Warming Centers for Madison County

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Updated 1-29-19 09:40 AM

Warming Centers Available in Madison County

A WARMING center is a drop-in area for residents to visit during cold temperatures to find temporary heat.  These locations are not shelters; unless specified otherwise, they do not provide bedding, nor food and beverages. They will provide seating only.  If you chose to go to a warming center, be sure to bring your medication as well as materials to keep children entertained and help pass the time.   



Community Hospital Anderson 1515 N Madison Ave, ANDERSON 

Citizens wishing to seek shelter at Community should enter the Emergency Department entrance and check-in with Security in the lobby. The Security officer will escort them to the designated room. (Updated 1-29) Open 24 hours until Friday, February 1st.

Main Street Church of God 4211 Main St, ANDERSON
In anticipation of the city declaring a weather emergency because of dangerously cold temperatures, Main Street Church of God will be opening a Warming Center beginning Tuesday 1 PM through noon Friday, when temperatures are expected to rebound.

St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital 2015 Jackson St, ANDERSON

St. Vincent Anderson Regional is prepared to assist individuals who need a warm place this winter. During dangerously cold temperatures, if someone needs a place to get warm, they should go to our Emergency Room entrance and ask for Security. Security will then make appropriate arrangements for them. (765) 649-2511 (Updated 1-29) Open 24 hours until 8 am, Friday, February 1st.

St. Vincent Mercy Hospital 1331 S A St, ELWOOD
St. Vincent Mercy Elwood is available for area residents seeking a warming center. Please enter the emergency walk-in entrance and present to the front desk, advise staff and have them advise security. Call (765) 552-4600 if you wish to notify them prior to arrival.



Alexandria-Monroe Public Library – WED & THU ONLY, 9 AM – 7 PM - 117 E Church St

Jane Pauley Community Health Center (Alexandria) – WED & THU ONLY, 9 AM – 4:30 PM - 121 W Washington St

Monroe Township Trustee (Alexandria) – THU ONLY, 9 AM – 3 PM - 204 W Berry St


The Christian Center Sunday – Saturday, 8 AM – 7 PM - 625 Main St, Anderson (765) 649-4264
The community dining room is open every day when temps are below freezing.

Salvation Army Monday – Thursday, 9 AM - 5 PM- 1615 Meridian St., Anderson (765) 644-2538
Seating is available.


Millcreek Civic Center Monday – Sunday, 9 AM - 6 PM – 403 W Main St., Chesterfield (765) 378-1023
Seating is available.