Cooling and Heating Sites

Cooling Sites

Cooling sites offer the general public air-conditioned relief and cool water during the hottest part of the day. Sites will be  activated if an Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service.
        Heat Advisory - Heat Index is expected to reach 105º F or air temperature reaches at least 100º F.
        Heat Warning - Heat Index is expected to reach at least 110º F for 2 consecutive days with a minimum Heat Index no  lower than 75º F at night, or if Heat Advisory is expected to last 4 or more days.

Heating Sites

Heating sites agree to open their doors for individuals to seek shelter from excessive cold conditions during the hours listed. Excessive cold indicators are: wind chill expected to be -15 degrees or less, or the stagnant air temperature is 15 degrees or less.

The following Cooling/Heating sites will operate in Belleville in the event that an Excessive Cold or Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service. 

Location  Address    Phone    


Belleville Public Library, Main Branch

121 E. Washington St. 
(618) 234-0441 Mon-Thurs, 9am-8pm
Fri & Sat, 9am-5pm

Belleville Public Library, West Branch

3414 W. Main St.
(618) 233-4366 Mon, Wed & Sat, 9am-5pm
Tues & Thurs, Noon - 8pm

Programs and Services for Older Persons (PSOP)

201 N. Church St.
(618) 234-4410
Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm

The Salvation Army

20 Glory Place (618) 235-7378 Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm


United Way of Greater St. Louis

Additional site information can be found by visiting United Way 2-1-1. Watch for this sign at participating sites. 

                                                                        Cooling Heating Site Sign