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City of Memphis is opening a warming center will open at 590 Washington Ave. at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024.

Emergency warming centers available across the Mid-South


MEMPHIS, Tenn. – As wintry conditions moved in Sunday, emergency warming centers have opened up across the Mid-South.

A warming center at the Hospitality Hub in Memphis will be open all day until Thursday, Jan. 18.

There will also be two location opens to accommodate more guests:

  • Single women and families will stay at the Hospitality Hub (590 Washington Ave)
  • Single men and couples will stay at the Dave Wells Community Center (915 Chelsea Ave)

Transportation to both locations will be provided by MATA. You can call 901-297-1680 during Warming Center hours to request a ride.

IDs are not required and sack meals and blankets will be provided while supplies last.

Daughters of Zion at Jesus People Church will open a 24/7 warming center starting Monday as it is set to remain open over the next 10 days. The church is located at 4400 Hickory Hill Road in Memphis.

Arkansas warming centers: 

  • West Memphis: First Baptist Church located on North Missouri Street (from 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15-8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17)
  • Marion: Matt Sample Youth building, 81 Military Road (from 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15-8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17)
  • Poinsett County: Harrisburg Community Building (Call the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office at 870-578-2116 for more information.)
  • Trumann: Stepping Stone Sanctuary, 904 Speedway St.
  • Fisher: Methodist Church Youth Center
  • Harrisburg: Community Building, 203 W. South St.
  • Waldenburg: City Hall, 5647 Arkansas Highway 14
  • Tyronza: Senior Citizen Building, 135 Main Street
  • Lepanto: First Baptist  Church, 302 Kenwood Ave.

Mississippi warming centers:

  • Olive Branch: Crosspointe Church, located on Blocker Street
  • Southaven: Community Safe Room, 7312 Hwy 51 N.
  • Clarksdale: Clarskdale Civic Auditorium, locked at 506 E. 2nd Street
  • Marshall County: Holly Springs Multi-purpose Building, 235 N. Memphis Street, Holly Springs
  • Alcorn County: Kossuth Methodist Church, 7 County Road 604, Kossuth

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