Relief Centers

Cooling centers

We've identified multiple cooling centers throughout the county for members of the public. These centers are open when temperatures are dangerously warm. Residents who do not have access to cool places are encouraged to visit a center to avoid the heat and relax.

Residents who do not have access to cool places are encouraged to visit a center to avoid the heat and relax.

Boring

  • Hood View Church
    26775 SE Kelso Road map
    503-663-5611
    Open to the general public when temperatures reach 100 degrees.
    Please call to confirm.

Canby

  • Canby Adult Center
    1250 S. Ivy St. map
    503-266-2970
    Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Open during regular hours.
  • Canby Public Library
    220 NE 2nd Ave. map
    503-266-3394
    Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
  • Denny’s Restaurant
    1369 SE 1st Ave. map
    503-263-3193
    Open 24/7Available for those needing to cool off for an hour. No obligation to buy.

Damascus

  • Damascus Community Church
    14251 SE Rust Way map
    503-658-3179
    Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours when temperatures reach 90 degrees.

Estacada

  • Estacada Community Center
    200 SE Club House Dr. map
    503-999-7062
  • Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours when temperatures reach 90 degrees.
  • Estacada Public Library
    825 NW Wade St. map
    503-630-8273
    Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours

Gladstone

  • Gladstone Public Library
    135 E Dartmouth St. map
    503-656-2411
    Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
  • Gladstone Senior Center
    1050 Portland Ave. map
    503-655-7701
    Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.

Happy Valley

  • Happy Valley Library
    13793 SE Sieben Park Way map
    503-783-3456
    Fridays to Mondays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.

Lake Oswego

  • Lake Oswego Adult Community Center
    505 G Ave. map
    503-635-3758
    Mondays - Thursdays 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
    Center may also be open on weekends based on expected temperatures. Call to confirm.
  • Lake Oswego Public Library
    706 4th St. map
    503-636-7628
    Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.

Milwaukie

  • Ledding Library
    10660 SE 21st Ave. map
    503-786-7580
    Mondays - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays noon to 6 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours, but call to confirm the library is open.
  • Milwaukie Center
    5440 SE Kellog Creek Dr. map
    503-653-8100
    Mondays to Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.

Molalla

  • Molalla Adult Community Center
    315 Kennel St. map
    503-829-4214
    Mondays - Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed on weekends
    Open as a cooling center for seniors 50+ and persons with permanent disabilities during regular hours.
  • Molalla Public Library
    201 E 5th St. map
    503-829-2593
    Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays noon to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.

Oak Gove

  • Oak Lodge Public Library
    16201 SE McLoughlin Blvd. map
    503-655-8543
    Mondays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays to Thursdays noon to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays noon to 6 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.

Oregon City

  • Oregon City Public Library
    606 John Adams St. map
    503-657-8269
    Mondays to Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Thursdays - Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
    Sundays noon to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
    The library may extend hours in extreme heat.
    Call to confirm.
  • Pioneer Community Center
    615 5th St. map
    503-657-8287
    Mondays to Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
  • The Father’s Heart Street Ministry
    603 12th St. map
    503-722-9780
    Tuesdays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Open during regular hours. Regular meals and other services available.
    May open additional hours if temperatures reach 100 degrees. Call to confirm.

Sandy

  • Sandy City Hall
    39250 Pioneer Blvd. map
    503-668-5533
    Mondays - Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular office hours.
  • Sandy Public Library
    38980 Proctor Blvd. map
    503-668-5537
    Mondays - Fridays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Sandy Senior Center
    38348 Pioneer Blvd. map
    503-668-5569
    Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on weekends
    Open to the public during regular hours.

Tualatin

  • Tualatin Public Library
    503-691-3074
    18878 SW Martinazzi Avenue map
    Mondays - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.,
    Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays 1-6 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
    The library may extend hours in extreme heat. Call to confirm.

Welches

  • Hoodland Public Library
    24525 E Welches Road map
    503-622-3460
    Mondays 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesdays to Saturdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Sundays
    Open to the public during regular hours.

West Linn

  • West Linn Public Library
    1595 Burns St. map
    503-682-2744
    Mondays to Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday to Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays noon to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.

Wilsonville

  • Wilsonville Brookdale Senior Community
    8170 SW Vlahos Dr. map
    503-682-0653
    Mondays - Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Normally open to the general public during regular hours. The library may extend Friday, Saturday or Sunday hours to 8pm in extreme heat. Call or check the library’s website at www.wilsonvillelibrary.org for updated information. 
  • Wilsonville Community Center
    7965 SW Wilsonville Road map
    503-682-3727
    Mondays - Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Available during normal operating hours for individuals and families needing shelter from severe weather.
  • Wilsonville Public Library
    8200 SW Wilsonville Road map
    503-682-2744
    Mondays - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    On Aug. 2-3, the hours will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Aug. 4, the hours will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Normally open to the general public during regular hours. The library may extend Friday, Saturday or Sunday hours to 8pm in extreme heat. Call or check the library’s website at www.wilsonvillelibrary.org for updated information.