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.

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