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Multnomah County Donations: Shelter & outreach providers in Multnomah County are requesting winter gear in preparation for the winter season — for information on what to donate and where, visit our donations page!

MULTNOMAH COUNTY:

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

There are currently NO Cold or Severe Weather Alerts issued for Multnomah County

During periods of extreme cold weather, 211info partners with Multnomah County to share resource information and provide transportation options.

Care for When It’s Cold – Multnomah County Warming Resources

When does Multnomah County Open Warming Resources?

  • 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 cold weather gear and volunteering at severe weather shelters in Multnomah County, click here

Donating & Volunteering

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WINTER OVERNIGHT SHELTERS

North Portland Winter Shelter
4775 N Lombard Street, Portland 97203
Intake: Call 971-716-3407 for a referral
Hours: 7 days per week 8:30pm-6am, January 2, 2024-April 1, 2024
Serves: Adults age 18 and older. Pets allowed.

Winter Shelter at Central Church of Nazarene by Union Gospel Mission
9715 SE Powell Boulevard, Portland 97266
Intake: Walk in; call 503-274-4483 to confirm shelter availability as they may be full for the night
Hours: 7 days per week 9pm-6pm, November 1, 2023-March 31, 2024
Serves: Adults age 18 and older. Service animals allowed. Ability to get up and down from mats on the floor without assistance.

YEAR-ROUND OVERNIGHT SHELTERS

Bybee Lakes Hope Center Shelter
Intake: Visit the website to locate a referring agency. 211info is not a referring agency.
Hours: Intake hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Serves: Age 18 and older. Families with children under 18.

CityTeam International
526 SE Grand Avenue, Portland 97214
Intake: Walk in to sign up 5:45pm; vouchers accepted 7 days per week at 5:45pm; $5 cash accepted at 6:30pm; beds are free after 8pm
Hours: 7 days per week check in 5:45pm
Serves: Male-identifying individuals age 18 and older. Sobriety required.

Downtown Congregate Shelter (former Greyhound Station)
550 NW 6th Avenue, Portland 97209
Intake: Call 503-358-0519 to make a reservation to access shelter
Hours: Shelter check-in: Varies based on intake appointment time
Shelter: 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.

Family Promise of Metro East
4837 NE Couch Street, Portland 97213
Intake: Call 503-753-3960 for more information
Hours: Phone hours: Monday-Friday 8am-9pm
Serves: Families with children (any combination of adults with one or more minor children). Does not accept clients fleeing domestic violence.

Gresham Women’s Shelter
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-identifying individuals and pregnant individuals in any trimester age 18 and older. No minors under 18 years old.

Laurelwood Center
6130 SE Foster Road, Portland 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: 650 NW Irving Street, Portland, Monday-Friday 8am-4pm; service intakes end 15 minutes before close
TPI Resource Center phone: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, service intakes end 15 minutes before close. Call 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 animal owner is responsible for caring for, feeding, and cleaning up after the animal.

Market Street Shelter
120 SE Market Street, Portland 97214
Intake: Call 971-428-5497 to sign up for a reservation
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

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

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

Portland Rescue Mission
111 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-647-7466 for information
Hours: Check in: 7 days per week 8am-4:30pm for lottery, lottery names posted at 5pm. Shelter check in: 8pm.
Serves: Male-identifying individuals age 18 and older

River District Navigation Center
1111 NW Naito Parkway, Portland 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, Monday-Friday 8am-4pm; service intakes end 15 minutes before close
TPI Resource Center phone: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, service intakes end 15 minutes before close. Call 503-280-4700.
Shelter: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Age 18 and older. Priority for individuals age 55 and older, adults with disabilities, and veterans. Pets allowed; must be well-behaved, safe, and housebroken. The animal owner is responsible for caring for, feeding, and cleaning up after the animal.

Walnut Park Shelter
5329 NE Martin Luther King Junior, Portland 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, Monday-Friday 8am-4pm; service intakes end 15 minutes before close.
TPI Resource Center phone: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, service intakes end 15 minutes before close. Call 503-280-4700.
Shelter: 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Serves: Age 18 and older. Priority for individuals age 55 and older, adults with disabilities, and veterans.

Wy’East Shelter
1415 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland 97233
Intake: Visit website to fill out an online referral form. Shelter intake times will vary as the shelter often maintains a waitlist. 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 
Referrals accepted: Monday-Friday 11am-4pm
Serves: Male-identifying veterans age 18 and older. Priority is given to adults 55 and older and individuals with disabilities. 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.

YEAR-ROUND DAYTIME DROP-IN CENTERS

Behavioral Health Resource Center
333 SW Park Avenue, Portland 97204
Intake: Walk in
Hours: 7 days per week 8am-8pm
Serves: 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. Lunch: Wednesday 11:30am-1pm.
Serves: Female-identifying individuals age 25 and older

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

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 cannot speak to or meet with anyone about housing. No walk-in or referral option exists for JOIN’s housing services (housing placement or stabilization services).
Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday noon-4pm
Serves: Unrestricted, with priority given to homeless individuals or families

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-Friday 10am-6pm
Serves: Ages 9-24

Operation Nightwatch Downtown Hospitality Center
1432 SW 13th Avenue, Portland 97201
Intake: Walk in
Hours: Thursday-Saturday 7pm-10pm
Serves: Age 18 and older

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

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: Ages 15-25 who are experiencing homelessness and/or in transition

Portland Rescue Mission
111 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-647-7466 for information
Hours: Breakfast: 7 days per week 7 am; Dinner: 7 days per week 6pm; All other services: 7 days per week 6:45am-5pm and 5:45pm-6am
Serves: Age 18 and older experiencing houselessness for most services. Meals are open to families experiencing houselessness

Right 2 Dream Too
999 N Thunderbird Way, Portland 97227
Intake: Walk in to sign up for short-term sleeping
Hours: Line up at 5pm for sign up. Check in at 9pm once signed up. 24 hours per day / 6 days per week, closed to sleepers 7am-8pm on Sundays
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-4pm
Serves: Female-identifying individuals and female-identifying individuals with children

SAFES Day Center
30 SW 2nd Avenue, Portland, 97204
Intake: Walk up. No indoor services. All services are provided at the walk up window.
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30am-noon
Serves: Female-identifying individuals age 18 and older. Must be unaccompanied (cannot accommodate children).

Saint Andre Bessette Catholic Church
601 W Burnside Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-228-0746 for more information; due to COVID-19, only staff are allowed in the building
Hours: Hospitality Center: Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-10:30am or earlier if lunches are all given out.
Serves: Age 18 and older

Transition Projects Resource Center
650 NW Irving Street, Portland 97209
Intake: Walk in or call 503-280-4700 for more information
Hours: TPI Resource Center walk in: 650 NW Irving Street, Portland, Monday-Friday 8am-4pm; service intakes end 15 minutes before close.
TPI Resource Center phone: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm, service intakes end 15 minutes before close. Call 503-280-4700.
Serves: Age 18 and older experiencing homelessness