Kitsap County Severe Weather Shelters - OPEN 2/25-2/27

The severe weather shelter program will be operating Nov 1st - Mar 31st in Kitsap County. This shelter is available for single adults, parents with children, families, and teens. The location of the shelter is at the Bremerton Foodline, 1600 12th St in Bremerton (one block south of the Bremerton High School).

The shelters will open if it is expected to be 32 degrees or lower for four or more hours; if one inch of snow is expected; or if one inch of rain is expected between noon and 6 a.m. the next day. The determination is made by the Dept. of Emergency Management.

To subscribe to the Severe Weather Shelter Activation List register at https://www.piersystem.com/go/site/1082/

Click "Read More" for location and rule details.

Procedures/Rules/Regulations

  • All persons entering the shelter will be asked to sign in between 6pm-9pm. The shelter will close the following day at 7am. There will not be a background check performed.
  • All belongings will be checked in. You may keep things needed for the night like a teddy bear, book, or medications.
  • There will be no use of drugs or alcohol and smoking will only be allowed outside in designated areas before 9pm.
  • Follow the basic rules of conduct, no fighting or disturbing others while you are in the shelter and will be asked to leave if you do not follow shelter rules.
  • Currently no arrangements have been made for pets and they will not be allowed in the shelter. Service and support animals will be allowed in with documentation.
  • No food will be served at the shelter.

Location:
Bremerton Foodline
1600 12th St, Bremerton, WA, 98337
Located 1 block south of of the Bremerton High School on the corner of 12th St and Sidney Ave.

For information about opening status please call 2-1-1. After hours your call will be directed to the Crisis Clinic.