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The Forest Park Public Library urges residents to check in on your neighbors, especially seniors during the cold weather. As temperatures decrease across the area, warming centers are available for those in need. Here is a list of cold weather resources:

Emergency Warming Centers

Housing Forward Emergency Shelter
St Catherine/Lucy
38 N. Austin Blvd, Oak Park IL
7 days a week from 7 pm-6:30 am until the end of April.
15 guests per night. 

West Suburban Medical Center
Only when temperature drops below 32 degrees
Located in the Emergency Room
Sunday-Saturday 6 pm-7:30 am
3 Erie St, Oak Park IL
Call ahead to confirm before going:  (708) 383-6200

Rush Oak Park Hospital
Only when temperature drops below 32 degrees
520 S Maple Avenue, Oak Park IL
Entrance is located in the old Emergency room on the east side of the building
Call ahead to confirm before going: 708-383-9300

Schiller Park Township (Village Hall)
Only when temperature drops below 32 degrees
9526 W Irving Park Road, Schiller Park IL
5 pm-9 am
Call to confirm before going: 847-671-8534

Daytime Local Warming Shelters

Cicero Township (Village Building)
Monday-Thursday 8 am-8 pm
Closed Friday-Sunday
4949 W Cermak Road, Cicero, IL
708-656-3600

Cicero Township (Community Building)
Monday-Thursday 8 am-8 pm
Closed Friday-Sunday
2250 S. 49th Street, Cicero, IL
708-656-3600

Proviso Township
Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Closed Saturday-Sunday
4565 W Harrison Street, Hillside IL
708-449-4300

Warming Areas

Forest Park Public Library
Oak Park Public Library
River Forest Park Library
Maywood Public Library
Berwyn Public Library

You can find additional warming shelt resources at
www.healthconnectionhub.org
www.cookcountyil.gov/service/warming-centers
Suburban Call Center: 877-426-6515

 

 

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