Cooling Centers

The Community Action Agency of Boone and Winnebago Counties is providing a list of cooling sites throughout the Winnebago and Boone County area.

Cooling Centers offer air conditioned relief during periods of extreme heat or when an Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service.

Winnebago County Sites

The Carpenter’s Place
1149 Railroad Ave. Rockford, IL
Mon-Fri: 8:15 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Rockford Rescue Mission
715 W. State Rockford, IL
7 days a week: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Or Open 24/7 for persons needing overnight shelter

City of Rockford Health & Human Services Department
612 N. Church St. Rockford, IL
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Loves Park City Hall (gymnasium)
100 Heart Blvd. Loves Park, IL
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Boone County Sites

Belvidere Public Safety Building
615 N. Main St. Belvidere, IL
7 days a week: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Area State Authorized Sites

Belvidere Oasis/Illinois Tollway
East of Belvidere Toll Plaza on I90
7 days a week: 24 hours