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Need information about a weather event?

Call the Citizen’s Services Customer Assistance hotline at 203-977-4140 during normal business hours, with questions. After hours, call the Police Dept non-emergency number at 203-977-4444.  Citizen’s Services handles calls regarding issues with plowing, potholes, downed trees, and other operational issues.  Emergencies, including downed wires, should be reported directly to 9-1-1.  Call the City of Stamford Emergency Hotline at 203-977-8840 for recorded emergency information, and stay tuned to local media for weather reports and warnings.


Warm weather info: For information on how to get cool:

High heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who cannot stay cool, such as seniors, infants, and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions.

The City of Stamford maintains cooling centers for the public to use and cool down. These centers are open all season long for any resident to utilize. Cooling centers in Stamford include:

Stamford Government Center lobby

888 Washington Boulevard
1st floor lobby until 9:00pm daily

Jewish Community Center  (bring photo ID)

1035 Newfield Avenue
Monday – Thursday 5:30am to 10:00pm
Friday 5:30am to 6:00pm
Saturday, Sunday 7:30am to 6:00pm

Chester Addison Community Center:

245 Selleck Street
Monday – Friday 8:30am to 6:30pm
Saturday 1:00pm to 9:00pm
Sunday 2:00pm to 9:00pm

Building One Community:
75 Selleck Street
Monday – Saturday 7:30am to 8:00pm
Sunday 8:00am to 6:00pm



Cold weather info:

Snow Emergency Alternate Side Parking Vehicle Recovery
CT Alerts City Plowing Removal of Ice and Snow
Snow in the Street Snow on Vehicles Warming Centers
Safety Guidelines Contact Information

For information regarding places to get warm:

Warming Centers: City of Stamford Cold weather community partners 2017-2018

These community centers are available to residents who are searching for a warm place during the winter.

All are open daytime hours as listed, except Inspirica, which is open overnight.

Residents are urged to check with 2-1-1 during times of severe weather,

as some community centers may have to close due to conditions or inability to staff.

Stamford Downtown area:

Stamford Government Center lobby
888 Washington Blvd
Daily until 9 p.m.

Stamford YMCA
10 Bell Street
Mon-Fri  (9am – 6pm)
Sat   (8am – 5pm)
Sun  (11am – 4pm)

Building One Community
75 Selleck Street
Mon-Sat  (7:30am – 7:30pm)
Sun  (8am – 6pm)

Chester Addison
245 Selleck Street,
Mon-Fri   (9am – 6pm)

Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
29 Grove Street
Mon-Thurs  (9am – 5pm)

Glenbrook Community Center
35 Crescent Street,
Mon-Fri  (9am – 5pm)

8 Woodland Place
Overnight emergency shelter

Jewish Community Center

1035 Newfield Avenue
Mon-Thurs  (5:30am – 10pm)
Fri   (5:30am – 6pm)
Sat & Sun  (7:30am – 6pm)

Union Baptist Church
805 Newfield Avenue
Wed & Thurs (9am – 6pm)
Fri   (9am – 2pm)
Sat (9am – 11am)

For additional information:
(203) 977-5089 or