A safe and welcoming day center where anyone who is houseless and experiencing addiction or mental health challenges can take a break from living on the street.

You can warm up, find support and get help, use the restroom and take a shower.

Located at SW Park Ave and Oak St in downtown Portland, we’re run by people who’ve been there and get it.

You do not need to be clean or sober. And we allow pets!

Open 8am to 8pm daily. Free.


The day center is staffed by peers who know what it's like.

  • Peer support
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Laundry
  • Lockers
  • Computers and charging stations
  • Basic wound care
  • A warm and safe space to relax
  • Activities
  • Warm drinks, water

You can also get help and connected to more services if you want it, from people who have experienced the same challenges.

You don’t have to participate in any activities you don’t want.

What We Don't Offer

  • Detox
  • Safe-use space
  • Overnight shelter (coming spring 2023)


  • No firearms or explosives
  • Other weapons (or self-defense tools) must be checked in a locker
  • No drug or alcohol use

We expect everyone to be respectful and safe. We will work with someone who is being disrespectful or unsafe to help them stay at the center. If the behavior continues, you may be asked to leave.

More Information

About the BHRC (1.28 MB)
Centro de Recursos de Salud Conductual (1.34 MB)

Mental Health & Addiction Association of Oregon

Contact Us

Behavioral Health Resource Center
333 SW Park Ave (at SW Oak St)
Portland, Oregon (Map)

Hours: 8am to 8pm daily