Cooling and Heating Sites

Cooling Sites

Cooling sites offer the general public air-conditioned relief and cool water during the hottest part of the day. Sites will be activated if an Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service.
Heat Advisory - Heat Index is expected to reach 105º F or air temperature reaches at least 100º F.
Heat Warning - Heat Index is expected to reach at least 110º F for 2 consecutive days with a minimum Heat Index no lower than 75º F at night, or if Heat Advisory is expected to last 4 or more days.

Heating Sites

Heating sites agree to open their doors for individuals to seek shelter from excessive cold conditions during the hours listed. Excessive cold indicators are: wind chill expected to be -15 degrees or less, or the stagnant air temperature is 15 degrees or less.

The following Cooling/Heating sites will operate in Belleville in the event that an Excessive Cold or Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service. Watch for the OPEN TODAY sign at participating cooling and heating sites.


  Location Address Phone Hours
  Belleville Public Library, Main Branch

121 E. Washington St. 618-234-0441 Mon-Thurs: 9AM-8PM
​Fri & Sat: 9AM-5PM
  Belleville Public Library, West Branch

3414 W. Main St. 618-233-4366 Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat: 9AM-5PM
​Tues & Thurs: Noon-8PM
  PSOP (Programs & Services for Older Persons)

201 N. Church St. 618-234-4410 Mon-Fri: 8AM-4PM
  The Salvation Army

20 Glory Place 618-235-7378 Mon-Thurs: 9AM-4PM
Fri: 9AM-3PM

United Way of Greater St. Louis

Additional cooling and heating site information can be found by visiting United Way 2-1-1