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Nighttime Salem Warming Center To be Activated Sunday

Volunteers Needed!

Red Cross warming center
Red Cross warming center

(SALEM, Ore.) - The Community Action Agency will activate a Warming Center Sunday, January 1 at: 625 Marion Street NE.

The Warming Center will be activated for four consecutive nights from Sunday, January 1 through Wednesday, January 4. The center will be open each night from 8:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. the next morning. Warm liquids (decaf coffee, tea, and bullion) will be served on site.

The Community Action Agency needs volunteers to support the warming center each evening. Click here to register at

The site will have three shifts as follows: Shift 1: 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Shift 2: 11:15 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
Shift 3: 3:15 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Salem shelters:

  • Community Action Agency
    Warming Center Sunday, opens January 1 at: 625 Marion Street NE.
  • Union Gospel Mission, Men's shelters
    will also open Sunday at 8.p.m.
    770 Commercial Street NE. Call 503-967-6388 to volunteer.
  • Lighthouse, Salvation Army Shelter
    1901 Front Street NE. Phone: 503-585-6688
    Shelter has limited availability (recommended to call beforehand).
  • Most Salem area malls
    can be utilized as warming locations while open.

For more information contact Amy Schroeder at Community Action Agency at: or at 503-585-6232.


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