An emergency warming center will open Monday, January 3rd, 7:00 PM at the Marion Hale Community Center, 4791 Willow Rd, Memphis, TN 38117 and run until 7:00 AM Tuesday, January 4th. An emergency warming center is a temporary facility for those in need of a place for respite from the cold weather. The warming center has limited services and is not intended to replace the services provided by a shelter. Openings are available at local shelters for anyone who is in need of food assistance or overnight sleeping accommodations. Those seeking overnight accommodations are encouraged to seek assistance from our partners at the Union Mission located at 383 Poplar Avenue, 901-526-8403 or The Salvation Army located at 696 Jackson Avenue, 901-529-4545. Note: Due to COVID precautions, all persons seeking entry into the center will be required to take a COVID test as well as adhere to social distancing guidance. Masking is strongly encouraged for all persons in the center. Beginning at 6:00 PM, persons needing a ride to the warming center via MATA may contact OEM at (901) 297-1680 to schedule pickup.