The Oroville Harvest Shelter (The Shelter) provides seasonal farmworker housing to up to 90 H-2A and domestic farmworkers.  The H-2A program allows U.S. agricultural employers who anticipate a shortage of domestic to bring foreign workers into the U.S. to perform seasonal agricultural labor.

Facilities

  • Eleven sleeping trailers which sleep 7 persons each.
  • One sleeping trailer sleeps 13 person
  • Each sleeping trailer has two refrigerators, personal secure storage lockers for each tenant and air conditioning.
  • One common kitchen trailer with nine 4-burner stove tops and two microwaves
  • One common toilet and shower facilities trailer
  • One common trailer with a coin-operated laundry
  • Relaxation area with picnic tables
  • Basketball court

Eligibility

  • Individual seasonal farm workers
  • Meet the income requirements and restrictions.

For information on eligibility and how to apply, visit the Tenants / Occupants page.

Cost

Cost is $8.00 per leased bed per night. Cost per bed subject to change.

Oroville Harvest Shelter is managed by the Oroville Housing Authority.

Location

Oroville Harvest Shelter 
18 Sawtells Road
Oroville, WA 98844

Neighborhood

  • Oroville Harvest Shelter is located 1.5 miles outside of the City of Oroville.
  • Year-round city bus service with Okanogan County Transit can be accessed from a bus stop in front of the property.
  • From November -March this site is used for the Oroville Winter Emergency Camp to house the homeless.
Oroville Harvest Shelter

Sleeping Trailers

Sleeping Trailer - Oroville Harvest Shelter

Sleeping Trailer

Sleeping Area - Oroville Harvest Shelter

Interior of Sleeping Trailer

Oroville Harvest Shelter

Interior of Sleeping Trailer

Kitchen - Oroville Harvest Shelter

Common Kitchen