When the temperature or wind-chill become dangerously low, these places are open during specified hours. Everyone is welcome.
Hope 4 Youth
Anoka location on 4th Ave.
Description: Due to the dangerously frigid temperatures, and the snow, HOPE 4 Youth will open at 11:00 AM every day for the week of January 28 thru February 1st as a “Warming Station”. Youth 23 and under are welcome.
Anoka County Libraries
All libraries will open at 10 am every morning to help with the cold snap. Here is the schedule:
- Monday 10a-8pm
- Tuesday 10a – 6pm (Northtown, Blaine and Rum River will remain open til 8pm)
- Wednesday 10a – 8pm
- Thursday 10a – 6pm
- Friday 10a – 6pm
Oasis for Youth (ages 18-24 only)
2200 West Old Shakopee Road
Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Metro Transit bus routes 539, 597, 535
Brooklyn United Methodist Church
7200 Brooklyn Boulevard
Open Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 0° or colder
Metro Transit bus route 723
10011 Noble Parkway (763-425-0517)
Peace Lutheran Church “Warming Station”
20 Northdale Blvd NW Coon Rapids MN 55448
Phone: 612-280-6493 for information.
Description: They will take anyone needing a place starting Tuesday, January 29th at 6pm- through Friday, February 1st at 8am. Hot meals will be provided and safe environment.
Hennepin County Government Center
300 South 6th Street, public areas on levels A, 1 and skyway
Open Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday noon-6 p.m.
Green and blue light rail lines and Metro Transit bus routes 3, 7, 5, 14, 19, 22, 535, 724
Hennepin County Libraries
One of the 41 Hennepin County Libraries is open and near you.
Visitors are expected to treat each other and the location with respect.
Hennepin County Medical Care
2080 Woodlynn Ave.
Open from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm weekdays
Mt. Olive Lutheran Church
3045 Chicago Avenue
Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 10° or colder. Enter through red doors on Chicago Avenue
Metro Transit bus routes 5, 21, 53, 39.
YouthLink (ages 18-24 only)
Will be open 24/7 from 7 p.m. on Monday, January 28 through 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 2.
41 North 12th Street
612-252-1200 – please call first
Typically open at -15° or colder
Metro Transit bus routes 4, 6, 17
Salvation Army – Harbor Light Center
1010 Currie Avenue
Open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open at 32° or colder
Bus routes 9, 20
Catholic Charities – Adult Opportunity Center
740 East 17th Street
Open Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Metro Transit bus routes 2, 5, 9, 14
Peace House Community
1816 Portland Avenue South
Open weekdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Metro Transit bus route 9
2024 Lyndale Ave. N. (612-522-4871)
2727 Central Ave. NE (612-789-2858)
1604 East Lake St. (612-721-1513)
1010 Currie Ave. (612-338-0113)
Spring Lake Park
Life Prep Academy
1628 County Highway 10 NE
Spring Lake Park, MN 55432
Contact: Pamela Wolf Sladek, Director
24/7 drop-ins for teens (high school) to warm up. Up to 12 beds for teens.
Salvation Army worship and service center locations are all open from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. weekdays:
- 1019 Payne Ave (651-776-8169)
- 401 W. 7th St. (651-224-4316)