Portland Oregon Women’s Warming Center opens at TPI
Posted on November 17, 2010
On the one of the worst nights of the year to date, the Women’s Warming Center will be opening tonight with a capacity of 70 women.
Women can reserve a space at the warming center by contacting Transition Projects. Women can stop by 475 NW Glisan Mon – Fri, 8:30 -7:30 PM. They can also call 503-823-4930 24 hours a day (after hours, press 5 to reach the shelter staff).
The Women’s Warming Shelter is made possible by a $180,000 grant from the Portland Housing Bureau.[ http://www.portlandoregon.gov/PHB ]
In partnership with other City departments, Multnomah County and community partners, the Portland Housing Bureau coordinates Winter and Severe Weather shelter and day services for homeless individuals in our community.
For the most up-to-date information on shelter or assistance, call 211info by dialing 2-1-1. [ http://www.211info.org/ ] In Multnomah County, the call line is open from 8am and 10pm, Monday through Friday; and between 8am to 10pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
For more information on severe weather shelter go here: http://tinyurl.com/32mtkkt