Community Notice: Metro Social Services Will Open Extreme Cold Weather Shelter

Cold Weather Overflow Shelter will open for those needing shelter on Wednesday and remain open until Saturday

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 5, 2022) – Metro Social Services will open an extreme cold weather shelter Wednesday, January 5, 2022. This shelter will remain open until Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 9:00 am.

The Extreme Cold Weather Overflow Shelter will open Wednesday night in anticipation of extreme cold in Metro Nashville Davidson County.

Metro’s Extreme Cold Weather Shelter will be set up at the 3230 Brick Church Pike, Nashville, TN 37207. A Transportation “Hub and Spoke” plan is in place for outreach workers to drop off individuals at designated locations in West, East, North, and South Nashville, to catch free vans to WeGo Central.

Community partners will also receive instructions on after-hours overflow shelter drop-off procedures. People going to the shelter will ride free from WeGo Central on WeGo Public Transit line 23B between the hours of 7 pm-11 pm on nights when the Extreme Cold Weather Overflow Shelter is open. Seasonal cold weather-activated passes are available from outreach partners.

Metro overflow shelter is accessible for men, women, couples, and people with pets. Standard hours of operation upon activation are 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.  

Shelter Details:

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 – Saturday, January 8, 2022

Wednesday 7:00 pm – Saturday 9:00 am

3230 Brick Church Pike

Nashville, TN 37207

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