NJ Cooling Centers

Staying Cool in Summer Heat

Our listing of cooling centers is compiled as resources become known to us through communication we receive from state and county government. Libraries, shopping malls, recreation centers, senior centers, municipal buildings and other public air-conditioned spaces are good alternatives in every county if you are looking for a place to cool down.  Learn more about summer heat.

Offices of Emergency Management

The NJ Office of Emergency Management has links to all County Offices of Emergency Management.

County Websites and Alert Notification Systems

When temperatures soar it is customary that county government will make an effort to alert their residents by posting information about the opening of cooling centers on their county website (see direct links to county websites in the table below.) County sites also often offer alert notifications, information about how to sign-up to receive email notifications during times of emergency events and announcements about government closings. We have provided links to county cooling center listings in the table below, when available. Other notifications are sent to us on a daily basis and are noted in the listing below this table.

Atlantic County (extreme heat) Gloucester County Ocean County
Bergen County Hudson County Passaic County
Burlington County Hunterdon County Salem County
Camden County Mercer County Somerset County
Cape May County Middlesex County Sussex County
Cumberland County  Monmouth County Union County
Essex County Morris County Warren County

Cooling Centers List

This is an extensive list of all available cooling centers organized by county. Use the filter to help find centers in your area.

Atlantic

Jeffries Towers Senior Center

Location

227 North Vermont Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
Phone: 609-344-4106
Open:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm

Open for individuals age 60 and older. This location is operated by Caring, Inc.

Pogachefsky Senior Center

Location

1102 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ
Phone: 609-344-2947
Open:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm

Open for individuals age 60 and older. This location is operated by Jewish Older Adult Services (JOAS) of Atlantic County.

Buena Senior Center

Location

600 Central Avenue
Buena, NJ
Phone: 856-697-0698
Open:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm

Open to senior citizens age 60 and older.

Hammonton Senior Center

Location

310 Bellevue Avenue
Hammonton, NJ
Phone: 609-625-7000 extension 6537
Open:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm

Open to individuals age 60 and older.

Ventnor Senior Center

Location

6500 Atlantic Avenue
Ventnor, NJ
Phone: 609-822-9239
Open:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 2:00pm

Open for individuals age 60 and older.

Bergen