Cold Weather Shelters

Clark County

Winter emergency shelters for people experiencing homelessness are open in Clark County. The Winter Hospitality Overflow and Satellite Overflow shelters are open seven nights per week through March.

To access the shelters, call the Council for the Homeless Housing Hotline at 360-695-9677, from 9 am–8 pm Monday–Friday and 11 am–8 pm weekends and holidays.


  • St. Paul's Basement, 1309 Franklin Street, Vancouver, is open from 10 am–6 pm. No referral is needed. 
  • Marshall/Luepke Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Boulevard, Vancouver: 
    • Monday-Thursday: 6 am–8 pm
    • Friday: 6 am–7 pm
    • Saturday: 8 am–5 pm
    • Sunday: CLOSED 


  • A walk-in shelter at Living Hope Church, 2711 NE Andresen Road, Vancouver. This shelter is open from 7 pm–7 am. 
  • The Washougal Severe Weather Shelter (Refuel Washougal) is open from 6 pm–7 am at the Washougal Community Center: 1681 C Street, Washougal; 360-835-2662. No referral is needed. Refuel Washougal is currently planning to be open through Friday, February 24.

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Columbia Gorge

The Washington Gorge Action Programs will activate its emergency shelter warming services during severe weather. Anyone requiring shelter from life-threatening weather conditions should contact the warming shelter coordinator at 509-281-1129.

On the Oregon side, contact Mid-Columbia Community Action Council for assistance in Hood River and The Dalles.