Warming Shelters Will Remain Open Throughout Friday and Into Saturday

Shelters reached 96% capacity on Thursday night; the city and county are asking for more volunteers.

Warming shelters across the city will remain open Friday night and into Saturday morning due to the ongoing cold snap.

Below are the available shelters, according to Multnomah County officials:

Arbor Lodge, 7440 N Denver Ave. (at North Lombard Street); Salvation Army, 5325 N Williams Ave.; East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106th Ave.; Charles Jordan Community Center, 9009 N Foss Ave.; Imago Dei, 1302 SE Ankeny St.; Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Ave.

Lloyd Center will also remain open throughout the day Friday.

County and city leaders are asking that volunteers sign up for shifts at the warming centers so they can remain open. The locations especially in need of volunteers are: Friendly House, Charles Jordan Community Center, Salvation Army, and Imago Dei.

Portlanders can call 211 to get free transportation to shelters. TriMet is also offering free rides to warming shelters.

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