Warming Centers Open in DeKalb


The City of DeKalb has many services available to help residents weather the winter months.

The below buildings are available as Warming Centers during their normal operational hours.

DeKalb Senior Center
330 Grove Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
9:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
DeKalb Park District
Haish Gymnasium
303 S. Ninth Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
6:00 a.m. through 7:45 p.m. Monday through Wednesday
6:00 a.m. through 6:45 p.m. Thursday
8:00 a.m. through 3:45 p.m. Friday
10:00 a.m. through 11:45 a.m. Saturday
DeKalb Public Library
309 Oak Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
9:00 a.m. through 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Friday
9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Saturday
1:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m. Sunday

If the above Warming Centers are closed, Hope Haven is a no turn away shelter. Hope
Haven is located at 1145 Rushmore Drive in DeKalb.

Call 815-748-2070 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and 815-748-8460 (press 9) after hours to:

  • Locate a Warming Center;
  • Report inadequate heat in a residential building; and/or
  • Resolve a heating problem with your landlord. Landlords must heat residential buildings to at least 68 degrees during the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. and 62 degrees during other hours, per City of DeKalb Municipal Code Chapter 24.

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