Severe Weather shelters activated through weekend

Special measures are being taken at shelters to prevent spread of COVID-19

Due to anticipated freezing weather conditions, four Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters will be activated Friday through Sunday. Additionally, special measures are being taken at the shelters to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The shelters operate from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m., except for the Village Green location which closes at 6:30 a.m. Guests cannot check into the shelter after 9 p.m. If no guests have checked into a shelter location by 9 p.m. that location will close for the evening.

The locations are:

  • Gateway Fellowship, West Wing Building, 18901 8th Ave NE, Poulsbo, WA
  • Port Orchard United Methodist Church, 725 Kitsap St, Port Orchard, WA
  • Silverdale United Methodist Church, 9982 Silverdale Way, Silverdale, WA
  • Village Green Community Center, 26159 Dulay Rd NE, Kingston, WA

Additionally, the Salvation Army operates as an independent winter shelter and is open every night through March 15 at 832 6th Street, Bremerton.