These warming centers will be open in San Antonio, Bexar County during frigid weather

Facilities include libraries, community, senior centers

Warming centers open across San Antonio, Bexar County

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio is experiencing the coldest air of the winter season so far with temperatures down in the 20s and teens this week.

San Antonio and Bexar County have opened several warming and resiliency centers where residents can stay warm.

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Daytime Warming Centers

The City of San Antonio has designated a number of libraries and parks facilities as warming centers. The latest information on these locations is available at

These locations are used as places for residents to stay warm. Anyone coming to these locations should bring clothes, supplies and medicine. The centers are accessible and inclusive.

  • Central Library (600 Soledad St, San Antonio, TX 78205)
  • Schaefer Library (6322 US Hwy 87E, San Antonio, TX 78222)
  • Mission Library (3134 Roosevelt Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214)
  • Cortez Library (2803 Hunter Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78224)
  • Bazan Library (2200 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78207)
  • Guerra Library (7978 W Military Dr, San Antonio, TX 78227)
  • Maverick Library (8700 Mystic Park, San Antonio, TX 78254)
  • Igo Library (13330 Kyle Seale Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78249)
  • Encino Library (2515 E Evans Road, San Antonio, TX 78259)
  • Thousand Oaks Library (4618 Thousand Oaks, San Antonio, TX 78233)
  • Tobin Community Center (1900 W Martin St, San Antonio, TX 78207)
  • Harlandale Community Center (7227 Briar Pl, San Antonio, TX 78221)
  • Cuellar Community Center (5626 San Fernando St., San Antonio, TX 78237)
  • Hamilton Community Center (10700 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78217)

VIA passengers may travel fare-free to or from these locations. Passengers using VIA bus service or VIA Link should alert the bus operator when boarding. VIAtrans passengers should alert the reservation agent when booking a VIAtrans trip.

Overnight Resiliency Centers

The city of San Antonio will operate six resilience hubs from 9 p.m. Sunday through 8 a.m. Wednesday. These locations are safe, accessible, and equitable facilities where residents can obtain information and resources in times of need. These locations will have access to basic needs/supplies, shelter from the severe cold, access to power and device charging and free wi-fi. Anyone coming to these locations should bring clothes, supplies and medicine.

  • Normoyle Senior Center (700 Culberson Avenue, San Antonio, TX 78225)
  • Northeast Senior Center (4135 Thousand Oaks Drive, San Antonio, TX 78217)
  • Southside Lions Senior Center (3303 Pecan Valley Drive, San Antonio, TX 78210)
  • Garza Community Center (1450 Mira Vista, San Antonio, TX 78228)
  • Copernicus Community Center (5003 Lord Rd, San Antonio, TX 78220)
  • Miller’s Pond Community Center (6175 Old Pearsall Rd, San Antonio, TX 78242)

Kennels will be available in a separate area of these locations for pets.

County Overnight Warming Centers

Bexar County will operate five overnight warming centers from 9 p.m. Sunday through 8 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Lighthouse Church Temple (8201 Old Pearsall Road, San Antonio, TX 78252)
  • OuterWest Community Church (12280 Alamo Ranch Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78253)
  • St. Padre Pio Catholic Church (3843 Bulverde Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78259)
  • Christ the King Lutheran Church (1129 Pat booker Road, Universal City, TX 78148)
  • Elmendorf Community Library (203 Bexar Ave, Elmendorf, TX 78112)

Warming Centers Outside San Antonio

  • Patrick Heath Public Library (451 N. Main St., Boerne)
  • Boerne Church of Christ (1 Upper Balcones Rd.)

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