King County working with partners to open cold weather shelters

With temperatures expected to drop into the 20s this week, King County is coordinating with local partners to open cold weather shelters around the area.

Families With Children

The King County Emergency Family Shelter intake line is 206-245-1026.

North King County

Shoreline: For single adults and couples, St. Dunstan’s Church will be open as a Shoreline Emergency Shelter. 722 N 145th St, Shoreline. 8:30 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.

South King County

Auburn: Sundown Shelter at 2806 Auburn Way N, Auburn will be open 9 p.m. – 7 a.m. starting Tuesday, Feb. 22. Contact Debbie Christian at 253-833-8925 for more information.

Auburn: Young adults, ages 18-24. Arcadia Young Adult Shelter at 932 Auburn Way South, Auburn will be open 9 p.m. – 8 a.m. and a daytime drop-in 2:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. on weekdays. 253-740-7198 for more information.

Burien: Highline United Methodist Church at 13015 1st Ave., Burien will be open 7 p.m. – 9 a.m. starting Feb. 21, with meal in the evening. Contact Jenny Patch at 206-241-5520 for more information.

Renton: The old Chamber of Commerce building at 300 Rainier Ave. N, Renton, will be open 8 pm. – 7 a.m. starting Tuesday, Feb. 22 through Thursday, Feb. 24. Some parking is available for vehicle residents. Breakfast available until 10 a.m. Contact Fenice Fregoso at 206-657-0480 for more information.

South Seattle: Young adults, ages 18-24. The South Seattle Shelter at 9416 Rainier Ave. S, Seattle is open 24 hours a day, with breakfast at 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., lunch at 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Contact 206-331-2363 or 206-499-2974 for more information.

East King County

Bellevue: For adult men, the Congregations for the Homeless at 515B 116th Ave NE, Bellevue. Contact 425-496-4885 for more information.

Kirkland: For Women and women with children. The Sophia Way. At Helen’s Place at 8045 120th Ave NE, Suite 200, Kirkland and Sophia’s Place at 3030 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue. Contact 425-896-7385 for more information.

Kirkland: For families with children. New Bethlehem Place at 8045 120th Ave. NE, Suite 100, Kirkland. Contact 425-679-0354 for more information.

Redmond: For youth and young adults. Friends of Youth at 16101 NE 87th St., Redmond. Contact 206-236-5437 for more information.

Snoqualmie: For single adults. Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services at 38625 SE River St., Snoqualmie. Contact 425-773-2874 for more information.


Metro buses are on regular routes. Face masks are required. Metro’s call center is 206-553-3000.

Check FindARide.org for county-wide transportation options.


Seattle and King County libraries are open during the day for regular hours starting Feb. 22.


The Outlet Collection in Auburn, Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila and The Armory at Seattle Center are warm and open to the public.