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Cooling Centers Open in Missouri & Illinois After National Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Advisory

St. Louis, Mo. – The Salvation Army Midland Division is opening daytime cooling centers in Missouri and Illinois as a result of the Excessive Heat Advisory issued by the National Weather Service. The advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15.

Cooling center locations are activated when a Heat Advisory is issued when the Heat Index is expected to reach 105 degrees or air temperature reaches, at least 100 degrees. A Heat Warning is issued – when the heat index is expected to reach, at least 110 degrees for two consecutive days with a minimum heat index no lower than 75 degrees at night or if a Heat Advisory is expected to last four or more days.

The Salvation Army Corps will operate cooling centers in collaboration with local coalitions. A Corps is The Salvation Army’s worship centers. The locations and hours of the cooling centers are listed below:

Alton Corps
525 Alby Street
Alton, IL 62002
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. noon, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Arnold Corps
3740 Telegraph Road
Arnold, MO 63010
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Belleville Corps
20 Glory Place
Belleville, IL 62220
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cape Girardeau Corps
701 Good Hope
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Carthage Corps
125 East Fairview Street
Carthage, MO 64836
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Chillicothe Corps
621 West Mohawk Road
Chillicothe, MO 64601
9 a.m. – noon, 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Columbia Harbor House Shelter
602 North Ann Street
Columbia, MO 65201
24 hours

Columbia Corps
1108 West Ash Street
Columbia, MO 65203
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. noon, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Euclid Corps
2618 North Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63113
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Gateway Corps
824 Union
St. Louis, MO 63123
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Jefferson City Corps
927 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

O’Fallon Corps
1 William Booth Drive
O’Fallon, MO 63366
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Quincy Kroc Center
405 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL 62301
5 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Quincy John Gardner Stevenson Shelter
501 Broadway
Quincy, IL 62301
24 hours

St. Charles Corps
2140 North 4th Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Springfield Corps
1701 West Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Temple Corps
2740 Arsenal Street
St. Louis, MO 63118
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Warrensburg SE Corps
125 North Holden Street, Suite A
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Call 660-422-4304 for information
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.