Find a Chicago area warming center near you

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Thursday, January 31, 2019
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago area winters can be brutal. When temperatures dip down to dangerous levels, it's a good idea to know where you can get warm.

Warming centers open each year for people who do not have access to heat and need a safe place to go.

CHICAGO WARMING CENTERS:

Call 311 or check out this online map to find a warming center near you, especially during off hours and weekday holidays, when the six Department of Family and Support Services warming centers below are not usually open.

In extreme conditions, hours and days may be extended and other city facilities may be designated as temporary warming center.

Englewood Center

1140 W. 79th Street

Chicago, IL 60621

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

4300 W. North Ave.

Chicago, IL 60639

DFSS officials said the temperature of residential buildings must be at least 68 degrees during the day and at least 66 degrees at overnight. If your landlord is not doing so and the problem cannot be resolved, call 311.

For more information, visit www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fss/provdrs/serv/svcs/dfss_warming_centers.html.

The St. Sabina Church/Catholic Charities Social Service Center, located at 1120 West 79th Street, will operate as a warming center from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Anyone who does not have a place to stay after 9 p.m. each night will be taken to a shelter.

New Canaan Land Missionary Baptist Church will operate as a warming center from Wednesday to Saturday. The church will have food, movies, pillows, blankets, air beds and a safe, warm place to stay for those who need it.

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT WARMING CENTERS:

The Chicago Park District identified 62 park fieldhouses that will be warming centers for the rest of the winter. These fieldhouses will be open during normal Chicago Park District hours, which can be found on each park's website.

Ada Park | 11250 S. Ada St.

Altgeld Park | 515 S. Washtenaw Ave.

Amundsen Park | 62 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

Austin Town Hall Park | 5610 W. Lake St.

Avalon Park | 1215 E. 83rd St.

Bessemer Park | 8930 S. Muskegon Ave.

Blackhawk Park | 2318 N. Lavergne Ave.

Calumet Park | 9801 S. Ave. "G"

Columbus Park | 500 S. Central Ave.

Douglas Park | 1401 S. Sacramento Ave.

Dvorak Park | 1119 W. Cullerton St.

Eckhart Park | 1330 W. Chicago Ave.

Fernwood Park | 10436 S. Wallace St.

Fosco Park | 1313 S. Troop St.

Foster Park | 1440 W. 84th St.

Franklin Park | 4320 W. 15th St.

Gage Park | 2411 W. 55th St.

Garfield Park | 100 N. Central Park Ave.

Gill Park | 825 W. Sheridan Rd.

Hamilton Park | 513 W. 72nd St.

Harrison Park | 1824 S. Wood St.

Hayes Park | 2936 W. 85th St.

Holstein Park | 2200 N. Oakley Ave.

Horner Park | 2741 W. Montrose

Humboldt Park | 1440 N. Sacramento Ave.

Jackson Park | 6401 S. Stony Island

Kelvyn Park | 4438 W. Wrightwood

Kosciuszko Park | 2732 N. Avers Ave.

La Follette Park | 333 N. Laramie Ave.

Lincoln Park| 2045 N. Lincoln Park West

Loyola Park | 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.

Mann Park | 2949 E. 131st St.

Marquette Park | 6734 S. Kedzie Ave.

McFetridge | 3843 N. California Ave.

McGuane Park | 2901 S. Poplar Ave.

Mt. Greenwood | 3721 W. 111th St.

Nash Community Center | 1833 E. 71st St.

Ogden Park | 429 N. Columbus Dr.

Olympia Park | 6566 N. Avondale

Palmer Park | 201 E. 111th St.

Ping Tom Park | 300 W. 19th St.

Piotrowski Park | 4247 W. 31st St.

Portage Park | 4100 N. Long Ave.

Pulaski Park | 1419 W. Blackhawk St.

Rainbow Beach Park | 3111 E. 77th St.

Riis Park | 6100 W. Fullerton Ave.

River Park | 5100 N. Francisco

Rowan Park | 11545 S. Avenue L

Russell Square Park | 3045 E. 83rd St.

Scottsdale Park* | 4637 W. 83rd St.

Shabbona Park | 6935 W. Addison St.

Sheridan Park | 910 S. Aberdeen St.

Sherwood Park | 507 S. Shields

Smith Park | 2526 W. Grand Ave.

South Shore Cultural Center | 7059 S. South Shore

Trumbull Park | 2400 E. 105th St.

Tuley Park | 501 E. 90th Pl.

Warren Park | 6601 N. Western Ave.

Washington Park | 5531 S. Martin Luther King

Wentworth Gardens | 3770 S. Wentworth Ave.

West Lawn Park | 4233 W. 65th St.

West Pullman Park | 401 W. 123rd St.

*Closed on weekends

COOK COUNTY WARMING CENTERS:

Berwyn (Library)

2701 S. Harlem Ave.

Berwyn, IL

9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. M-THU

9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. F-SAT

1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. SUN

Transport: No

Berwyn (Freedom Park)

3701 S. Scoville Ave.

Berwyn, IL

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-THU

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. F

Transport: No

Berwyn (Recreational Dept.)

6501 W. 31st St.

Berwyn, IL

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Bloom

425 S. Halsted St.

Chicago Heights, IL

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. M/W

8:00 a.m. - 4:40 p.m. T/THU/F

Transport: No

Bremen

16361 S. Kedzie Parkway

Markham, IL

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., M-F

Transport: No

Calumet

12633 Ashland Ave.

Calumet Park, IL

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: Yes, please call 708.388.6606.

Cicero (Village Building)

4949 W. Cermak Rd.

Cicero, IL

8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Cicero (Library)

5444 W. 34th St.

Cicero, IL

8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m., M-F

Transport: No

Cicero (Community Center)

2250 S. 49th Ave.

Cicero, IL

8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m., M-F

Transport: No

Elk Grove

2400 S. Arlington Heights Rd.

Arlington Heights, IL

9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Hanover (Senior Center)

240 S. IL Route 59

Bartlett, IL

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M/W/F

8:30 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. T and THURS

8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. SAT

Transport: Yes

Lemont (Township Offices)

1115 Warner Ave.

Lemont, IL

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: Yes, please call 630.257.2522

Lemont (Community Center)

16300 Alba St.

Lemont, IL

9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: Yes, please call 630.257.2522

Leyden

2620 N. Mannheim Rd.

Franklin Park, IL

6:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. M-F

6:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. SAT

6:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. SUN

Transport: No

Maine

1700 Ballard Rd.

Park Ridge, IL

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Niles

5255 Lincoln Ave.

Skokie, IL

9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Norwood Park

7833 W. Lawrence Ave.

Norridge, IL

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. M - THUR

9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. F

Transport: No

Oak Park

130 S. Oak Park Ave.

Oak Park, IL

8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Orland Park

14807 Ravinia Ave.

Orland Park, IL

8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M/W/THUR/F

8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. T

Transport: Yes, for seniors 55 and older. Please call 708.403.4222.

Palatine

721 S. Quentin Road

Palatine, IL

8:30 a.m.- 7:00 p.m. M

8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. T- F

8:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. SAT

Transport: No

Palos

10802 S. Roberts Road

Palos Hills, IL

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Proviso

4565 W. Harrison St.

Hillside, IL

8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F

Transport: Yes, for seniors 60 and older. Please call 708.449.4300.

Rich

22013 Governors Hwy

Richton Park, IL

9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

River Forest

8020 W. Madison St.

River Forest, IL

8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Riverside

27 Riverside Road

Riverside, IL

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Schaumburg

1 Illinois Boulevard

Hoffman Estates, IL

8:30 a.m.-10:00 p.m. M-THURS

8:30 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. F

Transport: No

Stickney

7745 S. Leamington Ave.

Burbank, IL

8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. F

Transport: No

Wheeling

1616 N. Arlington Heights Rd.

Arlington Heights, IL

8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

Worth

11601 S. Pulaski Rd.

Alsip, IL

8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F

Transport: No

For more information about these services, visit cookcountyhomelandsecurity.org/cook-county-warming-centers.