Extreme Heat Service Update June 30

24-hour Cooling Center
Frayser-Raleigh Senior Center, 3985 Egypt Central Rd. from  Thursday, June 29 starting at 6 p.m. until further notice. 

MATA has a dedicated route to Frayser-Raleigh during normal business hours. Passengers on Routes 52, 11, and 37 needing a place to cool off can get a free ride to the Raleigh Springs Civic Center (Old Raleigh Springs Mall) where a shuttle bus will take you to a cooling center at Frayser Raleigh Senior Citizen Center at 3985 Egypt Central. Springs. Cooling center passengers are to ask the operator for a ride to the Raleigh Springs Civic Center. Shuttle hours are from 9 AM – 11 PM on June 29, June 30, July 1, and July 2.

Hospitality Hub

An emergency cooling center for those experiencing homelessness is open at the Hospitality Hub, 590 Washington Ave., Memphis. An emergency cooling center is a temporary facility for those in need of a place for respite from the hot weather.  The cooling 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.  

Persons needing a ride to the cooling center via MATA may contact the Hospitality Hub at (901) 297-1680 to schedule pickup

Food Resources
Mid-South Food Bank

Please search for a Partner Agency in your neighborhood by entering your zip code in the search bar on our website, www.midsouthfoodbank.org/find-food.

Here are the resources LINC has referred in the present:

St. Johns Church Pantry 901-726-4104

Norris Ave, Missionary Baptist Church at 901-490-5874

St Patrick’s Church Pantry 901-527-2542

Bethel COGIC Church Pantry 901-303-5145

Please call 211 for other food pantries and resources.

The City of Memphis is asking residents to take extra precautions to stay cool while their power ­­­­­may be out. We are reminding residents that they can find relief from the heat at libraries and senior centers during normal business hours. 

Call 311 for a service request

Call 211 for community services

901-636-6500

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