Help Those in Need: Hypothermia Hotlines Around the Area

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    The cold has returned, and with it come concerns about the region's most vulnerable population. Jurisdictions around the area are ready to help the homeless get out of the cold when temperatures dip below freezing.

     

    If you see someone in need, call one of the hotlines below to get help:

    THE DISTRICT:

    Hypothermia Shelter Hotline: 800-535-7252

    D.C.'s Hypothermia Shelter Hotline provides transportation to emergency shelters, and distributes items such as blankets, gloves and jackets.

    For more, click here.

    MARYLAND:

    Montgomery County:

    • Community Crisis Center: 240-777-4000
    • Shelter Services: 240-777-40
    • Non-Emergency Police: 301-279-8000
    • For more, click here.

    Prince George's County:

    • Homeless hotline: 888-731-0999
    • Non-Emergency Police: 301-333-4000
    • For more, click here.

    Prince George's County has also opened several warming centers for use during the day and evening hours:

    • Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex, 7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington, MD, 301-749-4160
    • Suitland Community Park School Center, 5600 Regency Lane, Forestville, MD, 301-736-3518
    • Bowie Community Center, 3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie, MD, 301-464-1737
    • Seat Pleasant Activity Center, 5720 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant, MD, 301-773-6685
    • Kentland Community Center Park, 2411 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover, MD, 301-386-2278
    • Deerfield Run Community Center, 13000 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel, MD, 301-953-7882

    VIRGINIA:

    Alexandria:

    • Winter Hypothermia Shelter: 703-548-7500
    • Non-Emergency Police: 703-838-4444
    • For more, click here.

    Arlington County:

    • Emergency Winter Shelter (2049 15th St. N.): 703-228-7395
    • Non-Emergency Police: 703-558-2222
    • Community Assistance Bureau: 703-228-1300
    • For more, click here.

    Fairfax County:

    • Office to Prevent and End Homelessness: 703-324-9492
    • Non-Emergency Police: 703-691-2131
    • You can also call the shelters listed here directly.

    Falls Church:

    • Winter Homeless Shelter (217 Gordon Road): 703-854-1400
    • Non-Emergency Police: 703-241-5053
    • For more, click here.