Homeless Shelters in Lane County

Within Lane County there are a number of emergency shelter and alternative shelter programs available to provide shelter to individuals and families in need to a place to stay. The timelines for availability in shelter and alternative shelter programs varies considerably, so individuals should always contact a program directly to find out about availability, program requirements, and the entry process.

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, there are currently additional shelter programs running. Any programs below marked with * indicate that they are new, or have expanded capacity as part of additional non-congregate shelter efforts. 

A printable version is available here, and will be updated as this site is updated (last updated 4/12/2021).

Adult only Households

*COVID Emergency Shelter Programs are being operated through partnerships with St Vincent de Paul (motel shelter), ShelterCare and Carry it Forward. Priority is given to individuals who are unsheltered and at high risk of complications from COVID-19 based on and and/or existing health conditions. Any service provider or individual can complete the referral form for these programs online. These programs include 130 new spots.

Dusk to Dawn program, run by St Vincent de Paul, is a low barrier shelter for adults in multi-person heated, military-style tents. Entry is coordinated through the Eugene Service Station at 450 Highway 99 N, Eugene.

Overnight and Safe Parking Programs, operated by St Vincent de Paul, provide safe, legal places to park a vehicle or camper overnight. Spots are accessed by waitlist through the Eugene Service Station at 450 Highway 99 N, Eugene.

*Community Supported Shelters Safe Spots, (aka Rest Stops), and microsites provide shelter in Conestoga huts. Contact CSS at 541-683-0836 for more information. There are 87 new spots coming online in 2021.

*SquareOne Villages will be operating to new microsites in addition to their ongoing village projects with the use of Pallet Shelters and Conestoga huts. Call 541-650-6937, or apply at Opportunity Village, 111 N Garfield, Eugene. Microsites include 12 new spaces.

Nightingale Hosted Shelters supports a rest stop with Conestoga huts. Application can be found online, or in person at the Rest Stop at 34th and Hilyard Alley. Call 541-870-5388 to make sure camp manager is available before going in person. 

Motel Vouchers are available through Siuslaw Outreach Services, for individuals in the greater Florence area. There are additional criteria and requirements for accessing these vouchers, contact program for more information. Call 541-997-2816 or visit in person at 1576 West 12th St, Florence Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm. During evenings or weekends call 541-997-4444.

The Eugene Mission is allowing new individuals to come in through a scheduled group intake process which includes a 14-day on site quarantine period. For more information and to determine availability call 541-344-3251.

Households with Children under 18

An online referral form is now available for SquareOne Villages' two family Pallet Shelters microsites that will provide a stay in a pallet shelter, and for access to the First Place Family Center Night Shelter Annex.

First Place Family Center
, Night Shelter Annex provides shelter for households with children 0-18. Call First Place Family Center at 541-342-7728 or visit 1995 Amazon Parkway, Eugene to access the shelter program.

Oasis has Conestoga huts and Tiny Houses available onsite for safe shelter for households with children in Springfield. Intakes for the OASIS program can be scheduled by calling 541-345-3628 ext.390. 

Center for Women and Children at the Eugene Mission is open to new families (mothers with children under 18) with COVID safety precautions in place. For more information and to determine availability call 541-344-3251.

Youth

Station #7 (Looking Glass) provides emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth ages 11-21, call  888-689-3111 or go in person to 931 W. 7th Avenue, Eugene.

Emergency Cold Weather Shelter

Eugene/Springfield Adults and Unaccompanied Youth - When temperatures are predicted to be below 30 degrees, Egan Warming Center opens to provide safe shelter from cold weather. There is not a central meeting location this year, so be sure to check warming center locations for each activation. You can sign up to receive notifications about Egan activation online. 

Eugene/Springfield Families - Catholic Community Services provides motel vouchers for families on nights that Egan Warming Center activates. In order to be receive a voucher, families must be pre-registered with the program. Call 541-232-9653 Monday through Friday, 8am-2pm to get signed up, or visit Catholic Community Services in Eugene (1464 W 6th Ave) or Springfield (1025 G Street), or First Place Family Center (1995 Amazon Pkwy Eugene).

Rural Lane County - Rural communities including Cottage Grove, Veneta, and Florence are utilizing pallet shelters this winter to provide added capacity or fully replace warming center operations.
Households with children under 17 in the Florence area can contact Siuslaw Outreach Services to inquire about motel vouchers on cold nights. Call 541-997-2816 or visit in person at 1576 West 12th St, Florence Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm. During evenings or weekends call 541-997-4444.

Fleeing Domestic Violence

Womenspace can help with safety planning and access to safehousing and shelter. Call their 24-hour crisis and support line at 541-485-6413 or 800-281-2800, or you can chat online, Spanish speakers available.

Shelter is available for individuals fleeing domestic violence in the Florence area through Siuslaw Outreach Services. Call 541-997-2816 or visit in person at 1576 West 12th St, Florence Monday through Friday, 10am-4pm. During evenings or weekends call 541-997-4444.