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These warming centers are available in Detroit during frigid temperatures

Posted: 8:09 AM, Feb 14, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-14 08:09:15-05
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DETROIT (WXYZ) — The City of Detroit is reminding residents that warming centers and respite locations are open during frigid temperatures this weekend.

The city has three warming centers, available after hours or during weekends and holidays:

  • Cass Community Social Services, 1534 Webb, provides services for families (male and female parents and children). Contact the Cass Community Social Services at (313) 883-2277.
  • Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries is located at 3535 Third Avenue near downtown Detroit. For information, contact the Detroit Rescue Mission at (313) 993-6703.
  • Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has a second location at 3840 Fairview between Mack and St. Jean. For information on this location, contact the Detroit Rescue Mission at (313) 331-8990.

Detroit uses a coordinated entry process to access shelters and warming centers. Popel should visit the appropriate access point below to explore available shelter options:

For Families & Unaccompanied Youth (age 18-24):
Southwest Solutions Housing Resource Center, 1600 Porter St.
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 11 am – 7 pm

For Single Adults:
NSO Tumaini Center, 3430 Third Ave.
Hours: Mon-Fri., 11 am – 7 pm

NOAH Project, 23 E. Adams
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 10 am – 4 pm

For Veterans:
Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV), 4646 John R. Street (2nd Floor, Red Section)
Hours: Mon.- Fri. 8 am-4:30 pm

Veterans Community Resource & Referral Center (VCRRC), 301 Piquette Street
Hours: Sun. – Sat. 8 am – 8 pm

While the warming centers are open, there will also be additional access points open and available to anyone on a limited basis:

For any Individual or Family:
Samaritan Center, 5555 Conner St. - Suite 2077
Hours: Mon. & Fri. 11 am – 7 pm

Cass Community Social Services, 11850 Woodrow Wilson
Hours: Tues. & Fri. 11 am – 7 pm

Staff at the access points will assist to explore alternatives to shelters or make shelter placement for the night.

For more information regarding the warming centers, call (313) 224-9974.

The city’s recreation centers and Detroit Public Library branches are open during business hours to provide residents relief from extreme weather.

Adams/Butzel Center
10500 Lyndon
(313) 628-0990
Monday – Friday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Butzel Family Center
7737 Kercheval
(313) 626-2100
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Clemente Recreation Center
2631 Bagley
(313) 628-0228
Monday – Friday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Coleman Young Community Center
2751 Robert Bradby Dr.
(313) 628-0995
Monday – Friday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Crowell Recreation Center
16630 Lahser Road
(313) 628-2050
Monday – Friday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Farwell Recreation Center
2711 E. Outer Drive
(313) 628-2028
Monday – Friday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Heilmann Recreation Center
19601 Crusade
(313) 224-9334
Monday – Friday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Kemeny Recreation Center
2260 S. Fort
(31) 628-2819
Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Lasky Recreation Center
13200 Fenelon
(313) 628-2030
Monday – Friday 1 – 9 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Northwest Activities Center
18100 Meyers Road
Monday - Friday 6 a.m. 10 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Patton Recreation Center
2301 Woodmere
(313) 628-2000
Monday – Friday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Williams Recreation Center
8431 Rosa Parks Blvd.
(313) 628-2039
Monday – Friday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday Closed

Detroit Public Library Branches

Bowen Branch
3648 W. Vernor/W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48216 • 313.481.1540
Hours: M, W & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; T & Th: Noon - 8 p.m.

Campbell Branch
8733 W. Vernor/Springwells, Detroit, MI 48209 • 313.481.1550
Hours: T, Th, & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; M & W: Noon - 8 p.m.

Chandler Park Branch
12800 Harper, Detroit, MI 48213 • 313.481.1560
Hours: W & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Th: Noon- 8 p.m.

Chase Branch
17731 W. Seven Mile Rd./Southfield, Detroit, MI 48235 • 313.481.1580
Hours: M, W & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; T & Th: Noon - 8 p.m.

Conely Branch
4600 Martin/Michigan, Detroit, MI 48210 • 313.481.1590
Hours: M, W & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; T & Th: Noon - 8 p.m.

Douglass Branch for Specialized Services
3666 Grand River/Trumbull, Detroit, MI 48208 • 313.481.1707
Hours: M, T, W, Th & F: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Duffield Branch
2507 W. Grand Blvd./14th St., Detroit, MI 48208 • 313.481.1710
Hours: M, W & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; T & Th: Noon - 8 p.m.

Edison Branch
18400 Joy/Southfield, Detroit, MI 48228 • 313.481.1720
Hours: T, Th & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; M & W: Noon - 8 p.m.

Elmwood Park Branch
550 Chene/Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48207 • 313.481.1730
Hours: M, W, Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; T & Th: Noon - 8 p.m.

Franklin Branch
13651 E. McNichols/Gratiot, Detroit, MI • 313.481.1740 [lnks.gd]
Hours: M, W, Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; T & Th: Noon - 8 p.m.

Hubbard Branch
12929 W. McNichols/James Couzens, Detroit, MI 48235 • 313.481.1750
Hours: T & Th & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m; M & W: Noon - 8 p.m.

Knapp Branch
13330 Conant/E. Davison, Detroit, MI 48212 • 313.481.1770
Hours: T, Th & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; M & W: Noon - 8 p.m.

Main Library
5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202 • 313.481.1300
Hours: T & W: Noon - 8 p.m.; Th, F & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Su (Oct-May): 1 - 5 p.m.

Monteith Branch
14100 Kercheval/Chalmers, Detroit, MI 48215 • 313.481.1800 |
Hours: M: Noon - 8 p.m.; T: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m

Parkman Branch
1766 Oakman Blvd./Linwood, Detroit, MI 48238 • 313.481.1810
Technology, Literacy & Career (TLC) Center: 313.481.1814
Hours: T, Th & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; M & W: Noon - 8 p.m.

Redford Branch
21200 Grand River/W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48219 • 313.481.1820
Hours: T, Th & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; M & W: Noon - 8 p.m.
Su (Oct-May): 1 - 5 p.m.

Sherwood Forest Branch
7117 W. 7 Mile Rd./Livernois, Detroit, MI 48221 • 313.481.1840
Hours: M, W & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; T & Th: Noon - 8 p.m.

Skillman Branch
121 Gratiot/Farmer, Detroit, MI 48226 • 313.481.1850
Hours: M, T, W, Th & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m

Wilder Branch
7140 E. 7 Mile Rd./Van Dyke, Detroit, MI 48234 • 313.481.1870
Hours: M & W: Noon - 8:00 p.m.; T, Th & Sa: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Su (Oct-May): 1 - 5 p.m.