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Warming Shelters in Salem, Oregon

It's time to find shelter from the freezing weather

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Temperatures in Salem, Oregon this week.

(SALEM, Ore.) - With temperatures expected to fall well below freezing, a Warming Center has been activated to begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, through 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 2 (this may be extended depending on weather). LOCATION: First Congregational Church, 700 Marion Street NE, Salem OR 97301.

If you would like to support this Warming Center as a volunteer, please sign-up online at:

Other possible warming locations in Salem include (call ahead for information):

Union Gospel Mission--Men's Shelter
345 Commercial Street NE, Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-362-3983.
Meal: (For men and women. Children must be accompanied by an adult):
* Breakfast: 6:30 a.m.; Sunday 7:30 a.m.
* Lunch: 12:00 p.m.
* Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers for men only, foot clinic, barbershop, and shelter.

Union Gospel Mission Simonka Place--Women's Shelter
5119 River Road N, Keizer OR 97303. Phone 503-362-7487.
Meals: (For women and children only)
* Breakfast: 7 a.m.
* Lunch: 12 p.m.
* Dinner: 5 p.m.
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers for women and children only. Shelter is provided.

Salvation Army Shelter
1901 Front Street NE, Salem OR. Phone: 503-585-6688.
Shelter has limited availability (recommended to call beforehand).
Services: Case management and shelter.

Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP)
694 Church Street NE Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-588-5827.
Daytime Warming Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday
Services: Crisis intervention, case management, clothing, meals, laundry, and advocacy.

1164 Madison Street NE, Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-399-9080.
Services: Day Center open 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., one meal served at 11:30 a.m., mailing address, pet food, and resources.

The City of Salem has two warming locations:

Center 50+, 2615 Portland Road NE, is open until 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Center 50+ will be closed Friday through Sunday this weekend. Phone: 503-588-6303

Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE. The library is open until 9 p.m. Wednesday. It will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday December 31. The Library will be closed Friday, January 1. The library will be open at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Phone: 503-588-6052.

Most Salem area malls can be utilized as warming locations while open.

Current Salem road information is available on the City of Salem Emergency page at or


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