May 26, 2024

ASHLAND: Emergency Inclement Weather Shelter Open on March 22-26

The City Manager has authorized the severe weather overnight emergency shelter for Wednesday, March 22 through Sunday, March 26, 2023 (closing Monday morning March 27). Severe weather shelter hours are from 5 p.m. to 9 a.m. at 48 Fifth Street. The doors will close for the night at 9 p.m. with lights out at 10 p.m.

This is a no-frills shelter, which means individuals should plan on providing their own bedding. Well-behaved pets are welcome. The shelter will have limited food available. However, there are community meals every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at Pioneer Hall, 73 Winburn Way in Lithia Park.

For questions, please contact Avram Sacks, Shelter Coordinator, Options for Helping Residents of Ashland, at 541.220.7307 or 541.631.2235. For more information on OHRA, visit

NEW USER GROUP ON NIXLE… Sign up for Nixle messages regarding shelters by texting 97520SHELTER (as the text message) to 888777 (as the recipient or in the ‘To:’ field).