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Burnside Shelter

Emergency Services

Urgent needs are met at our Burnside Shelter in Old Town. Services are open to all and include breakfast at 7 a.m., dinner at 6 p.m., 24/7 restrooms, showers, clothing, toiletries, mail, referrals, and chapel services.

Additionally, overnight shelter for up to 75 men per night and transitional shelter programs are available.


Men’s Connect Program

A 3 to 6 month residential program providing men the opportunity to stabilize from street life, form supportive relationships, receive job training, and assistance in obtaining housing and employment.
Contact Men’s Connect: 503-980-4998

New Life Ministries

Discovery (5 weeks)

Assessment · Stabilization · Relapse Prevention · Child Care

New Life (1 year)

Comprehensive Recovery · Life Skills Training · Vocational Development · Spiritual Growth · Child Care · Parenting Support

Shepherd’s Door for Women & Mothers with Children:

Intake line: 503-746-9743

The Harbor for Men:

Intake line: 503-746-9664

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At Portland Rescue Mission, guests find a loving environment, grace, practical skills, freedom from addiction, and renewed hope that they can change.

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Burnside Homeless Services

Our Burnside Shelter in Old Town Portland offers food, shelter, 24/7 restrooms, mail service, chapel services and connection to area resources.

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Transitional Help

Next Step, a 1 to 16 week program offers case management and guidance to men and women who are employed or referred. Connect is our 3 to 6 month program for men and women who need more guidance.

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Comprehensive Recovery

Our New Life Ministries for men, women and children is a 12-month residential program that includes addiction counseling and life skills training in a safe, healing Christian environment.

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Did You Know?

  • We do not charge for the services we provide.

  • Our Burnside Shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • We serve breakfast and dinner for FREE every day.

  • Anyone committed to change is welcome to our 12-month restoration programs.

Other Resources

Knowing that we can’t meet every need, we partner with Portland area organizations and social services to help men and women experiencing homelessness and addiction to get the services they need.
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For public services and assistance programs in the city of Portland the Rose City Guide can help.

Go to Rose City Guide
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For public services and assistance programs in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington 2-1-1 can help.

Go to 211info