Springfield Winter Warming Centers

For anyone who needs relief from the cold, the following locations have been designated as warming centers throughout Springfield.  These businesses will serve as warming stations during the stated hours.

  • Fifth Street Renaissance/SARA Center 1315 North 5th Street Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
  • Helping Hands 1023 E. Washington Street Monday Friday 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. (closed between 12-noon 1:00 p.m. each day)
  • Illinois Department of Human Services 600 E. Ash Street, Bldg. 500 Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
  • Kumler United Methodist Church (Warming Wednesdays), 600 N. 5th Street, Wednesday 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Kumler Outreach Ministries, 303 N. Grand Avenue East, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (closed between 12-noon 1:00 p.m. each day)
  • Lincoln Library, 326 S. Seventh Street, Monday-Wednesday 10:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m. Thursday Friday 10:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Sunday 1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
  • Municipal Center East and West (Lobbies in both buildings), 800 E. Monroe Street and 300 S. Seventh Street, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sangamon County Jail (Lobby), 1 Sheriffs Plaza, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Sangamon County Building (Main Lobby), 200 S. 9th Street, Monday-Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sangamon County Public Health, 2833 South Grand Avenue East, Monday 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Senior Services of Central Illinois, 701 W. Mason Street, Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • St. John’s Breadline, 430 N. 5th Street, Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and then from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Springfield Overflow Shelter (Overnight Warming Center) will open on Sunday evening, November 12, at 6:00 p.m. It is located at 1015 E. Madison Street and will be open 7 days a week from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
  • Springfield Urban League, 100 N. 11th Street, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • U-Turn Life Center, 1023 E. Washington Street (other side of Helping Hands), Tuesday-Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Wal-Mart Supercenter (North), 2760 N. Dirksen Parkway, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Wal-Mart Supercenter (West), 3401 Freedom Drive, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Washington Street Mission, 408 N. 4th Street, Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

These businesses will serve as warming stations during the stated hours. Questions about this list may be directed to Juan Huerta, Director of Community Relations at 217.789.2270.

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