Union County Warming Station
The WS is CLOSED as of March 15th 2021 for the season.
Our mission is to provide a welcoming, safe, and compassionate place where all people can stay the night and are offered resources and pathways toward housing stability.
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The Union County Warming Station is a volunteer-run effort to preserve the life and health of those with no place to sleep during cold Union County winters. We offer safe and warm sleeping accommodations overnight during the winter months as well as food and warm drinks.
2008 3rd St, Suite B, La Grande, OR
Months of Operation:
The 2020-2021 season will run from November 15 - March 15
For a peek of the Warming Station and to hear a song written for us by Alexia Guhlke follow this link:
Our Wish List
To make a donation from November 15th to March 15th, you can drop off items at the station 2008 3rd Street, Suite B between the hours of 5:30 and 6:00 PM.
For financial donations please see your PayPal link above or checks can be mailed in.
Volunteer with Us
The UCWS is only possible because of volunteers! Folks in our community show up for the those in need by staying the night at the station to keep the doors open, making meals, sitting on our board of directors and so much more.
If you are 18 years of age or older and interested in working shifts at the Warming Station, we need your help!
If you are interested in lending a hand in other ways such as: laundry, fundraising, strategic planning, cleaning, cooking meals or some thing else, let us know!
You can also contact Cami Miller for questions about volunteering at
Support Our Work
The Union County Warming Station is currently seeking tax-deductible donations to support our important work. We have been humbled by the community support we have received, and hope to be part of the community for years to come. Please contact us if you are interested in making a donation or supporting our work through in-kind services.
Special Thanks to:
Union County Local Community Advisory Council
OHSU Campus of Rural Health
Miller's Home Center Nature's Pantry
Northeast Oregon Network
Housing Matters of Union County
Grand Reach Ministries
La Grande Presbyterian Church
Eastern Oregon Coordinated Care Organization
Northeast Oregon Public Transit
Ferranti Graybeal Insurance Agency
Eastern Oregon University Head Start
Better Homes Construction
Eastern Oregon Net, Inc.
Le Babe Cakes Baker and Coffee House
Market Place Fresh Foods
Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc.
Neighbors Together of Union County
Zion Lutheran Church
La Grande United Methodist Church
Scott's Heating and Air
Better Homes Construction
Center for Human Development
Blue Mountain Coin OP
Union County Girl Scouts
Union Baptist Church
Side A Brewing