STRATFORD — Town officials advised residents of several places they can keep warm as temperatures dropped below freezing Friday.

The town initiated its warming center protocol after receiving a Cold Weather Advisory Notice from the State of Connecticut, Public Safety Director Larry Ciccarelli said.

Residents in need of overnight or long-term sheltering should dial 211.

These warming centers are available in Stratford:

Birdseye Municipal Complex, 468 Birdseye St.

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Overnight Shelter in emergency)

Stratford Library, 2203 Main St.

Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Baldwin Center, 1000 W. Broad St.

Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Stratford YMCA, 3405 Main St.

Monday to Thursday 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ciccarelli said warming centers will be posted and updated under the State of Connecticut WEBEOC website.