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Where to go to keep warm in Memphis

Action News 5 received the following press release Monday afternoon from the city of Memphis:

 

CITY OF MEMPHIS IDENTIFIES IMMEDIATE SHELTER FOR THOSE IN NEED

Memphis, TN -- January 4, 2010

In light of weather reports of anticipated snow flurries and inclement weather tonight and over the coming days, City of Memphis has worked with both Greater Memphis Interagency Coalition for the Homeless and Partners for the Homeless to identify and confirm the following information for those persons in need of immediate shelter:

  • Families and women with children are to call the Homeless Hotline at 901-260-4663 for arrangements. The line and service will be covered after hours. There is no charge for this service and arrangements.
  • Single men are to go to Memphis Union Mission Men's Emergency Shelter located at 383 Poplar Avenue. There will be NO charge for persons needing shelter tonight.


City officials will reevaluate these and other sources for shelter, starting Tuesday and daily, in an effort to continually address the need efficiently and effectively. 

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