During the next few days, Toledo will be reaching high temperatures, stay updated on where to cool off, stay hydrated, and safe. Utilize the map below to find shelters near you, and call 2-1-1 for other resources.

Call 2-1-1

United Way of Greater Toledo can help those in need of cooling find shelter. Dial 2-1-1, get connected with a local representative, and from there, they can find a shelter based on your location.

Available Cooling Shelters

East Toledo Family Center

1020 Varland Ave.
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


Toledo Lucas County Public Library

Various locations
9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

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Free rides on TARTA, stay cool, and get to your next destination.

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View by location

Thanks to the help of our partners, there are many cooling shelters available across Lucas County. Use the map to search for cooling shelters in your area.

Beat the Heat

Safety Tips

Take extra measures to stay cool, remain hydrated, and don't spend extended time in the direct sunlight. Make sure your family, friends, and pets follow these tips as the warm weather moves in.

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