Cold weather sheltering systems in Fayetteville generally open once outdoor temperatures reach a wind chill temperature of 15 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. Anyone in need of shelter should call 211 for information on available locations and transportation to shelters.
The City of Fayetteville provides funding to area organizations that specialize in delivering emergency assistance to unsheltered community members during extreme cold weather events. This includes daytime warming centers, overnight shelters, food, clothing, access to bathrooms and more. 7Hills, Genesis Church, New Beginnings and NWA Continuum of Care work together meet critical needs during cold weather emergencies. The City of Fayetteville is part of the NWA Continuum of Care's board of directors.