Temporary Emergency Shelter

The Forest Grove Temporary Emergency Shelter will open for the 2018/2019 season on Monday, November 19March 28.  Shelter is offered Monday and Tuesday nights, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Forest Grove UCC (2032 College Way,) Wednesday and Thursday Nights at  Emanuel Lutheran Church, (1124 S Beech St, Cornelius, OR 97113.) Shelter opens at 7 p.m. but guests are welcome to arrive and wait outside starting at 5:30 p.m.

Our shelter spaces can accommodate 15 single guests and up to two families with children in separate areas. Shelter includes two meals and a safe place to sleep, no other services are offered. Shower tickets are available for overnight guests through the Forest Grove Aquatic Center.

The 2018-2019 Temporary Emergency Shelter (TES) is open through March 28, 2019. Shelter will be at Forest Grove UCC on Mondays and Tuesdays and at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Cornelius (1124 S Beech Street) on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7PM-7AM. We are in need of volunteers to help with cooking, support mornings and evenings, and loads of other services during shelter season. Here’s the link for volunteer sign up: https://oldtownfg.com/shelter. If you have any questions please contact Matt Dowty at 503-709-8846 or email mddowtyemail@gmail.com.