Connecticut Cooling Centers

In addition to our primary role connecting Connecticut residents to the help they need, 2-1-1 is involved in local disaster planning, response and recovery. 2-1-1 is a simple, easily remembered telephone number set aside by the Federal Communications Commission for the public’s use in accessing community services 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week.

Here are the links to state and federal disaster information & resources available to Connecticut residents regarding this current heat wave. We will be adding and/or deleting information as we receive updates.

For Specific Information available information and services, see the links below:

Municipalities: To have your Cooling Center information added here or any changes made to current listings, please send your information to,

Where to find temporary cooling centers (heat wave type) weather: (Please note if you do not find a cooling center in your town/city listed, libraries, senior centers, and other public locations are good places to cool off.)

Air Quality Issues: Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Pollution (DEEP)

State of Connecticut Department’s providing information on tips and precautions to take during summer heat waves: :

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