Hood River Shelter Services 2020 COVID Operations FAQ Sheet Overview The mission of Hood River Shelter Services (HRSS) is to compassionately provide a safe place to meet the basic needs of those without shelter during the winter. HRSS has operated a winter Warming Shelter in the community for the past ten years. Due to COVID, HRSS will be utilizing a …

Needed Donation Items

We are accepting donations:Wednesdays: 11 am to 1 pm at Hood River Valley Christian Church, 975 Indian Creek Road. When you pull into the main parking lot, veer right and stop at the first entrance on the lower side of the church. A shelter volunteer will be waiting to accept your donations.  Needed Donations at this time include: Sleeping bags – new or used, in good, clean …

Now Hiring

Job Announcement SHELTER STAFF  Position: Hood River Shelter Services seeks Shelter Staff for the 2020-2021 shelter season. Responsibilities: Staff Warming Shelter in shifts between the hours of 5:00 pm and 9:00 am, accompanied by another Shelter team member. Intake guests into Shelter as needed. Lead and facilitate Nightly and Early Morning Timeline for shelter guests. Maintain knowledge of and practice …

City of Hood River helps community needs with CARES Act Funding

PRESS RELEASESept. 28, 2020For Immediate Release The Hood River City Council directed $195,000 in CARES Act funding to local partners that aid social services agencies, business organizations and individuals economically impacted by COVID-19. The City was allocated a total of $299,633 in COVID-19 relief funds last spring. It has been used for outdoor fencing, signage, personal protective equipment, public communications, …