Warming Center In Somersworth To Close April 1
The Warming Center of Strafford County will close Friday, April 1, after providing emergency
shelter for unhoused residents daily since Nov. 29, 2021.
The Warming Center is a partnership of the cities of Rochester, Dover and Somersworth and the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, which oversaw operations.
The Warming Center, located on Willand Drive in Somersworth, has provided services to more
than 315 people this year.
As of March 14, the Warming Center has served 218 men and 101 women, with an average age of 40. It has also provided emergency shelter for 71 disabled persons and 11 veterans.
Following the Warming Center closure, those in need of services are encouraged to connect
with their local welfare office or with the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County or call 211 to get connected with available resources.