New Information: City of Fort Worth Shelter and Warming Stations
(UPDATED Wednesday, February 16, 2021) -- The city of Fort Worth is opening up an overnight shelter for residents without power 24/7 through noon Thursday. You will need to self-transport to the Fort Worth Convention Center and enter through the Houston Street entrance. The location is 1201 Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76102.
COVID-19 screening will take place before entering the building, and COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Cots will be provided. People should bring their own blankets. Food will not be provided. Restrooms will be available, but there will not be facilities for showers.
Animals are not allowed, and parking is the responsibility of each individual. Garages are available on Commerce and Houston streets.
Warming stations The city will have warming stations operating from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday – Thursday at -
Worth Heights Community Center - no snacks or cots 3551 New York Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76110 817-392-8722
Handley Meadowbrook Community Center - no snacks or cots 6201 Beaty St., Fort Worth, TX 76112 817-392-2830
Diamond Hill Community Center - no snacks or cots 1701 NE 36th St., Fort Worth, TX 76106 817-392-5485
North Tri-Ethnic Community Center-no snacks or cots
2950 Roosevelt Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76106
Summerglen Library-no snacks or cots
4205 Basswood Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76137
Southwest Community Center- no snacks or cots
6300 Welch Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76133
Residents may bring their pets with them to the Convention Center and warming stations. The pets will be placed in a temporary container while at the station. For safety reasons they cannot move around the facility.