Common Cup

Family Shelter

Common Cup Family Shelter is located in Sunnyside Centenary United Methodist Church at 3520 SE Yamhill, Portland, OR. It operates as a winter emergency shelter each year from November 1st to March 31st. The shelter is located in a single room at the church and contains 4 bunk beds. Guests contact 211-info (dial 211) for referral into the Shelter, following a screening interview. Families are defined as one or more adults caring for a child or children under 18. The Shelter also serves women in their 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy, along with their partners. Guests stay up to 30 days, while receiving case management through a separate agency. In addition to beds, the Shelter provides showers, access to a telephone, a light supper, breakfast and supplies for packing a sack lunch.