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Cooling and charging stations throughout Houston can be used during prolonged power outages

Cooling and charging stations throughout Houston can be used during prolonged power outages

HOUSTON – As a heat advisory remains in effect for Houston and approximately one million customers still wait impatiently for CenterPoint Energy to restore power, the City of Houston and its nonprofit and regional partners are activating additional centers for residents in need of respite.

However, if you need to charge your cell phone or other electronic devices, the city says you can also use these facilities.

The list of locations and times can be found below:

City of Houston

West Gray Multipurpose Center

  • Address: 1475 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019

  • Opening hours: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Moody Community Center

  • Address: 3725 Fulton St, Houston, TX 77009

  • Opening hours: 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

YMCA – Cooling Centers

Duncan

  • Address: 10655 Clay Rd., Houston, TX 77041

  • Opening hours: 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Perry

  • Address: 1700 W League City Pkwy, League City, TX 77573

  • Opening hours: 04:30 – 21:00

Tellepses

  • Address: 808 Pease St., Houston, TX 77002

  • Opening hours: 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Trotter

  • Address: 1331 Augusta Dr., Houston, TX 77057

  • Opening hours: 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Weekly

  • Address: 7101 Stella Link Blvd., Houston TX 77025

  • Opening hours: 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Alief

  • Address: 7850 Howell Sugarland Rd., Houston, TX 77083

  • Opening hours: 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

International Services

  • Address: 3110 Hayes Rd., Suite 300, Houston, TX 77082

  • Opening hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Faith Based – Cooling Center

Lakewood Church

  • Address: 3700 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77027

  • Opening hours: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Compudot – Charging Center

Compudopt office*

  • Address: 1602 Airline Drive, Houston, Texas 77009

  • Opening hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

*Details: Up to 25 people can be charged at the charging stations at the same time. There are also six laptops available for families.

American Red Cross – Emergency Shelters

BakerRipley Gulfton Sharpstown Campus,

  • Address: 6500 Rookin, Houston, TX 77074

  • Opening hours: Opens on Tuesday, July 9th at 10pm, from Wednesday, July 10th the location is open 24 hours

BakerRipley Ripley House*

  • Address: 4410 Navigation, Houston, TX 77011

  • Opening hours: Open 24 hours

*Details: This location will be staffed by HFD paramedics for anyone requiring minor medical assistance.

Drive-through points of sale at distribution locations (1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

  • MSC Real Estate

  • 6719 West Montgomery Rd. 77091

  • Northeast MSC

  • 9720 Spaulding St. 77016

  • MSC sunset

  • 4410 Reed Rd. 77051

  • Southwest MSC

  • 6400 High Star Dr. 77074

  • Denver Port MSC

  • 6402 Market St. 77007

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