Cooling Centers in Washington County | JAM’N 107.5

Due to the dangerous conditions, Washington County has established emergency shelters that are open to anyone seeking shelter during the heat wave. These beds complement Washington County’s emergency shelter program, which currently offers 440 beds/rooms to meet a wide variety of household needs, including families with children, veterans, youth, and medically vulnerable individuals.

  • Washington Street Conference Center, 102 SW Washington St, Hillsboro, OR
  • Reachable via TriMet Line numbers 57, max blue line
  • Animal shelter operator: Project “Homeless Connect”
  • Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW 5th St, Beaverton, OR
  • Reachable via TriMet Line numbers 52, 76 and 78
  • Animal shelter operator: Only compassion

Shelters will remain open 24 hours a day throughout the storm. Meals will be provided for guests, no one will be turned away, and pets are allowed (work with shelter staff as pet policies may vary by location).

If someone has no shelter outside and their life appears to be in danger, call 9-1-1. Otherwise, if you see someone you are concerned about in cold weather, call the police non-emergency number at 503-629-0111 and ask for a welfare check.

If the weather forecast still requires the activation of the bad weather shelters, you can find current information here:

Find out more about heat protection here:

Source: Washington County