As of 1/29/2019

 

Open and Potential warming centers and potential shelters for Van Buren County for upcoming cold weather Wednesday and Thursday:

 

Open:

 

Bangor Train Depot, 541 Railroad St, Bangor, MI 49013

Designated as a 24/7 warming center for the remainder of the week.

 

South Haven Community Church, 1045 E Wilson St, South Haven, MI 49090

Contact: Barb Guthrie

269-214-2749

 

Will be a warming station from Tuesday, January 29, 4:00 pm through Friday, February 1, 2019, 10:00 am. Those wishing to stay overnight should be there each night by 5:00 pm when a dinner will be served Breakfast will be served Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 9:00 am. Space is limited so people will be taken in on a first come first served basis.

Please do not bring alcohol, tobacco products, illegal drugs, weapons of any kind and pets.

Do bring prescribed medication and personal hygiene products.

Some Cots and blankets will be provided by the Red Cross. You may want to bring additional ones if available.

 

Decatur Police Department Lobby, 114 N Phelps St, Decatur, MI 49045

 

Potential Warming Centers if Needed:

 

Will be opened as needed: Call Lt. Kirk prior to sending anyone to these locations

 

Hartford Methodist Church, 425 E Main St, Hartford, MI 49057

Contact Information:

Robbie Harting-Fire Chief

Hartford Fire Department

436 East Main Street

Hartford, MI 49057

Station (269) 621-4707

Cell (269) 757-4355

Fax (269) 621-3519

 

Hartford Federated Church, 65418 Red Arrow Hwy, Hartford, MI 49057

Contact Information:

Ben Williamson

269-910-0979

 

Lilly of the Valley Church, 30600 M-140, Covert, MI 49043

Pastor Darryl Williams

269-767-1026

 

Bloomingdale Conservation Club, 16681 41st St, Bloomingdale, MI 49026

Richard Stone

(616) 293-0352

 

Gobles Junior Academy, 32110 6th Ave, Gobles, MI 49055 

Contact information:

Chad Higgins

248-935-8282

 

Freshwater Church, 600 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079

Contact Information:

Erica Frazier

616-368-0971

 

Red Arrow Ministries, 31133 E Red Arrow Hwy, Paw Paw, MI 49079

Contact Information:

Ben Bowater

269-779-7338

 

Lawrence Township Hall (Old Lions Club), 411 N Paw Paw St; Lawrence, Michigan 49064

Contact information:

Donna Spinner

269-370-3406

 

1st Presbyterian Church, 119 E Delaware St Hwy M-51, Decatur, MI 49045

Contact Information:

Pastor Katie Hartwell

269-423-4781

773-372-2741

Will work with Carl Druskovich to coordinate services

 

Holy Family Catholic Church, 500 W Saint Marys St, Decatur, MI 49045

Contact Information:

Carl Druskovich

 

Lawrence United Methodist Church, 122 S Exchange St, Lawrence, MI 49064

Contact Information:

Kim Thompson

269-655-4458

 

Lawrence Community Emergency Services, 205 North Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064

Contact Information:

Chief Mike Anchor

269-655-7466

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