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Orange County Government Assists Homeless Services Network with Shelter Support

Orange County GovernmentOrange County, Fla. – In preparation for severe cold weather, Orange County Government is supporting the Homeless Services Network (HSN) in notifying residents, homeless individuals and people without stable housing that Cold-Weather Warming Centers will be available beginning Friday at 6:00 p.m., January 28, 2022, through Monday morning, January 31, 2022.

The overflow sites will help HSN if capacity is reached at HSN’s main warming sites.

For more information about shelters, individuals can call Orange County’s customer service line by dialing 3-1-1 or 407-836-3111.

Main Homeless Shelters

  • Coalition for the Homeless Shelter
    18 N. Terry Avenue
    Orlando, FL 32801

Warming Sites (in case of overflow)

  • Goldenrod Park Recreation Center Gymnasium
    4863 N. Goldenrod Road
    Winter Park, FL 32792
  • West Orange Recreation Center Gymnasium
    309 S. West Crown Point Road
    Winter Garden, FL 34787


Regional LYNX buses will provide free rides for individuals seeking transportation to the above listed HSN shelters. Riders must let the LYNX driver know that they need to go to a shelter. The LYNX driver will transport those in need to the nearest HSN shelter location.

Other Shelters Operating in Orange County

  • The Salvation Army Orlando
    416 West Colonial Drive
  • Orlando Union Rescue Mission
    3300 West Colonial Drive
  • Matthew’s Hope Ministries
    611 Business Park Boulevard #101
    Winter Garden
  • Samaritan Resource Center
    9837 East Colonial Drive
  • Covenant House (Youth 18-21 ONLY)
    5931 East Colonial Drive

Other Shelter Information Central Florida:
Multiple shelters will be open across Central Florida for those in need.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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