Warming centers offered as way to escape the cold

Warming centers offered as way to escape the cold

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -- As frigid temperatures grip the area, several organizations are offering warming center to residents in need of a break from the cold.

In Detroit, Cass Community Social Service and Operation Get Down operate two warming centers:

Cass Community Social Services
3901 Cass Ave.
Women & Children only
(313) 833-7730

Operation Get Down
8821 Medbury St.
Men, Women & Children
(313) 925-4138

Detroit Warming Centers:
Joesph Walker Williams Recreation Center 8431 Rosa Parks Blvd. Detroit 48206
Farwell Recreation Center 2781 Outer Drive Detroit 48234
Butzel Family Center 7737 Kercheval Detroit 48214

Highland Park Warming Centers:
Highland Park Police Station - 24 Hours 14112 Woodward Ave Highland Park, MI 48203
Highland Park Fire Station - 24 Hours 25 Gerald St. Highland Park, MI 48203
The Ernest T. Ford Recreation Center 11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. 10 Pitkin Highland Park, MI 48203
Robert B. Blackwell Municipal Building (City Hall) 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. 12050Woodward Ave Highland Park, MI 48203
The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (additional info upon request- call 313-957-0053) 13130 Woodward Ave Highland Park, MI 48203

Royal Oak Warming Centers:
The Senior Community Center, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday.
The Royal Oak Public Library (closed on Sunday)
Starr Presbyterian Church on 13 Mile Road

Ferndale Warming Centers:
The Renaissance Vineyard Church, with day and evening hours.

Canton Warming Centers:
Canton Public Library - 1200 Canton Center Rd. (734) 394-5460

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