South Bend opens daytime warming centers, overnight Weather Amnesty shelter

With temperatures plummeting and wind chills below zero in the forecast, the city of South Bend is opening warming centers and its Weather Amnesty location.

Residents who need overnight accommodations can seek shelter at Weather Amnesty at 506 South Main Street in downtown South Bend from 8 PM to 8 AM. Weather Amnesty will temporarily extend its operating hours during the weekend of February 6 and February 7 due to the severe weather.

According to the city, community centers are available during normal hours for residents who need to warm up. You can find locations and hours below:

Charles Black Community Center – 3419 W. Washington Street

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9am – 8pm, Friday: 9am – 3pm

Howard Park Event Center – 219 S. St. Louis Blvd.

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 8pm, Saturday & Sunday: Noon – 8pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center – 1522 Linden Avenue

Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm, Friday: 9am – 6:30pm

O’Brien Fitness Center – 312 E. Walter Street

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 9pm, Saturday: 8am – 4pm, Sunday: 9am – 2pm

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