Egan Warming Center Opens Doors To The Homeless

Dec 4, 2017

Cold weather means the activation of the Egan Warming Center in Eugene-Springfield.
Credit Egan Warming Center Facebook Page

Cold temperatures brings the call for volunteers to help staff shifts at Egan Warming Center locations in the Eugene/Springfield area. With overnight temps dropping to about 28 degrees, the centers are being activated tonight and Tuesday night. They remain on standby for Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 6-8.

All trained volunteers can sign up for a shift and organizers say more volunteers are needed for the early morning and overnight shifts in particular.

The link to volunteer is:

The sites open tonight, Monday Dec. 4th are:

7th Day Adventist Church on 12th and Olympic in Springfield.  Site opens at 6:30pm, is accessible and takes pets.

First Christian Church 1166 Oak St., Eugene.  Site opens at 9pm and takes pets.

LCC main campus Bldg 4, Rm 104.  Site opens at 6pm and is accessible.

South Hills, Episcopal Church of the Resurrection at 39th and Hilyard, Eugene.  Site opens at 6:30pm.

Trinity UMC 440 Maxwell, Eugene, off River Rd.  Site opens at 6:30.  This site is for the aged and physically inferm, is accessible and takes pets.

St. Matthews Episcopal Church 4110 River Rd., Santa Clara.  Site opens at 6:30pm is accessible and takes pets.

Youth site location is at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on 13th and Pearl St., Eugene.  This site is for youth only 18 years old and younger.  Site opens at 9:30pm.