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Cooling Centers In Springfield

It is hot outside (in case you didn’t know).  The good news?  A number of cooling centers are now open in Springfield.

The Salvation Army Overnight/Overflow Shelter will also now serve as a cooling center from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday during the week of June 13.

The shelter typically operates 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. daily.

Thankfully, it will also have extended hours this weekend and remain open from 7 p.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Monday.

Springfield Cooling Centers

Municipal Center East

Located at 800 E. Monroe St.

Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Municipal Center West

Located at 300 S. Seventh St.

From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Lincoln Library

Located at 326 S. Seventh St.

Open in a limited capacity

From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Wednesday

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday

Salvation Army

Located at 1600 Clear Lake Ave.

Entrance on south side, off of Martin Luther King Drive

From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

Salvation Army Overflow Shelter

221 N. 11th Street

Overnight Shelter

7 days a week

7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Day Center

Mon.-Fri. 10:0 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (88 degrees or higher)

Sat.-Sun. hours subject to staff and heat index

Office of Community Relations

Located at 1450 Groth St.

From 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Washington Street Mission

Located at 408 N. Fourth St.

Open from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday through Friday

Walmart Supercenter (South)

Located at 1100 Lejune Dr.

From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week

Walmart Supercenter (North)

Located at 2760 N. Dirksen Pwky.

From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week

Walmart Supercenter (West)

Located at 3401 Freedom Dr.

From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week

White Oaks Mall

Located at 2501 W. Wabash Ave.

From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday

From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Saturday

From Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday

St. John’s Breadline

Located at 430 N. Fifth St.

7 days a week indoor dining 10:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m.

(via WICS Newschannel 20)

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