Updated Warming Centers, Charging Centers in Montclair

The township issued an updated list on Thursday.


The following is a list of open warming centers and charging centers released by the township on Thursday. 

If you are displaced from your home and need to temporarily shelter your pet, you may bring your pet to the Montclair Township Animal Shelter at 77 North Willow Street, Montclair. All pets brought to the Shelter must have a carrier and vaccine records. If your pet requires a special diet, bring your pet’s food as well.

Essex County has relocated its emergency shelter to the Turtle Back Zoo Education/Reptile Building which is located at 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange. Any resident wanting to take advantage of the shelter should do so. The facility is set up to take pets.


Name: First Congregational Church of Montclair
Location: 40 South Fullerton Avenue
Phone Number: 973-744-4752
Dates/Times: Weekdays from 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., offering Wi-Fi, device charging, laundry and showers. Weekend hours to be determined. Enter through Plymouth Street.

Name: Van Vleck House & Gardens Ed Center
Location: 21 Van Vleck Street 
Phone Number: 973-744-4752
Dates/Times: Open from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Charging stations and Wi-Fi access.

Name: Montclair Municipal Building Council Chambers, until 11:00 p.m. (Council Chambers is a polling station)
Location: 205 Claremont Avenue 
Dates/Times: Open from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Warming center, charging stations, hot drinks, snacks.

Name: Congregation Shomrei Emunah
Location: 67 Park Street
Phone Number: 973-746-5031
Dates/Times: Tursday, November 8 until 7:00 p.m.; Friday, November 9 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Warming center, charging stations, food, hot drinks.

Name: St James Episcopal Church 
Location: Bellevue Avenue and Valley Road 
Phone Number: 973-744-0270 
Dates/Times: Open 24 hours until further notice. Warming shelter, charging outlets. Please bring your own blankets, pillows, etc. to keep comfortable.

Name: Montclair Public Library Main Branch 
Location: 50 South Fullerton Avenue 
Dates/Times:The Community Wing Warming Center in the auditorium of the Main Library-will remain open for 24 hours through Friday, November 9. Library Services will be available: Monday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. The Library is showing movies in the Community Wing throughout the day.

Name: Bellevue Avenue Branch Library 
Location: 185 Bellevue Avenue 
Dates/Times: The Bellevue Library Branch will will be open as a Community Center Safe Haven through Friday, November 9, 2:00–6:00 p.m. The Branch does not have Internet access at this time.

Sara Santora November 02, 2012 at 05:48 PM
We went ice skating at Floyd Hall arena today. They're offering free public skate today and tomorrow. (although I think skating today is finished)
Hakika DuBose November 03, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Power Stretch Studios is offering free 1 on 1 assisted stretch sessions today. Feel free to charge your electronic devices during your session. Call or just stop in. 594 Valley Rd Upper Montclair NJ 07043 (973) 692 8670 www.powerstretchstudios.com Relax as we do all of the work for you : )
Rev. Rachel Brown November 03, 2012 at 12:06 PM
The Farmers Market on Walnut Street is open today Saturday, Nov. 3rd.
John Perris November 03, 2012 at 02:31 PM
St. James' Episcopal Church - at the Corner of Valley and Bellevue - remains open for folks to warm up, charge up and use our Internet.
montclair feed November 07, 2012 at 01:50 PM
We're open and offer free cell phone charging and for those in need of pet food for their pets, perhaps we can help. Stop in and talk to us. Montclair Feed 191 Glenridge Ave Montclair Hours 10 am to 6 pm


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