Warming centers open this week in James City County

Courtesy James City County

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — It’s going to be cold outside in Hampton Roads this week. That’s why James City County has set up warming centers.

If you’re looking for a place to warm up, you can visit one of the following facilities:

JCC Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road, 757-259-4200

  • Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Human Services Center, 5249 Olde Towne Road, 757-259-3100

  • Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Williamsburg Library, 515 Scotland Street, 757-259-4040 and
James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road, 757-259-7770

  • Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Community of Faith Mission is operating a winter nighttime sheltering program at local churches. You can find more information at www.cofm.info.

The Commonwealth also offers a crisis assistance program for families in imminent danger of no heat due to inoperable equipment or an electric cut off notice. Residents must meet certain requirements for aid. To learn more call 757-259-3131 or to apply online visit www.commonhelp.virginia.gov.