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Oregon Coast Oil Incident: Tar like substances have been found on coastal beaches from Southern Washington to Central Oregon. Click here for the Oregon Dept of Environmental Quality Incident site.

UPDATED: Thursday, August 17, 2023 @ 9:30am

Cooling centers are not open at this time. Multnomah County and the City of Portland will continue to monitor weather conditions via the National Weather Service and send future alerts as necessary. The following year-round resources remain available.

Help for When It’s Hot – Multnomah County Cooling Resources

When Does Multnomah County Open Cooling Centers or Shelters?

  • To sign up and receive text alerts from 211info when a Weather Advisory is called in Multnomah County, TEXT the keyword “pdxshelter” to 898211 (TXT211)
  • To sign up to receive email alerts from 211info when a Weather Advisory is called in Multnomah County, click here
  • For information on donating supplies in Multnomah County during a Weather Advisory event, click here

Year-Round Shelters

PORTLAND

Portland Rescue Mission
111 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-906-7690 for more information. 
Hours: Check-in: 7 days per week 8am-4:30pm for lottery signup, lottery names posted 5pm, shelter check in 8pm
Serves: Men age 18 and older

CityTeam International
526 SE Grand Avenue, Portland 97214
Intake: Walk in to sign up 5:45pm-6:30pm
Hours: 7 days per week 5:45pm-7am
Serves: Male-identifying individuals age 18 and older. Sobriety required.

Wy’East Shelter
1415 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland 97233
Intake: Call 503-490-0285 for more information or fill out the online referral form. Please DO NOT show up at the shelter without an intake appointment. Once a space is reserved, the guest may continue to use the space until they no longer need it.
Hours: Shelter services: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Shelter check-in: Varies based on intake appointment time 
Serves: Male-identifying veterans age 18 and older. Animals that are well-behaved, safe, and housebroken are allowed. Pet owners must be responsible for caring for, feeding, and cleaning up after the animal. One pet per resident, subject to a pet agreement.

Laurelwood Center
6130 SE Foster Road, Portland OR 97206
Intake: Intake is done through the TPI Resource Center NOT through the shelter’s physical location. If guests arrive at the shelter location without going through the reservation lottery intake, they will be turned away. Once a space is reserved, it is saved until the guest does not return.
Hours: TPI Resource Center walk in: 7 Days per week 8am-4pm, 650 NW Irving Street, Portland, 97209
TPI Resource Center phone: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, 503-280-4700
Shelter: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Female-identifying individuals and couples (any two people who present as a couple, regardless of gender) age 18 and older. Priority is given to people age 55 and older, adults with disabilities, and veterans. Pets allowed; must be well-behaved, safe, and housebroken. The owner of the animal is responsible for caring for, feeding, and cleaning up after the animal.

Gresham Women’s Shelter
Intake: Dial 2-1-1 to be added to a waitlist when the list is open
Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Female-identifying individuals and pregnant individuals in any trimester age 18 and older. One cat or dog is allowed. No other or additional pets are accepted. Pets must have a kennel. Pet can be outside of their kennels while inside the building, as long the owner has control of the animal and it is on a leash. Guests have up to 72 hours to get their own kennel.

Downtown Shelter (former Greyhound Station)
550 NW 6th Avenue, Portland 97209
Intake: Call 503-358-0519 to make a reservation to access the shelter or fill out the online referral form. Please DO NOT show up at the shelter without an intake appointment. Once a space is reserved, the guest may continue to use the space until they no longer need it.
Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Age 18 and older, with priority for people sleeping in Old Town/Downtown, people 55 and older, those with disabilities, and veterans. Well-behaved dogs allowed.

Market Street Shelter
120 SE Market Street, Portland 97214
Intake: Call 971-428-5497 to sign up for a reservation. Intake operates on a reservation basis. If guests arrive at the shelter location without a reservation, they will be turned away.
Hours: Intake Reservations: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Shelter: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Age 18 and older, with priority for individuals age 55 and older and adults with disabilities

Walnut Park Shelter
5329 NE Martin Luther King Junior, Portland OR 97211
Intake: Intake is done through the TPI Resource Center NOT through the shelter’s physical location. If guests arrive at the shelter location without going through the reservation lottery intake, they will be turned away. Once a space is reserved, it is saved until the guest does not return.
Hours: TPI Resource Center walk in: 650 NW Irving Street, Portland, 7 Days per week 8am-4pm
TPI Resource Center phone: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, 503-280-4700
Shelter: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Individuals age 18 and older. Priority for individuals age 55 and older, adults with disabilities, and veterans.

River District Navigation Center
1111 NW Naito Parkway, Portland OR 97209
Intake: Intake is done through the TPI Resource Center NOT through the shelter’s physical location. If guests arrive at the shelter location without going through the reservation lottery intake, they will be turned away. Once a space is reserved, it is saved until the guest does not return.
Hours: TPI Resource Center walk in: 650 NW Irving Street, Portland, 7 Days per week 8am-4pm
TPI Resource Center phone: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, 503-280-4700
Shelter: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Individuals age 18 and older. Priority for individuals age 55 and older, adults with disabilities, and veterans. Pets are allowed; must be well-behaved, safe, and housebroken. The owner of the animal is responsible for caring for, feeding, and cleaning up after the animal.

Bybee Lakes Hope Center Shelter
Intake: 
Program entry/access is referral based through participating community partners. Community members cannot self-refer. Visit the website to locate a referring agency.
Hours: Intake hours: 7 days per week 8am-8pm
Serves: Adults age 18 and older and families with children under age 18. Service animals are allowed, but they must be licensed, up-to-date on shots, and registered. Does not accept registered sex offenders.

St Johns Village
8005 N Richmond, Portland 97203
Intake: Call 503-572-2649 for intake
Hours: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Age 18 and older

Multnomah County Family Shelters
Intake: Dial 2-1-1 to be screened and added to the waitlist
Hours: Waitlist/Intake Line: 7 days per week 9am-5pm. Shelter: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week.
Serves: Families with children (any combination of adults with one or more minor children) and pregnant individuals in their third trimester experiencing homelessness

Family Promise of Metro East
4837 NE Couch Street, Portland 97213
Intake: Call 503-349-7627 for more information
Hours: Phone hours: Monday-Friday 8am-9pm
Serves: Homeless families with minor children

Porch Light Youth Shelter
1635 SW Alder Street, Portland 97205
Intake: Walk in or call Janus Youth Access Center at 503-432-3986 or after-hours shelter emergency 503-380-7200
Hours:  Access Center: 7 days per week 9am-5pm
Shelter: 7 days per week 8:45pm-8:45am
Serves: Ages 16-24 experiencing homelessness

Year-Round Daytime Drop-In Centers

PORTLAND

JOIN
1435 NE 81st Avenue Suite 100, Portland 97213
Intake: Walk up to the door for mail, food, clothing, and supply services only. Public restrooms are available, though no entry into the building is allowed due to COVID-19. All intakes for housing are done through the street outreach team. If someone walks up to the day center, they will not be able to speak to or meet with anyone about housing. There is no walk-in or referral option for JOIN’s housing services (housing placement or stabilization services).
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday noon-3pm
Serves: Unrestricted

CityTeam International
526 SE Grand Avenue, Portland 97214
Intake: Walk in, call or email for more information
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 1pm-3pm
Serves: Female-identifying individuals age 18 and older

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

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
24 hours per day / 6 days per week, closed to sleepers 7am-8pm on Sundays
Serves: Age 18 and older and emancipated youth (must show proof)

Transition Projects Resource Center
650 NW Irving Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-280-4700 for more information
Hours: 7 days a week, 8am-4pm, service intakes end 15 minutes before close. 1st Thursday and 3rd Tuesday of the month the Resource Center closes at noon
Serves: Age 18 and older who are experiencing homelessness or who have very low income

SAFES Day Center
30 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland 97204
Intake: Walk up. No indoor services.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30am-noon
Serves: Female-identified individuals age 18 and older.

Catholic Charities Housing Transitions Program Day Center
2740 SE Powell Boulevard, Portland 97202
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-1pm and by appointment outside these hours
Serves: Female-identified individuals age 25 and older

Saint Andre Bessette Catholic Church
601 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-228-0746 for more information
Hours: Hospitality Center: Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-10:30am
Serves: Age 18 and older

Rose Haven
1740 NW Glisan Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-248-6364 for more information
Hours: Monday/Friday 9am-noon, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 9am-noon and 1pm-3pm
Wednesday afternoon hours for guests with minor children only
Serves: Female-identifying individuals and female-identifying individuals 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 experiencing homelessness

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-Thursday 9am-2pm
Serves: Youth ages 15-25 who are experiencing homeless and/or in transition