Don’t be that guy who says “It’s going to be a hot one…stay cool” and can’t recommend where friends and neighbors who actually need help keeping cool during this weeks oppressive heat should go. Instead send them this list of area cooling centers where they can head to get some shade and relief. After all…”It’s going to be a hot one…”
The Carpenter’s Place (1149 Railroad Ave., Rockford)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Rockford Rescue Mission Sites
Men’s Crisis Center (715 W. State St., Rockford)
Monday-Sunday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Women’s Crisis Center (715 W. State St., Rockford)
Monday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Village of Machesney Park (300 Roosevelt Rd., Machesney Park)
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pecatonica Village Hall (405 Main St., Pecatonica)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Belvidere Interstate 90 Oasis
Salvation Army (422 S. Main St., Belvidere)
Monday-Friday, 9-11:45am; 1-4 p.m.
Beloit Grinnel Senior Center (631 Bluff Street, Beloit)
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Beloit Memorial Hospital (1969 West Hart Road, Beloit)
Monday-Sunday. 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Beloit Public Library (626 Broad Street, Beloit)
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
If you see a missing cooling center please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org