Multnomah County, OR Homeless Shelters

Multnomah County, OR list of housing resources we have uncovered: Homeless Shelters, Supportive Housing, Halfway Housing, Transitional Housing, Day Shelters, Low Income Housing, Residential Alcohol and Drug Treatment Centers.

Shelter Listings is dedicated to serving the homeless and low-income.  We have listed out the shelters and low cost housing services we have in Multnomah, OR below. This list has homeless shelters, halfway houses, affordable housing, etc. The database consists of over 3,000 listings and includes emergency shelters, homeless shelters, day shelters, transitional housing, shared housing, residential drug alcohol rehabilitation programs and permanent affordable housing. 

Rose Haven Day Shelter

627 NW 18th St
Portland, OR - 97209
Day shelter for woman and children.

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Housing Authority Of Portland

135 Sw Ash Street
Portland, OR - 97204
(503) 802-8300
Housing Authority, Low Income Affordable Housing, Public Housing

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Portland Rescue Mission - Shepherd's Door (for Women And Children)

13207 Ne Halsey
Portland, OR - 97230
Women and Children's New Life Ministry – Free parking available on site. Donation drop-offs daily from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

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Raphael House Of Portland - Emergency Shelter (for Women And Children)

4110 Se Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR - 97214
Emergency shelter. Domestic Violence.

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Walnut Park Shelter

5329 NE MLK Jr Blvd
Portland, OR - 97211
Overnight, termporary seasonal shelter for men, women, couples. Pet Friendly shelter.

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The Willamette Center

5120 SE Milwaukie
Portland, OR - 97202
24 hour a day emergency shelter for couples or women. Pet friendly.

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Columbia Shelter

421 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR - 97204
Emergency shelter for women and couples. Pet friendly shelter.

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Portland Rescue Mission Portland - Burnside Shelter

111 W. Burnside St
Portland, OR - 97209
Transitional Housing, homeless shelter

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Wy'east Shelter - Do Good Multnomah

1415 S.E. 122nd Ave
Portland, OR - 97233
(503) 488-7766
Temporary Shelter for men. Pet Friendly shelter.

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Blanchet House Residential Program

310 NW Glisan Street
Portland, OR - 97209

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Bridges To Change Gresham - Club Hope

21440 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR - 97030

Transitional Housing, Non Profit Organization

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Transition Projects Portland

665 NW Hoyt
Portland, OR - 97209
(503) 280-4700
Transitional Housing resources. They have a list of locations for transitional housing.

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Union Gospel Mission - Lifechange

3 NW 3rd Ave.
Portland, OR - 97209

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526 Se Grand Ave
Portland, OR - 97214
safe shelter, showers, clean clothing, recovery programs , men's short-term recovery, family services

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Human Solutions

12350 Se Powell Blvd.
Portland, OR - 97236
(503) 548-0200
homeless families program, shelter, housing assistance, case management, homeless, emergency shelter, housing assistance

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Janus Youth Programs

820 Sw Oak St.
Portland, OR - 97205
homeless youth, crisis shelter, nourishing meals, shower and laundry facilities, safe shelter

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Outside In

1132 SW 13th Ave.
Portland, OR - 97205

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Portland Rescue Mission - Burnside Men's Shelter (for Men)

111 West Burnside St.
Portland, OR - 97209
(503) 906-7690
Short Term Shelter For Men and other services.

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My Father's House Community Shelter

PO Box 1147
Gresham, OR - 97030
(503) 492-3046
Community Shelter is a family shelter

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Goose Hollow Family Shelter

1838 SW Jefferson Street
Portland, OR - 97201
(503) 595-9390
Family Shelter

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Vets (veterans Emergency Transitional Shelter) Portland

30 Sw 2nd Ave.
Portland, OR - 97204
Transitional Housing

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Bradley Angle House For Women And Children Portland

4548 N. Albina Ave., Suite 101
Portland, OR - 97217
Transitional Housing

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Types of Shelters and Services we provide

We provide many categories of shelter for those in need and in need of services. They include:

Day Shelters

supplement homeless and low-income people when the shelter their staying in only offers shelter on an overnight basis. Case management is often provided and sometimes there are laundry and shower facilities.  Meals and basic hygiene may also be offered.  Almost all day shelters provide their services free of charge. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows clients to stay during the day is also classified under this category.

Emergency Homeless Shelters

both provide short term relief for the homeless & low-income. Usually there is a maximum stay of 3 months or less. Many of these shelters ask their clients to leave during the day.  Meals and other supportive services are often offered.  3 times out of 5 these shelters offer their services free of charge.

Halfway Housing

helps transition individuals and families from shelters or homelessness to permanent housing. Length of stay is usually anywhere from 6 months to 2 years.  Residents are often required to pay at least 30% of their income toward program fees.  Sometimes the money they pay in fees is returned to them when they leave. Any emergency or homeless shelter that allows their clients to stay more then 6 months is also classified under this category.

Permanent Affordable Housing

is a long-term solution for housing. Residents are often allowed to stay as long as they remain in the low-income bracket but is sometimes limited 3 - 5 years.  Residents pay no more then 30% of their income toward rent. Emergency shelters, homeless shelters and transitional housing programs that allow their clients to stay without a maximum stay is also classified under this category.

Drug And Alcohol Rehab

programs are intended to treat alcohol and/or drug dependency.  The cost of participating in one of these programs and the method of treatment range significantly. The database operated on this website only includes residential rehab programs (not outpatient programs). We also provide Access to Recovery (ATR) Grant programs for substance abuse treatment. 

Financial Help For the Needy

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Supportive Housing

Programs that provide an alternative living arrangement for individuals who, because of age, disability, substance abuse, mental illness, chronic homelessness or other circumstances, are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support to help them in the activities of daily living; or who need access to case management, housing support, vocational, employment and other services to transition to independent living.

Shared Housing

Programs helps bring low income persons together and helps prevent homelessness by providing affordable housing options. This service is good for families, disabled persons, and others wanted more companionship. finds these shared housing locations and lists them throughout our website.

Rooming House or Boarding House

A rooming house is a building in which renters occupy single rooms and share kitchens, bathrooms, and common areas. The location may be a converted single family home, a converted hotel, or a purpose built structure. Rooming houses may have as few as three rooms for rent, or more than a hundred. The same goes for boarding houses. We list these types of residences throughout

Transitional housing

is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessnessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficience to move toward independent living on their own. Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information.