Warming centers open for residents in needPosted: Updated:
Gov. Dannel Malloy urged cities and towns to open warming centers to help CT residents in need during this stretch of bitterly cold weather.
Here is a list of centers:
-Prospect Methodist Church, 99 Summer Street. The warming center will open at 6:00 p.m. this evening (January 23rd).
People seeking warmth must provide their own transportation. Pets will be allowed in a specific area of the center. People who are planning to seek shelter from the cold need to bring their own food, medicines, cell phones and any other necessary items.
Hartford - Warming centers will open at noon on Wednesday and remain open until Friday. It is unclear if they will be open over the weekend. The shelters are located at North End Senior Center (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.), South End Wellness Center (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Hispanic Health Council (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Torrington- City Hall Auditorium- The warming center will be opened on Wednesday, January 23rd from 8am-4:00pm; Thursday, January 24th from 8:00am-6:30pm; and on Friday, January 25 from 8:00am to 12:30pm. The Auditorium is located on the second floor of City Hall, 140 Main Street in Torrington.
In addition to the Auditorium, the following locations will be available as a warming center:
Sullivan Senior Center, 88 East Albert Street, Wednesday 8am-5pm; Thursday 8am-5pm; and Friday 8am-4pm (Note the Senior Center will be opened for seniors only)
Torrington Health & Rehab, 225 Wyoming Avenue, Wednesday-Friday 11am-7pm
Register Citizen Newspaper, 59 Field Street, Wednesday-Friday 7am-7pm
Torrington Soup Kitchen, 220 Prospect Street, Thursday 7am-1pm, and 4pm-9pm (dinner served from 4 :30pm-5:30pm) Friday 7am-1pm, and 3pm-9pm
West Haven- warming centers open until 4:30
- Allingtown Senior Center, 1 Forest Road
- Nobel Street Senior Center, 201 Nobel Street
- City Hall, Room B
-Town Hall Francis P. Hicks Room
338 Main Street
Friday 8-12 noon
-Blanche McCarthy Senior Center for seniors only
80 Holabird Avenue
-Open Door Soup Kitchen
160 Main Street
-Beardsley & Memorial Library 40 Munro Place
Fri. 10:30 – 4
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