Warming Centers

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.

    Barrington Library: 281 County Rd.

    • Mon - Thur: 9 AM - 9 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401- 247-1920

    Public Safety Building: 100 Federal Rd.

    • Open 24 Hours
    • Phone: 401- 437-3930

    Bristol Recreation Center: 101 Asylum Rd.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4 PM

    Roger's Free Library: 525 Hope St.

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM – 8 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM

    Jesse Smith Library: 100 Tinkham Lane

    • Mon - Thurs: 8 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-710-7800

    For Burrillville residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 641-0898.

    Forand Manor: 30 Washington St.

    • Mon - Sun: 9 AM - 9 PM
    • Phone: 401-727-9090

    Wilfrid Manor: 466 Hunt St.

    • Sat - Sun: 9 AM - 9 PM
    • Phone: 401-727-9090

    Charlestown Town Hall: 4540 South County Trail

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Charlestown Community Center: 100 Park Ln.

    • Mon - Thurs: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Fri: 8:30 AM - 12 PM

    Cross' Mills Public Library: 4417 Old Post Rd.

    • Mon: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Tues: 9 AM - 1 PM
    • Wed: 9 AM - 6 PM
    • Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Sat: 9 AM - 3 PM

    Police Community Room: 4901 Old Post Rd.

    • Daily: 7 AM - 5 PM

    For Charlestown residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours call (401) 364-1212 - extension "0"

    Coventry Police Department: 60 Wood Street

    • Available as needed. For assistance contact Coventry PD at (401) 826-1100.

    Coventry Public Library: 1672 Flat River Rd.

    • Mon - Wed: 9 AM - 8 PM
    • Thu - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Sun: 12 PM – 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-822-9100

    Coventry Department of Human Resource and Senior Center: 50 Wood St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-822-9175

    Central Library: 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd.

    • Mon - Wed: 9 AM - 8 PM
    • Thurs - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-943-9080

    Cumberland Public Safety Complex: 1379 Diamond Hill Road

    • 24 hours / 7 days a week

    East Greenwich Community Center: 121 Peirce St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

    East Greenwich Police Community Room: 176 First Ave.

    • Daily as needed

    East Greenwich Free Library: 82 Peirce St. 

    • Mon: 9:00 AM - 5 PM 
    • Tue, Wed, Thu: 9 AM - 8 PM 
    • Fri & Sat: 9 AM - 3 PM 

    Riverside Library: 475 Bullocks Point 

    • Fri, Feb 3 & Sat, Feb 4 (9 AM - 1 PM)

    Weaver Library: 41 Grove Ave

    • Fri, Feb. 3 & Sat, Feb 4 (9 AM - 5 PM)

    Town hall : 675 Ten Rod Rd.

    • Will open over holiday if necessary

    Glocester Manton Free Library: 1137 Putnam Pike

    • Mon - Wed: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Sat: 10 AM - 3 PM
    • Phone: 401-568-6077

    Glocester Senior Center: 1210 Putnam Pike

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-567-4557

    Glocester Town Hall: 1145 Putnam Pike

    • Will be opened as needed. Hours: to be determined, this is not a standing warming center.
    • Phone: 401-568-6206

    Harmony Library: 195 Putnam Pike

    • Mon - Thurs: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-949-2850

    Hopkinton Police Station: 406 Woodville Rd.

    • Available as needed. For assistance contact Hopkinton Police Department - (401) 377-7750.

    Jamestown Police Station: 250 Conanicus Ave

    • 24 Hours

    Jamestown Town Hall: 93 Narraganestt Ave

    • Normal Business Hours

     

    Johnston Senior Center: 1291 Hartford Ave.

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-944-3343

    Johnston Public Library: 1 Memorial Ave.

    • Mon - Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-231-4980

    Lincoln Public Library: 145 Old River Road

    • Mon - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM

    Lincoln Senior Center: 150 Jenckes Hill Rd

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 4:30 PM

    Lincoln Senior Center: 100 Old River Rd

    • Sat/Sun: Please Call Ahead: (401)-333-1100

    Brownell Library: 44 Commons

    • Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM
    • Tue: 12 PM - 7 PM
    • Sat: 10 AM - 3 PM
    • Phone: 401-635-8562

     

    Middletown Public Library: 700 West Main Rd.

    • Mon - Thur: 10 AM - 7 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Sunday: 12 PM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-846-1573
    • CLOSED Christmas Eve and Christmas

    Middletown Senior Center: 650 Green End Ave.

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-849-8823

    Maury Loontjens Memorial Public Library: 35 Kingstown Rd.

    • Mon - Thurs: 9:30 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
    • Sat: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
    • Sun: 12 PM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-789-9507

    Newport Maritime Center - Emergency Overnight Warming Center: 365 Thames St - lower level of the Armory Building

    • Thu, Feb 2 / (7 PM) - Fri 3, Feb 3 / (8 AM)
    • Fri, Feb. 3 / (7 PM) - Sat, Feb 4 / (12 PM)
    • Sat, Feb 4 / (7 PM) - Sun, Feb 5 / (8 AM)

     

    Donovan Manor: 19 Chapel St.

    (Closed following Newport School schedule – closed holidays, weekends, snow days, etc.)

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Edward King House: 35 King St.

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 4 PM

    Florence Gray Community Center - Main Lobby: 1 Shimoda Way

    (Closed following Newport School schedule – closed holidays, weekends, snow days, etc.)

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    Newport Public Library: 300 Spring St.

    • Mon: 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Tues - Thurs: 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM

    Seamen's Church Institute: 18 Market Square

    • Wed - Sun: 7 AM - 4 PM

    Senior Center: 44 Beach St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

    North Kingstown Library: 100 Boone St.

    • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM - 8:30 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Sun: 1PM - 5PM

    North Providence High School: 1828 Mineral Spring Ave.

    • Upon Request, call 401-231-8500

    Senior Centerr: 2 Atlantic Blvd.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-231-0742

    North Smithfield Middle School: 1850 Providence Pike 

    • Opening at 7 PM as Needed

    Pawtucket Police Department Headquarters Lobby: 121 Roosevelt Ave. 

    • 24 Hours a day

     

    Pawtucket Public Library: 13 Summer Street

    • Mon - Thu: 9 AM - 8:45 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 4:45 PM 
    • First Sun of the Every Month: 12 PM - 3:45 PM 

     

    Leon Mathieu Senior Center: 420 Main St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4 PM 

     

    Blackstone Valley Visitor Center: 175 Main St. 

    • Mon - Sun: 10 AM - 4 PM

     

    Portsmouth Free Public Library: 2658 East Main Rd.

    • Mon - Wed: 9 AM – 8 PM
    • Thu - Fri: 9 AM - 6 PM
    • Sat: 9AM - 5 PM
    • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-683-9457

    Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center: 110 Bristol Ferry Rd.

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM – 3 PM
    • Phone: 401-683-4106

    Pets

    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.                           

    Providence Locations

     

    DaVinci Center for Community Progress – 470 Charles Street

    • Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-7474

     

    Federal Hill House – 9 Courtland Street

    • Monday - Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-421-4722

     

    Crossroads – 160 Broad Street

    • Open 24/7
    • Phone: 401-521-2255

     

    Providence Library Branches

    Knight Memorial Library: 275 Elmwood Ave.

    • Mon: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Tues: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Thurs: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Sat: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-467-2625

     

    Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave.

    • Mon: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
    • Tue: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
    • Wed: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
    • Thu: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5 30 PM
    • Sat: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-0106

     

    Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square

    • Mon: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Tue: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Thu: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Sun: 10 AM – 4 PM 
    • Phone: 401-421-4084

     

    Providence Public Library: 150 Empire Street

    • Mon: 8:30 AM – 7 PM
    • Tue: 8:30 AM – 7 PM 
    • Wed: 8:30 AM – 7 PM
    • Thu: 10 AM - 5 PM 
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5 PM
    • Sat: 8:30 AM – 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-455-8000

     

    Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St.

    • Mon: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
    • Tue: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
    • Wed: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
    • Thu: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Sat: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-3780

     

    Smith Hill Library: 31 Candace St.

    • Mon: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Tue: 10 AM – 5:30 PM 
    • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Thu: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-4140

     

    South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave.

    • Mon: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Tue: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Wed: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Thu: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Sun: 10 AM - 4 PM 
    • Phone: 401-467-2619

     

    Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St.

    • Mon – Tues – Wed: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Thurs: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-274-4145

     

    Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St.

    • Mon – Tues – Wed: 10 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Thurs: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM – 5:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-781-3136

    Clark Memorial Library: 7 Pinehurst Dr, Carolina

    • Mon, Wed, Fri: 1O AM - 5 PM
    • Tues & Thurs: 1 PM - 7 PM
    • Sat: 10 AM - 1 PM

    Community Center: 1168 Main St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 12 PM

    For Richmond residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 539-8289.

    Chopmist Hill Senior Center: 1315 Chopmist Hill Rd.

    • Mon - Fri: 8 AM – 4 PM
    • Sat - Sun: Will be open as needed. Notifications of weekend availability will be issued via CodeRED.

    Hope Library: 374 North Rd.

    • Mon: 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Tues - Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Sat: 9 AM - 4 PM

    North Scituate Library: 606 West Greenville Rd.

    • Mon: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Tues: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Wed: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Thurs: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM

    Greenville Public Library: 573 Putnam Pike

    • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM

    Smithfield Senior Center: 1 William J. Hawkins Trail

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 3 PM
    • Smithfield residents requiring help staying warm after regular hours please call: 401-233-1033 and press 0

    The Center (Senior Center): 25 St. Dominic Rd.

    • Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

     

    The Neighborhood Guild: 325 Columbia St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM

     

    Peace Dale Library: 1057 Kingstown Rd.

    • Mon & Tue: 9 AM - 8 PM
    • Wed & Thu: 9 AM - 6 PM
    • Fri & Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM

     

    Kingston Free Library: 2605 Kingstown Rd.

    • Mon & Tue: 10 AM - 6 PM
    • Wed: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Thu: 12 PM - 8 PM
    • Fri & Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM

     

    Hale Library: 2601 Commodore Perry Highway

    • Mon: 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Tue: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Wed & Thu: 1 PM - 5 PM

     

    Tiverton Public Library: 34 Roosevelt Dr.

    • Mon: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Wed - Thurs: 10 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-625-6790

    Tiverton Senior Center: 207 Canonicus St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-625-6790

    George Haile Library - 530 Main Street

    • Mon – Thurs    10 AM – 8 PM
    • Friday              10 AM – 5 PM
    • Saturday          10 AM – 3 PM
    • Sunday            Closed

    Pilgrim Senior Center: 27 Pilgrim Parkway

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-468-4072

    Warwick Public Library: 600 Sandy Ln.

    • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM
    • Sun: 1 PM – 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-921-9743

    Westerly Public Library: 44 Broad St.

    • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 9 Am - 6 PM
    • Sat: 9 AM - 4 PM

    West Greenwich Town Hall: 280 Victory Highway

    • Fri, Feb. 3 (8 AM)  - Feb 5 (9 AM) 

    West Warwick Public Library: 1043 Main St.

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Sat: 9 AM - 1 PM

    West Warwick Police Youth Center: 40 Factory St. 

    • Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM

    Woonsocket Police Department Lobby Area: 242 Clinton St.

    • 24 hrs a day

    Woonsocket Harris Library: 303 Clinton St.

    • Mon, Wed, Thu: 9 AM - 9 PM
    • Tue, Fri, Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-769-9044

    Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM