Warming centers open around Chicago area

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Monday, January 5, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- As brutally cold temperatures sweep across the Chicago area, warming centers open to keep residents safe and warm during the frigid weather.

Oak Street Health Services announced that beginning Monday, Jan. 5, until Friday, Jan. 9, all seven of its community centers across the city will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offering free coffee, hot chocolate, tea and entertainment.

Additionally, community centers like the King Center at S. Cottage Grove Avenue also serve as warming centers during 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Oak Street Health Services warming center locations are listed below. For more locations citywide and further information, click here.

Bronzeville

4318 S. State Street

Chicago, IL 60609

773-285-9304

Portage Park

4848 W. Irving Park

Chicago, IL 60641

773-724-6200

Edgewater

1541 W. Devon Avenue

Chicago, IL 60660

773-250-5222

Ashburn

3348 W. 87th Street

Chicago, IL 60652

773-768-4471

Avalon Park

1715 E. 95th Street

Chicago, IL 60617

773-768-4437

Berwyn

7000 W. Cermak Road

Berwyn, IL 60402

708-484-8090

Blue Island

3046 W. 127th Street

Blue Island, IL 60406

708-377-7920