With the temperature dipping below freezing, the City of Westland has a number of warming centers available for those in need. Below you will find a list of warming centers with their address, hours and a phone number to call and verify there is room available. Additionally you will find other helpful information.
If you know or see someone out in the cold, please contact 911 or the non-emergency police phone line at (734) 722-9600. Our emergency personnel will work diligently to ensure they are taken to a safe place to stay warm.
Pets should also be considered with the colder weather. Dogs cannot handle being left outside in temperatures below freezing for more than a few minutes without being at extreme risk for hypothermia, frostbite, and even death. Please report findings of animals left outside without proper shelter to Neighborhood Services at (734) 713-3733, the Animal Care and Control Services online form, or the non-emergency police line at (734) 722-9600 for after hour reporting.
Your house is also susceptible to issues caused by extreme cold. Be careful with your water pipes. Here are some helpful tips for preventing and thawing frozen pipes.