Green Country Locations Opening Their Doors As Shelters From Winter Cold


Friday, February 12th 2021, 7:49 pm
By: News On 6


There are shelters, churches and local organizations who are opening their doors to offer a place to stay out of the cold weather as Oklahoma is hit with freezing temperatures and snow. Below are some of the places you can find shelter. The list will be updated as News On 6 gathers more information.

Claremore First United Methodist Church –

The Claremore First United Methodist Church will be open starting Friday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m. through Thursday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. The church is located at 1615 Highway 88 and you can go to the Family Life Center building located on the North side of the church.

City of Broken Arrow -

The City of Broken Arrow has three locations open for warming shelters. The Public Safety complex at 1101 N. 6th Street is open Sunday through at least 1 a.m. and will open Monday at 8 for stranded motorists. Central Park Community Center at 1500 S. Main Street will open during normal hours and the Broken Arrow Police department has several overnight shelters at churches on standby. You can call 211 for shelter information.

City of Tulsa Overflow Shelter -

The City of Tulsa has a place to shelter at the former Juvenile Justice Detention Center at 500 W. Archer Street.

John 3:16 Mission –

The John 3:16 Mission has its doors open as always to welcome anyone who needs shelter from the cold temperatures. John 3:16 Mission is located at 506 N Cheyenne Avenue in downtown Tulsa.

City Of Pawnee -

Pawnee City said, because GRDA is struggling to meet natural gas demands, the city faces a potential power shut-off. If that happens, the school will be used as an emergency shelter.

Chouteau Warming Station -

The Town of Chouteau has opened a warming station at 111 North McCracken Street (old town hall/old library) in Chouteau.

Kingdom Keys Ministries Tulsa -

The Kingdom Keys Ministries in Tulsa has warm shelter and hot meals for those facing homelessness or without power. They are open 4 p.m. to 10 a.m. at 8720 E. 61st Street.

McAlester All Saints Episcopal Church -

McAlester Police told News On 6 there will be a heating station in their area starting at 6 p.m. at the All Saints Episcopal Church on 325 E. Washington. It will be open through Tuesday.

NorthStar Bridge -

NorthStar Bridge in Jenks, at 528 W. G Street, is open to offer shelter to anyone who needs a warm place to stay.

Salvation Army Center of Hope -

The Salvation Army Center of Hope in downtown Tulsa offers a place to stay warm and shelter from outside conditions. The Salvation Army center is located at 102 N. Denver Ave.

Sapulpa Elks Lodge –

The Sapulpa Elks Lodge will be open through next Thursday, Feb. 25 and has food, snacks and sleeping bags available.

Tahlequah Police Department –

The Tahlequah Police Department will serve as a temporary shelter until next Friday morning for anyone who needs a place to stay warm. They said they will have food and basic essentials.

Tulsa Day Center –

The Tulsa Day Center located in downtown Tulsa at 415 W Archer Street, says it will find space for anyone who needs shelter from the cold.

Tulsa Housing Solutions -

Tulsa's Housing Solutions are housing homeless in motels that are vacant. As of Monday, they have room for 764 people and Eliot Nelson of the McNellie's Group is providing three hot meals a day at motels.

Tulsa Elks Lodge -

The Tulsa Elks Lodge on Harvard will have a warming station open Saturday and Sunday, offering food and a place to warm up.

Wesley Chapel -

Wesley Chapel, at 2750 N Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Tulsa, is open to house people who need shelter from the cold until Friday.