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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Valpo Updates Warming Centers

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The City of Valparaiso has coordinated with local efforts to announce the availability of Warming Centers available when temperatures and wind chills dip below freezing. To reduce the risk of COVID-19, Warming Centers encourage masks and social distancing. The following organizations are serving as warming centers:

 

  • Valparaiso YMCA, (219) 462-4185

1202 Cumberland Crossing, open Mon – Fri 5:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sat 7:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sun 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. 

 

  • Porter County Public Library, Valparaiso Branch (219) 462-0524

103 Jefferson Street, open Mon – Thurs 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sun 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

 

  • Housing Opportunities (219) 548-2800

2001 Calumet Avenue, Mon – Fri 10 am – 6 pm, Sat and Sun 10 am – 2:00 pm.

 

In addition, the Valparaiso Police Department offers a special program for individuals who may need special help during weather emergencies. The Contact Assistance Referral (CARE) Program means the VPD will check on residents during harsh weather.  To register yourself or a loved one for CARE, contact Captain Joe Hall at (219) 462-2135.

 

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