The Pope Park Rec Center (in Pope Park) and Parker Memorial Community Center (2126 Main Street) are both open and serving as emergency shelters for those who have lost power in Hartford. The Seventh Day Adventist Church is also a shelter following Storm Alfred. The church is at 500 Woodland Street, between Albany Avenue and Greenfield Street.
The City of Hartford provides this information:
Mayor Segarra also noted that both Parker Memorial and Pope Park Recreation Centers remain open and operational. He did caution that while cots are being provided, visitors are reminded to bring a blanket, pillow, towel and their own personal bathing supplies. Fire houses are also available for residents that wish to shower and charge cell phones, laptops and tablet computers.
Additionally, the City of Hartford has announced that “Seniors and residents with special needs who need transportation to the City’s emergency shelters can call 311. Food is provided but residents need to bring toiletries, medications, etc.”
No parking ban has been issued.
UPDATE [4 Nov 2011]: The Seventh Day Adventist Church shelter is now closed.
UPDATE [7 Nov 2011]: The shelters in Hartford are now closed, but if you still require assistance, call 211 or 311.