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Pittsburgh-area communities open cooling centers during heat wave

With a prolonged and potentially dangerous heat wave gripping the Pittsburgh area this week, several communities are opening cooling centers.

PITTSBURGH

  • Ammon from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Beechview Healthy Active Living Community Center, 1555 Broadway Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15216 from noon to 7 p.m. on Juneteenth, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Brighton Heights Healthy Active Living Community Center, 3515 McClure Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 from noon to 7 p.m. on Juneteenth, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Brookline from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Greenfield Healthy Active Living Community Center, 745 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 from noon to 7 p.m. on Juneteenth, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Homewood Healthy Active Living Community Center, 7321 Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15208 from noon to 7 p.m. on Juneteenth, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Jefferson from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Magee from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Paulson from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • Sheraden Healthy Active Living Community Center, 720 Sherwood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15204 from noon to 7 p.m. on Juneteenth, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday
  • South Side Healthy Active Living Community Center, 12th & Bingham Streets, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 from noon to 7 p.m. on Juneteenth, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday

ALLEGHENY COUNTY

  • Aspinwall - Aspinwall Borough Building, 217 Commercial Avenue
  • Bethel Park - The Municipality of Bethel Park’s Community Center will be open as a cooling center. Hours for the Bethel Park Community Center, 5151 Park Ave., are Sunday from noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Any residents experiencing difficulties due to the high temperatures should call the Dispatch Center at 412-833-2000.
  • Carnegie - The Carnegie Borough Building at 1 Veterans Way will be open through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily
  • Clairton - Council Chambers from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily through Sunday
  • Edgewood - First Presbyterian Church from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Friday
  • Elizabeth Township - Municipal Building from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday
  • Hampton Township - The Hampton Middle School, located at 4589 School Dr, will be open as a cooling center. It’s open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Indiana Township - Community Center at 3710 Saxonburg Boulevard from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m on Tuesday
  • Munhall - Munhall Emergency Management is opening a cooling center in the Munhall Borough community room, 1 Raymond Bodnar Way, from noon to 5 p.m.
  • O’Hara Township - A cooling center is open at Pleasant Valley VFC, 152 Kittanning Pike. Those who need transportation should call 412-782-1400 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Reserve Township: Reserve VFD - Station 317 is opening up the Ballroom at 33 Lonsdale Street as a cooling center. It will be open until 10:00 pm Tuesday. If power isn’t back on Wednesday morning, they will reopen at 11:00 a.m.
  • Scott Township - Community Room from noon to 6 p.m. daily through Thursday
  • Shaler Township - North Hills Library at 1822 Mount Royal Boulevard from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday
  • South Fayette Township - Municipal Building at 100 Township Drive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Thursday
  • Tarentum - VFW Post 5758 at 208 E 4th Avenue on Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Verona - The Verona Municipal Building is available from noon to 8 p.m. as a cooling center. The borough is not able to provide transportation
  • West Deer Township - West Deer Fire Dept. No. 2 at 2163 Saxonburg Boulevard until further notice
  • White Oak
    • Sampson’s Mills Presbyterian Church, 1665 Lincoln Way, Tuesday to Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Mary, Mother of God Parish (St. Angela’s), 1640 Fawcett Avenue, Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    • White Oak Borough Building, 2280 Lincoln Way, Tuesday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

FAYETTE COUNTY

  • Brownsville
    • Brownsville Fire Company No. 1, 520 Market St.
    • Brownsville Ambulance Service, 12 Arch St.
    • South Brownsville Fire Company No. 1, 530 Water St.
  • South Connellsville Borough - A cooling center is open at South Connellsville Volunteer Fire Company.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

  • Bentleyville - 931 Main Street
  • Bentleyville Fire Dept. - 900 Main Street
  • Beth Center Area - 316 Station Street
  • Burgettstown Borough - 200 Senior Way
  • California Senior Center - 130 Woodland Court, Brownsville
  • California Borough - 225 3rd Street
  • Canonsburg Borough - 30 East Pike Street
  • Carroll Twp Social Center - Baird Street
  • Charleroi Fire Dept. - 328 Fallowfield Ave
  • Claysville Borough - 105 Green Street
  • Cross Creek Township - 28 Clark Avenue, Avella
  • Denbo Vesta Six VFD - 415 Low Hill Rd, Brownsville
  • Donora Borough - 683 Meldon Avenue
  • Dunlevy - 4 Walnut St
  • Marianna Borough - 1 Procasky Road
  • McDonald - 3599 Miller’s Run Road, Cecil
  • Monongahela City - 102 West Main Street
  • Riverside (Charleroi) - 303 Chamber Plaza
  • S. Strabane Fire Dept. - 172 Oak Spring Road
  • Thomas Campbell - 850 Beech Street
  • Washington City - 69 West Maiden Street
  • West Alex United Methodist Church - 58 N. Liberty Road

WESTMORELAND COUNTY

  • Westmoreland Community Action Monessen Office- 557 Donner Avenue, Monessen, PA 15062. Open Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Westmoreland Community Action Greensburg Office- 316 Donohoe Road, Greensburg, PA 15601. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Westmoreland Community Action Scottdale Office- 212 N. Chestnut Street, Scottdale, PA 15683. Open Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Westmoreland Community Action Derry Office- 108 S. Chestnut Street, Derry, PA 15627. Open Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Penn Township Ambulance: 1030 Sandy Hill Rd. Irwin, PA 15642. Open 9am to 5pm. Restrooms, water, and pets welcome if crated.
  • The Union Mission 2217 Harrison Ave. Latrobe, Pa 15650. Open 24/7 Phone: 724-539-3550
  • New Kensington Center for Active Adults: 1039 Third Avenue New Kensington, PA 15068. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • East Vandergrift Center for Active Adults: 400 McKinley Ave, East Vandergrift, PA 15629. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Avonmore Center for Active Adults: 458 Railroad Ave, Avonmore, PA 15618. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • McKenna Center for Active Adults: 971 Old Salem Road Greensburg, PA 15601. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Jeannette Center for Active Adults C/O Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: 211 Gaskill Street Jeannette, PA 15644. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Herminie Center for Active Adults C/O Herminie Fire Department: 101 Sewickley Avenue Herminie, PA 15637. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Mt. Pleasant Center for Active Adults: 424 Washington Street Mt. Pleasant, PA 15666. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Latrobe Center for Active Adults” Fifth Ward School Building 15 Avenue C Latrobe, PA 15650. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • New Florence Center for Active Adults: 216 Ligonier Street New Florence, PA 15944. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Valley Center for Active Adults: 135 Kalassay Drive Ligonier, PA 15658. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • New Alexandria Center for Active Adults: Community Center Building 207 Main Street New Alexandria, PA 15670. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Monessen Center for Active Adults: 1925 Grand Boulevard Monessen, PA 15062. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • West Newton Center for Active Adults: 103 East Main Street West Newton, PA15089. Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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