St. Joseph County opening warming centers


There will be three warming centers open in St. Joseph County in addition to the weather amnesty locations that are open overnight.

The following locations will be open until 9 p.m. as warming centers.

  • Charles Black Recreation Center, 3419 W. Washington Street
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1522 Linden Avenue
  • O'Brien Recreation Center, 321 E. Walter Street

The weather amnesty locations are open from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.

  • Center for the Homeless (813 S. Michigan, SB; 574-282-8700):  15 men, 2 families
  • Life Treatment Centers (1402 S. Michigan, SB; 574-233-5433): 10 women
  • Project WARM (211 W. Monroe, SB; 574-235-4150  x221):  30 men

In Elkhart, the Elkhart Central Fire Station on East Street will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday as a warming center.

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