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Cooling Center Locations in Valparaiso Indiana

To help residents during the upcoming heat wave, the City of Valparaiso  has partnered with a number of community organizations. In addition, the community of the CARE program offers checks on residents who may need assistance. The Contact Assistance Referral (CARE) Program means the VPD will check on residents during harsh weather.

“We encourage people to visit these cooling centers and to check on those who may not have functioning air conditioning,” said Mayor Matt Murphy.

Cooling Center locations are:
Porter County Public Library, Valparaiso Branch (219) 462-0524
103 Jefferson Street
Open Mon – Thurs 9:00 am – 8:00 pm., Fri 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am – 5:00 pm,
Sun 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Valparaiso YMCA, (219) 462-4185
1201 Cumberland Crossing Drive
Open Mon – Fri 5:00 am – 10:00 pm, Sat 7:00 am – 6:00 pm, Sun 11:00 am – 6:00 pm.

 Banta Senior Center (219-462-1301)
605 Beech Street
Hours: Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sat/Sun Closed

In addition, the Valparaiso Police Department offers a special program for individuals who may need special help during weather emergencies. To register yourself or a loved one for CARE, contact Sgt. Perry Stone at pstone@valpopd.com or (219) 462-2135. 

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Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.