RI opens cooling centers due to extreme heat, humidity

 By News Staff

news@Abc6.com

Rhode Island’s cooling centers will be open to the public ahead of the forecasted extreme heat and humidity.

Those who need to seek shelter can visit any one of the centers in the following communities. Visit the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency’s website for an up-to-date list: www.riema.ri.gov.

Coventry:

  • Senior Center: 50 Wood St; 8 AM – 7 PM (Mon – Fri)

Cranston:

  • Cranston Public Library: 140 Sockanosset Cross Rd; Normal Business Hours (Wed)

East Greenwich:

  • East Greenwich Police Station Community Room: 176 1st Ave; 24/7
  • Swift Community Center: 121 Pierce St; 8:30 AM – 4 PM (Mon – Fri)

Exeter:

  • Exeter Library: 10 Rod Rd; 10 AM – 8 PM (Wed)

North Kingstown:

  • Senior Center: 44 Beach St; Normal Business Hours (Wed)
  • North Kingstown Library: 100 Boone St; Normal Business Hours (Wed)

Pawtucket:

  • Blackstone Valley Visitor Center: 175 Main St; 10 AM – 4 PM (Wed)
  • Leon Mathieu Senior Center: 420 Main St; 8:30 AM – 4 PM (Wed)
  • Pawtucket Police Department: 121 Roosevelt Ave; 24/7
  • Pawtucket Public Library: 13 Summer St; 9 AM – 4:45 PM (Wed)

Portsmouth:

  • Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center: 110 Bristol Ferry Rd; 9 AM – 4 PM (Mon – Fri)

Providence:

  • Davinci Center for Community Progress: 470 Charles Street; 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Wed)
  • Federal Hill House: 9 Courtland Street; 9 AM – 6 PM (Wed)
  • Fox Point Library: 90 Ives St; 1 PM – 6 PM (Wed – Fri)
  • Jewish Community Center: 409 Elmgrove Avenue; 8 Am – 6 PM (Mon – Fri)
  • Joslin Community Development Corporation: 231 Amherst Street; 9 AM – 5 PM (Wed)
  • Mt. Pleasant Library: 315 Academy Ave; 12 PM – 6 PM (Wed)
  • Olneyville Library: 1 Olneyville Square; 1 PM – 8 PM (Wed)
  • Rochambeau Library: 708 Hope St; 9:30 AM – 6 PM (Wed)
  • Silver Lake Annex Multi- Purpose Community Center: 529 Plainfield Street; 6:30 AM – 5 PM (Wed)
  • South Providence Library: 441 Prairie Ave; 9 AM – 5:30 PM (Wed)
  • Wanskuck Library: 233 Veazie St; 1 PM – 6 PM (Wed)
  • Washington Park Library: 1316 Broad St; 1 PM – 6 PM (Wed – Fri)
  • West End Community Center: 109 Bucklin Street; 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM (Wed)

Smithfield:

  • Smithfield Municipal Ice Rink: 109 Pleasant View Ave; 9 AM – 10 PM (Wed)

Warwick:

  • Pilgrim Senior Center: 27 Pilgrim Parkway; 8 AM – 4:30 PM (Weekdays)
  • Thayer Arena: 975 Sandy Ln; 7 AM – 11 PM (Wed)
  • Warwick Public Library: 600 Sandy Ln; 9 AM – 9 PM (Mon – Thurs)

West Greenwich:

  • West Greenwich Library: 274 Victory Highway; 10 AM – 8 PM (Wed)

Woonsocket:

  • Woonsocket Senior Center: 84 Social St; Normal Business Hours (Wed – Thurs)
  • Warwick Public Library: 600 Sandy Ln; 9 AM – 9 PM (Mon – Thurs)

For additional questions please contact RIEMA at (401) 946-9996.

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