Local Cooling Centers For Aug. 10-14

Aug 10, 2021

Another heat wave is forecast for the region this week with temperatures expected to climb into the 100s Wednesday through Friday. Here are some places that people can go to cool off:

The Springfield Library is one place that will offer respite from the heat this week.
Credit Emily David

NOTE:  You can also call 211 for information on cooling centers in your area. 

LANE COUNTY

Eugene

OFFICIAL COOLING CENTER LOCATIONS:

Hilyard Community Center (2580 Hilyard St.)

9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday

Due to ongoing programming, there is limited capacity in the lobby.

Downtown Library (100 W. 10th Ave.)

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday

12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday

Closed Sunday

PLACES TO COOL OFF DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS:

Bethel Branch Library (1990 Echo Hollow Road)

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Regular services are available.

Sheldon Branch Library (1566 Coburg Road)

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Regular services are available.

Amazon Community Center (2700 Hilyard St.)

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Campbell Community Center (155 High St.)

8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Eugene Service Station (450 Hwy 99, Eugene)

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

First Place Family Center (1995 Amazon Parkway)

8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Petersen Barn Community Center (870 Berntzen Rd.)

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Sheldon Community Center (2445 Willakenzie Rd.)

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

White Bird Front Rooms (341 E 12th)

9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Black Thistle Street Aid: water and supply distribution will be happening.

Dates/times TBD

Bent Spoke Outreach: water and supply delivery along bike paths

Springfield

Springfield City Hall (225 5th St.)

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Water misters and Springfield Utility Board's water bottle filling station are available below City Hall

Bob Keefer Center (250 S. 32nd St.)

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Lobby is available for free drop-in use.

Springfield Library (225 5th St. Suite 301)

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Thursday

Willamalane Adult Activity Center (215 W. C St.)

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Lobby is available for free drop-in use.

Carry it Forward: outreach teams will be dropping supplies to community members in need in Springfield and East Lane County

Blue River / Rainbow

OFFICIAL COOLING CENTER LOCATIONS:

Living Water Family Fellowship (52353 McKenzie Hwy, Blue River)

12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday

Upper McKenzie Community Center (54745 McKenzie River Drive, Rainbow)

11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday

Cottage Grove

City Hall Lobby (400 Main St.)

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Thursday-Friday

Oakridge

City Hall (48318 E 1st St)

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Veneta

OFFICIAL COOLING CENTER LOCATIONS:

Fern Ridge Service Center (25035 W Broadway Ave)

For questions please contact DeAnna at 541-556-4923

2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

PLACES TO COOL OFF DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS:

Veneta Community Pool (25190 E Broadway Ave)

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Fern Ridge Library (88026 Territorial Rd)

10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday & Saturday

QUICK LINKS

Extreme Heat FAQs

Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre El Calor Extremo

BENTON COUNTY

Alsea

Alsea Community Library

19192 Alsea Hwy, Alsea

Hours:

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Friday: Closed

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Corvallis

Corvallis-Benton Community Library

645 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis

Hours: 

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Monroe

Monroe Community Library

380 N 5th Street, Monroe

Hours:

Wednesday: 1:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Friday: Closed

Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Philomath

Philomath Fire Department

1035 Main Street, Philomath

Hours:

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Philomath Community Library

1050 Applegate, Philomath

Hours:

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Friday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

LINN COUNTY

Please call 541-791-3411 for transportation options to one of the cooling centers in Albany.  

Albany

Albany Public Library      2450 14th Ave SE Albany, OR     

Wednesday 10am - 8pm

Thursday 10am – 6pm

Friday 10am - 6pm

Saturday 10am - 5pm

CHANCE               231 Lyons Street, Albany, OR     

Monday – Friday   9am – 5pm

Lebanon

First Christian Church (Soup Kitchen)       170 E Grant Street, Lebanon, OR              

Saturday & Sunday 3pm - 8pm

Lebanon Public Library   55 Academy Street, Lebanon, OR             

Monday – Thursday 10am - 6pm

Friday/Saturday – 12pm - 5pm

Lebanon Senior Center   80 Tangent Street, Lebanon, OR Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm

Sweet Home

Sweet Home City Hall     3225 Main Street, Sweet Home, OR         Monday- Friday 9am - 5pm

Public Library Sweet Home          1101 13th Ave, Sweet Home, OR              Monday - Friday 9am - 8pm

Sweet Home Police Station

1950 Main Street, Sweet Home, OR         Monday- Friday 10am - 8pm

DESCHUTES COUNTY

Outreach Services
Deschutes County Homeless Outreach, Central Oregon’s Veteran’s Outreach, Jericho Road, Cascades Youth and Family Services Street Outreach, Redmond Collective Action, Street Kitchens Collective, Helpers, Bend Church and Mosaic Medical will maintain their usual outreach schedules with a focus on providing access to water in response to the extreme heat. 

Bend Efforts
Shepherd’s House Bend Emergency Shelter will be open earlier than normal for their overnight guests on Thursday when temperatures peak. 

Bend Church will distribute water from 1-3pm on Thursday and Friday.

Redmond Efforts 

From 12-6pm Wednesday, Aug. 11-Saturday, Aug. 14th at Mountain View Fellowship, 1475 Southwest 35th Street, Redmond, OR. Organized by Redmond Service Providers and Mountain View Fellowship staff. Pets are welcome at the shelter.

Sisters Efforts
Outreach providers will ensure unhoused community members are well supplied with water.
Madras Efforts
The Jefferson County Cooling Center will operate at the Madras Free Methodist Church, 976 S. Adams, Madras from 12-5pm daily, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 11th  and continuing through Saturday, Aug. 14th.  Transportation will be available at the corner of 4th and Maple (behind Sonic) at 11:45 am daily.
 

Prineville Efforts
Craig’s Compassionate Cafe will be open from 11am-3pm Wednesday through Friday for those who need to escape the heat. Cold drinks available. Lunch is served between 11:30-12:30. 

The HLC would also  like to remind people that local libraries are a great place to escape the heat. Additional information will be shared via the Homeless Leadership Coalition and Pandemic-Partners social media channels as available.