Willamette Center

  • Location:SE Portland
  • Owner:Multnomah County
  • Architect:Merryman Barnes Architects
  • Year Completed:2016

Willamette Center is an emergency shelter open for women and couples, ages 18 and older, with priority for people ages 55 and older, those with disabilities, and Veterans. Located in SE Portland, the shelter is open 24 hours a day and 7 a week. This project consisted of renovating an existing building nearby for use as a temporary shelter during construction. The scope of work included interior remodeling, new restrooms, and showers that are accessible for people in our community who are houseless to receive 1:1 support and a safe place to rest.