Severe cold warming options

When the temperature or wind-chill become dangerously low, these places are open during specified hours. Everyone is welcome.

If you are in physical danger of freezing, contact 911.

Bloomington

Oasis for Youth (ages 16-24 only)

  • 2200 West Old Shakopee Road
  • Open Monday-Friday,  2 to 5 p.m.
  • Metro Transit bus routes 539, 597, 535

Brooklyn Center

Brooklyn United Methodist Church

  • 7200 Brooklyn Boulevard
  • Open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 0° or colder
  • Metro Transit bus route 723

Minneapolis

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church

  • 3045 Chicago Avenue
  • Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 10° or colder. Enter through the door on Chicago Avenue under the awning.
  • Metro Transit bus routes 5, 21, 53, 39.

Salvation Army – Harbor Light Center

  • 1010 Currie Avenue
  • Open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Open at 32° or colder
  • Bus routes 9, 20

Catholic Charities – Adult Opportunity Center

  • 740 East 17th Street
  • Open Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Metro Transit bus routes 2, 5, 9, 14

Peace House Community

  • 1816 Portland Avenue South
  • Open weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Metro Transit bus route 9

Hennepin County Government Center

  • 300 South 6th Street, public areas on levels A, 1 and skyway
  • Open Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday noon-6 p.m.
  • Green and blue light rail lines and Metro Transit bus routes 3, 7, 5, 14, 19, 22, 535, 724

Hennepin County Libraries

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