Arlington Cooling Station Information for Homeless Individuals
By Office of Communications
Posted on June 27, 2024, June 27, 2024

Cooling Stations

In high summer temperatures, the Arlington Life Shelter and The Salvation Army both serve as cooling stations for homeless individuals in Arlington. Individuals in need of a break from the heat can also visit any Arlington Public Library location during normal operating hours to cool off. All library locations offer seating and water fountains.

Arlington Public Library Locations

George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

  • 100 S. Center St., Arlington, TX 76010
  • Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2 p.m to 6 p.m.

Arlington Library locations listed below have the following hours of operation:

  • Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8: p.m.
  • Friday & Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. (East Library and Recreation Center Only)

East Library and Recreation Center

  • 1817 New York Ave., Arlington, TX 76010

Ron Wright Lake Arlington Branch

  • 4000 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76016

Northeast Branch

  • 1905 Brown Blvd., Arlington, TX 76006

Southeast Branch

  • 900 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76018

Southwest Branch

  • 3311 S.W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76017

Woodland West

  • 2837 W. Park Row Dr., Arlington, TX 76013

Cooling Stations

The Salvation Army

  • 712 W. Abram St., Arlington TX 76013
  •  Cooling Station Timeframe:
  •  Monday - Friday Noon to 6 p.m.
  •  Operating Guidelines: Indoor accommodations for up to three guests at a time in 30-minute increments. Exceptions can be made for families. Water is provided.

 Arlington Life Shelter

  •  325 W. Division St., Arlington, TX 76011
  •  Cooling Station Timeframe
  •  Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  •  Operating Guidelines: Location will serve as outdoor hydration station for those in need of water.

Inclement Weather Shelter Text Subscription

 Want to subscribe to City of Arlington’s Inclement Weather Shelter text alerts? Text ARLCOLD to 877-799-4950 to sign up for text alerts about our inclement weather shelters.

Click here to see a list of homeless service providers in Arlington.

Homeless Cooling Stations

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