LIST: “Cooling shelters” in the Milwaukee area

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MILWAUKEE — Not everyone can fend for themselves when the temperatures soar. That’s where so-called “cooling centers” help out a great deal. Below is a list of “cooling centers” in the metro Milwaukee area. MPS Cooling Centers, senior centers and Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee sites will not be open on July 4th.

Milwaukee Public Libraries:

  • Atkinson 1960 W. Atkinson Ave.
  • Bay View 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.
  • Capitol 3969 N. 74th St.
  • Center Street 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
  • Central 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
  • East 1910 E. North Ave.
  • Forest Home 1432 W. Forest Home Ave.
  • Martin Luther King 310 W. Locust St.
  • Mill Road 6431 N. 76th St.
  • Tippecanoe 3912 S. Howell Ave.
  • Villard Avenue 3310 W. Villard Ave.
  • Washington Park 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.
  • Zablocki 3501 W Oklahoma Ave.

Senior Nutrition Centers (Please call before showing up):

  • Bethesda Community Center 2845 W. Fond du Lac Ave. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm 445-3109
  • Beulah Brinton 2555 S. Bay St. 8:00 am – 9:00 pm 481-2494
  • Grobschmidt Senior Center 2424 15th Ave., S. Milw. 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 768-8045
  • Lakeside Senior Enrichment Program 1410 N. Prospect Ave. 10:00 am – 1:30 pm 277-8878
  • United Community Center 1028 S. 9th St. (Enter on S. 8th St.) 8:00 am – 4:30 pm 384-3100
  • McGovern Park Senior Center 4500 W. Custer Ave. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm 527-0990
  • Milwaukee Christian Center 2137 W. Greenfield Ave. 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 645-5350
  • The Oasis 2414 W. Mitchell St. 8:00 am – 3:30 pm 647-6054
  • Clinton E. & Bernice K. Rose Senior Center 3045 N. ML King Dr. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm 263-2255
  • Washington Park Senior Center 4420 W. Vliet St. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm 933-2332
  • West Allis Senior Center 7001 W. National Ave. 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 302-8700
  • West Milwaukee Village Centre 1345 S. 47th St. 9:00 am -12:30 pm 671-8099
  • Wilson Park Senior Center 2601 W. Howard Ave. 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 282-5566

Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee:

  • Arlington Court 1633 N. Arlington Place, 53202 8 am – 5 pm
  • Cherry Court 1525 N. 24th Street, 53205 8 am – 5 pm
  • College Court 3334 W. Highland Blvd, 53208 8 am – 5 pm
  • Convent Hill 455 E. Ogden Avenue, 53202 8 am – 5 pm
  • Highland Gardens 1818 W. Juneau Avenue, 53233 8 am – 5 pm
  • Hillside Family Resource Center 1452 N. 7th Street, 53205 8 am – 8 pm
  • Holton Terrace 2825 N. Holton Street, 53212 8 am – 5 pm
  • Community Services Building 650 W. Reservoir Avenue, 53212 8 am – 8 pm
  • Lincoln Court 2325 W. Howell Avenue, 53207 8 am – 5 pm
  • Locust Court 1350 E. Locust Street, 53212 8 am – 5 pm
  • Merrill Park 222 N. 33rd Street, 53208 8 am – 5 pm
  • Mitchell Court 2600 W. National Avenue, 53204 8 am – 5 pm
  • Parklawn YMCA 4340 N. 46th Street, 53216 Noon – 8 pm
  • Riverview 1300 E. Kane Place, 53202 8 am – 5 pm
  • Silver Spring Neighborhood Center 5460 N. 64th Street, 53218 Noon – 8 pm

 

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