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In times of emergency, Salem area residents will be directed to this webpage for the latest information regarding flooding, road closures, evacuations, shelters, sandbag locations, and other important information.

Please report all flooding and storm concerns by calling Salem Public Works Dispatch @ 503-588-6333.

Disasters and emergencies do occur. Are you and your family prepared for the next one? Get a Kit! Make a Plan! Be informed! Get started by visiting the City's Emergency Management page. 

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Ensure that you and your family are prepared in the event of disaster start with a:
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   Preparing for Emergencies
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 Emergency Number  9-1-1
 Public Works Dispatch  503-588-6333
 Police Non-Emergencies  503-588-6123
 Hotline  TBD
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 Emergency Information

INFORMATION ON WARMING LOCATIONS IN SALEM, OREGON12/30/2015 2:46 PM
With temperatures expected to fall well below freezing, a Warming Center has been activated to begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, through 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 2 (this may be extended depending on weather). LOCATION: First Congregational Church, 700 Marion Street NE, Salem OR 97301.

If you would like to support this Warming Center as a volunteer, please sign-up online at: https://www.volunteerspot.com/group/337625168025.

Other possible warming locations in Salem include (call ahead for information):

Union Gospel Mission--Men's Shelter
345 Commercial Street NE, Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-362-3983.
Meal: (For men and women. Children must be accompanied by an adult):
* Breakfast: 6:30 a.m.; Sunday 7:30 a.m.
* Lunch: 12:00 p.m.
* Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers for men only, foot clinic, barbershop, and shelter.

Union Gospel Mission Simonka Place--Women's Shelter
5119 River Road N, Keizer OR 97303. Phone 503-362-7487.
Meals: (For women and children only)
* Breakfast: 7 a.m.
* Lunch: 12 p.m.
* Dinner: 5 p.m.
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers for women and children only. Shelter is provided.


Salvation Army Shelter
1901 Front Street NE, Salem OR. Phone: 503-585-6688.
Shelter has limited availability (recommended to call beforehand).
Services: Case management and shelter.

Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP)
694 Church Street NE Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-588-5827.
Daytime Warming Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday
Services: Crisis intervention, case management, clothing, meals, laundry, and advocacy.

ARCHES
1164 Madison Street NE, Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-399-9080.
Services: Day Center open 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., one meal served at 11:30 a.m., mailing address, pet food, and resources.

The City of Salem has two warming locations:

Center 50+, 2615 Portland Road NE, is open until 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Center 50+ will be closed Friday through Sunday this weekend. Phone: 503-588-6303

Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE. The library is open until 9 p.m. Wednesday. It will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday December 31. The Library will be closed Friday, January 1. The library will be open at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Phone: 503-588-6052.

Most Salem area malls can be utilized as warming locations while open.

Current Salem road information is available on the City of Salem Emergency page at http://www.cityofsalem.net/Emergency-Information/Pages/default.aspx or http://bit.ly/1g6atjU.
Sand Bag Locations- All Open12/7/2015 8:24 PM
Central/North Salem:
Olinger Pool, at 765 14th Street NE
Ferry Street, at Ferry Street and 25th Street
 
East Salem:
Lowes, at 1930 Turner Rd SE
Home Depot, at 3795 Hagers Grove Rd SE
Swegle School, at 4485 Market Street NE
 
South Salem:
Public Works Operations, at 1420 20th Street SE
Bush Park, at Lafelle Street and Capitol Street
South Salem High School, at 1910 Church Street SE
Fred Meyer, at 706 Madrona Avenue SE
Courthouse Athletic Club, at 6250 Commercial Street SE
WalMart, at 5250 Commercial Street SE
Salem Chinese Evangelical Church, at 6836 Sunnyside Rd SE
 
West Salem:
Orchard Heights Park, on Orchard Heights Road
Sather Park, at Willie Way NW between Bamabas & Lottie Ln
Park and Ride, at Wallace Rd and Brush College Rd
 

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 Road Closures

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 Sandbags

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Sand Bag Locations- All Open
Central/North Salem:
Olinger Pool, at 765 14th Street NE
Ferry Street, at Ferry Street and 25th Street
 
East Salem:
Lowes, at 1930 Turner Rd SE
Home Depot, at 3795 Hagers Grove Rd SE
Swegle School, at 4485 Market Street NE
 
South Salem:
Public Works Operations, at 1420 20th Street SE
Bush Park, at Lafelle Street and Capitol Street
South Salem High School, at 1910 Church Street SE
Fred Meyer, at 706 Madrona Avenue SE
Courthouse Athletic Club, at 6250 Commercial Street SE
WalMart, at 5250 Commercial Street SE
Salem Chinese Evangelical Church, at 6836 Sunnyside Rd SE
 
West Salem:
Orchard Heights Park, on Orchard Heights Road
Sather Park, at Willie Way NW between Bamabas & Lottie Ln
Park and Ride, at Wallace Rd and Brush College Rd
 
 

 Evacuations

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 Shelters

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WARMING LOCATIONS IN SALEM, OREGON
Current warming locations in Salem include:

1. Union Gospel Mission -- Men's Shelter
345 Commercial Street NE Salem, OR 97301. Phone: 503-362-3983.
Meal: (For Men and Women. Children must be accompanied by an Adult):
* Breakfast: 6:30am; Sunday's 7:30am
* Lunch: 12:00pm
* Dinner: 5:30pm
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers to men only, foot clinic, barbershop, and shelter.

2. UGM Simonka Place -- Women's Shelter
River Road N, Keizer, OR 97303. Phone 503-362-7487.
Meals: (For Women and Children only)
* Breakfast: 7:00 a.m.
* Lunch: 12:00 p.m.
* Dinner: 5:00 p.m.
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers to women and children only. Shelter is provided.

3. Salvation Army Shelter
1901 Front Street NE, Salem, Oregon. Phone: 503-585-6688.
Shelter has limited availability (recommended to call beforehand).
Services: Case management and shelter.

4. Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP)
694 Church Street NE Salem, Oregon 97301. Phone: 503-588-5827.
Services: Crisis intervention, case management, clothing, meals, laundry, and advocacy.

5. ARCHES
1164 Madison Street NE Salem, OR 97301. Phone: 503-399-9080.
Services: Day Center open 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., one meal served at 11:30 a.m., mailing address, pet food, and resources.

The City of Salem has two warming locations:

* Center 50+, 2615 Portland Road NE, is open until 9 p.m. daily. Center 50+ will be closed Thursday through Sunday this week.

* Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE. The library is closed Monday, November 23, but will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 24. The library will be closed Thursday and Friday this week.

Most Salem area malls can be utilized as warming locations while open.
 

 Press Releases

Flooding: Are You Prepared?  A Flood Information Open House, 3/23/2016 9:30 AM

Join City of Salem staff and volunteers for a free public event focused on flood preparedness on Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 5:30 to 7:30 at the South Salem Senior Center, 6450 Fairway Avenue SE.

 

This event will focus on ways to prepare yourself, your family, and your property before a major flood event occurs. Red Cross and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers will be available to give tips about preparing an emergency kit, flood safety, and more.

 

City staff will have several informational booths regarding flood mitigation efforts, floodplain mapping, flood insurance, updates to the Stormwater Master Plan, Salem’s Community Alert System, details about Salem’s flood emergency warning systems, and ways to predict and plan for impending flood events.

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INFORMATION ON WARMING LOCATIONS IN SALEM, OREGON, 12/30/2015 2:46 PM
With temperatures expected to fall well below freezing, a Warming Center has been activated to begin at 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, through 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 2 (this may be extended depending on weather). LOCATION: First Congregational Church, 700 Marion Street NE, Salem OR 97301.

If you would like to support this Warming Center as a volunteer, please sign-up online at: https://www.volunteerspot.com/group/337625168025.

Other possible warming locations in Salem include (call ahead for information):

Union Gospel Mission--Men's Shelter
345 Commercial Street NE, Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-362-3983.
Meal: (For men and women. Children must be accompanied by an adult):
* Breakfast: 6:30 a.m.; Sunday 7:30 a.m.
* Lunch: 12:00 p.m.
* Dinner: 5:30 p.m.
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers for men only, foot clinic, barbershop, and shelter.

Union Gospel Mission Simonka Place--Women's Shelter
5119 River Road N, Keizer OR 97303. Phone 503-362-7487.
Meals: (For women and children only)
* Breakfast: 7 a.m.
* Lunch: 12 p.m.
* Dinner: 5 p.m.
Services: New Life Fellowship Program, Supportive Services, Transitions, showers for women and children only. Shelter is provided.


Salvation Army Shelter
1901 Front Street NE, Salem OR. Phone: 503-585-6688.
Shelter has limited availability (recommended to call beforehand).
Services: Case management and shelter.

Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Project (HOAP)
694 Church Street NE Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-588-5827.
Daytime Warming Center, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday
Services: Crisis intervention, case management, clothing, meals, laundry, and advocacy.

ARCHES
1164 Madison Street NE, Salem OR 97301. Phone: 503-399-9080.
Services: Day Center open 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., one meal served at 11:30 a.m., mailing address, pet food, and resources.

The City of Salem has two warming locations:

Center 50+, 2615 Portland Road NE, is open until 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Center 50+ will be closed Friday through Sunday this weekend. Phone: 503-588-6303

Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE. The library is open until 9 p.m. Wednesday. It will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday December 31. The Library will be closed Friday, January 1. The library will be open at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Phone: 503-588-6052.

Most Salem area malls can be utilized as warming locations while open.

Current Salem road information is available on the City of Salem Emergency page at http://www.cityofsalem.net/Emergency-Information/Pages/default.aspx or http://bit.ly/1g6atjU.

 

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