Call 3-1-1 to:
- Request a well-being check for someone suffering due to extreme weather
- Report inadequate heat in a residential building
- Learn about programs that assist with home heating costs
- Connect to shelter and supportive services
A Warming Center is a heated facility where Chicagoans can go to find safe refuge from extreme weather. The Garfield Center, located at 10 S. Kedzie Avenue, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to connect residents to emergency shelter.
DFSS WARMING CENTERS
9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday
The Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) operates six Warming Centers during work weekdays when temperatures dip below 32 degrees. DFSS Warming Centers are not open on weekday holidays unless specifically indicated. Hours and days may be extended under extreme conditions. Additional facilities are opened as needed including Senior Centers, libraries, and Park District buildings, so it is important to call 3-1-1 for information concerning Warming Center locations, especially during off hours and on weekday holidays)
1140 W. 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
Garfield Center (Open 24/7)
10 S. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
4314 S. Cottage Grove
Chicago, IL 60653
North Area (Effective December 17th, 2013)
845 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
8650 S. Commercial Ave.
Chicago, IL 60617
4357 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60639
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