Severe Weather and Winter Shelter Listings


Call 211 to verify or check with other shelter providers.  Severe weather emergency shelter is available when the city declares a Severe Weather Notice, based on a temperature at 25 degrees Fahrenheit or below for several nights in a row.

Union Gospel Mission                                         (971)678-3354 

15 NW 3rd                                                                     60 beds.

Red Cross Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center             211

1302 Ankeny St. (at 13th Ave.)                                                      150 beds.

Open from 9pm-7am.  Kennel services, cart storage available.

Street Light/Porchlight Crisis Shelters                           (503)222-5933

1635 SW Alder St.                                                                             10 beds.

Show up at site or call to gain access.  

Winter Shelter Listings:

Family Winter Shelter                                                          (503)256-2280

12505 NE Halsey St. (Bus 77 & 71)                             60 Cots & Blankets.

Open 7p.m.-7a.m. 7 nights/week until March 31, 2012.  Families do not need to call ahead.

Portland Rescue Mission                                                  (503)906-7690

111 W. Burnside                               76 Winter mats/9 Severe winter mats.

Men's dorm & Services for 58 men.  TB card required.  Breakfast and dinner provided.  Entry for wintermats/severe winter mats at 8p.m.

Salvation Army Harbor Lights Men's Shelter (Homes) (503)239-1259

SW 2nd Ave. and Akeny

Half of the 70 spaces are rewerved for medically vulnerable men.

Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter (SAFES)    (503)227-0810

11 NW 5th Ave.                                                                       15 Winter mats.

Women's Winter Shelter                                                        (503) 280-4700

1111 SW Main St.                                                                                70 Mats.

Open from 7:45p-7a.m.