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Hartford Warming Centers

Daytime Warming Centers

Daytime Warming Centers are open during cases of severe weather conditions to provide temporary comfort during regular business hours.  Any resident in need of overnight shelter accommodations are encouraged to call 2-1-1.

List of Daytime Warming Centers:

  • Hartford Public Library, Downtown Branch, 500 Main St: Monday – Thursday 9:30 am – 8:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Center Church, 60 Gold St: Wednesday through Sunday 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Hands on Hartford, 45 Church St: Mondays and Tuesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St: Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
  • Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Overnight Warming Center for Individual Men and Women

Willie Ware Community Center, 697 Windsor St: Open 7 days a week, 7:30 pm - 7:30 am

The Overnight Warming Center, located at Willie Ware Community Center, 697 Windsor St, will be open between 7:30 pm - 7:30 am. Coats, hats, and gloves will also be available. There are no beds or showers at the Overnight Warming Center. Any resident in need of overnight shelter accommodations are encouraged to call 2-1-1.

During severe cold weather, residents should take the following precautions:

  • Stay indoors if possible
  • If you must go outside, wear several layers of loose-fitting, lightweight, warm clothing rather than one layer of heavy clothing. Wear a hat and change wet clothes frequently to prevent loss of body heat.
  • Cover your mouth with a scarf to protect your lungs.
  • Watch for signs of hypothermia: uncontrollable shivering, memory loss, disorientation, incoherence, slurred speech, drowsiness, and apparent exhaustion
  • If symptoms of hypothermia are detected, get the victim to a warm location, remove wet clothing, warm the center of the body first and give warm, non-alcoholic beverages if the victim is conscious. Get medical help as soon as possible
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HHS Contact

Main Office

131 Coventry Street
Hartford CT, 06112
Phone: (860) 757-4700
Fax: (860) 722-6851
8am - 5pm

Community Services Division 

Phone: (860) 757-4730

Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division 

Phone: (860) 757-4830

Fax: (860) 722-6826

Maternal & Child Health Division

(860) 757-4820

Environmental Health Division 

Phone: (860) 757-4760

Fax: (860) 722-6677

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM