Warming Centers Available

Temperatures are expected to be at or below freezing over the next several days. Many communities across northern and central Illinois have opened warming centers to the public. Note: Warming center hours may vary by location. 


Adams County

  • The Salvation Army - Kroc Center (405 Vermont Street, Qunicy)
    Mon - Fri: 5:30 AM to 7:00 PM Saturday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM   Sunday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • The Salvation Army - John Gardiner Stevenson Shelter & Social Services Center (501 Broadway Street, Quincy)
    Sun - Sat: 24 Hour Overnight Shelter

Brown County

  • Mt. Sterling YMCA (896 IL 99 850 East Street, Mt. Sterling, IL) 
  • Brown County Ambulance (835 Route 24 West, Mt. Sterling, IL)

Bureau County

  • Bureau County Metro Center (837 Park Avenue West, Princeton, IL)

City of Chicago

  • Call 3-1-1 to learn the location of the closest available Warming Center 
  • Englewood Community Service Center (1140 W. 79th Street)
    Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm 
  • King Community Service Center (4314 S. Cottage Grove)
    Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • South Chicago Community Service Center (8650 S. Commercial Avenue)
    Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm 
  • Garfield Community Service Center (10 Kedzie)
    Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm 
  • North Area Community Service Center (845 W. Wilson Avenue)
    Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Trina Davila Community Service Center (4312 W. North Avenue)
    Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm

DeWitt County

  • Vespian Warner Library (310 N. Quincy St., Clinton, IL)
    Mon – Thu 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Sun Closed
  • DeWitt County Friendship Center (410 E. Main St., Clinton. IL)
    Mon – Fri 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Sat – Sun. Closed

Grundy County

  • Grundy County Administration Center (1320 Union St., Morris)
    7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Morris American Legion (221 W. Washington St., Morris)
    11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
  • Morris Area Public Library (604 Liberty St., Morris)
    Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. 
  • We Care of Grundy County (520 W. Illinois Ave., Morris)
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed from noon to 1 p.m. 
  • Minooka Village Hall (121 E. McEvilly Road, Minooka)
    Mon – Fri 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Coal City Village Hall (515 S. Broadway St., Coal City)
    Mon – Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Diamond Village Hall (1750 E. Division St., Diamond)
    Mon – Fri 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Grundy County P.A.D.S. Overnight Homeless Shelter Sites
    Open 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
    • Mondays at Peace Lutheran Church (101 Candlelight Lane, Morris)
    • Tuesdays at First United Methodist Church (118 W.Jackson Street, Morris)
    • Wednesdays at First Christian Church (455 W. Southmor Road, Morris)
    • Thursdays at First Presbyterian Church (200 E. Jackson Street, Morris)
    • Fridays at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church's Meeting House (622 E. Jackson Street, Morris)
    • Saturdays at Living Word Bible Church (304 E. Jackson Street, Morris)
    • Sundays at Peace Lutheran Church (101 Candlelight Lane, Morris)

Henry County

  • Geneseo Community Center (541 E. North St., Geneseo)
  • Orion Lutheran Church (1001 9th St., Orion) 
  • Augusta Lutheran Church (628 Sixth St., Andover)


Kane County

  • Aurora Public Library East Branch (555 S Eola Rd, Aurora)
    Mon-Thurs.(9a-8p), Fri.-Sat.(9a-5p)

  • Aurora Public Library West Branch (233 S Constitution Dr, Aurora)
    Mon & Wed.(9a-6p), Tue & Thu (11a-8p), Fri.(2p-6p), Sat.(9a-6p)

  • Eola Community Center (555 S. Eola Road, Aurora)
    Mon-Fri. (8a-9p), Sat. & Sun. (8a-5p)

  • Prisco Community Center (150 W Illinois Ave, Aurora)
    Mon-Thurs. (8a-8:30p), Fri. (8a-5:30p), Sat. (8a-4p)

  • Salvation Army (437 E Galena Blvd, Aurora)
    Mon-Fri, 10 am - 4 pm 

  • Santori Public Library (101 S. River Street, Aurora)
    Mon-Thurs.(9a-8p), Fri.-Sat.(9a-5p)

  • State of Illinois Facility (361 Old Indian Trail Rd, Aurora)
    Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm

  • Vaughan Athletic Center (150 W. Illinois Ave. , Aurora)
    Mon-Fri (8a-8p), Sat. & Sun. (8a-4p)

  • Batavia City Hall (100 N Island Ave, Batavia)
    24 Hours (No sleeping facilities)

  • Dundee Park Dist. - Rakow Center (665 Barrington Ave., Carpentersville)
    Mon-Fri, 5:30 am - 10 pm - Sat, 7 am - 5 pm – Sun, 8 am - 5 pm

  • Fox Valley Library (555 E. Barrington Ave, East Dundee)
    Sun 1pm-5pm, Mon-Thu 9am-9pm, Fri-Sat 9am-5:30pm

  • Elgin Senior Services (101 S. Grove, Elgin)
    Mon-Fri 8 am - 4 pm

  • Gail Borden Public Library - Main Library (270 N. Grove Ave. , Elgin)
    Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm - Friday & Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm - Sunday: Noon - 5 pm

  • Gail Borden Public Library - Rakow Branch (2751 W. Bowes Rd. , Elgin)
    Monday-Thursday: 9 am - 8 pm - Friday & Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm - Sunday: Noon - 5 pm

  • Gail Borden Public Library - South Elgin Branch (127 South McLean Blvd. , Elgin)
    Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 7 pm - Friday & Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm - Sunday: Noon - 4pm

  • State of Illinois Facility (700 S State St, Elgin)
    Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 5 pm

  • State of Illinois Facility (452 N. McClean Blvd - 2nd Floor,  Elgin)
    Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 5 pm

  • Geneva City Hall (22 S First St, Geneva)
    Mon-Fri 8 am - 5 pm

  • Geneva Fire Dept - Station #1 (200 East Side Dr, Geneva)
    24 Hours/7 days a week (No sleeping facilities)

  • Geneva Police Department (20 Police Plaza, Geneva)
    24 Hours/7 days a week (No sleeping facilities)

  • Geneva Public Library (127 James Street, Geneva)
    Mon-Thu 9a - 9p, Fri 9a - 6p, Sat 9a - 5p, Sun 12p - 5p

  • Geneva Public Works (1800 South Street, Geneva)
    Mon-Fri, 7 am - 4 pm

  • North Aurora Police Dept. (200 S. Lincolnway St. , North Aurora)
    Mon-Fri, 7 am - 10 pm

  • St Charles Public Library (1 S Sixth Ave, St. Charles)
    Mon-Thu 9 am - 9 pm, Fri 9 am - 8 pm, Sat 9 am - 5 pm, Sun noon - 5 pm

  • Spring Hill Mall (1072 Spring Hill Mall, West Dundee)
    Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm 

Kankakee County

  • Any Kankakee River Valley Metro Bus is available to be used as a Warming Center 
  • The Kankakee Library from 9am-9pm (201 E Merchant St, Kankakee, IL)
  • Civic Auditorium in Kankakee (803 S 8th St, Kankakee, IL)
  • Hopkins Park – Senior Citizens Center (4019 South Wheeler, Pembroke Twp., IL)
  • Manteno - Leo Hassett Community Center (211 N Main Street in Manteno)

Kendall County

  • Beecher Community Center (908 Game Farm Road, Yorkville)
    Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Senior Service Associates (908 Game Farm Road, Yorkville)
  • Caring Hands Thrift Shop (1002 S. Bridge Street, Yorkville)
    Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Fox Valley Y.M.C.A. (3875 Eldamain Road, Plano)
    Monday-Thursday 4:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Friday 4:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
  • Kendall County Health Department (811 W. John Street, Yorkville)
    Monday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Kendall County Public Safety Center (1102 Cornell Road, Yorkville)
    24 hour availability 
  • Newark Fire Barn (101 E. Main Street, Newark)
  • Civic Center (5 Ashlawn Avenue, Montgomery)
    Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – Noon 
  • Prairie Point (313 E. Washington Street /corner of Plainfield & Grove Roads, Oswego)
    Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Boulder Point (Boulder Hill Pass & Rt. 25, Montgomery)
    Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – Noon 
  • South Point (810 Preston Lane, Oswego)
    Monday thru Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – Noon 
  • Oswego Police Department (3525 Rte 34, Oswego)
    24 hour availability 
  • Oswego Public Library (32 W. Jefferson St., Oswego) 
  • Oswego Public Library (1111 Reading Dr., Montgomery)
    Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.
  • Oswego Senior Center (156 E. Washington Street, Oswego)
    Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Oswego Village Hall (100 Parkers Mill, Oswego)
    Mon- Fri 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Plainfield Police Department (14300 S. Coil Plus Drive, Plainfield) 
  • Plano City Hall (17 East Main Street, Plano)
    Mon– Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Plano Community Library (15 W. North Street, Plano)
    Mon - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
  • Plano Walmart Supercenter (6800 West Route 34, Plano)
    24 hour availability 
  • Yorkville Public Library (902 Game Farm Road, Yorkville)
    Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

Knox County

  • Oneida Fire Station (254 N. Sage St., Oneida)
  • Henderson Township FPD / Wataga Fire Station (218 Knox Highway 37, Wataga)
  • Rio FPD (304 E.Center Ave., Rio, IL.)
  • Galesburg Public Safety Building (150 S. Broad St., Galesburg)

Madison County

  • The Salvation Army - Alton Corps Community Center (525 Alby Street, Alton)
    Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • The Salvation Army - Granite City Corps Community Center (3007 E. 23rd Street, Granite City)
    Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM and Sun: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Morgan County

  • The Salvation Army - Jacksonville Corps Community Center (331 W. Douglas Avenue, Jacksonville)
    Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

St. Clair County

  • The Salvation Army - East St. Louis Corps Community Center (616 N. 16th Street, East St. Louis)
    Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • The Salvation Army - Belleville Corps Community Center (20 Glory Place, Belleville)
    Mon - Fri: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Will County

  • Aurora Public Library-West (233 S Constitution Drive, Aurora, IL)
    Mon & Wed 9am to 6pm; Tues & Thurs 11am to 8pm; Fri 2pm to 6pm; Sat 9am to 6pm; Sun 1pm to 5pm
  • Eola Community Center (555 S Eola Road, Aurora, IL)
    Mon-Fri 8am to 9pm; Sat & Sun 8am to 5pm
  • Hesed House (659 S River Street, Aurora, IL)
    Seven Days Per Week 7am - 10pm*; *Individuals can stay overnight, but should arrive by 10pm. 
  • Prisco Community Center (150 W Illinois Avenue, Aurora, IL)
    Mon-Thurs 8am to 8:30pm; Fri 8am to 5:30pm; Sat 8am to 4pm
  • Salvation Army (437 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL)
    Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Vaughan Athletic Center (2121 W Indian Trail Road, Aurora, IL)
    Mon-Fri 8am - 8pm; Sat & Sun 8am - 4pm
  • Bolingbrook Fire Station #5 (1900 Rodeo Dr, Bolingbrook, IL)
    Daily 24 / 7
  • Bolingbrook Fire Station #4 (1111 W Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook, IL)
    Daily 24 / 7 
  • Braidwood City Hall (141 W. Main Street, Braidwood, IL)
    M-F 9A - 5P; after hours contact Braidwood Police Non-Emergency Number
  • Channahon Fire Station #1 (24929 S Center St, Channahon, IL)
    M-F 8A-4P
  • Diamond Village Hall (1750 Main St, Diamond, IL)
    M-F 8A-4:30P
  • Frankfort Village Hall (432 W. Nebraska Street, Frankfort, IL)
    M-F 8A-5P Additional Hours By Request
  • MorningStar Mission (350 E. Washington Street, Joliet, IL)
    April 1 - Oct 1: M-F 8A-5P Oct 1 - April 1: M-SA 8A-5P; SU 1P-5P
  • Catholic Charities - Daybreak Center (611 E. Cass Street, Joliet, IL)
    9P - 9A