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 Public Library: 281 County Rd
Roger's Free Library: 525 Hope St
Jesse Smith Library: 100 Tinkham Lane
For Burrillville residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 641-0898.
Forand Manor: 30 Washington St
Wilfrid Manor: 466 Hunt St
Charlestown Town Hall: 4540 South County Trail
Charlestown Community Center: 100 Park Ln
Cross' Mills Public Library: 4417 Old Post Rd
Police Community Room: 4901 Old Post Rd
For Charlestown residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours call (401) 364-1212 - extension "0"
Coventry Police Department: 1075 Main St.
Coventry Public Library: 1672 Flat River Rd.
Senior Center: 50 Wood St
Arlington Library: 1064 Cranston St
Auburn Library: 396 Pontiac Ave
Central Library: 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd
Knightsville Library: 1847 Cranston St
Oaklawn Library: 230 Wilbur Ave
William Hall Library: 1825 Broad St
Riverside Library: 475 Bullocks Point Ave
Weaver Library: 41 Grove Ave
Exeter Library: 773 Ten Rod Rd
Glocester Manton Library: 1137 Putnam Pike
Harmony Library: 195 Putnam Pike
Hopkinton Police Station: 406 Woodville Rd
Johnston Senior Center: 1291 Hartford Ave
Johnston Public Library: 1 Memorial Ave
Brownell Library: 44 Commons
Middletown Library: 700 W. Main Rd
Senior Center: 650 Green End Ave
Town Hall: 350 E. Main Rd
Maury Loontjens Memorial Library: 35 Kingstown Rd
Donovan Manor: 19 Chapel St
Edward King House: 35 King St
Florence Gray Community Center - Main Lobby: 1 Shimoda Way
Newport Public Library: 300 Spring St
Seamen's Church Institute: 18 Market Square
Senior Center: 44 Beach St
North Kingstown Library: 100 Boone St
North Providence Senior Center: 2 Atlantic Blvd
Scouter's Hall: 11 Main St, Slatersville (Will Open if Needed)
Contact the North Smithfield Emergency Management Agency hotline at 401-767-2206 to request.
Blackstone Valley Visitor Center: 175 Main St
Leon Mathieu Senior Center: 420 Main St
Pawtucket Police Department: 121 Roosevelt Ave; 24/7
Pawtucket Public Library: 13 Summer St
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 Multi-Purpose Senior Center: 110 Bristol Ferry Rd
Davinci Center for Community Progress: 470 Charles Street
Federal Hill House: 9 Courtland Street
Silver Lake Annex Multi-Purpose Community Center: 529 Plainfield St
Fox Point Library: 90 Ives St
Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave
Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square
Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St
Smith Hill Library: 31 Candace Street
South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave
Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St
Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St
Clark Memorial Library: 7 Pinehurst Dr, Carolina
Community Center: 1168 Main St.
For Richmond residents seeking warming centers outside of above hours please contact (401) 539-8289.
Chopmist Hill Senior Center: 1315 Chopmist Hill Rd
Hope Library: 374 North Rd
North Scituate Library: 606 West Greenville Rd
Greenville Public Library: 573 Putnam Pike
Smithfield Senior Center: 1 William J. Hawkins Trail
Those Smithfield residents requiring help staying warm after regular hours please call (401) 233-1033.
Hale Library: 2601 Commodore Perry Highway
Kingston Free Library: 2605 Kingstown Rd
Neighborhood Guild: 325 Columbia St
Peace Dale Library: 1057 Kingstown Rd
Senior Center: 25 St. Dominic Rd
Tiverton Public Library: 34 Roosevelt Dr
Tiverton Senior Center: 207 Canonicus St
Warren Town Hall - Basement: 514 Main St
Pilgrim Senior Center: 27 Pilgrim Parkway
Warwick Public Library: 600 Sandy Ln
Westerly Public Library: 44 Broad St
West Greenwich Library: 274 Victory Highway
West Warwick Youth/Police Annex: 40 Factory St
Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St
Woonsocket Library: 303 Clinton St