 Urick St. in Fruitland Park

• LifePointe Church

3551 E. Orange Ave. in Eustis

Both will be open all three nights from 5 p.m. until 7 a.m. the following morning.

Masks are required at all cold-weather sheltering locations, and the Florida Department of Health will be conducting COVID-19 screenings at each shelter as well as offering hepatitis A, flu and COVID-19 vaccinations.

More information can be found here

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Marion County:

• Salvation Army Location: 320 NW 1st Ave. in Ocala

The Salvation Army’s check-in time is at 6:30 p.m.

More information can be found here

Flagler County:

• Church on The Rock

2200 N. State St. in Bunnell

The shelter opens at 5:30 p.m. and will close at 8 a.m. the following morning.

The shelter will also be open Saturday and Sunday nights this weekend.

More information can be found here

Brevard County:

• LifePointe Ministries, Inc.

Titusville Civic Center

4220 South Hopkins Ave. in Titusville

Shelter opens at 5 p.m. and closes the following day at 8:30 a.m. Dinner and breakfast will be served.

• Central Brevard Sharing Center

113 Aurora St. in Cocoa

321-631-0306, ext. 110

Shelter opens at 6 p.m. and closes the following day at 7 a.m. Dinner and breakfast will be served.

• HELPS Community Initiatives, Inc.

4505 W New Haven Ave. in Melbourne

Pre-register by contacting 321-473-8863. Residents must be registered by 5:30 p.m. The shelter will be open at 6 p.m. and closes the following day at 6 a.m. Breakfast will be served.

More information can be found here

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Channel 9 will continue to monitor the drop in temperatures this weekend and any weather shelter updates as they happen.

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