Emergency Warming Centers Open

By Matt Kinshella

Information about Emergency Warming Centers is still coming in. Here is the latest:
See underlined revisions below.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

5:02 pm: Central Oregon Cold Weather Shelters

HIGHLAND BAPTIST CHURCH
3100 Highland Avenue
Redmond, OR 97756
Open to Men, women, children, families, and pets. No children under 18 without a parent.
Call for information
Walk-ins accepted until 10pm
6:30pm-7am
(541) 288-3016 Information Line

BETHLEHEM INN
3705 N Highway 97
Bend, OR 97701
Singles and families welcome
During periods of extreme weather, alcohol and drug tests will be suspended for individuals requiring a one night stay. A breathalyzer will be used on individuals suspected of drinking, only to determine if the blood alcohol is approaching toxic levels (0.35 or above). One night stays will be given food and additional clothing if needed. Meals provided on-site at 6pm for individuals who are sober.
Call or walk-in
(541) 322-8768 x 13 Before 10pm
(541) 322-8768 x 18 After 10pm

SHEPHERD’S HOUSE
1854 NE Division Street
Bend, OR 97701
Open to men only.
Check in after 6:30pm and before 9pm. Check out the next day is 8am.
Call or walk in
(541) 388-2096

12:34 pm: Severe weather conditions will persist through tonight.

Updated information will be distributed when available.

Anyone seeking shelter should contact 211info, reached by dialing 2-1-1. 211info will be available to identify available shelter and warming center resources between 8:00am and 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Multnomah County callers may also contact 211info between 6:00pm and 10:00pm Monday to Friday, and between 8:00am and 10:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. People should call 211info to be directed to shelter locations.

Service providers who would like to update information on services they offer during Severe Weather Alerts, please call Troy Hammond at (503) 419-8617.

In addition to existing year-round and winter shelter facilities, the following warming center facilities are available:

Family Winter Warming Center:
12505 NE Halsey Street, Portland Oregon
(on Halsey near 126th Avenue)
This is a Walk-in facility
Call 211 or (503-548-0200 or 503-405-7875) to check for availability
Dates: seven nights a week throughout winter season
Hours: 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM, check-in on site
Serves: Families with children under 18

Women’s Winter Warming Center:
Check in at Transition Projects, 475 NW Glisan, between 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to reserve a space for the night. Call 503-823-4930 to check availability. Only for single women, up to 70 people.
Dates: seven nights a week throughout winter season
Hours: 7:45 PM – 6:45 AM
Serves: Single women

Men’s Expanded Shelter:
Located at Salvation Army Harbor Light, SW 2nd and Ankeny, between 7:30pm and 7:30am. Call 503-239-1259. Provides seating and hot beverages. Only for single men, up 70 people.
Dates: seven nights a week throughout winter season
Hours: 7:30 PM - 7:30 AM
Serves: Single men

Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center (only open when a Severe Weather Alert is issued):
Red Cross Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center at the Imago Dei Church
1302 Ankeny Street, (near 13th Avenue in Inner SE), Portland
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 9:00 PM - 7:00 AM, check-in on site
Serves: Families, single adults, and youths; Pets allowed; some space for carts; accessible location (main floor)

Union Gospel Mission
15 NW 3rd Avenue, 503-228-0319
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 7:30 PM – 6:00 AM
Serves: Adult Males, up to 60 people

The following expanded day center services are available during the Severe Weather Alert.

Downtown Chapel Roman Catholic Parish
601 W. Burnside Street, 503-228-0746
Provides hot beverages, some snacks and movies
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Serves: Adults, up to 100 people

Julia West House
522 SW 13th Street, 503-916-4009
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 6:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Serves: Adults age 21 or over

Portland Rescue Mission
111 W Burnside Street, 503-647-7466
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Serves: Adult Males

Union Gospel Mission
15 NW 3rd Avenue, 503-228-0319
Provides hot beverages, some snacks and television
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Serves: Adult Males, up to 50 people

Please call 211 with questions regarding other shelter and transportation resources.

Winter service coordination provided by 211info is made possible by a grant from the Portland Housing Bureau. In partnership with other City departments, Multnomah County and community partners, the Portland Housing Bureau coordinates winter and severe weather shelter and day services for homeless individuals in our community.

For the most up-to-date information on shelter or assistance, contact 211info by dialing 2-1-1 or accessing http://211info.org/. In Multnomah County, the call line is open from 8am and 10pm, Monday through Friday; and between 8am to 10pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

For additional resources, please click on the link below:
For addresses and hours for Winter Shelter and Day Center locations for Adults, Victims of Domestic Violence, Families and Youth, click here.
 

9:24 am: Portland Day Shelters

  • Union Gospel Mission, 15 NW 3rd Avenue -Open 9-5, Males Only
  • Portland Rescue Mission, 111 W Burnside Street, Open 9:30-5, Males Only
  • Julia West House, 522 SW 13th Street, Open 6:30-4, Adults 21 or over
  • Downtown Chapel, 601 W Burnside Street, Open 8am

 

 

Monday, November 22, 2010

7:09 pm: Review of winter shelter in Washington, Yamhil, Clackamas counties and Central Oregon

Washington and Yamhill Counties Shelters
Central Oregon Shelters
Clackamas County Shelters: Warming Center Canby Alliance Church, Clackamas Service Center, Father's Heart

6:05 pm: Available shelters in Clackamas County

Father’s Heart will open their warming shelter this evening at 6:30 for singles or couples (no children). Intake until 10:00 pm, call ahead if possible, 503-722-9780.

CLACKAMAS SERVICE CENTER
8800 SE 80th Avenue 
http://www.cscoregon.org
(503) 771-7914 Main phone.

4:10 pm: Lane County's Egan Warming Center will open Monday, November 22nd

Check out their website for details: http://eganwarmingcenter.com/

2:15 pm: Shelter Information for Gresham

Overnight Warming Centers will be open in Gresham for Monday night and Tuesday night (Nov 22nd and 23rd). Warming Centers will primarily serve single men, with very limited ability to accommodate women and families.

Monday night’s Warming Center will be at 1st Baptist Church at 224 West Powell in Gresham.

Tuesday night’s Warming Center will be at St. Henry’s Catholic Church at 346 NW 1st, also in Gresham.

Warming Centers will operate from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM.

12:47 pm: Severe Weather Alert

The National Weather Service predicts very cold temperatures with accumulating snow will begin the afternoon of Monday, November 22, 2010, with predicted snow accumulations of up to an inch or more in the Portland area. Though snow is expected to taper off before midnight, overnight lows may drop to the low-20s. At this time, it appears that severe weather conditions may persist through Tuesday night, as well. However, we will closely monitor forecasts today and tomorrow, and provide an updated announcement on Tuesday.

Service providers who would like to update information on services they offer during Severe Weather Alerts, please call Troy Hammond at (503) 419-8617.

In addition to existing year-round and winter shelter facilities, the following warming center facilities are available:

Family Winter Warming Center:
12505 NE Halsey Street, Portland Oregon
(on Halsey near 126th Avenue)
Call 211 or (503-548-0200 or 503-405-7875) to check for availability
Dates: seven nights a week throughout winter season
Hours: 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM, check-in on site
Serves: Families with children under 18

Women’s Winter Warming Center:
Check in at Transition Projects, 475 NW Glisan, between 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. to reserve a space for the night. Call 503-823-4930 to check availability. Only for single women, up to 70 people.
Dates: seven nights a week throughout winter season
Hours: 7:45 PM - 6:45 AM
Serves: Single women

Men’s Expanded Shelter:
Located at Salvation Army Harbor Light, SW 2nd and Ankeny, between 7:30pm and 7:30am. Call 503-239-1259. Provides seating and hot beverages. Only for single men, up 70 people.
Dates: seven nights a week throughout winter season
Hours: 7:30 PM - 7:30 AM
Serves: Single men

Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center (only open when a Severe Weather Alert is issued):
Red Cross Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center at the Imago Dei Church
1302 Ankeny Street, (near 13th Avenue in Inner SE), Portland
Dates: November 22 & 23, 2010, open 9pm each day
Hours: 9:00 PM - 7:00 AM, check-in on site
Serves: Families, single adults, and youths; Pets allowed; some space for carts; accessible location (main floor)

The following expanded day center services are available during the Severe Weather Alert.

Downtown Chapel Roman Catholic Parish
601 W. Burnside Street, 503-228-0746
Provides hot beverages, some snacks and movies
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Serves: Adults, up to 100 people

Union Gospel Mission
15 NW 3rd Avenue, 503-228-0319
Provides hot beverages, some snacks and television
Dates: November 23, 2010
Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Serves: Adult Males, up to 50 people

Please call 211 with questions regarding other shelter and transportation resources.

11: 51 am: The American Red Cross Emergency Warming Center is OPEN

From The Red Cross website

The Red Cross Emergency Warming Center will be open 11/22 and 11/23.

For the fourth year, the Oregon Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross is prepared to open an emergency warming center for Portland's homeless community if severe weather strikes.

When activated, the Red Cross Emergency Warming Center will be located at Imago Dei Community, 1302 SE Ankeny, and open to guests from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. The Red Cross anticipates activation about 14 times this winter, serving up to 150 people each night.

Information about shelter availability in other counties will be posted here soon. If you have any information regard warming centers in your region please contact Troy Hammond: troy@211info.org, 503-416-2630.

The Portland Housing Bureau, in partnership with other City departments, Multnomah County and community partners, coordinates Winter and Severe Weather shelter and day services for homeless individuals in our community.

For the most up-to-date information on shelter or assistance, call 211info by dialing 2-1-1. In Multnomah County, the call line is open from 8am and 10pm, Monday through Friday; and between 8am to 10pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Click the link for addresses and hours for Winter Shelter and Day Center locations for Adults, Victims of Domestic Violence, Families and Youth.

Also visit http://www.publicalerts.org for breaking news and weather updates.