Connecticut warming centers

(WTNH) — This winter season is particularly cold with record breaking chills and Connecticut is providing shelters for those looking for a place to stay. For those in need of overnight shelters or warming centers here is a list of all of the centers that are available in your area:

Bridgeport, CT

  • Greater Bridgeport Transit Bus Terminal – 710 Water St. Hours: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Bridgeport Public Libraries:
    • 925 Broad St. Hours: Sat. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Sun. 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Black Rock Branch – 2705 Fairfield Ave. Hours: Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Newfield Branch – 1230 Stratford Ave. Hours: Sat. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • North Branch – 3455 Madison Ave. Hours: Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Old Mill Green Branch – 1677 East Main Street Hours: Sat. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Senior Centers:
    • East Side Senior Center: 1057 East Main St. Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Black Rock Senior Center, 2676 Fairfield Ave. Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
    • North End Bethany Senior Center – 20 Throme St. Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Overnight Centers:
    • United Congregational Church – 877 Park Avenue – to register go to 1062 Fairfield Avenue from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Prospect House – 392 Prospect St.

Bristol, CT

  • St. Vincent de Paul – 19 Jacobs St. 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Bristol Senior Center – 240 Stafford Ave. 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Bristol Public Library – 5 High Street 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Manross Memorial Library – 260 Central Street 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Hamden, CT

  • The Hamden Fire Stations:
    • 71 Circular Avenue
    • 441 Hsrtford Turnpike
    • 2372 Whitney Avenue
    • 2993 Whitney Avenue
    • 245 Johnson Road
  •  The Keefe Center – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM – 11 Pine Street
  • Government Center – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM – 2750 Dixwell Avenue
  • Miller Library Complex – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM – 2901 Dixwell Avenue
  • Whitneyville Library – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM – 125 Carleton Street
  • Community Branch Library – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM – 91 Circular Avenue
  • Police Department – 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM – 2900 Dixwell Avenue

Middletown, CT

  • Saint Vincent de Paul Middletown and local Churches
  • Middletown Warming Centers (Offered to men and women; does not accept children) 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
    • Church of the Holy Trinity – 381 Main Street
    • Saint Johns Church – 5 Saint Johns Square
    • South Congregational Church – 9 Pleasant Street
  • Middletown Library – 700 West Main Road Hours: Mon-Thurs. 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM, Fri-Sat 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Sun 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Middletown Senior Center – 650 Green End Avenue Hours: Mon. – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Middletown Town Hall – 350 East Main Road Hours: Mon. – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

New Haven, CT

  • New Haven Free Public Library – 133 Elm Street Hours: Mon.- Thurs. 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Fri & Sat. 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Fair Haven Branch Library – 182 Grand Avenue Hours: Mon. & Tues. 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Thurs. 12:00-8 PM
  • Mitchell Branch Library – 37 Harrison St. Hours: Mon. 12:00 – 8:00 PM, Wed. & Thurs. 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Stetson Branch Library – 200 Dixwell Avenue Hours: Mon. & Tues. 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Wed. 12:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Courtland Seymour Wilson Branch Library – 303 Washington Avenue Hours: Tues 12:00 – 8:00 PM, Wed. & Thurs. 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Overnight Shelter: Bethel AME, Goffe Street Hours: Opens Thursday night at 10:00 PM

New Britain, CT

  • Senior Center – 55 Pearl St. Hours: Monday through Friday 8:15 AM – 4 PM
  • New Britain Public Library – 20 High St. Hours: Monday through Thursday 9:00 AM – 8 PM and Friday and Saturday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Norwalk, CT

  • Norwalk Public Libraries & City Hall
  • Norwalk Police Department Community Room
  • Click here for more information on Norwalk warming centers

Simsbury, CT

  • Simsbury Public Library 725 Hopmeadow Street 860 658-7663 (Lower Level Entrance) Hours: Thursday 9:30 AM – 8:30 PM Friday – Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Eno Memorial Hall 754 Hopmeadow Street 860 658-3283 (Senior Center) Hours: Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Friday 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Southington, CT

  • Southington Library & Museum – 255 Main Street 860-628-0947 Hours: Thursday 9:00 AM – 8:45 PM and Friday 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM
  • Southington Calendar House – 388 Pleasant St. 860-621-3014 Hours: Thursday and Friday 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM

For more information of shelters or warming centers in your area please call 2-1-1 or click here.

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