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Siena Francis House welcomes and empowers those experiencing homelessness to navigate their path to housing.

During the summer months, Siena Francis House will serve as a “Cooling Center”, which will provide a cool place for those with no housing. Water, sun screen and lip balm will be available to those that check in to the Cooling Center.


Siena Francis House’s Cooling Center will be open from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm on any day when there is a heat advisory affecting the Omaha Metro Area. 


Location: 1402 N. 18th St. Omaha, NE 68102 – Services Center
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm (on days open, according to forecast)
Phone: 402-341-1821 press 0 for the operator to reach the cooling center staff during cooling center operation hours.
Eligibility: Persons experiencing a housing crisis and not checked into any emergency shelter or other housing program
Food: Lunch will be provided between 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Transportation: Siena Francis House’s Cooling Center is located two blocks from two Metro Area Transit’s bus stops. Limited transportation may be available for individuals with transportation barriers.


For additional information regarding the Siena Francis House’s Cooling Center, including operational status and transportation,

please call 402-341- 1821, select 0 for the operator

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