UPDATE (Friday, Nov. 29, 9:40 a.m. PT) – Severe weather shelters in Multnomah County will open Friday as overnight low temperatures dip below freezing.
From the night of Friday, Nov. 29, through the morning of Saturday, Nov. 30, Transition Projects will open shelters at:
- Bud Clark Commons (650 NW Irving St., in Portland)
- Imago Dei (1302 SE Ankeny St., in Portland)
- Sunrise Center (18901 E Burnside St., in Gresham)
Severe weather shelters do not require personal identification or documentation and the county says no one will be turned away.
Anyone needing a ride to a shelter should call 211.
Approximately 2,000 publicly funded beds will be available, according to Multnomah County, although more beds will be made available if needed.
The shelters opened for the first time this season Thursday night.
People can donate supplies and cold weather gear through 211.