The Sunrise Center is a Portland Area Warming Shelter


According to the latest forecasts, our region is facing an extended period of snow and frigid temperatures, starting this weekend and worsening next week. Those are conditions that bring a high risk of danger to our neighbors who are surviving outside without a home.

The Sunrise Center will be a warming shelter (

If you or someone you know is looking for help, calling 2-1-1 during severe weather is the quickest and most direct way to get the latest information about open shelters. People can also arrange a free ride to a shelter by calling 2-1-1. The line is open 24 hours a day in Multnomah County during severe weather.

If you are interested in volunteering with you can learn more at the Multnomah County website: