Okaloosa County Cold Weather Shelter Program provides protection during freezing weather in the north and south. Shelters operate from 6 p.m. until 8 a.m. when evening temperatures are predicted to reach below 40 degrees.
COLD NIGHT SHELTER -SOUTH
SHARING SHELTER: The cold night shelter will open 6 p.m. at Chester Pruitt Life Center, located at 15 Carson Drive S.E., when temperatures are predicted to drop to 40 degrees or below overnight. Breakfast and dinner will be served in the fellowship hall at Gregg Chapel AME across the street.
SERVING CHURCHES: These are the host churches volunteering at the cold night shelter. Sunday: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Monday: Mary Esther United Methodist Church Tuesday: Gregg Chapel AME Wednesday: First Presbyterian of Fort Walton Beach Thursday: First Christian Church Friday: St Simon's on the Sound Episcopal Church Saturday: Trinity United Methodist Church