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WILL COUNTY – Warming centers are available throughout Will County for those who need respite from the predicted frigid temperatures through next week

The office of Will County Executive Larry Walsh says residents should be mindful of the weather as temperatures may be at near record lows for late January and early February.

To find a warming center go to or the Ready Will County app. Call first to make sure the warming center is open.

For safety advice during extreme cold weather, please go these websites from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the Farmers’ Almanac.




      MorningStar Mission has opened the Drop in Center over night to anyone that needs it from 5 PM Tuesday January 29 through 5 PM Friday February 1.

  • Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet’s Daybreak Center will open as a warming center starting 5 PM on Tuesday, January 29, 2019.  The center will be open continuously through noon on Friday, February 1.   Individuals in need of a warm place to go during the day or overnight are welcome.  Meals will be served to those who are hungry.  If you have questions, please contact the Daybreak Center at 815-774-4663.  The address of the shelter is 611 E. Cass Street, Joliet.


  • Joliet City Hall will be open as a warming center from 8am – 4:30pm.


  • By request only, individuals can call the Joliet Police non-emergency line at 815-726-2491.


  • For Will County Sheriff Assistance, please call the non-emergency dispatch center at 815-727-8575


Other Warming Center information for Will County can be found at:


  • First United Methodist Church of Morris, 118 W Jackson Street, Morris, Illinois, will remain open all day on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 as a warming center for Grundy Area PADS guests. Those who need a ride can contact MORRIS POLICE DEPARTMENT at 815-942-2131.


Other warming centers for Grundy County can be found at:


Warming Centers in Kendall Area: