A Winter Emergency Shelter

Serving Multnomah County

Providing a safe haven to homeless families by welcoming them in a caring and nonjudgmental way. We recognize that every guest is sacred and loved by God.

Did you know....

There are an estimated 622 homeless families in Multnomah County at any one time.

17% of the entire homeless population of Multnomah County is under five years of age.

45% of children in homeless families are under five years of age.

Common Cup Shelter provided over 500 bed-nights during the 2008-2009 season.

More than fifteen families were served by Common Cup Shelter during the 2008-2009 season.

Common Cup Shelter relies exclusively on volunteer hosts.

Common Cup Shelter (formerly Sunnyside Shelter) has operated for more than 20 years.