Warming and Cooling Centers

Warming & Cooling Centers and Official Shelter Locations

Warming and Cooling Centers are available to the general public during the building’s normal business hours. The public is allowed access to public areas, such as lobbies, restrooms, drinking fountains, etc. Official Shelters provide sleeping accommodations and may or may not include meals.

Map of City of Columbia Warming and Cooling Centers, Outdoor Pools and Spraygrounds

Warming and Cooling Centers
Location Street Address Phone Number
ARC (Activity and Recreation Center) 
Normal Business Hours:
Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Open July 4th from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Watch for notices of hours adjustments during holiday weeks
1707 W Ash Street 573.874.7700

Armory Sports and Community Center
Normal Business Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

701 E Ash Street 573.874.7466
Boone County Government Center
Normal Business Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
801 E Walnut 573.886.4305

Columbia/Boone County Public Health & Human Services
Normal Business Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

1005 W Worley Street 573.874.7488

Columbia Mall
Normal Business Hours:
Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

2300 Bernadette Drive 573.445.8458

Columbia Public Library
Normal Business Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

100 W Broadway 573.443.3161
Salvation Army
Call for hours.
1108 W Ash Street 573.442.3229

Salvation Army Harbor House
Call for hours. 

602 N Ann 573.442.1984

St. Francis House
Call for hours.

901 Range Line St.  573.875.4913

Official Shelters

Location Street Address Phone Number
New Life Evangelistic Center (for men) 901 Wilkes Blvd. 573.875.0603
Rainbow House (for children/youth) 1611 Towne Dr. 573.474.3558
Salvation Army Harbor House 602 N Ann 573.442.1984
St. Francis House (for men) 901 Range Line St.  573.875.4913
True North (for domestic violence) Please Call 573.875.1369
Welcome Home (for veterans) 2120 Business Loop 70 E 573.443.8001

Room at the Inn (WINTER ONLY)
Hours: 7 p.m.-7 a.m., overnights only

Shelter locations.