Warming Centers
10:48 am
Wed October 31, 2012

List Of Warming Centers For Winnebago And Boone Counties

Credit City of Rockford Human Services

UPDATE: The Salvation Army on 18th Avenue is no longer a warming site and has been removed from this list.


The City of Rockford Human Services Department has released a list of warming centers  for the 2012-2013 winter season for Winnebago and Boone counties.

These centers provide safe and warm locations during extreme cold temperatures for those without housing as well as those who may not have the resources to heat their homes adequately. The centers will be available November 2012 through April 2013.

The list of centers, their hours and any additional information follows:  

Winnebago County Sites

Carpenter’s Place 1149 Railroad Ave. Rockford  815-964-4105

Mon–Fri 8:15am – 3:00pm

Winnebago County Justice Center 650 W. State St. Rockford

Lobby open 24 hrs/7 days a week

Women’s Crisis Center 809 Cedar St. Rockford 815-986-0393

Women and Children Only. 8:00am – 5:00pm/7days a week

Public Safety Building 420 W. State St. Rockford

Lobby open if 32 degrees or below Mon-Fri 7:00am – 5:00pm

Rockford Rescue Mission 715 W. State St. 815-965-5332

24 hrs/7 days a week. Meals served 3 times per day at 7:00am - Noon - 5:30pm

Pecatonica Village Hall 405 Main St. Pecatonica

Mon-Fri 8:00am – 4:00pm

Village of Machesney Park 300 Roosevelt Rd. Machesney Park

Mon-Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm

Harlem Community Center 900 Roosevelt Rd., Machesney Park

Mon-Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm

Bay View Community Room 238 Northway Park Rd. Machesney Park

Mon - Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm

Boone County Sites

Keen Age Center 2141 Henry Luckow Lane Belvidere 815-544-9893

Mon-Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm

Salvation Army 422 S. Main St. Belvidere 815-544-3892

Mon-Fri  9:00 – 11:45am 1:00-4:00pm

Belvidere Public Safety Building 615 N. Main St. Belvidere

24 hrs/7 days a week