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Posted on: January 19, 2024

City, Partners to Provide Spaces to Stay Warm This Weekend

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 City, Partners to Provide Spaces to Stay Warm This Weekend

 

SAVANNAH (Jan. 19, 2024) – With wind chill advisories predicted to dip below 20 degrees this weekend, the City of Savannah and partner agencies are making warming facilities available for residents without adequate shelter. 

The Tomkins Regional Center, 2333 Ogeechee Road, will open Friday night, Jan. 19, from 7 p.m. to 8:15 a.m. and again Saturday night, Jan. 20, from 7 p.m. to 8:15 a.m. for residents in need of a last resort overnight shelter. Pets, under the owner’s control, are welcome. Bare essentials will be provided. 

The Savannah Police Department and Chatham Savannah Authority for the Homeless (CSAH) can assist in transporting residents to shelter locations if required.

Residents are encouraged to minimize travel, stay indoors, and check on the elderly and bring pets inside during the worst part of the extreme cold. The City has notified horse drawn carriage tour companies of the impending cold tonight and this weekend in accordance with the City ordinance. Tourism Compliance Officers will monitor horses. 

To contact SPD, please call the non-emergency number at 912-652-6500.

To contact CSAH, please call 912-790-3400.


Homeless Service Provider Partners are also extending hours and services to serve persons experiencing homelessness. Transportation is available through CSAH outreach staff. Please call the number available for assistance and transportation support. 

 

House of Freedom Worship Center

1930 Montgomery St.

7 p.m. – 9 a.m.

50 bed spaces, meals, blankets – All are welcome. 

 

Union Mission 

120 Fahm St. 

Meals and up to 10 bed spaces provided

 

Salvation Army

3100 Montgomery St.

Meals, snacks, cots, and blankets available 

 

Old Savannah City Mission (Men only)

2414 Bull St.

Meals and overnight warming center available

 
 
Inner City Night Shelter (Men only)

124 Arnold St.

 

Union Mission Grace House Day Center

120 Fahm St. 

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

Open Saturday and Sunday

 

 

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