Warming Centers

Clackamas County supports a network of severe weather warming center providers for homeless persons on nights when the weather is predicted to be 33 degrees or lower (including wind chill) or when other conditions (snow, wind, flooding or other weather conditions) make sleeping outdoors especially dangerous.

 

Updated: Friday, Dec. 6

Overnight Centers

Clackamas
closed Clackamas Service Center
503-771-7914
8800 SE 80th Ave., Portland map
7 p.m. to 7 a.m. 
Serves anyone seeking shelter, pets are welcome.
Milwaukie
closed St. Paul's United Methodist
11631 SE Linwood Ave, Milwaukie map
7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Hot drinks provided, service animals welcome, no pets
Molalla
closed Molalla Warming Center
209 Kennel Avenue, Molalla 97038 map
6 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Hot drinks, a hot dinner and sleeping mats. 
Oak Grove
closed Oak Grove United Methodist Church
14700 SE Rupert Drive
Oak Grove OR 97267 map
7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Hot drinks are provided. No pets.
Oregon City
closed The Father’s Heart Street Ministry
503-722-9780
603 12th Street, Oregon City 97045 map
6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Decisions to open are made by noon.
Line up starts at 5:45 p.m. and service is on a first-come, first-served basis. Hot drinks, food and sleeping mats are provided.
No pets.

Daytime Warming Centers

Boring | Canby | Gladstone | Lake Oswego | Milwaukie | Molalla | Sandy | Welches | Wilsonville

Boring
  Hood View Church
503-663-5611 or 503-314-3773
26775 SE Kelso Rd, Boring 97009 map
Open to public when temps reach 32 degrees or colder. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Must call to confirm. ADA accessible.
Canby
  Canby Adult Center
503-266-2970
1250 S. Ivy Street, Canby 97013 map
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; unavailable on the weekends. Hot coffee available. ADA accessible.
  Canby: Denny’s Restaurant
503-263-3193
1369 SE 1st Avenue, Canby 97013 map
Prior to 10 p.m. Monday to Sunday
Available for those needing to warm up for an hour or two. No obligation to buy.
Gladstone
  Gladstone Senior Center
503-655-7701
1050 Portland Ave, Gladstone 97027 map
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Free Wi-Fi, coffee, tea, small snacks, and access to computers. Lunch is served Tuesday to Thursday. Suggested donation of $3 for 60 and older, and $4 for everyone else. Everyone is welcome. ADA accessible.
Lake Oswego
  Lake Oswego Adult Community Center
503-635-3758
505 G Avenue, Lake Oswego 97034 map
Mondays to Thursdays 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., closed on weekends.
  Lake Oswego Public Library
503-636-7628
706 4th St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034 map
Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.  ADA accessible.  Service animals only. 
Milwaukie
 

Milwaukie Center
503-653-8100
5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr, Milwaukie map
Open to the public regular hours Monday toFriday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. ADA accessible. Service animals only.

Molalla
  Molalla Adult Community Center
503-829-4214
315 Kennel Street, Molalla 97038 map
Mondays to Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., closed on weekends. Open to people 50+ or persons with disabilities. ADA accessible. Service animals only.
Oregon City
  Pioneer Community Center
503-657-8287
615 5th St, Oregon City 97045 map
Open to individuals 21 and over Mon-Fri from 9am to 4pm. Hot coffee available. ADA accessible. Service animals only. 
Sandy
  Sandy Public Library
503-668-5537
38980 Proctor Boulevard, Sandy 97055 map
Mondays to Fridays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. ADA accessible. Service animals only.
  Sandy Senior Center
503-668-5569
38348 Pioneer Boulevard, Sandy 97055 map
Mondays to Fridays 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., closed on weekends. Hot coffee available. Lunch available at noon Monday to Wednesday and Friday for a suggested donation of $2.50. ADA accessible. Service animals only.
Welches
  Hoodland Public Library
503-622-3460
24525 E. Welches Road, Welches 97067 map
Open to the public regular hours, Monday-Tuesday noon to 6 p.m., Wed noon to 7 p.m., Thurs-Fri noon to 6 p.m., Sat noon to 5 p.m.. ADA accessible. Service animals only.
Wilsonville
  Wilsonville Community Center
503-682-3727
7965 SW Wilsonville Rd, Wilsonville map
Open to general public Mon-Fri 8am to 5 pm. Hot coffee available. ADA accessible. Service animals only. 
  Wilsonville Public Library
503-682-2744
8200 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville 97070 map
Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Fridays/Saturdays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sundays 1 - 6 p.m.
The library may extend hours in extreme cold.  Call or check the library’s website at www.wilsonvillelibrary.org for updated open hours.  Service animals only, no pets.

Volunteer at a Warming Center

Every winter, the county opens overnight warming centers so our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness can escape the cold weather. We rely on the kindness of residents who want to help. 

Volunteer tasks include: 

  • signing in guests
  • calling emergency responders in the event of an emergency (such as a fire)
  • preparing and/or serving hot beverages or food

Our next training is Dec. 18, 2019 at Hillside Christian Fellowship, 6460 Glen Echo in Gladstone.

Phone:503-655-8640
Fax:503-650-5722

2051 Kaen Road #135 Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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