Monday, January 21, 2013


Once again, temperatures are expected to dip down below 25 degrees with freezing rain in the late-early morning.  Imago Dei Church will be open to all at 7pm.  See below for details or call 2-1-1 for more info.

Saturday, January 19, 2013


The National Weather Service forecast for the evening of Saturday, January 19, 2013, shows below freezing temperatures and wind chill of 25 degrees between 4:00am and 7:00am in the early hours of Sunday, January 20, 2013. Anyone seeking shelter should contact 211info, reached by dialing 2-1-1. During this Severe Weather event, 211info will be available to identify shelter and warming center resources to Multnomah County callers between 2:00pm and midnight, Saturday. Service providers who would like to update information on services they offer during Severe Weather Notices, please call Troy Hammond at 503-504-9867. In addition to existing year-round and winter shelter facilities, the following warming center facilities are available:

Family Winter Shelter: 
12505 NE Halsey Street, Portland Oregon (on Halsey near 126th Avenue)
This is a walk-in facility. It is not necessary to call beforehand. No one will be turned away. Dates: Seven nights a week throughout winter season.
Hours: 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Serves: Families with children under 18 and women in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy

Women’s Winter Shelter: 
Check availability at Transition Projects/Bud Clark Commons, 650 NW Irving,
Walk in Mon-Fri 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Sat/Sun 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
or call 503-280-4700 Dates: Seven nights a week throughout winter season Hours: 7:30 PM - 7:00 AM Serves: Single women

Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center: 
Red Cross Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center at the Imago Dei Church 1302 Ankeny Street, (near 13th Avenue in Inner SE) This is a walk-in facility. Pets allowed, some space for carts, accessible location
Dates: Evening of Saturday, January 19th Hours: 9:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Serves: Families, single adults, and youths; Pets allowed; some space for carts; accessible location on main floor

Union Gospel Mission: 
15 NW 3rd Avenue, 503-228-0319
This is a walk-in facility.
Dates: Evenings Saturday, January 19th & Sunday, January 20th
Hours: 9:00 PM - 6:00 AM Serves: Families, single adults, and youths

Salvation Army Female Emergency Shelter (SAFES): 
11 NW 5th Avenue, 503-227-0810
Offers additional emergency mats, first-come, first-served, must arrive by 10pm.
Dates: Evening of Saturday, January 19th
Hours: 6:00 PM - 8:00 AM
Serves: Single self-identified women

Janus Porch Light Emergency Shelter:
1635 SW Alder Street
Hours: 8:45pm-9:00am
Serves: Homeless youth ages 15-23
35 bed spaces: first come, first served

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