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Posted on: November 29, 2019

Warming Center Opens in Carbondale

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CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Warming Center will open at 8 p.m. on December 1, 2019. Organizers say their mission is to provide nighttime sleeping space on cold nights as a supplement to the city’s existing shelter system.

The after-hours center is open to everyone and will be open every night from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. until mid-March.  

Upgrades were made this year to better sanitary conditions and strengthen security.

The center changed locations and is now located at 608 East College Street.

A media tour of the 20-bed warming center will be offered Sunday, December 1 at 6 p.m. 

The center is in need of volunteers. If you are interested, visit

For more information contact Public Relations Officer Roni LeForge 618-457-3262.

“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”


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