Official State of Rhode Island website
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted extreme cold, the following communities will have warming centers open to the public for those who need to seek temporary shelter. If you do not see your community listed contact your local municipalities for more information. If you need additional assistance call 2-1-1.
24 Hour & Overnight Warming Centers
Emmanuel House: 239 Public St, Providence
Barrington Library: 281 County Rd.
Public Safety Building: 100 Federal Rd.
Bristol Recreation Center: 101 Asylum Rd.
Roger's Free Library: 525 Hope St.
Jesse Smith Library: 100 Tinkham Lane
For Burrillville residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 641-0898.
Forand Manor: 30 Washington St.
Wilfrid Manor: 466 Hunt St.
Charlestown Town Hall: 4540 South County Trail
Charlestown Community Center: 100 Park Ln.
Cross' Mills Public Library: 4417 Old Post Rd.
Police Community Room: 4901 Old Post Rd.
For Charlestown residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours call (401) 364-1212 - extension "0"
Coventry Police Department: 60 Wood Street
Coventry Public Library: 1672 Flat River Rd.
Coventry Department of Human Resource and Senior Center: 50 Wood St.
Central Library: 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd.
Cumberland Public Safety Complex: 1379 Diamond Hill Road
East Greenwich Community Center: 121 Peirce St.
East Greenwich Police Community Room: 176 First Ave.
East Greenwich Free Library: 82 Peirce St.
Riverside Library: 475 Bullocks Point
Weaver Library: 41 Grove Ave
Town hall : 675 Ten Rod Rd.
Glocester Manton Free Library: 1137 Putnam Pike
Glocester Senior Center: 1210 Putnam Pike
Glocester Town Hall: 1145 Putnam Pike
Harmony Library: 195 Putnam Pike
Hopkinton Police Station: 406 Woodville Rd.
Jamestown Police Station: 250 Conanicus Ave
Jamestown Town Hall: 93 Narraganestt Ave
Johnston Senior Center: 1291 Hartford Ave.
Johnston Public Library: 1 Memorial Ave.
Lincoln Public Library: 145 Old River Road
Lincoln Senior Center: 150 Jenckes Hill Rd
Lincoln Senior Center: 100 Old River Rd
Brownell Library: 44 Commons
Middletown Public Library: 700 West Main Rd.
CLOSED Christmas Eve and Christmas
Middletown Senior Center: 650 Green End Ave.
Maury Loontjens Memorial Public Library: 35 Kingstown Rd.
Newport Maritime Center - Emergency Overnight Warming Center: 365 Thames St - lower level of the Armory Building
Donovan Manor: 19 Chapel St.
(Closed following Newport School schedule – closed holidays, weekends, snow days, etc.)
Edward King House: 35 King St.
Florence Gray Community Center - Main Lobby: 1 Shimoda Way
Newport Public Library: 300 Spring St.
Seamen's Church Institute: 18 Market Square
Senior Center: 44 Beach St.
North Kingstown Library: 100 Boone St.
North Providence High School: 1828 Mineral Spring Ave.
Senior Centerr: 2 Atlantic Blvd.
North Smithfield Middle School: 1850 Providence Pike
Opening at 7 PM as Needed
Pawtucket Police Department Headquarters Lobby: 121 Roosevelt Ave.
Pawtucket Public Library: 13 Summer Street
Leon Mathieu Senior Center: 420 Main St.
Blackstone Valley Visitor Center: 175 Main St.
Portsmouth Free Public Library: 2658 East Main Rd.
Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center: 110 Bristol Ferry Rd.
Pets needing sheltering may be taken to the Potter League for Animals, located at 87 Oliphant Ln, Middletown, RI. The potter league closes at 5:00 PM daily. If emergency pet sheltering is needed call (401) 846-8276 during and after normal work hours.
DaVinci Center for Community Progress – 470 Charles Street
Federal Hill House – 9 Courtland Street
Crossroads – 160 Broad Street
Providence Library Branches
Knight Memorial Library: 275 Elmwood Ave.
Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave.
Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square
Providence Public Library: 150 Empire Street
Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St.
Smith Hill Library: 31 Candace St.
South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave.
Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St.
Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St.
Clark Memorial Library: 7 Pinehurst Dr, Carolina
Community Center: 1168 Main St.
For Richmond residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 539-8289.
Chopmist Hill Senior Center: 1315 Chopmist Hill Rd.
Hope Library: 374 North Rd.
North Scituate Library: 606 West Greenville Rd.
Greenville Public Library: 573 Putnam Pike
Smithfield Senior Center: 1 William J. Hawkins Trail
The Center (Senior Center): 25 St. Dominic Rd.
The Neighborhood Guild: 325 Columbia St.
Peace Dale Library: 1057 Kingstown Rd.
Kingston Free Library: 2605 Kingstown Rd.
Hale Library: 2601 Commodore Perry Highway
Tiverton Public Library: 34 Roosevelt Dr.
Tiverton Senior Center: 207 Canonicus St.
George Haile Library - 530 Main Street
Pilgrim Senior Center: 27 Pilgrim Parkway
Warwick Public Library: 600 Sandy Ln.
Westerly Public Library: 44 Broad St.
West Greenwich Town Hall: 280 Victory Highway
Fri, Feb. 3 (8 AM) - Feb 5 (9 AM)
West Warwick Public Library: 1043 Main St.
West Warwick Police Youth Center: 40 Factory St.
Woonsocket Police Department Lobby Area: 242 Clinton St.
Woonsocket Harris Library: 303 Clinton St.
Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St.