Winnebago, Boone counties offer warming centers

Staff Report

Warming centers will be available in Winnebago and Boone counties during the 2014-2015 season. These centers provide safe and warm locations during extreme cold temperatures for those without housing or those who may not have the resources to heat their homes adequately.

Following is a list of warming center locations:

Winnebago County

• The Carpenter’s Place — 1149 Railroad Ave., Rockford. 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday.

• Winnebago County Justice Center — 650 W. State St., Rockford. Lobby open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

• Women’s Crisis Center of the Rockford Rescue Mission — 809 Cedar St., Rockford. Women and children only. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., daily.

• Men’s Crisis Center of the Rockford Rescue Mission — 715 W. State St., Rockford. 7 a.m.-7 p.m., daily. Meals served three times per day at 7 a.m., noon and 5:30 p.m.

• Pecatonica Village Hall — 405 Main St., Pecatonica, Illinois. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

• Village of Machesney Park — 300 Roosevelt Road, Machesney Park, Illinois. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

• Harlem Community Center — 900 Roosevelt Road, Machesney Park, Illinois. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Boone County

• Keen Age Center — 2141 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere, Illinois. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

• Salvation Army — 422 S. Main St., Belvidere, Illinois. 9-11:45 a.m. and 1-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

• Belvidere Public Safety Building — 615 N. Main St., Belvidere, Illinois. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Area state authorized sites

• Illinois Department of Human Services Family Community Resource Center — 1111 N. Avon St., Rockford. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday (except closed on state and federal holidays).

• Illinois Department of Human Services Rockford Home Services Division of Rehabilitative Services — 107 S. Third St., Rockford. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday (except closed on state and federal holidays).

 Belvidere Oasis/Illinois Tollway — East of Belvidere Toll Plaza on I-90. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Originally posted Nov. 18, 2014

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