TCBC One of Three Cooling Centers Open During the Summer

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Story by Frank Sparks, Beaver County Radio
(Beaver Falls, Pa.) The Cornerstone of Beaver County (TCBC) – a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness in Beaver County – will once again serve as a cooling center this summer for those experiencing homelessness or housing-related crisis.
TCBC Executive Director Marie Timpano said in a release that “Every day, we see people and families who are experiencing housing-related crisis whether they have become homeless, received an eviction notice, or can’t afford to pay their utility bills. These situations can lead to many complications and risks, even around seemingly simple things like summertime heat,” Timpano continued, “We’re grateful to be working with our cooling center partners to protect our community’s most vulnerable from the scorcher of a summer we’re expecting.”
The Cornerstone located at 600 6th Street, Beaver Falls is open as a cooling center from 9 AM to 4PM Monday thru Friday and is one of three cooling centers open locally the other two are:

  • TRAILS Ministries
    Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    1217 7th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA 15010
  • Rochester Free Methodist Church
    Call ahead to 724.774.5304
    480 Jefferson Street, Rochester, PA 15074