AFCEMA Updates



AFCEMA Updates

This site provides the latest information from the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency during ongoing incidents or activations. Check back on this site for any updates. 

 Warming Centers & Shelters:


Warming Center

  • Will open through Monday, January 22 at 10 a.m.

For Women & Children Only:

  • Selena Butler Recreation Center -  98 Wm Holmes Borders Drive SE Atlanta GA 30312

For Men Only:

  • Central Park Recreation Center - 400 Merritts Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30308

Pickup Location:

  • Transportation will be provided from the Gateway Center (275 Pryor St SW) beginning at 8 p.m., with return transportation upon deactivation.

Chattahoochee Hills:

Warming Shelter

  • Tuesday and Wednesday nights
  • The standing shelter plan has been to initiate support for 10 persons or 3 families at the Fire Station--if need is greater the operation is relocated to the nearby Fellowship Center of Providence Baptist Church.

College Park  

Warming Center

  • Open until Monday, January 22, 2024 at 8 a.m.
  • College Park Public Safety Complex Community Room, 3717 College Street, College Park, GA 30337

East Point  

Warming Center

  • Will open Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 5 p.m.
  • 3121 Norman Berry Drive East Point, GA 30344
  • Will continue to monitor weather conditions to keep the center open as long as it is needed.


Warming Shelter

  • Open until Saturday, January 20, 2024 (Hours of operation from 5 p.m. - 9 a.m.)
  • Palmetto Community Center is located at 595 Main Street (across from Dollar General)

Sandy Springs

Warming Center

  • Open Tuesday, January 16th from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sandy Springs Fire Station #2 135 Johnson Ferry Road Sandy Springs, GA 30328
  • The front entry area and the conference room will be available for warming.

South Fulton

Temporary Warming Station

  • Open until Monday, January 22, 2024 (Hours of operation from 5:30 p.m. - 8 a.m.)
  • Burdett Multipurpose Facility, 2945 Burdett Road, South Fulton, GA 30349

Union City

Warming Center

  • Will open Tuesday, January 16, and Wednesday, January 17, from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Etris Darnell Community Center, 5285 Lakeside Drive, Union City, GA

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