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

    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: 1075 Main St.

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

    Coventry Public Library: 1672 Flat River Rd.

    • Mon - Thur: 9 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • 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: 401-461-4161

    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

    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 Naragannest Ave

    • Normal Business Hours

    Jamestown Library: 26 North Rd. .

    • Mon 10 AM – 8 PM
    • Tues 10 AM – 8 PM
    • Wed 10 AM – 8 PM
    • Thur 12PM – 8 PM
    • Fri 10 AM – 5 PM
    • Sat 10 AM – 5 PM
    • Sun 1 PM – 5 PM

    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

    Brownell Library: 44 Commons

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

     

    Middletown Public Library: 700 West Main Rd.

    • Mon - Thur: 9:30 AM - 8 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
    • Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-846-1573

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

    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

    Scouter's Hall: 10 Main St, Slatersville (Will Open if Needed)

    • Contact the North Smithfield Emergency Management Agency hotline at 401-767-2206 to request.

    For those Pawtucket residents affected by the cold needing transportation, call (401) 727-9100 for assistance.

    Seniors with heat-related concerns may also contact the Leon Mathieu Senior Center at (401) 728-7582 or the City's Senior Liaison at (401) 728-0500 - Extension 241.

    Portsmouth Free Public Library: 2658 East Main Rd.

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

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

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM – 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-683-4106

    Davinci Center for Community Progress: 470 Charles St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-7474

    Federal Hill House: 9 Courtland St.

    • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM – 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-421-4722

    Providence Rescue Mission: 627 Cranston Street #1

    • Thur: 12 AM – 12 PM
    • Fri: 12 AM - 12 PM
    • Sat: 12AM - 12 PM
    • Phone: 401-274-8861

    Silver Lake Annex Multi-Purpose Community Center: 529 Plainfield St.

    • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM - 5 PM
    • Phone: 401-944-8300

    West End Community Center: 109 Bucklin St.

    • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-781-4242

    Crossroads RI: 160 Broad St.

    • Open 24 Hours
    • Phone: 401-521-2255

    Library Branches

    Fox Point Library: 90 Ives St.

    • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Wed - Fri: 1 PM - 6PM
    • Phone: 401-331-0542

    Knight Memorial Library: 275 Elmwood Ave.

    • Mon: 12 PM - 8 PM
    • Tues: 9:30 AM - 6PM
    • Wed: 12 PM – 8 PM
    • Thurs: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Sat: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-467-2625

    Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave.

    • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 9 PM
    • Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
    • Thurs: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
    • Fri: - Sat: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-0106

    Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square

    • Mon: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Tues: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Thurs - Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-421-4084

    Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St.

    • Mon: 1 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Tues - Wed: 9:30 AM - 5:45 PM
    • Thurs: 1 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Fri -Sat: 1 PM - 5:45 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-3780

    Smith Hill Library: 31 Candace St.

    • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Thurs: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-272-4140

    South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave.

    • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
    • Thurs: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-467-2619

    Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St.

    • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Tues - Wed: 1 PM – 6 PM
    • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-274-4145

    Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St.

    • 9 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Tues - Wed: 1 PM – 6 PM
    • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
    • Phone: 401-781-3136

    Clark Memorial Library: 7 Pinehurst Dr, Carolina

    • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM
    • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
    • Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
    • Sat: 10 AM - 2 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

    Formally South Kingstown Adult Daycare: 238 Post Rd.

    • Call 401-783-3321 in advance for hours of operation

    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

    Andreozzi Hall - 20 Libby Ln.

    • Open 24 hrs
    • Phone: 401-245-7600

    Warren Town Hall - Senior Centert: 514 Main St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Phone: 401-245-7600

    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 – 9 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 Library: 274 Victory Highway

    • Mon: 10 AM - 4 PM
    • Tues - Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM
    • Fri - Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM

    West Warwick Senior Center: 145 Washington St. .

    • Mon - Fr: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
    • Sat: 9 PM - 1 PM
    • Phone: 401-822-4450

    Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St.

    • Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-766-3744

    Woonsocket Harris Library: 303 Clinton St.

    • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM
    • Sat: 9 AM - 4 PM
    • Phone: 401-769-9044