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City of Clarksville offers Cold Weather Assistance

Clarksville Fire Stations, Recreation Centers serve as Warming Centers

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Stations and City Recreation Centers are serving as temporary warming centers for people who need emergency relief from the severe cold that is expected to grip Middle Tennessee for the next several days.

Clarksville Police Department officers also are on the lookout for people who may need assistance and shelter during the cold spell.

Burt-Cobb Community Center
Burt-Cobb Community Center

Officers are prepared to offer emergency assistance, advise people about the nearest warming centers and shelters, and arrange transportation as needed.

Clarksville’s Office of Community and Economic Development works with the area’s social service agencies to help coordinate homeless services. The office reports that the Community Action Agency, 931.802.6338, provides daytime warmth and services at Old Firehouse Day Shelter, 931.542.0381, and overnight shelter through the Room In the Inn program, which is run by local churches. The agency also offers utility-bill assistance for qualifying households.

The Salvation Army, 931.553.8494, which has a shelter and various homeless services, is operating under its White Flag procedures, in which it waives restrictions on how long someone is able to stay in its shelter during cold weather.

Volunteers also have set up a day-and-night warming center at New Providence United Methodist Church, 1317 Fort Campbell Boulevard, Clarksville. It is expected to remain open for most of the week. For information, call 931.338.3462.

Here are locations, contact information and hours of operation for City of Clarksville Recreation Centers:

Burt-Cobb Community Center
1011 Franklin Street | 931.472.3381

(The center is closed Tuesday, January 2nd for heating repairs.)

Monday — 11:00am to 9:00pm
Tuesday — 9:00am to 9:00pm
Wednesday — 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Thursday — 9:00am to 8:00pm
Friday — 2:30pm to 6:00pm
Saturday — 11:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday — Closed.

Crow Community Center Center
211 Richview Road | 931.472.3382

Monday — 9:00am to 9:00pm
Tuesday — 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Wednesday — 9:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday — 10:00am to 9:00pm
Friday — 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday — 9:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday — Closed.

Kleeman Community Center
166 Cunningham Lane | 931.472.3383

Monday-Thursday — 7:45am to 8:00pm
Friday — 7:45am to 6:00pm
Saturday — 9:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday — Closed.


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