City of New London, CT

01/14/2022 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2022 11:50

Warming Center/ Shelter in New London

Approved for Release

January 14, 2022


Warming Center/Shelter in New London

With bitterly cold temps starting tonight and for the next few days, the Governor Ned Lamont is activating the state's Severe Cold Weather protocol beginning tonight. Anyone in need of shelter can call 2-1-1 to find a list of the closest locations or @211CT

The City of New Londonhas developed a plan with our nonprofit shelter partners, to assist those in need. The City of New London and the New Public Library will be opening a warming center on Saturday and Sunday for those in need during the day time Saturday (9:30 AM till 5 PM) and Sunday (1:00 PM till 4:00 PM) at the New London Public Library at 63 Huntington Street. After business hours, people with homeless needs will be directed to the Homeless Hospitality Center, 325 Huntington Street for. Should any citizen require additional assistance during this weather event they are encouraged to call 911 in an emergency or (860) 447-5269 (Police/Fire/EMS Dispatch) for routine requests for weather assistance during this forecasted intense cold weather period.

The New London Police and Fire Departments will also be alert, vigilant and actively looking for people at risk and they will assist those in need to areas of shelter. This plan will remain in effect during this dangerous cold weather event.


Approved for release by,

Mayor Michael E. Passero

City of New London