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Pinellas opens cold weather shelters this weekend
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Pinellas County, Florida -- Due to the cold front moving through the Bay area this weekend, Pinellas County officials have decided to open cold weather shelters Saturday and Sunday.

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The shelters will open around 6 p.m., accept guests all night long, and close the following morning around 6 a.m. Shelter guests are provided a hot evening meal, a warm safe place to spend the night and breakfast the following morning.

Below is a list of shelters and their locations:

Adult Men and Women

Clearwater Primary Shelter        

Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church
110 S. Ft. Harrison Ave.
Clearwater, FL 33756
Church Phone: (727) 442-3677
Capacity: 75         

Clearwater Back-up Shelter       

St. Cecelia Catholic Church
820 Jasmine Way
Clearwater, FL 33756
Church Phone: (727) 447-3494
Capacity: 40

Pinellas Park

Boys & Girls Club of the Suncoast in Pinellas Park
7790 61st St. N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Phone: (727) 574-5437
Capacity: 250 

NOTE: Transportation to and from this shelter and downtown St. Petersburg St. Vincent DePaul will be provided by Boley, Inc. 

St. Petersburg

Northwest Presbyterian Church
6330 54th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, FL  33706
Church Phone: (727) 544-4551        
Capacity: 75

Salvation Army
1400 4th St. S.
St. Petersburg, FL  33701  
Phone: (727) 822-4954        
Capacity: 25

The Turning Point
1810 5th Ave. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Phone: (727) 823-7811
Capacity: 25

Tarpon Springs

St. Timothy's Lutheran Church
812 E. Tarpon Ave.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Phone: (727) 479-2914
Capacity: 45          

Families with children will be placed in motels on cold nights. Families can call one of the following family coordinators to make arrangements:

Clearwater: Chris Bowers (727) 251-6691; Dan Mettee (727) 798-0035

St Petersburg/Pinellas Park: Jim Leiby (727) 433-2115

Tarpon Springs: Mary Delasin (727) 479-2914

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