Hillsborough County, Florida -- For the seventh time this winter, Hillsborough County will open cold weather shelters this afternoon, March 27 at the locations listed below.
Most shelters will close the following morning around 7 a.m.
The shelters are:
- Brandon Community Center, 510 E. Sadie St. in Brandon This shelter opens at 5:30 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
- 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
- Jackson 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.
- 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
Meals for the shelters are provided through Metropolitan Ministries. Those wishing to donate non-perishable items should contact Metropolitan Ministries at 813-209-1000.