The Boise City Hall is one of the seven locations where Our Path Home will host a cooling space for the public. (Otto Kitsinger for the Idaho Capital Sun)
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Our Path Home is partnering with the city of Boise and other community organizations to provide cooling spaces to Treasure Valley residents during the daytime in the hot summer months.
Until Aug. 31, the organization and its partners will offer seven locations throughout Boise for people who need access to air conditioned spaces, water misters and shade. A map on the Our Path Home website shows the different locations available to residents with details of different resources provided at each location.
The organization’s main focus is to serve people experiencing homelessness, but the spaces welcome all residents who may need access to a cooling space during the summer heat.
How to help
Our Path Home welcomes donations including reusable water bottles, bottled water, sunscreen and cooling rags. Contact [email protected] to help.
Cooling spaces in Boise
Ann Morrison Park
1000 S. Americana Blvd.
Hours: Sunrise to sunset, misters on from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Boise City Hall
150 N. Capitol Blvd.
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
Boise Public Library
715 S. Capitol Blvd.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Thursday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday to Sunday
Cathedral of the Rockies
717 N. 11th St.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sunday
Corpus Christi House
525 S. Americana Blvd.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Saturday
Our Path Home Outreach
511 S. Americana Blvd.
Hours: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
YMCA Downtown Boise
1050 W. State St.
Hours: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Friday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday
10 a.m., to 6 p.m., Sunday
About Our Path Home
Our Path Home is a private-public partnership whose mission is to end homelessness in Ada County. The organization works with nearly 50 partner agencies to provide rapid response homelessness prevention services.
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