Warming centers opening due to frigid temperatures
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 8:15 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 3, 2023 at 11:18 AM EST
(WGGB/WSHM) - Several local communities have announced locations for warming centers due to the predicted freezing temperatures.
- Friday: Easthampton Council on Aging, 19 Union Street - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Saturday: Easthampton Public Safety Complex, 32 Payson Avenue - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Wells Street Shelter, 60-72 Wells Street, Greenfield: If folks need a bed, please contact the Wells Street Shelter directly. Please call 413.772.6100 and press 2. ServiceNet is managing any requests for hotel stays if the shelter is full.
- Greenfield Warming Center: Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main Street, Greenfield on Friday, February 3rd, from 9:30 AM-5 PM and Saturday, February 4th, from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM. No pets or food is allowed.
- Hadley Public Library, 50 Middle Street - Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Town officials added that people can find warmth at the Hampshire Mall from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and after-hours relief is available in the lobby of the Public Safety Complex from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Providence Ministries, 51 Hamilton Street - Open Friday through Sunday. Entry is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. No entry is allowed after 9 p.m.
- If you need a place to warm-up, contact Westcomm Regional Dispatch at (413) 893-9500 and a dispatcher will contact the appropriate department to assist with the need.
- Manna’s Community Center: Located at St. John’s Church on Elm Street, the center is always open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. This week , they will be open on Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
- The Northampton Police Department: Open 24/7, individuals may warm up in the lobby during the coldest days and nights.
- The Northampton Senior Center: Open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., individuals are welcome to warm up during the coldest days.
- For additional information, you are asked to contact the mayor’s office at 413-587-1249 or email at email@example.com
- South Hadley Public Library, 2 Canal Street
- South Hadley Council on Aging, 45 Dayton Street
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