Severe Weather Shelters
In times of freezing and inclement weather, severe weather shelters may activate in Washington County. For current Severe Winter Weather Shelter information, check the current Shelter Activation List below, or contact 211 Info by dialing 2-1-1 from any landline phone or (503) 222-5555 from a cell phone, or visit 211 Info online.
Current Severe Weather Shelter Schedule Note: All Severe Weather Shelters closed effective 4/1/2017.
Day Centers and Other Homeless Resources
Washington County Family Shelter Network administered by Community Action - (503) 640-3263
Community Action offers a variety of assistance for homeless families and persons at risk of homelessness.
Safe Place for Youth - (503) 542-2389
Safe Place serves youth in Washington County, up to age 19, who are in need of a place to stay and help from our trained staff. Youth may be experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless because of instability in their own homes. Safe Place also serves youth who need to spend a period of time away from their home and family to address behavioral issues with the help of our specialized staff.
Open Door Counseling Center (ODCC) - (503) 640-6689
ODCC offers drop-in daytime services for homeless persons including hot meals, showers, laundry, phone and mailbox use. Emergency food boxes and other services are also available.
Just Compassion EWC
Just Compassion The Day Center provides homeless persons with a lunch, a safe place to rest, socialize and resource materials on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Showers and laundry are offered on the first Sunday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at Unity Laundry in Tigard. Contact Just Compassion for further information.
211 Info - 2-1-1 or (503) 222-5555
211 Info is an Information and Referral services that connects people in Oregon and Southwest Washington with community resources.