Cook County Warming Centers Open

WBBM Newsradio Staff
November 11, 2019 - 8:23 pm
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(WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Warming centers are open across Cook County for people looking for a break from the weather. 

The Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security lists hours and locations for public buildings hosting cold residents on its website.

Department spokeswoman Natalia Derevyanny said temperatures are a concern. The county already saw its first cold-related death of the season on Nov. 1, she notes.

In total, she says there were 59 cold-related deaths in Cook County last winter, with the latest stretching into May.

Here is a list of the warming centers and their hours:

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-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. - 4:30 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
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; only available within the township. Cost: $1 donation each ride.  Please call (630) 483-5600.

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.- 2:00 p.m. M-F 
Transport: Yes, for residents 60 years old and older, and adults 18-59 years old with a disability. Please call: (708) 383-4806.

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

1082 Roberts Rd.
Palos Hills, IL
8:00 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

Schiller Park

9526 W. Irving Park Rd.
Schiller Park, IL
6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. on nights when overnight low temperatures fall below 15 degrees Fahrenheit

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-THURS
8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. F
Transport: No