For local residents whose homes cannot keep up with the cold temperatures, the following warming centers are opening:
? Watseka Public Library at 201 South 4th Street in Watseka. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 10 AM to 2 PM. ? Trinity Church at 1658 East Walnut Street in Watseka. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 9 AM to 5 PM. ? Crescent City Community Center at 301 Main Street. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 7 AM to 9 PM. ? St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at 116 North Thomas Street in Gilman. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 8 AM to 5 PM. ? Church of Christ at 103 South Street in Martinton. Tuesday evening through Friday morning, 24/7. ? United Methodist Church at 202 South Locust Street in Loda. Wednesday & Thursday, 10 AM to 5 PM. ? Milford Christian Church at 811 East Hickory Street in Milford. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 7 AM to 7 PM. If someone needs overnight hours at this location, call (815) 471-9040. ? City Hall at 201 Brianna Drive in Watseka. Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, 5 PM to 7 AM. ? Creekside Community Center at 510 Prairie Lane in Cissna Park. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 4:30 AM to 9 PM.
These warming shelters are open to anyone who needs a place to stay warm. They are not providing food, cots, or snacks. If you require transportation to a warming center, contact Show Bus at 1-800-5252454