Warming Centers

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted extreme cold, the following communities will have warming centers open to the public for those who need to seek temporary shelter. If you do not see your community listed contact your local municipalities for more information. If you need additional assistance call 2-1-1.

Barrington:

Barrington Library: 281 County Rd.

  • Mon - Thur: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM
  • Phone: 401- 247-1920

 

Public Safety Building: 100 Federal Rd.

  • Open 24 Hours
  • Phone: 401- 437-3930

 

Bristol:

Roger's Free Library: 525 Hope St.

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM – 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM

 

Burrillville:

Jesse Smith Library: 100 Tinkham Lane

  • Mon - Thurs: 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-710-7800

For Burrillville residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 641-0898.

 

Central Falls:

Forand Manor: 30 Washington St.

  • Mon - Sun: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Phone: 401-727-9090

 

Wilfrid Manor: 466 Hunt St.

  • Sat - Sun: 9 AM - 9 PM
  • Phone: 401-727-9090

 

Charlestown:

Charlestown Town Hall: 4540 South County Trail

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 

Charlestown Community Center: 100 Park Ln.

  • Mon - Thurs: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Fri: 8:30 AM - 12 PM

 

Cross' Mills Public Library: 4417 Old Post Rd.

  • Mon: 1 PM – 8 PM
  • Tues: 9 AM - 1 PM
  • Wed: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM - 3 PM

 

Police Community Room: 4901 Old Post Rd.

  • Daily: 7 AM - 5 PM

For Charlestown residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours call (401) 364-1212 - extension "0"

 

Coventry:

Coventry Police Department: 1075 Main St.

  • Available as needed. For assistance contact Coventry PD at (401) 826-1100.

 

Coventry Public Library: 1672 Flat River Rd.

  • Mon - Thur: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Sun: 12 PM – 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-822-9100

 

Coventry Department of Human Resource and Senior Center: 1372 Main St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Phone: 401-822-9175

 

Cranston:

Central Library: 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd.

  • Mon - Wed: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Thurs - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-461-4161

East Greenwich:

East Greenwich Community Center: 121 Peirce St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

 

East Greenwich Police Community Room: 176 First Ave.

  • Daily as needed

 

East Providence:

Riverside Library: 475 Bullocks Point Ave.

  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM

 

Weaver Library: 41 Grove Ave.

  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM

 

Exeter:

Town hall : 675 Ten Rod Rd.

  • Will open over holiday if necessary

 

Glocester:

Glocester Manton Free Library: 1137 Putnam Pike

 

  • Mon - Wed: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 3 PM
  • Phone: 401-568-6077

 

Glocester Senior Center: 1210 Putnam Pike

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-567-4557

 

Glocester Town Hall: 1145 Putnam Pike

  • Will be opened as needed. Hours: to be determined, this is not a standing warming center.
  • Phone: 401-568-6206

 

Harmony Library: 195 Putnam Pike

  • Mon - Thurs: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-949-2850

 

Hopkinton:

Hopkinton Police Station: 406 Woodville Rd.

  • Available as needed. For assistance contact Hopkinton Police Department - (401) 377-7750.

 

Johnston:

Johnston Senior Center: 1291 Hartford Ave.

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-944-3343

 

Johnston Public Library: 1 Memorial Ave.

  • Mon - Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-231-4980

 

Little Compton:

Brownell Library: 44 Commons

  • Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri: 10 AM – 5 PM
  • Wed: 12 PM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 3 PM
  • Phone: 401-635-8562

 

Middletown:

Middletown Public Library: 700 West Main Rd.

  • Mon - Thur: 9:30 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-846-1573

 

Middletown Senior Center: 650 Green End Ave.

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-849-8823

 

Narragansett:

Maury Loontjens Memorial Public Library: 35 Kingstown Rd.

  • Mon - Thurs: 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Fri: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Sun: 12 PM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-789-9507

 

Newport:

Donovan Manor: 19 Chapel St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 

Edward King House: 35 King St.

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 4 PM

 

Florence Gray Community Center - Main Lobby: 1 Shimoda Way

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 

Newport Public Library: 300 Spring St.

  • Mon: 12:30 PM - 9 PM
  • Tues - Thurs: 9:30 AM - 9 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM

 

Seamen's Church Institute: 18 Market Square

  • Mon - Sat: 7 AM - 4 PM
  • Januury 30, 31, Feb 1 Only: Overnight 4 PM - 7 AM
  • Phone: 401-847-4260

 

North Kingstown:

Senior Center: 44 Beach St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

 

North Kingstown Library: 100 Boone St.

  • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM - 8:30 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sun: 1PM - 5PM

 

North Providence:

North Providence High School: 1828 Mineral Spring Ave.

  • Upon Request, call 401-231-8500

 

Senior Centerr: 2 Atlantic Blvd.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-231-0742

North Smithfield:

Scouter's Hall: 10 Main St, Slatersville (Will Open if Needed)

  • Contact the North Smithfield Emergency Management Agency hotline at 401-767-2206 to request.

 

Pawtucket:

Blackstone Valley Visitor Center: 175 Main St.

  • Mon - Sun: 10 AM – 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-724-2200

 

Leon Mathieu Senior Center: 420 Main St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM – 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-728-7582
  • Seniors with heat related concerns may contact the City's Senior Liaison: 401-728-0500 ext. 241

 

Pawtucket Police Department: 121 Roosevelt Ave.

  • Mon - Sun: 24/7
  • Phone: 401-727-9100

 

Pawtucket Public Library: 13 Summer St.

  • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM – 8:45 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Sun: 12 PM - 3:45 PM (Open on the first Sunday of the Month)
  • Phone: 401-725-3714 ext. 220 or 221

For those Pawtucket residents affected by the cold needing transportation, call (401) 727-9100 for assistance.

Seniors with heat-related concerns may also contact the Leon Mathieu Senior Center at (401) 728-7582 or the City's Senior Liaison at (401) 728-0500 - Extension 241.

 

Portsmouth:

Portsmouth Free Public Library: 2658 East Main Rd.

  • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM – 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-683-9457

 

Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center: 110 Bristol Ferry Rd.

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM – 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-683-4106

 

Providence:

Davinci Center for Community Progress: 470 Charles St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Phone: 401-272-7474

 

Federal Hill House: 9 Courtland St.

  • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM – 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-421-4722

 

Providence Rescue Mission: 627 Cranston Street #1

  • Thur: 12 AM – 12 PM
  • Fri: 12 AM - 12 PM
  • Sat: 12AM - 12 PM
  • Phone: 401-274-8861

 

Silver Lake Annex Multi-Purpose Community Center: 529 Plainfield St.

  • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM - 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-944-8300

 

West End Community Center: 109 Bucklin St.

  • Mon - Fri: 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Phone: 401-781-4242

 

Crossroads RI: 160 Broad St.

  • Open 24 Hours
  • Phone: 401-521-2255

 

Library Branches

Fox Point Library: 90 Ives St.

  • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Wed - Fri: 1 PM - 6PM
  • Phone: 401-331-0542

 

Knight Memorial Library: 275 Elmwood Ave.

  • Mon: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Tues: 9:30 AM - 6PM
  • Wed: 12 PM – 8 PM
  • Thurs: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-467-2625

 

Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave.

  • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 9 PM
  • Wed: 12 PM – 6 PM
  • Thurs: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
  • Fri: - Sat: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-272-0106

 

Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square

  • Mon: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Tues: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
  • Thurs - Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-421-4084

 

Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St.

  • Mon: 1 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Tues - Wed: 9:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 8:45 PM
  • Fri -Sat: 12 PM - 5:45 PM
  • Phone: 401-272-3780

 

Smith Hill Library: 31 Candace St.

  • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
  • Thurs: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-272-4140

 

South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave.

  • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Wed: 1 PM – 8 PM
  • Thurs: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-467-2619

 

Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St.

  • Mon: 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tues - Wed: 1 PM – 6 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-274-4145

 

Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St.

  • 9 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tues - Wed: 1 PM – 6 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 1 PM - 6 PM
  • Phone: 401-781-3136

 

Richmond:

Clark Memorial Library: 7 Pinehurst Dr, Carolina

  • Mon - Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Wed: 10 AM – 8 PM
  • Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 2 PM

 

Community Center: 1168 Main St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 12 PM

For Richmond residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 539-8289.

 

Scituate:

Chopmist Hill Senior Center: 1315 Chopmist Hill Rd.

  • Mon - Fri: 8 AM – 4 PM
  • Sat - Sun: Will be open as needed. Notifications of weekend availability will be issued via CodeRED.

 

Hope Library: 374 North Rd.

  • Mon: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Tues - Thurs: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM - 4 PM

 

North Scituate Library: 606 West Greenville Rd.

  • Mon: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Tues: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Wed: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Thurs: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM

 

Smithfield:

Greenville Public Library: 573 Putnam Pike

  • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sun: 1 PM - 5 PM

 

Smithfield Senior Center: 1 William J. Hawkins Trail

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 3 PM
  • Smithfield residents requiring help staying warm after regular hours please call: 401-233-1033 and press 0

 

South Kingstown:

Hale Library: 2601 Commodore Perry Highway

  • Mon: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Wed - Fri: 1 PM - 5 PM

 

Kingston Free Library: 2605 Kingstown Rd.

  • Mon - Tues: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Wed: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Thurs: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 10 AM - 5 PM

 

Neighborhood Guild: 325 Columbia St.

  • Mon - Thurs: 7 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Sun: 12 PM - 4 PM

 

Peace Dale Library: 1057 Kingstown Rd.

  • Mon: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Tues - Thurs: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM

 

Senior Center: 25 St. Dominic Rd.

  • Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

 

Tiverton:

Tiverton Public Library: 34 Roosevelt Dr.

  • Mon: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Tues: 1 PM - 8 PM
  • Wed - Thurs: 10 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-625-6790

 

Tiverton Senior Center: 207 Canonicus St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-625-6790

 

Warren:

Andreozzi Hall - 20 Libby Ln.

  • Open 24 hrs
  • Phone: 401-245-7600

 

Warren Town Hall - Senior Centert: 514 Main St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Phone: 401-245-7600

 

Warwick:

Pilgrim Senior Center: 27 Pilgrim Parkway

  • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Phone: 401-468-4072

 

Warwick Public Library: 600 Sandy Ln.

  • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM – 9 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM
  • Sun: 1 PM – 5 PM
  • Phone: 401-921-9743

 

Westerly:

Westerly Public Library: 44 Broad St.

  • Mon - Thurs: 9 AM - 8 PM
  • Fri: 9 Am - 6 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM - 4 PM

 

West Greenwich:

West Greenwich Library: 274 Victory Highway

  • Mon: 10 AM - 4 PM
  • Tues - Thurs: 10 AM – 8 PM
  • Fri - Sat: 10 AM - 4 PM

 

West Warwick:

West Warwick Senior Center: 145 Washington St. .

  • Mon - Fr: 8:30 AM - 4 PM
  • Sat: 9 PM - 1 PM
  • Phone: 401-822-4450

 

Woonsocket:

Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St.

  • Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-766-3744

 

Woonsocket Harris Library: 303 Clinton St.

  • Mon - Fri: 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Sat: 9 AM - 4 PM
  • Phone: 401-769-9044