Four cooling centers available through Salvation Army Quincy Area Command Post

Cooling Center

QUINCY — With the temperatures soaring into the low 100s, the Salvation Army Quincy Area Command reminds area community members about how its facilities in Quincy and Hannibal are cooling centers with varying hours and amenities per location for those who need respite from the extreme heat.

The Kroc Center, 405 Vermont, Quincy

  • Mon-Fri: 5 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Sat: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Sun: noon-5p.m.

Water fountains are available.

The Family Store of Quincy, 425 Broadway

  • Mon-Sat: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Water fountains are available.

Family Services/Emergency Shelter of Quincy, 501 Broadway, Quincy

  • 24/7/365 overnight shelter

Meal, snacks, and water provided.

The Family Store of Hannibal: Steamboat Bend Shopping Center, Suite 200A, Hannibal, Mo.

  • Mon-Sat: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Water available.

For more information, contact Jeremy Koren at Jeremy.Koren@usc.salvationarmy.org. or 217-231-5633.

The Salvation Army Quincy Area Command also reminds the community it is distributing electric fans to those in need this summer. Distribution of fans is from the Family Services facilities in Quincy and Hannibal. Anyone living within the Quincy Area Command’s service area of Adams, Pike and Brown counties in Illinois and Marion, Ralls, Lewis, Shelby and Monroe Counties in Missouri is encouraged to apply. 

The Salvation Army has a limited number of fans available. People applying for fans should bring a photo I.D. to their local Salvation Army Family Services Center. A Social Security or medical card is required for those with children under age 5 in the household.

In Quincy, the Family Services Center is at 501 Broadway. Hannibal residents should apply at the Family Services Center at 200A Steamboat Bend Shopping Center in Hannibal (within The Salvation Army Family Store). Fan distribution is prioritized for people older than 65, those with children under 5years of age, and those who are disabled. Fans will be distributed while supplies last.

Application hours at both locations are from 1–4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

For additional information about The Salvation Army Quincy Area Command and ways to donate, visit SalvationArmyQcyHan.org.

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