Hood River Warming Shelter - Hood River, OR

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PO Box 656
Hood River, OR 97031
: 541-399-2057
: http://hoodrivercares.org
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Description: Hood River Warming Shelter is a temporary shelter in the Gorge area of Oregon/Washington operating during the winter months - mid November through mid March from 6pm to 7am. Guests are allowed to stay in the shelter for a total of 30 nights during the shelter season. The days that each guest stays at the shelter will be tracked and they will be notified when approaching the end of 30 days.

Guests may be allowed to stay for another 30 days if they can demonstrate they are enrolled in, or trying to enroll in, a program to effectively address the issues behind their homelessness. This may include, but not limited to:
Substance recovery program
Employment assistance
Mental health counseling

A letter from a program director or counselor confirming you participation and need for additional time at the shelter is very helpful.

Guests who are working but cannot afford rent will be allowed to stay at the shelter beyond 30 days as long as they remaining in compliance with standard shelter policies.

Guests who are on a waiting list for housing will be allowed to stay at the shelter beyond 30 days as long as they remaining in compliance with standard shelter policies. If you think you that you qualify for an additional 30 days, please contact the Shelter Host to review your particular situation.

No matter how many days a guest has stayed at the shelter, a guest may return to the shelter on nights the shelter is operating in Emergency Mode unless they have been banned from the shelter for violent behavior or a severe infraction of shelter policy as determined by the Shelter Host.

Volunteers Requests by Hood River Warming Shelter: Volunteer applications and information can be downloaded from our website, in the HRWS Resources section.


Donation Requests by Hood River Warming Shelter: Sleeping Bags, Warm Socks


Shelter Information Last Update Date: 2020-02-01


Important:
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Do you have items to donate? Contact Hood River Warming Shelter at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.

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