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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.

Complete information at https://www.fortworthtexas.gov/news/2021/02/CFW-Opens-Overnight-Shelter


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

817-392-5200

Summerglen Library- no snacks or cots

4205 Basswood Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76137

817-392-5970

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.

For a list of other organizations and businesses offering warming stations, visit the city's closure page 

For additional information about city services, visit the closure page or call 817-392-1234.

 

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