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11/2/12 SEVEN WARMING CENTERS OPEN TO SATURDAY OFFER RESIDENTS RELIEF FROM THE COLD

The following sites offer residents a safe place to spend a couple of hours to get out of the cold. Many offer some form of entertainment, food and/or hot drinks. Locate a warming center near you and call 914.295.4014 to make arrangements to be picked up.

Doles Community Center

250 S. 6th Ave 

 

                                                 12:00pm -3:00pm

  • Youth activities including board games, pool table
  • Afternoon Cinema
  • Adult Fitness Gym
  • Group fitness Classes

 

                                                     1:30pm – 4:00pm

  • New Flex Youth Programs Panel Discussion

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Bethel Gospel Center 

38 East First Street

Open from 12 pm – 4 pm

              

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Unity Baptist Church

Open 12 pm – 6 pm

Hot meal served –

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Mount Sinai Free Synagogue

550 North Columbus Avenue

Open 9 am – 4 pm

Hot Drinks available – Feel free to bring lunch, etc.

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Greater Centennial A.M.E Zion Church

8th Avenue & 4th Street

Open from 12 pm – 5 pm

 

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Our Lady of Victory Church

28 West Sidney Avenue

Open from 12 pm – 4 pm

 

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Gace Baptist Church

52 S. 6th Ave

Open 12 pm – 4pm

 

 

If you are staying in homes without heat, protect yourself and family:

  • Wear several layers of loose, warm clothing
  • Keep your head, hands and feet covered when outdoors
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages
  • Recognize the symptoms of hypothermia: stiff muscles, shivering, puffy or swollen face, cold skin, slow breathing and mental confusion

 

OVERNIGHT SHELTER

 

Vernon Heights Congregational Church

258 South Columbus Avenue

Open at 5:00pm

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