12-14-2018  3:16 am      •     
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By The Skanner News
Published: 05 December 2018

The Joint Office of Homeless Services has reviewed the weather forecast and, while conditions do not meet “Severe Weather Thresholds,”overnight temperatures are predicted to be at or below 32 degrees on Dec. 5 and Dec. 6, 2018.

Anyone seeking shelter should contact 211info, reached by dialing 2-1-1 or visiting www.211info.org. 211info will be available to identify shelter and warming center resources and review transportation options 24/7 for Multnomah County. To access the interactive shelter map, click here. The latest shelter updates can be found at here. >>>Individuals interested in DONATING COLD WEATHER GEAR AND CLOTHING should seek information at www.211info.org/donations.<<<

Community members are asked to be vigilant watching out for their neighbors in need. Anyone who has concerns about someone they observe who appears to be unprepared for the cold weather and does not seem to be capable of caring for themselves should call Police Non-Emergency, 503-823-3333 and request a “welfare check.” If it appears that the person’s situation is mental health-related, the Mental Health Crisis Line can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 503-988-4888. If the situation appears to present an imminent risk to the person’s health or safety, dial 911.

To receive this email alert, click here to sign-up. To receive a text alert when severe weather is called, text the word "pdxshelter" to 898211. Service providers who would like to update information about services they offer during Severe Weather Notices, please call 211info's Resource Department at 503-416-2698 or email [email protected].  

 

COLD WEATHER ADVISORY SHELTERS

Union Gospel Mission 15 NW Third Avenue, Portland 97209 Intake: Walk in Hours: Wednesday/Thursday, December 5-6, 2018 from 9pm-5:30am Serves: Adults age 18 and older. No pets allowed. Only service animals will be permitted. No capacity for large, bulky items.

Dignity Village Warming Shelter 9401 NE Sunderland Avenue, Portland 97211 Intake: Walk in Hours: 8am-10pm Serves: Age 18 and older. Sobriety required. Pets in carriers will be accepted on a limited basis; owners are responsible for taking care of their pets.

 

WINTER SHELTERS

Walnut Park Winter Shelter 5329 NE Martin Luther King Junior, Portland OR 97211 Intake: Reserve a spot by either calling 503-280-4700 Monday-Friday 8am-4pm or walking in to the Transition Projects Day Center Monday-Friday 7am-7pm, Saturday/Sunday/holidays 8:15am-4pm (650 NW Irving Street) Hours: 5pm-7:30am, 7 days per week Serves: Male and female-identified individuals and couples age 18 and older, with priority for individuals age 55 and older, adults with disabilities, and veterans. Well behaved pets allowed.

North Portland Winter Shelter at Portsmouth Church 4775 N Lombard Avenue, Portland OR 97203 Intake: Call or visit website to get on the roster. 503-490-0285. Please do not call the church or come to the church to be referred. Hours: Monday-Saturday 8pm-7am, Sunday 9pm-7am Serves: Individuals and couples over the age of 18. Pets allowed with a leash, carrier, good behavior.

Rose City Park United Methodist Church Winter Shelter 5830 NE Alameda Street, Portland OR 97213 Intake: Call or visit website to get on the roster. 503-490-0285. Please do not call the church or come to the church to be referred. Hours: 8pm-7am, 7 days per week. Serves: Individuals and couples over the age of 18. Pets allowed with a leash, carrier, good behavior.

Family Winter Shelter NW Portland, 97209 Intake: Call 211 to be screened for intake eligibility. Hours: Intake line: 9am-9pm, 7 days per week. Intake: appointments vary by availability but occur from 6:30pm-11pm. Shelter: 7 days per week 6:30pm-7:30am December-April Serves: Homeless families (children and parent(s)/legal guardian(s), not extended family) and individuals in their 3rd trimester of pregnancy who are sleeping outside or in a vehicle. Assistance animals permitted with documentation.

 

YEAR-ROUND SHELTERS

PORTLAND

Wy’East Shelter 1415 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland 97233 Intake: Reserve a spot by either calling 503-280-4700 Monday-Friday 8am-4pm or walking in to the Transition Projects Day Center Monday-Friday 7am-7pm, Saturday/Sunday/holidays 8:15am-4pm (650 NW Irving Street) Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week Serves: Male-identified adults age 18 and older. Priority given to veterans, adults 55 and older, and people with disabilities.

Columbia Shelter 421 SW 5th Avenue, Portland 97204 Intake: Reserve a spot by either calling 503-280-4700 Monday-Friday 8am-4pm or walking in to the Transition Projects Day Center Monday-Friday 7am-7pm, Saturday/Sunday/holidays 8:15am-4pm (650 NW Irving Street) Hours:  24 hours per day / 7 days per week Serves: Male-identified individuals age 18 and older, with priority for people age 55 and older, those with disabilities, and veterans. Pets allowed that are well-behaved, safe, and housebroken. Owner is responsible for caring for, feeding, and cleaning up after the animal.

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 8:30pm Serves: Male-identified adults age 18 and older with a valid tuberculosis (TB) card

CityTeam International 526 SE Grand Avenue, Portland 97214 Intake: Walk in to sign up 5:45pm, must be checked in by 6:30pm. $5 nightly fee. Hours: 7 days per week 5:45pm-7am Serves: Male-identified adults age 18 and older. 

Do Good Veteran Shelter Rose City Park Methodist Church, 5830 NE Alameda Street, Portland 97213 Intake: Call 503-490-7298 for information about referral process Hours: Referrals accepted Monday 1pm-5pm Serves: Male-identifying veterans

Safety Off the Streets Shelter 435 NW Glisan Street, Portland 97209 Intake: Reserve a spot by either calling 503-280-4700 Monday-Friday 8am-4pm or walking in to the Transition Projects Day Center Monday-Friday 7am-7pm, Saturday/Sunday/holidays 8:15am-4pm (650 NW Irving Street) Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week Serves: Female-identified adults age 18 and older

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.  Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week Serves: Female-identified adults and pregnant individuals in their first or second trimester age 18 and older.

Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter (SAFES) 30 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland 97204 Intake: Call 503-227-0810 or walk into the Day Center 9am-8pm for appointment Hours: 7 days per week 6pm-7am Serves: Female-identified adults age 18 and older

Willamette Center 5120 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland 97202 Intake: Reserve a spot by either calling 503-280-4700 Monday-Friday 8am-4pm or walking in to the Transition Projects Day Center Monday-Friday 7am-7pm, Saturday/Sunday/holidays 8:15am-4pm (650 NW Irving Street) Hours:  24 hours per day / 7 days per week Serves: Women and couples age 18 and older, with priority for age 55 and older, those with disabilities, and veterans

Human Solutions Family Center Intake: Dial 2-1-1 to be screened. Hours: Waitlist/Intake Line: 7 days per week 9am-5pm. Shelter: 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

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 15-23

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

 

YEAR-ROUND DAY CENTERS

PORTLAND

JOIN 1435 NE 81st Avenue Suite 100, Portland 97213 Intake: Walk in Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-3pm (closed 2nd Friday of the month and holidays) Serves: Unrestricted

CityTeam International 526 SE Grand Avenue, Portland 97214 Intake: Walk in or call 503-231-9334 for information Hours: Monday-Saturday 7am-6:30pm Serves: Unrestricted

St Francis Dining Hall 330 SE 11th Avenue (Church Basement), Portland 97214 Intake: Walk in Hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-6:15pm, Friday 10am-1:15pm, Sunday 11:30am-4:15pm Serves: Unrestricted

Operation Nightwatch Downtown Hospitality Center 1432 SW 13th Avenue, Portland 97201 Intake: Walk in Hours: Thursday-Saturday 7pm-10pm Serves: Unrestricted

Operation Nightwatch Southeast Hospitality Center 8800 SE 80th Avenue, Portland 97206 Intake: Walk in Hours: Friday 7pm-9pm, Saturday 5pm-8pm Serves: Unrestricted

Right 2 Dream Too 999 N Thunderbird Way, Portland 97227 Intake: Walk in Hours: Line up at 5pm (DO NOT line up before 5pm), Sign up at 5pm, Check in at 9pm. Serves: Age 18 and older and emancipated youth (must show proof)

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-7pm, Saturday/Sunday/holidays 8:15am-4pm Serves: Adults age 18 and older who are experiencing homelessness or who have very low income.

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: Age 18 and older

Portland Rescue Mission 111 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209 Intake: Walk in Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-5pm Serves: Homeless adults age 18 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 age 18 and older. Must be unaccompanied (cannot accommodate children).

Catholic Charities Housing Transitions Program 2740 SE Powell Boulevard, Portland 97202 Intake: Walk in Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-1pm Serves: Homeless women age 25 and older without children in their care

Rose Haven 627 NW 18th Avenue, Portland 97209 Intake: Walk in or call 503-248-6364 for more information Hours: Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 8:30am-noon and 1pm-4pm, Wednesday 8:30am-noon and 1pm-3:30pm. During severe weather will stay open between noon and 1pm. Serves: Serves single women and women with children

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

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 1pm-6pm Serves: Youth ages 15-24

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

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

 

GRESHAM

First Baptist Church 224 W Powell Boulevard, Gresham 97030 Intake: Walk in Hours: Monday 1pm-6pm Serves:  Unrestricted

St Henry Catholic Church 346 NW 1st Street, Gresham 97030 Intake: Walk in Hours: Tuesday 1pm-6pm Serves: Primarily serves individuals (men and women)

East Hill Foursquare Church 701 N Main Avenue, Gresham 97030 Intake: Walk in Hours: Thursday 1pm-6pm Serves: Unrestricted Please call 211info with questions regarding other shelter and transportation resources. Call the Multnomah County Mental Health Crisis Line at 503-988-4888 for assistance related to behavioral health concerns. Mental health clinicians can provide direct phone assistance to individuals experiencing mental health crises, including escalated symptoms of agitation, anxiety, depression, psychosis, dangerousness to self or others, substance use, etc.

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