As of 1/29/2019
Open and Potential warming centers and potential shelters for Van Buren County for upcoming cold weather Wednesday and Thursday:
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
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
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
Lilly of the Valley Church, 30600 M-140, Covert, MI 49043
Pastor Darryl Williams
Bloomingdale Conservation Club, 16681 41st St, Bloomingdale, MI 49026
Gobles Junior Academy, 32110 6th Ave, Gobles, MI 49055
Freshwater Church, 600 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Red Arrow Ministries, 31133 E Red Arrow Hwy, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Lawrence Township Hall (Old Lions Club), 411 N Paw Paw St; Lawrence, Michigan 49064
1st Presbyterian Church, 119 E Delaware St Hwy M-51, Decatur, MI 49045
Pastor Katie Hartwell
Will work with Carl Druskovich to coordinate services
Holy Family Catholic Church, 500 W Saint Marys St, Decatur, MI 49045
Lawrence United Methodist Church, 122 S Exchange St, Lawrence, MI 49064
Lawrence Community Emergency Services, 205 North Paw Paw Street, Lawrence, MI 49064
Chief Mike Anchor