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City of Seattle - Human Services Department - Community Support & Assistance

Severe Weather Shelter

2323 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA, 98122


Contact Hours: Visit in person. CURRENTLY CLOSED- 24 hours daily.

Travel Information: Located on far north corner across from Arco gas station. Call King County Metro at (206) 553-3000 or visit for public transit information.

Service Details

Service Description

Occasionally operates an overflow severe weather shelter.
Shelter opens only during extreme weather conditions, as approved by the city of Seattle.
The shelter is operated by The Salvation Army.
Has parking spaces available for those who prefer to sleep in their vehicles.


  • Days of the Week
    • Friday 
    • Monday 
    • Saturday 
    • Sunday 
    • Thursday 
    • Tuesday 
    • Wednesday 
  • Focus Populations
    • Couples 
    • Single Men 
    • Single Parent Families Headed by Fathers 
    • Single Parent Families Headed by Mothers 
    • Single Women 
    • Two Parent Families 


Priority is for families with children but all are welcome.

Application Instructions

Visit in person when open.



Business Hours

Shelter: 24 hours daily when open.

Area Served

Focuses on serving the Central District of Seattle.


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (206) 684-4788
Teen Life Center (206) 684-4550

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