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Find a Chicago-Area Warming Center Near You

To find a warming center near you, call 3-1-1, the Illinois Department of Human Services hotline at 800-843-6154

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    NEWSLETTERS

    When Mother Nature takes the temperature to dangerous levels, it's important to find a safe place to stay warm.

    Public spaces like museums and libraries can offer relief from the cold, as well as something to do, but designated warming centers also provide shelter. 

    Here's a look at locations across the area:

    Chicago:

    The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services operates six warming centers in the city that are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

    Englewood Center
    1140 W. 79th Street
    Chicago, IL 60620

    Garfield Center
    10 S. Kedzie Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60612

    King Center
    4314 S. Cottage Grove
    Chicago, IL 60653

    North Area
    845 W. Wilson Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60640

    South Chicago
    8650 S. Commercial Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60617

    Trina Davila
    4357 W. Armitage Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60639

    To find a warming center near you, call 3-1-1, the Illinois Department of Human Services hotline at 800-843-6154 or visit www.keepwarm.illinois.gov.

    Cook County:

    Berwyn (Library)

    2701 S. Harlem Ave

    Berwyn, IL

    9:00am-9:00pm M-THU

    9:00am-5:00pm FRI-SAT

    1:00pm-5:00pm SUN

    Transport: No

    Berwyn (Police Dept.)

    6401 W. 31st St.

    Berwyn, IL

    24/7/365

    Transport: No

    Berwyn (Recreational Dept.)

    6501 W. 31st St.

    Berwyn, IL

    8:00am-8:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Berwyn (Freedom Park)

    3701 Scolville Ave.

    Berwyn , IL

    9:00am-5:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Bloom

    425 S. Halsted St.

    Chicago Heights, IL

    8:00am-4:30pm M-F

    Transport: Seniors only (please call ahead)

    Bremen

    16361 S. Kedzie Parkway

    Markham, IL

    9:00am-5:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Bremen

    15350 S. Oak Park Ave.

    Oak Forest, IL

    8:30am-4:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Calumet

    12633 Ashland Ave.

    Calumet Park, IL

    8:00am-4:00pm M-F

    Transport: Yes, please call (708) 388-6606

    Elk Grove

    2400 S. Arlington Heights Road

    Arlington Heights, IL

    9:00am-4:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Hanover

    240 S. IL Route 59

    Bartlett, IL

    8:30am-4:30pm M/W/F

    8:30am-8:00pm TUE/THU

    8:30am-12:30pm SAT

    Transport: Yes, please call (630) 483-5656 (seniors or disabled only)

    Lemont

    1115 Warner Ave.

    Lemont, IL

    9:00am-2:00pm M-F

    Leyden

    2620 N. Mannheim Road

    Franklin Park, IL

    6:00am-9:00pm M-F

    9:00am-3:00pm SAT

    Transport: No

    Niles

    5255 Main St.

    Skokie, IL

    9:00am-5:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Norwood Park

    7833 W. Lawrence Ave.

    Norridge, IL

    9:00am-4:00pm M-THU

    9:00am-3:00pm FRI

    Transport: No

    Transport: Yes

    Oak Park

    130 S. Oak Park Ave.

    Oak Park, IL

    8:00am-5:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Orland

    14807 S. Ravinia Ave.

    Orland Park, IL

    8:00am-4:30pm M-F

    Transport: Yes, please call (708) 403-4222 in advance

    Palatine

    721 S. Quentin Road

    Palatine, IL

    8:30am-7:00pm M

    8:30am-4:00pm TUE-FRI

    8:30am-12:00pm SAT

    Transport: No

    Palos

    10802 S. Roberts Road

    Palos Hills, IL

    8:30am-4:30pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Proviso

    4565 W. Harrison St.

    Hillside, IL

    8:30am-4:30pm M-F

    Transport: Yes. If you are over 60 and

    registered before ride is needed.

    Rich

    22013 Governors Highway

    Richton Park, IL

    9:00am-4:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    River Forest

    8020 W. Madison St.

    River Forest, IL

    8:00am-8:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Riverside

    27 Riverside Road

    Riverside, IL

    9:00am-5:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Schaumburg

    1 Illinois Boulevard

    Hoffman Estates, IL

    8:30am-10:00pm M-THU

    8:30am-9:00pm FRI

    Transport: No

    Stickney

    7745 S. Leamington Ave.

    Burbank, IL

    8:30am-4:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Thornton

    333 E. 162nd St.

    South Holland, IL

    9:00am-4:00pm M-F

    Transport: No

    Wheeling

    1616 N. Arlington Heights Road

    Arlington Heights, IL

    9:00am-9:00pm M-THU

    8:00am-4:30pm F

    Transport: No

    Worth

    11601 S. Pulaski Road

    Alsip, IL

    8:30am-4:30pm M-F

    Transport: No


    DuPage County:

    95th Street Library

    3015 Cedar Glade Drive

    Naperville, IL 60564

    (630) 961-4100 

    Addison Park District - Centennial Recreation Center

    1776 Centennial Place

    Addison, IL 60101

    (630) 233-7275 x3 

    Addison Park District - Community Recreation Center

    120 East Oak Street

    Addison, IL 60101

    (630) 233-7275 x2 

    Addison Public Library

    4 Friendship Plaza

    Addison, IL 60101

    (630) 543-3617 

    Addison Township

    401 North Addison Road

    Addison, IL 60101

    (630) 530-8161 

    Bartlett Public Library District

    800 South Bartlett Road

    Bartlett, IL 60103

    (630) 837-2855

    Bensenville, Village of

    12 South Center Street

    Bensenville, IL 60106

    (630) 766-8200

    Bloomingdale Public Library

    101 Fairfield Way

    Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    (630) 529-3120

    Bloomingdale Township - Michael A Miliotti Senior Center

    6N050 Rosedale Avenue

    Bloomingdale, IL 60108

    (630) 529-7794

    Burr Ridge, Village of

    7660 County Line Road

    Burr Ridge, IL 60527

    (630) 654-8181

    Carol Stream Public Library

    616 Hiawatha Drive

    Carol Stream, IL 60188

    (630) 653-0755

    Clarendon Hills Public Library

    7 North Prospect

    Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

    (630) 323-8188

    College of DuPage

    425 Fawell Boulevard

    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

    (630) 942-2800

    Downers Grove Public Library

    1050 Curtiss Street

    Downers Grove, IL 60515

    (630) 960-1200

    Elmhurst Public Library

    125 South Prospect Avenue

    Elmhurst, IL 60126

    (630) 279-8696

    Glen Ellyn Public Library

    400 Duane Street

    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

    (630) 469-0879

    Glenside Public Library District

    25 East Fullerton Avenue

    Glendale Heights, IL 60139

    (630) 260-1550

    Helen Plum Library

    110 West Maple Street

    Lombard, IL 60148

    (630) 627-0316

    Hinsdale Public Library

    20 East Maple Street

    Hinsdale, IL 60521

    (630) 986-1976

    Indian Prairie Public Library

    401 Plainfield Road

    Darien, IL 60561

    (630) 887-8760

    Itasca Community Library

    500 West Irving Park Road

    Itasca, IL 60143

    (630) 773-1699

    Lisle Library District

    777 Front Street

    Lisle, IL 60532

    (630) 971-1675

    Lisle Township

    4711 Indiana Avenue

    Lisle, IL 60532

    (630) 968-2087

    Milton Township

    1492 North Main Street

    Wheaton, IL 60187

    (630) 668-1616

    Naper Boulevard Library

    2035 South Naper Boulevard

    Naperville, IL 60565

    (630) 961-4100

    Naperville Township

    139 Water Street

    Naperville, IL 60540

    (630) 355-2786

    Nichols Library

    200 West Jefferson

    Naperville, IL 60540

    (630) 961-4100

    Oak Brook Public Library

    600 Oak Brook Road

    Oak Brook, IL 60523

    (630) 368-7700

    Roselle Public Library

    40 South Park Street

    Roselle, IL 60172

    (630) 529-1641

    St. Luke Presbyterian Church

    3910 Highland Avenue

    Downers Grove, IL 60515

    (630) 969-3121 

    Trinity Lutheran Church - Warrenville

    3S460 Curtis Avenue

    Warrenville, IL 60555

    (630) 393-9104

    Villa Park Public Library

    305 South Ardmore Avenue

    Villa Park, IL 60181

    (630) 834-1164

    Warrenville Public Library District

    28W751 Stafford Place

    Warrenville, IL 60555

    (630) 393-1171

    Wayne Township

    27W031 North Avenue

    West Chicago, IL 60185

    (630) 231-7140 

    West Chicago Public Library

    118 West Washington Street

    West Chicago, IL 60185

    (630) 231-1552

    Westmont Public Library

    428 North Cass Avenue

    Westmont, IL 60559

    (630) 969-5625

    Wheaton Public Library

    225 North Cross Street

    Wheaton, IL 60187

    (630) 668-1374

    Winfield Library

    0S291 Winfield Road

    Winfield, IL 60190

    (630) 653-7599

    Winfield Township

    130 Arbor Avenue

    West Chicago, IL 60185

    (630) 231-3591

    Wood Dale Public Library

    520 North Wood Dale

    Wood Dale, IL 60191

    (630) 766-6762

    Woodridge Public Library

    3 Plaza Drive

    Woodridge, IL 60517

    (630) 964-7999

    York Township

    1502 South Meyers Road

    Lombard, IL 60148

    (630) 620-2400

    Will County

    Aurora Public Library (West Branch)

    233 S. Constitution Dr Aurora

    630-264-4119

    M-TH 9A-9P; F-SA 9A-5P; SU 1P-5P; Closed Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day

    Aurora Public Library (Main Branch)

    101 S River St Aurora

    630-264-4119

    M-TH 9A-9P; F-SA 9A-5P; SU 1P-5P; Closed Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day

    Aurora Public Library (Eola Branch)

    555 S. Eola Rd. Aurora

    630-264-3400

    M-TH 9A-9P; F-SA 9A-5P; SU 1P-5P; Closed Sundays from Memorial Day to Labor Day

    Beecher Community Hall

    673 Penfield Beecher

    708-946-2324

    By Request Only

    Washington Township Center

    30200 Town Center Road Beecher

    708-946-2026

    By Request Only

    Bolingbrook Fire Station #4

    1111 W. Boughton Road Bolingbrook

    630-226-8504

    By Request Only

    Bolingbrook Fire Station #5

    1900 Rodeo Drive Bolingbrook

    630-226-8505

    By Request Only 

    Braidwood City Hall

    141 W. Main Street Braidwood

    815-458-2333

    M-F 9A - 5P 

    Channahon Fire Station #1

    24929 S. Center Street Channahon

    815-467-6767

    M-F 8A-4P 

    Diamond Village Hall

    1750 E. Division St. Diamond

    815-634-8149

    M-F 8A-4:30P 

    Elwood Village Hall

    401 E. Mississippi Ave. Elwood

    815-423-5011

    By Request Only

    Frankfort Village Hall

    432 W. Nebraska Street Frankfort

    815-469-2177

    M-F 8A-5P Additional Hours By Request

    Godley Village Hall

    150 S. Kankakee St. Godley

    815-693-6907

    By Request Only 

    Homer Glen Village Hall

    14933 S. Founders Crossing Homer Glen

    708-301-0632

    By Request Only 

    Catholic Charities

    611 East Cass St St Joliet

    815-774-4663

    Weather determines hours

    Daybreak Center

    611 E. Cass Street Joliet

    815-774-4663

    9P - 9A

    MorningStar Mission

    350 E. Washington St. Joliet

    815-722-5780

    April 1 - Oct 1: M-F 8A-5P Oct 1 - April 1: M-SA 8A-5P; SU 1P-5P 

    Lemont Village Hall

    418 Main St Lemont

    630-257-1550

    8:30a-5:00p 

    Lemont Township

    1115 Warner St Lemont

    630-257-2522

    9a-4p

    The Core Aquatic and Fitness Center

    16050 127th Street Lemont

    630-257-6787 x3026

    Fall-Winter MON- FRI 5A - 8P Sat-SUN 7A 6P

    Lemont Park District

    16028 127th St Lemont

    630-257-6787 x3026

    M-F 5A-10P / Sat. 7A-8P Sun. 7A-8P 

    Central Square Building

    222 E. 9th Street Lockport

    815-838-0380

    M-F 8A-4P

    Mokena Public Library

    11327 West 195th Street Mokena

    708-479-9663

    M-TH 9A-9P; F 9A-6P; SA 9A-5P; Closed Sunday

    Monee Police Department

    5357 W. Main Street Monee

    708-534-8321 or 708-534-8541 By Request Only

    New Lenox Police Department

    200 Veterans Parkway New Lenox

    815-462-6100

    By Request Only 

    Peotone Village Hall

    208 E Main Street Peotone

    708-258-3279

    By Request Only 

    Plainfield Police Department

    14300 S. Coil Plus Drive Plainfield

    815-436-2341

    By Request Only 

    White Oak Library District - Romeoville Branch

    201 W. Normantown Rd. Romeoville

    815-886-2030

    M-TH 10A-8:30P; F-SA 10A-5P; SU 1P-5P

    Romeoville Recreation Center

    900 West Romeo Road Romeoville

    815-886-6222 

    7A-9P By Request Mon-Fri From Memorial Day-Labor Day Mon-Fri 9A-5P

    Romeoville Fire Station #3

    698 Birch Lane Romeoville

    815-886-7227 9P-7A

    By Request

    Troy Township Community Center

    25448 Seil Road Shorewood

    815-744-1968

    By Request Only 

    Shorewood Village Hall

    903 West Jefferson Shorewood

    815-725-1460 M-F 8:30A-4P Additional hours by request 

    Shorewood Police Department

    903 W. Jefferson Street Shorewood

    815-725-1460

    Daily, 24/7

    Tinley Park Senior Center

    17355 S 68th Court Tinley Park

    708-444-5300

    By Request Only 

    Tinley Park Police Department

    7850 W 183rd Street

    Tinley Park 708-444-5300

    By Request Only 

    Wilmington Lions Club

    805 River Street Wilmington

    815-476-2334

    By Request Only

    Wilmington City Hall

    1165 S Water Street Wilmington

    815-476-2334

    By Request Only

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