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January 2019 Deep Freeze

Get Help/January 2019 Deep Freeze

Temperatures in Northeast Ohio will drop into the negatives this week and wind chills will drop even further. The Greater Cleveland community is prepared to help those in need during this freeze.


Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH)

NEOCH is coordinating outreach efforts to find people on the street and offer transportation to a shelter. Their outreach workers have been working to warn people of the cold temperatures and will be working on the coldest nights to check in on people and get them to shelters.

The City Mission

Crossroads Men's Crisis Center will be open to anyone in need of help. Please call 216.431.3510 or go to 5310 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103. No one will be turned away or required to leave the facility during the day.

Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center will be open to anyone in need of help. Please call 216.472.5500 or go to 18120 Puritas Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44135. No one will be turned away or required to leave the facility during the day.

Coordinated Intake - Cuyahoga County Homeless Services

Coordinated intake is the front door to emergecny shelter for people with no place to safely sleep. If you are newly homeless and in need of shelter, please visited Coordinated Intake 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday at 1736 Superior Avenue, 2nd Floor, Cleveland OH 44114. For more information, call 216.674.6700.

Harmony House 

The Shelter is open to people in need in Richland County at 124 West Third Street, Mansfield, OH 44902. For more information, please call 419.522.2283.

Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside

Single men are welcome at 2100 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114. As usual, no one in need will be turned away. The shelter will allow all guests to stay during the day as well. 

The Metanoia Project

Extended service hours are being offered at the Metanoia Project for any adult in need of shelter. Meals are served Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Please go to 2459 Washington Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113. Extended hours:

  • Tuesday 1/29 - 7pm to 7am the following day
  • Wednesday 1/30 - 3pm to 7am the following day
  • Thursday 1/31 - 3pm to 7am the following day
  • Friday 2/1 from - 7pm to 7am the following day

Norma Herr Women's Center

Single woman are welcome at the Norma Herr Woman's Center at 2227 Payne Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114. Stay tuned for additional information.

Daytime Drop-In

The Bishop Cosgrove Center

The facility is open from 8 am to 3 pm. Breakfast is served from 8 am to 9 am and lunch is served from 12 pm to 1:30 pm. Drop-in at 1736 Superior Avenue East, Cleveland OH 44114.

City of Cleveland Recreation Centers

Recreation centers are open regular hours from 11:30 am to 8 pm. For a list of City of Cleveland Recreation Centers, please click here.

West Side Catholic Center

From 9 am to 3 pm Monday-Fridays and 9 am to 11 am on Saturdays, guests can visit the West Side Catholic Center at 3135 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113.

Warming Centers

Fairhill Partners - Senior Guest House

Call 216.421.1350x146 for more information or go to 12200 Fairhill Road, Cleveland, OH 44120.

Family Promise of Greater Cleveland

East Side - 3470 East 152nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44110 | call 216.767.4060 for more information

West Side - 2592 West 14th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113 | call 216.751.7301 for more information

Lakewood United Methodist Church

Visitors are welcome at Lakewood United Methodist Church from 6 pm on Tuesday, January 29 to 12 pm on Friday, February 1 for warmth, coffee, hot chocolate, and food at 15700 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107.

Salvation Army 

The Salvation Army Mansfield will be open to all visitors in need of respite from the cold at 47 S Main St, Mansfield, OH 44902 from 6 pm Tuesday, January 29 to Wednesday, January 30 at 6 am (times may be extended).

The Salvation Army Zelma George Family Shelter will be open at 2150 East 18th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115. Call 216.781.3773 for more information.

St. Colman Church

Open as a warming center, for more information, please call 216.651.0550x101 or go to 2027 W 65th Street, Cleveland, OH 44107.

St. Herman's House of Hospitality

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday-Friday at 4410 Franklin Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44113. Call 216.961.3806 for more information.

St. Martin de Porres Family Center

The Family Center is offering emergency assistance at 1264 East 123 Street, Cleveland, OH 44108. Please call 216.268.3909 for more information.