Social Service Assistance

Severe Weather Shelters

In times of freezing and inclement weather, severe weather shelters may be open in Washington County. For current Severe Winter Weather Shelter information, check the current list, or call 503-222-5555. Note: All Severe Weather Shelters closed effective 4/1/2017.

Warm Meals & Food Boxes

Care to Share coordinates assistance to families and individuals seeking emergency food and schedules appointments for local Beaverton food pantries. To schedule an appointment at a pantry, call 503-591-9025 between the hours of 9 am - Noon Monday through Friday.

Meals on Wheels People delivers lunches to homebound elderly (60+) Monday through Friday 11 am - 1 pm. Request meals at 503-736-6325. The Beaverton Center and Holy Tree Village Center provide food on-site. For details, visit

Tualatin Valley Gleaners - Food distribution line starts at 3 pm Saturday at the Beaverton Activities Center (12500 SW Allen Blvd). Bring your own cooler/bag. Contact Heather at 503-719-9890 for more information.
Current list of available holiday meals

Housing & Homelessness

Beaverton School District McKinney-Vento Homeless Program - Program to assist youth experiencing housing difficulties with various services, including free/reduced meals, transportation to/from school, and social referral. Contact the Title X Social Support office for more information: 503-591-4462.

Community Action - Offers several different programs to help people in need, including: housing and homeless services (rent well program, limited rent assistance), energy assistance,, child care referral, and more. For a complete list, call 503-648-6646 or visit

Homeplate Youth Services - Provides drop-in services for homeless youth and youth at risk of homelessness (12-24 yr. old) with a hot meal, resources, and more. Open Wed. 6 pm - 8 pm at Merlo Station High School (1841 SW Merlo Dr). Call 503-707-0268 or visit

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