The Old Adamsville Recreation Center. Image via Google Maps.
The city will once again be opening its emergency warming center located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center tonight starting at 6 p.m.
At-risk men, women and children will be welcome to come in from the cold.
Additional privately run centers are also available throughout Atlanta, Councilwoman Natalyn Mosby Archibong announced via Facebook last night, but please contact these centers before bringing individuals or going there yourself to insure they are open and have space. They include:
At 40 degrees and below:
- Salvation Army: 469 Marietta Street
Opens: Referral at 5 p.m., entry at 9 p.m.
Capacity: 30 men, 10 women and 2-3 families
- Solomon’s Temple: 2836 Springdale Rd.
Opens: 4 p.m.
Capacity: 20 women and children
Contact: Kecia Baker, 404-762-4872 or 404-762-4645
At 35 degrees and below:
- Gateway: 275 Pryor St SW
Opens: 7:30 p.m.
Capacity: 35 men and 10 women
- Mission at the Shepherd’s Inn: 156 Mills St
Opens: from 8 a.m.
Capacity 25 men
- Trinity: 265 Washington St SW
Opens: 8 p.m.
Capacity: 9 women
- City of Refuge: 1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd.
Opens: 4:30 p.m.
Capacity: Multiple single women
Contact: Monique Rolland, 404-874-2241
- City Baptist Rescue Mission: 316 Peters St SW
Opens: 4:30 p.m.
Capacity: 10 men
- Donna Center: 865 Warner Street SW
Capacity: 20 single women
- Covenant House: 1559 Johnson Road
Opens: 24 hours a day
Capacity: Multiple 18 to 24-year-old male and female youth
Also note Gateway on Pryor Street provides overflow transportation to the Old Adamsville Recreation Center shelter.
The Weather Center forecast shows Atlanta temperatures rising throughout the week; however, tonight will be dangerously cold.