DeKalb, City of Atlanta announce emergency shelters in preparation for cold weather

January 29, 20192min3440
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DeKalb County is referring homeless individuals and families in need of overnight shelter to the following facilities:

  • Salvation Army Red Shield, 400 Luckie St. NW Atlanta, GA 30313. For a referral, contact 770-905-2396 by 5 p.m.
  • First Tucker United Methodist Church, 4315 Church Street, Tucker. The shelter will be open Tuesday through Thursday. Call 678-325-4041 or 404-291-3429 to confirm opening.       

Additionally, a limited number of complimentary round-trip MARTA cards will be available for transport to warming stations or cold weather shelters. The cards can be picked up at 6 p.m. at A Home for Everyone in DeKalb, 105 Sycamore Street, Decatur. For more information, call 904-825-8035.

The City of Atlanta announced that it is opening emergency warming centers in anticipation of wintry precipitation and frigid temperatures today through Thursday morning (Jan. 31).

The warming centers are located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane NW, Atlanta

Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merrits Avenue North East, Atlanta

Men, women and children are welcome. Transportation will be provided from Gateway.


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