Inclement Weather & Emergency Information

                                                       Updated  December 2 @ 10:00 AM


Severe Weather Shelters open Friday (12/2) to Sunday (12/4) evening


Shelter locations and opening times are:

Village Green Community Center
26159 Dulay Rd NE in Kingston
Open 6:30 PM to 6:30 AM

Port Orchard United Methodist Church
725 Kitsap Street in Port Orchard
Open 6 PM to 7 AM

Gateway Fellowship, West Wing Building
18901 8th Ave NE in Poulsbo
Open 6 PM to 7 AM

Silverdale United Methodist Church
9982 Silverdale Way in Silverdale
Open 6 PM to 7 AM

Guests cannot check into the shelters after 9 PM. If no guests have checked into a shelter location by 9 PM that location closes for the evening. Special measures are taken at the shelter to prevent the spread of viruses, including COVID-19. Those needing transportation to their closest shelter can call 360.373.3000 before 7 PM for assistance. 

The Severe Weather Shelters serve anyone in our area who requires safe overnight refuge when hazardous weather conditions are expected. Further activations are weather-dependent. Call 2-1-1 for information about the Severe Weather Shelter Program and details on how to receive text message notifications when the shelters open.


Procedures and rules for guests at shelters

  • All persons entering the shelter are asked to sign in between 6 - 9 PM. The shelter closes the following day at the above closing time. No background check is done at the shelter.

  • All belongings are checked in. You may keep things needed for the night like a teddy bear, book, or medications.

  • Drugs and/or alcohol is prohibitred. Smoking is permitted only in outside designated areas before 9 PM.

  • Follow the basic rules of conduct, no fighting or disturbing others while you are in the shelter. You are asked to leave if you do not follow shelter rules.

  • Pets are not permitted at the shelter. Service animals are permitted.

  • No food is served at the shelter.

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