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  Warming Centers and Respite Locations Now Open Across Detroit

The City of Detroit has respite locations and warming centers available to provide residents relief from the cold. Detroit recreation centers and library branches are available as respite locations during operating hours. In addition, three warming centers are open for those who are homeless and need shelter during cold weather months.

Warming Centers - City of Detroit Funded

Three City-funded warming centers are open now through March 31 to provide respite from cold weather, plus two meals, showers, sleeping accommodations, and housing assistance services to residents experiencing homelessness. To ensure the safety and security of residents using warming centers, all three facilities are supervised at all times.  

To access these warming centers or year-round emergency shelters, residents should call Wayne Metro Community Action Agency at 866-313-2520 during the hours of 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday. Veterans seeking shelter should call 866-313-2520 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mondays-Friday.

The three warming centers are operated by:
Cass Community Social Services - Serves families and single women
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries - Serves families and single women
Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries - Serves single males 

Respite Locations - City of Detroit Recreation Centers 

In addition to the overnight warming centers listed above, the City of Detroit is providing recreation centers as respite locations, which are open during normal operating hours.

Adams Butzel Complex, 10500 Lyndon, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.   8 p.m.

Butzel Family Center, 7737 Kercheval Avenue, Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. 7 p.m.

Clemente Recreation Center, 2631 Bagley, Monday-Friday from 1   9 p.m.

Farwell Recreation Center, 2711 E. Outer Drive, Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. 7 p.m.

Lasky Recreation Center, 13200 Fenelon, Monday-Friday from noon   8 p.m.

Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.   9 p.m.;
Saturday 10 a.m. 6 p.m.)

Patton Recreation Center, 2301 Woodmere, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.   8 p.m.

Kemeny Recreation Center, 2260 S. Fort, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.   8 p.m.

Crowell Recreation Center, 16630 Lahser, Monday-Friday from 1   9 p.m.

Heilmann Recreation Center, 19601 Crusade, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.   8 p.m.

Respite Locations - Detroit Public Library Branches

All Detroit Public Library branches are available during their normal operating hours for residents to stay warm. The Main Library is open Monday and Thursday-Saturday from 10 a.m. 6 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from noon - 8 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m.

Bowen Branch, 3648 W. Vernor
Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.

Campbell Branch, 8733 W. Vernor Hwy.
Mon. & Wed. from noon - 8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. & Sat from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Chandler Park Branch, 12800 Harper
Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.

Chaney Branch, 16101 Grand River
Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.

Duffield Branch, 2507 W. Grand Blvd.
Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.

Edison Branch, 18400 Joy Road
Mon. & Wed. from noon - 8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Elmwood Park Branch, 550 Chene
Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.

Franklin Branch, 13651 E. McNichols

Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.

Hubbard Branch, 12929 W. McNichols
Mon. & Wed. from noon - 8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. & Sat from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Jefferson Branch, 12350 E. Outer Drive
Mon. & Wed. from noon - 8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. & Sat from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Knapp Branch, 13330 Conant
Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.

Lincoln Branch, 1221 E. Seven Mile Road
Mon. & Wed. from noon - 8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. & Sat from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Parkman Branch, 1766 Oakman Blvd.
Mon. & Wed. from noon - 8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. & Sat from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Redford Branch, 21200 Grand River Ave.
Mon. & Wed. from noon - 8 p.m.; Tues., Thurs. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sherwood Forest Branch, 7117 W. 7 Mile Road
Mon., Wed. & Sat. from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs. from noon - 8 p.m.






                      



 

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