The city’s six warming centers – including one on the West Side – are open. The Garfield Center site, at 10 S. Kedzie Ave., is the only one open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Seniors are also welcome at one of the city’s 21 senior centers, including the Austin Satellite Senior Center at 5071 W. Congress.
West Side residents can take refuge at two locations near them – Garfield Center, 10 S. Kedzie Ave., and Trina Davila Center, 4312 W. North Ave. They are two of six warming centers the city is operating from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Residents should call 3-1-1 to request a well-being check on someone or report inadequate heat in a residential building. There are six warming centers throughout the city, including one on the West Side at Garfield Community Service Center, 10 S. Kedzie.