Cold night shelters open in Central Florida as temperatures drop

Lows expected to be in the 30s and 40s


ORLANDO, Fla. – Cold night shelters in Central Florida are opening their doors again this week as temperatures are expected to drop into the 30s in northern zones for the second consecutive night.

On Tuesday night in Orange County, the Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida took in any person seeking shelter from the cold, regardless of space availability. The Coalition campus in Orlando is located at 18 North Terry Avenue in downtown Orlando. The shelter said it will not be cold enough in the area Wednesday night to reopen the shelter.

In Lake CountyLifePointe Church in Eustis and Trinity Assembly of God in Fruitland Park opened their doors at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. When the shelters closed at 7 a.m. Wednesday, residents were offered warming stations at The Open Door in Eustis and The Salvation Army in Leesburg. 

With temperatures expected to drop this evening, two Lake County churches are opening their doors at 5:30 p.m....

Posted by Lake County Florida Emergency Management on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter in Titusville, the Central Brevard Sharing Center in Cocoa and His Place Ministries in Melbourne opened their doors in Brevard County for the cold night.