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Activation Status

Due to expected freezing weather conditions, four shelters will be open Monday, December 3, 2018.

Hours of operation will be from 6 PM until 7 AM except as noted for the Village Green location. Guests will not be permitted to check into the shelter after 9 PM. If no guests have checked into a shelter location by 9 PM, that location will close for the evening.

The locations are as follows:

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
(Open from 6:30 PM until 6:30 AM)

Gateway Fellowship
18901 8th Ave NE
Poulsbo, WA

The severe weather shelters serve all citizens in our area who require safe overnight refuge when hazardous weather conditions are expected. Further activation will be weather and volunteer dependent.

Click here for the activation flyer


To sign up for SMS notifications about shelter activation, text "KITSAPSWS" to 898211

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To see shelter activation status visit Kitsap Severe Weather Shelter Status


Severe Weather Shelter Locations

To see shelter activation status visit Kitsap Severe Weather Shelter Status




For more information contact:

   Cory Derenburger, Program Specialist
   360-337-7287 or cderenbu@co.kitsap.wa.us