Severe Weather Notice

From the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management:

Severe Weather Notice: The National Weather Service forecasts overnight lows (with wind chill) to be as low as 15° to 22° for the evenings of Tuesday, December 3, 2013 and Wednesday, December 4, 2013.

Anyone seeking shelter should contact 211info, reached by dialing 2-1-1. 211info will be available to identify shelter and warming center resources 24/7. Additionally, shelter information is available at www.211info.org.

Service providers who would like to update information about services they offer during Severe Weather Notices, please call Troy Hammond at (503) 504-9867.
In addition to existing year-round 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 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: 7:00 PM – 7:00 AM
Serves: Single women

Red Cross Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center at 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: Evenings of Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4
Hours: 9:00 PM – 7:00 AM
Serves: Families, single adults, and youths

Union Gospel Mission
15 NW 3rd Avenue, 503-228-0319
This is a walk-in facility.
Dates: Evenings of Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4
Hours: 9:30 PM – 6:00 AM
Serves: Families, single adults, and youths

The following expanded day center service is available during the Severe Weather Notice:

Rose Haven
627 NW 18th Avenue, 503-248-6364
Dates: Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4
Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Serves: Women and children

Saint André Bessette Catholic Church (Downtown Chapel)

601 W Burnside Street, 503-228-0746
Provides hot beverages, some snacks and movies
Dates: Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4
Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Serves: Adults

Union Gospel Mission
15 NW 3rd Avenue, 503-228-0319
This is a walk-in facility. Meal will be served.
Dates: Tuesday, December 3 and Wednesday, December 4
Hours: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM and 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Serves: Families, single adults, and youths

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

Winter service coordination, provided by 211info, is made possible by a grant from the Portland Housing Bureau. In partnership with other City departments, Multnomah County and community partners, the Portland Housing Bureau coordinates winter and severe weather shelter and day services for homeless individuals in our community.