Emergency

Winter and Severe Weather Shelters

Last update: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 1:40pm

As winter sets in across Oregon and Southwest Washington, community organizations in many counties have opened designated winter shelters for those experiencing homelessness. These shelters are provided in addition to year-round shelters. Click on the name of your county below to find winter shelters in your area.

Some of the shelters listed below are open at least one night per week during the winter season, regardless of weather conditions, while others are activated only when certain weather conditions are met. Please see the county shelter listings below for specific opening criteria and hours of operation.

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Severe Weather Alert - Multnomah County

Update 12.7.16, 12:33pm: Severe Weather Notice: Severe weather is predicted for Portland and Gresham on Wednesday and Thursday nights, December 7-8, and Thursday, December 8, during the day. The National Weather Service forecasts windchill temperatures as low as 11° F on Wednesday night, new snow and sleet accumulation of 1-3 inches on Thursday, windchill temperatures as low as 25° F on Thursday night with little or no snow expected during the night for Portland. Gresham is expecting rain or freezing rain Thursday night between 10pm and 1am, then rain after 1am.

Anyone seeking shelter should contact 211info, reached by dialing 2-1-1. 211info will be available to identify shelter and warming center resources 24/7. Additionally, shelter information is available at www.211info.org and by texting "pdxshelter" to 898211.

Service providers who would like to update information about services they offer during Severe Weather Notices, please call Troy Hammond at (503) 504-9867.

The following warming center facilities are available:

TPI Imago Dei Shelter
1302 SE Ankeny Street, Portland 97214
Intake: Walk in. Check in anytime after 8pm.
Hours: Open Wednesday/Thursday, December 7-8, 2016 8pm-8am
Serves: Adults and couples age 18 and older

TPI Bud Clark Commons Emergency Shelter
650 NW Irving Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in. Check in anytime after 8pm.
Hours: Open Wednesday/Thursday, December 7-8, 2016 8pm-8am
Serves: Adults and couples age 18 and older

Union Gospel Mission
3 NW Third Avenue, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in
Hours:
Open Wednesday/Thursday, December 7-8, 2016 9:30pm-5am
Serves: Unrestricted

St. Francis Dining Hall
330 SE 11th Avenue, Portland 97214
Intake: Walk in
Hours:
Open Wednesday, December 7, from 10am until Friday, December 9, 2016 at 7pm
Serves: Age 18 and older

Anawim Christian Community Sanctuary Church

19626 NE Glisan Street, Gresham 97230
Intake: Walk in
Hours:
Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016 8pm-8am
Serves: Primarily serves individuals age 18 and older, but can accommodate 1-2 couples or families

St. John’s Warming Shelter
University Park United Methodist Church, 4775 N Lombard Street, Portland 97203
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016 8pm-8am
Serves: Age 18 and older

The following year-round shelters are also available:

Human Solutions Family Center
16015 SE Stark Street, Portland 97232

Intake: Walk in for intake (preferably between 9am-9pm) or call 503-477-9724 for information.
Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Homeless families with children (any combination of adults with one or more minor children) and pregnant individuals in their third trimester

Portland Rescue Mission
111 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-906-7690 for information. Additional beds available for winter shelter
Hours: 7 days per week. Entry to year-round beds 5:45pm, winter beds 8pm
Serves: Male-identified adults

Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter (SAFES)
30 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland 97204
Intake: Walk in or call 503-227-0810

Hours: 7 days per week 6pm-7am
Serves: Female-identified adults

CityTeam International
526 SE Grand Avenue, Portland 97214
$5 fee waived during severe weather
Intake: Walk in
Hours: 7 days per week 5:45pm-7am
Serves: Male-identified adults


Gresham Women’s Shelter
16141 E Burnside Street, Portland 97233
Intake: Dial 2-1-1 to be added to a callback list when the list is open. The list is currently open.
Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Female-identified adults

Porch Light Youth Shelter
1635 SW Alder Street, Portland 97205
Intake: Walk in or call Janus Youth Access Center at 503-432-3986
Hours: 7 days per week 8:45pm-8:45am
Serves: Displaced youth ages 14-24

Harry’s Mother Runaway Shelter
738 NE Davis Street, Portland 97232
Intake: Call 503-233-8111
Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Youth ages 9-17


The following day centers are available:

East Hill Foursquare Church
701 N Main Avenue, Gresham 97030
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Thursday, December 8, 2016 1pm-6pm
Serves: Unrestricted

Dignity Village Warming Shelter
9401 NE Sunderland Avenue, Portland 97211
Intake: Walk in or call 503-281-1604
Hours: 7 days per week 8am-10pm when temperatures are 40°F or colder or during heavy rains
Serves: Adults 18 and older

St. Francis Dining Hall
330 SE 11th Avenue, Portland 97214
Intake: Walk in or call 503-234-2028
Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-7pm, Sunday noon-5pm
Serves: Unrestricted

Day Center at Bud Clark Commons
650 NW Irving Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-280-4700 for more information
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-6:45pm, Saturday/Sunday/holidays 8am-3:45pm
Serves: Adults experiencing homelessness or very low-income adults
 
P:EAR
338 NW 6th Avenue, Portland 97205
Intake: Walk in or call 503-228-6677 for more information
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8:30am-2pm
Serves: Youth ages 15-24 who are homeless or in transition
 
Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA)
5135 NE Columbia Boulevard, Portland 97218
Intake: Walk in or call 503-288-8177 for more information
Hours: Monday-Friday 3pm-5pm
Serves: Youth ages 15-24

CityTeam International
526 SE Grand Avenue, Portland 97214
Intake: Walk in or call 503-231-9334 for more information
Hours: Monday-Saturday 7am-6:30pm
Serves: Individuals and families
 
Saint Andre Bessette Catholic Church
601 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-228-0746 for more information
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:30am-11:30am, Saturday 9am-11am
Serves: Individuals and families
 
Rose Haven
627 NW 18th Avenue, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-248-6364 for more information
Hours: Wednesday/Thursday/Friday, December 7-9, 2016 8am-4pm
Serves: Female-identified adults and women with children

Portland Rescue Mission
111 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Serves: Homeless adults

Catholic Charities - Housing Transitions
2740 SE Powell Boulevard, Portland 97202
Intake: Walk in or call 971-222-1880 for more information
Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-1pm
Serves: Unaccompanied female-identified adults age 21 and older

Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter (SAFES)
30 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland 97204
Intake: Walk in or call 503-227-0810 for more information
Hours: 7 days per week 9am-8pm
Serves: Female-identified adults
 
New Avenues for Youth (NAFY)
314 SW 9th Avenue, Portland 97205
Intake: Call the Access Center at 503-432-3986 to be screened
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Saturday 2pm-5pm
Serves: Youth ages 15-24

Outside In
1132 SW 13th Avenue, Portland 97205
Intake: Walk in or call 503-432-3986 for more information
Hours: Tuesday/Thursday/Sunday 1pm-6pm
Serves: Ages 18-24

Please call 211info 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.

BENTON COUNTY

Room at the Inn Women’s Shelter
First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Avenue, Corvallis, OR 97330
Intake: Walk in or call 541-829-9815 for information
Hours: 7 days per week 7pm-7am until March 31, 2017
Serves: Women age 18 and older

CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Clackamas County posts warming center openings daily as they are confirmed at www.clackamas.us.

Clackamas Service Center
8800 SE 80th Avenue, Portland, OR 97206
Intake: Call 503-771-7914 to confirm the shelter is open
Opening Criteria: Open when temperatures are predicted to be 33 degrees or lower or when other conditions, such as accumulated snowfall or high winds, make sleeping outdoors especially dangerous.
Hours: Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016 7pm-7am
Serves: Unrestricted

Estacada Community Fellowship
239 NE Main Street, Estacada, OR 97023
Intake: Call 971-235-5678 to request shelter. Those without a phone may use the phone at Granny's Restaurant in Estacada.
Opening Criteria: Shelter opens by request when the temperature drops below 32 degrees.
Hours: 7 days per week 6pm-7am by request only
Serves: Unrestricted

Father’s Heart Street Ministry
603 12th Street, Oregon City, OR 97045
Intake: Walk in or call 503-722-9780 for information
Opening Criteria: Open when temperatures are predicted to be 33 degrees or lower or when other conditions, such as accumulated snowfall or high winds, make sleeping outdoors especially dangerous.
Hours: Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016 7pm-7am
Serves: Unrestricted

Molalla Warming Center
209 Kennel Avenue, Molalla, OR 97038
Intake: Walk in or call 503-829-9276 for information
Opening Criteria: Open when temperatures are predicted to be 33 degrees or lower or when other conditions, such as accumulated snowfall or high winds, make sleeping outdoors especially dangerous.
Hours: Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016 6pm-8am
Serves: Unrestricted

Wilsonville Community Center Daytime Warming Center
7965 Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville, OR 97070
Intake: Call 503-682-3727 to confirm that center is open
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (daytime warming center only)
Serves: Unrestricted

Wilsonville Public Library Daytime Warming Center
8200 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville, OR 97070
Intake: Walk in or call 503-682-2744 to confirm open hours
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-8pm, Friday/Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm (daytime warming center only)
Serves: Unrestricted

CLATSOP COUNTY

Astoria Warming Center
First United Methodist Church, 1076 Franklin Street, Astoria, OR 97103
Intake: Walk in, visit www.facebook.com/astoriawarmingcenter, or email astoriawarmingcenter@gmail.com
Opening Criteria: Open when the temperature is predicted to be below 40 degrees F or during severe weather events
Hours: 8pm-8am
Serves: Unrestricted

Warrenton Warming Center
1365 S Main Avenue, Warrenton, OR 97146
Intake: Walk in. Email warrentonwarmingcenter@gmail.com or visit Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Warrenton-Warming-Center-1560278430957993) for more information or to volunteer.
Opening Criteria: Open when the temperature is predicted to be below 38 degrees or during severe weather events
Hours: 6:30pm-8am
Serves: Unrestricted

COLUMBIA COUNTY

Columbia County Warming Center
125 N 17th Street, Saint Helens, OR 97051
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Fridays 6:30pm-8am and when temperature drops below 32 degrees F until February 24, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

DESCHUTES COUNTY

Redmond Community Emergency Shelter Redmond Christian Church
536 SW 10th Street, Redmond, OR 97756
Intake: Call 541-788-8098. Recorded message will say if shelter is open by 2pm.
Hours: 6pm-7am when temperatures are forecast to be 32 degrees or below until January 1, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

Redmond Community Emergency Shelter Grace Gate Community Church
1350 S Highway 97, Redmond, OR 97756
Intake: Call 541-788-8098. Recorded message will say if shelter is open by 2pm.
Hours: 6pm-7am when temperatures are forecast to be 32 degrees or below January 2-31, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

Redmond Community Emergency Shelter Mountain View Fellowship Church
1475 SW 35th Street, Redmond, OR 97756
Intake: Call 541-788-8098. Recorded message will say if shelter is open by 2pm.
Hours: 6pm-7am when temperatures are forecast to be 32 degrees or below from February 1, 2017 through the end of the winter season (March or April)
Serves: Unrestricted

DOUGLAS COUNTY

Covenant United Methodist Church
3520 Frontage Road, Reedsport, OR 97467
Intake: Walk in or call 541-271-3771
Opening Criteria: Open when the temperature drops to 32 degrees F or below, regardless of whether there is rain, snow, sleet, or hail
Hours: 5pm-7am
Serves: Unrestricted

Faith Lutheran Church Cold Weather Shelter
820 W Kenwood Street, Roseburg, OR 97471
Intake: Call 541-672-2231 or check website at www.faithroseburg.org
Opening Criteria: Open when temperature drops to 30 degrees and below
Hours: 7pm-8am until March 30, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

Foundation Fellowship Warming Center
813 SE Lane, Roseburg, OR 97470
Intake: Walk in or call 541-673-5918 to verify that the shelter is open
Opening Criteria: Open when temperatures are 32 degrees and below and there is snow on the ground, or when it is 30 degrees or below and there is no snow
Hours: 7pm-7pm until March 15, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

JACKSON COUNTY

OHRA First Presbyterian Church
1615 Clark Avenue (Calvin Hall), Ashland, OR 97520
Intake: Walk in. Check www.homelessoptions.org/projects/winter-shelters to find out if an emergency shelter is scheduled or call 541-482-5211 for information.
Hours: Mondays and when severe weather is called 7:30pm-7:30am until mid-April 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

OHRA Pioneer Hall
73 Winburn Way, Ashland, OR 97520
Intake: Walk in. Check www.homelessoptions.org/projects/winter-shelters to find out if an emergency shelter is scheduled or call 541-482-5211 for information.
Hours: Tuesday/Thursday and when severe weather is called 7:30pm-7:30am until mid-April 2017
Serves: Age 18 and older

OHRA Trinity Episcopal Church
44 N 2nd Street, Ashland, OR 97520
Intake: Walk in. Check www.homelessoptions.org/projects/winter-shelters to find out if an emergency shelter is scheduled or call 541-482-5211 for information.
Hours: Wednesdays and when severe weather is called 7:30pm-7:30am until mid-April 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

KLAMATH COUNTY

Klamath Family Warming Center
Klamath Assembly of God Gymnasium, 235 S Laguna Street, Klamath Falls, OR 97601
Intake: Walk in or call 541-883-2286 for information
Hours: Monday/Tuesday and Thursday-Sunday 7pm-8am from December 15, 2016 to March 15, 2017. Shelter may open sooner or remain open longer depending on weather conditions.
Serves: Unrestricted

LANE COUNTY

Community Sharing Program
Cottage Grove, OR (shelter is provided in one of two participating churches)
Intake: Walk in. Check www.freezingnights.com or call 541-968-3357 for latest shelter status and which locations are open.
Opening Criteria: Open when temperatures are predicted to reach 29 degrees F or below
Hours: 7pm-7:30am until March 31, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

Egan Warming Centers
Eugene, OR
Intake: Visit website (www.eganwarmingcenter.com) for shelter opening status. Sites vary and are posted on website and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/EganWarmingCenters).
Opening Criteria: Open when temperatures drop below 30 degrees
Hours: Varies by shelter; shelters are prepared to activate until March 31, 2017
Serves: Age 18 and older for all shelters except one Youth Site for ages 18 and under

LINCOLN COUNTY

Lincoln City Warming Shelter North
Congregational Church, 1760 NW 25th Street, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Intake: Walk in, call 206-713-8234, or visit Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Lincoln-City-Warming-Shelter-196388513829948) for more information
Opening Criteria: Open when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts temperatures of 35 degrees F. The shelter announces whether or not it will be open one week in advance.
Hours: 6pm-8am until March 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

Lincoln City Warming Shelter South
Old Firehouse on SE 48th Street, Lincoln City, OR 97367
Intake: Walk in, call 206-713-8234, or visit Facebook page (www.facebook.com/Lincoln-City-Warming-Shelter-196388513829948) for more information
Opening Criteria: Open when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts temperatures of 35 degrees F. The shelter announces whether or not it will be open one week in advance.
Hours: 6pm-8am until March 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

Newport Hazardous Weather Shelter
Radiant Church, 215 NW 15th Street, Newport, OR 97365
Intake: Walk in or call 541-265-1974 for information
Opening Criteria: Open during hazardous weather conditions (38 degrees F or below OR windstorm with sustained winds 35 mph or more with rain)
Hours: 6pm-7am
Serves: Unrestricted

LINN COUNTY

Signs of Victory Warming Center
1100 Jackson Street SE, Albany, OR 97322
Intake: Walk in or call 541-967-8545 for information
Hours: 7 days per week 8pm-6am during the winter season
Serves: Unrestricted

Lebanon Soup Kitchen Warming Shelter
First Christian Church, 170 E Grant Street, Lebanon, OR 97355
Intake: Walk in or call 541-258-4339 for information
Hours: 7pm-7am
Serves: Unrestricted

TILLAMOOK COUNTY

Tillamook CARE Warming Center
Intersection of 5th and Miller Street, Tillamook, OR 97141
Intake: Walk in or call 503-842-5261 to confirm severe weather
Opening Criteria: when a NOAA warning (not a watch) for coastal communities (not the ocean or beaches) is posted with enough time to secure volunteers by 3pm
Hours: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 8pm-9am
Serves: Unrestricted

UMATILLA COUNTY

Neighbor 2 Pendleton Warming Station
715 Court Street, Pendleton, OR 97801
Intake: Call 541-429-1434 or visit www.n2npendleton.org to see if the shelter will be open
Opening Criteria: Open when temperature is forecast to be at or below 32 degrees F
Hours: 6:30pm-6am until March 31, 2017
Serves: Age 18 and older

Hermiston Warming Station
1075 S Highway 395, Hermiston, OR 97838
Intake: Walk in
Hours: 7 days per week 7:30pm-6:30am until February 28, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

WASCO COUNTY

Hope Warming Place
St. Vincent de Paul, 315 W 3rd Street, The Dalles, OR 97058
Intake: Walk in or call 541-296-9566 for information. "Warming Place Open" flag is raised when open.
Opening Criteria: Open when the temperature drops to 30 degrees F or below on a clear night and 35 degrees F or below during rain or snow
Hours: 7pm-7am until mid-March 2017
Serves: Age 18 and older

WASHINGTON COUNTY

For a complete list of Washington County winter and severe weather shelters, please visit www.co.washington.or.us/homeless.

Boys & Girls Aid Safe Place Shelter
454 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro, OR 97123
Intake: Walk in or call 503-542-2717 for information
Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week during severe weather. Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Serves: Ages 12-19

Calvin Presbyterian Church
10445 SW Canterbury Lane, Tigard, OR 97224
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Fridays December 2, 2016 through March 31, 2017 5:30pm-7am
Serves: Unrestricted

Forest Grove Sonrise Church
2835 19th Avenue, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Wednesdays 7pm-7am until March 2, 2017
Serves: Age 18 and older

Forest Grove United Church of Christ
2032 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Mondays/Tuesdays 7pm-7am until March 1, 2017
Serves: Unrestricted

Rolling Hills Community Church
3550 SW Borland Road, Tualatin, OR 97062
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Wednesdays 6:30pm-7am until March 29, 2017
Serves: Age 18 and older

St. Anthony’s Catholic Church
9905 SW McKenzie Street, Tigard, OR 97223 (Chapter Room)
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Saturdays 5:30pm-7am until March 25, 2017 and severe weather days. Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Serves: Age 18 and older

St. Francis Catholic Church
The Old Hall, 15659 SW Oregon Street, Sherwood, OR 97140
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Sundays 5pm-7am until March 27, 2017
Serves: Age 18 and older 

YAMHILL COUNTY

Newberg Emergency Shelter Zion Lutheran Church
301 S River Street, Newberg, OR 97132
Intake: Walk in or call 971-832-9408 to confirm shelter is open
Opening Criteria: Severe weather conditions are the following:
-30 degrees F or below, wet or dry
-Snow 1 inch or more thick, sticking to the ground in most locations
-40 degrees Fahrenheit or below, with driving rain of 1 inch or more
-Forecast of 3 nights or more at 32 degrees F or below, wet or dry
-Other times at the discretion of the Volunteer Managers, such as wind chill factor, ice, and other factors representing a threat to those exposed to the elements
Hours: 8pm-8am
Serves: Unrestricted

Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission’s The Shelter
1315 NE Macy Street, McMinnville, OR 97128
Intake: Walk in or call 503-472-9766 for information
Hours: 7 days per week 5pm-9am
Serves: Unrestricted

CLARK COUNTY

Council for the Homeless
Provides information and screening for the WHO (Winter Hospitality Overflow), and seasonal severe weather shelters.
Intake: Call 360-695-9677
Hours: Call Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday/Sunday 11am-2pm
Serves: Unrestricted

COWLITZ COUNTY

Love Overwhelming
Provides information and screening for seasonal severe weather shelters.
Intake: Call 360-749-8056 for information
Hours: Call Monday-Friday 8am-4pm
Serves: Unrestricted

Central Christian Church
401 Crawford Street, Kelso, WA 98626
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Open Wednesday, December 7, 2016 6pm-8am
Serves: Unrestricted

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