Warming centers open to battle winter weather in the Stateline

Published: Nov. 7, 2018 at 10:37 AM CST
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With freezing temperatures and snowfall developing in the Stateline, Winnebago and Boone counties have opened up several warming centers for the winter season.

The facilities are meant to provide safe and warm locations for people without adequate heat.

Warming centers run from November 2018 to April 2019. Here are a list of times for warming centers around the area.

Winnebago County:

The Carpenter’s Place

1149 Railroad Ave. Rockford

Monday-Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Rockford Rescue Mission

715 W. State Rockford

Women’s Crisis Center (Women and Children Only)

Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Men’s Crisis Center

Monday-Sunday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Pecatonica Village Hall

405 Main St. Pecatonica

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Village of Machesney Park

300 Roosevelt Rd. Machesney Park

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Boone County :

Salvation Army

422 S. Main St. Belvidere

Monday-Friday, 9-11:45 a.m., 1-4 p.m.

Belvidere Public Safety Building:

615 N. Main St. Belvidere

Monday-Sunday, 24 hours

Area State Authorized Sites:

Illinois Dept. of Human Services

Family Community Resource Center

171 Executive Parkway Rockford

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.(besides State and Federal holidays)

Belvidere Oasis/Illinois Tollway

East of Belvidere Toll Plaza on I90

Monday-Sunday, 24 hours

You can also call the Community Action Agency at 844-710-6919 if you qualify for heating assistance this winter.