Mission: “Northwest Housing Alternatives (NHA) creates opportunity through housing. NHA builds and preserves affordable housing for people earning low-incomes including families, seniors and people with special needs. Homeless Intervention Services are provided to families, couples, singles and seniors in Clackamas County through the Annie Ross House and its sister program, HomeBase. Northwest Housing Alternatives’ properties in the Portland Metro area are enriched with Resident Services to provide our residents with opportunities to live healthy and fulfilling lives.”
Provides emergency shelter for homeless families in Clackamas County. Also offers food boxes, job search and success skills, parenting skills and support, medical care access, and permanent housing assistance.
2316 SE Willard St. Milwaukie, OR 97222
T: (503) 654-1007
Year Established: 1989
Mission: “The mission of Transition Projects is to serve people’s needs as we assist them in transitioning from homelessness to housing.”
Provides food boxes, clothing, hygiene products, rent assistance, and ID assistance for Multnomah County area residents.
475 NW Glisan St. Portland, OR 97209
Year Established: 1969
Mission: “The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a worldwide Catholic organization of laypersons, open to all who wish to live their faith by loving and serving their neighbor. Generally on a person-to-person basis, members of the Society help those in need, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, orientation, handicap or religion.”
The Society’s work may encompass any form of aid that alleviates suffering and it strives to discover and redress situations which cause suffering.
-Provides rent, utility, food, clothing, and travel assistance to those in need in the greater Portland and Southwest Washington areas.
5120 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland, OR 97202
Emergency Assistance: (503)235-8431
Year Established: 1845
Mission: “St. Andrew is a faith community baptized into one body, which honors and celebrates diversity. We welcome and include persons of every color, language, ethnicity, origin, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, and life situation.”
Provides emergency food boxes, energy assistance, furniture, and occasional rent assistance. Clothing and shoes also available.
806 NE Alberta Ave. Portland, OR 97211
T: (971)244-0339 or (503)281-4429
Year Established: 1907
Mission: Open hearts, open hands
-Food pantry, children’s clothing closet, garden plots, utility assistance, prescription assistance, and bus tickets for medical appointments available.
17805 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97233
Year Established: 1967
-Emergency food, clothing, assistance, prescription assistance, furniture, and household goods.
38982 Pioneer Blvd. Sandy, OR 97055
Mission: “Following Christ’s example, we are committed to nourishing the mind, body, and spirit, while fostering DIGNITY among those we serve.”
-Referral to services
-Health clinic for uninsured
11020 NE Halsey St. Portland, OR 97220
T: (503) 252-8500
Year Established: 1934
-Provides free food, coffee, and clothing when available.
207 NW 3rd Ave. Portland, OR 97209
-Dental and medical care
8800 SE 80th Ave. Portland, OR 97206
Mission: “Community action leads the way to eliminate conditions of poverty and create opportunities for people and communities to thrive.”
-Provides child care resources and referral, emergency rent assistance, housing, homeless services, and more to residents of Washington County.
1001 SW Baseline St. Hillsboro, OR 97123
Year Established: 1965
The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. Guiding us in our mission are our core values:
•Focusing on the critical needs of children.
•Celebrating the diversity of the programs we offer and the staff, volunteers and donors who make them possible.
•Staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship.
•Operating with accountability and transparency.
-families can stay at Ronald McDonald house at low to no cost while children are in the hospital.
-playrooms for children
-Special suites for children with suppressed immune systems
-Accredited education programs
-Non-clinical support services
-Sibling support services
Ronald McDonald Family Rooms Provide:
•A kitchen area that includes a stove or microwave
•A seating area with a television
•A quiet room
2115 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
Year Established: 1976
Mission: In our mission statement, the term “with child” includes an unborn child, a newborn babe in arms, a toddler in tow, and could possibly be a preschooler or in kindergarten.
-Housing for teen mothers or expecting mothers.
-On-call help for teen parents
-Programming for teen dads
Mission: to help low-income and homeless families and individuals gain self-sufficiency by providing affordable housing, family support services, job readiness training, and economic development opportunities.
Resources Provided:Direct Services to Homeless Families: We operate emergency shelter, transitional housing, “Housing First” programs, and permanent supportive housing. Acting on the belief that housing is a basic human right, we move homeless families into permanent housing as quickly as possible and then offer them the supportive services necessary to stabilize their situations and overcome their homelessness.
Year Established: 1988
Mission: Southeast Community Food Pantry & Clothes Closet provides emergency food boxes, clothes, and household items to any and all persons who find themselves in difficulties because their basic needs cannot be met due to economic hardship.
Mission: Giving hope to homeless families and children
Main phone: (503) 915-8307
Year Established: 1994
Mission: William Temple House restores hope and renews strength in individuals and families in a welcoming and respectful atmosphere.
-Provides counseling for low-income individuals or families
-Provides emergency social services including a self-service food pantry so people can choose their own food, school clothing for children, hygiene items, and dental van.
•Report a mental health emergency. Call the Mental Health Crisis Line at 503.988.4888.
•Make a request for emergency social services. Call 503.226.3021 x200.
•Make a request for mental health counseling. Call 503.226.3021 x220.
•Submit personal information. Call 503.226.3021 to speak with an appropriate staff member
Year Established: 1965
Mission:The essential emergency services we offer, like food and shelter, open the door to deeper relationships with our homeless guests. From there, we’re able to offer a powerful solution to the root causes of homelessness: our New Life Ministry.
Women and children are invited to stay at the Residential addiction recovery program for women.
A 12-month residential program consisting of addiction recovery, life skills training, and spiritual renewal. Hot, delicious meals three times a day. Access to a workout facility, garden, lounge room, computer lab, clothes boutique, and more. Job and independent living training. The option to stay for another year, work for the Mission, and gain valuable experience.
Year Established: 1949
A world where children are welcomed and nurtured…
in the womb, in the home, in the community, and beyond…
-classes and workships
-newborn clothing and supplies
1515 NE 41st Ave Portland, OR 97232
Year Established: 2003
Mission: The center accepts donations and provides some or all of the following to those who qualify.
-Receive hygiene products
-Baby hygiene products
-Household cleaning products
-Pillows and clothing
-Socks and undergarments
Clothing closet address: 3520 SE Yamhill Street
Portland, OR 97214
Hotline: (503) 222-6222
Year Established: 1872
Children’s Club Inc. originated in 1968 and is located at 3520 SE Yamhill Street in SE Portland, Oregon. Children’s Club offers quality childcare 2 ½ to 12 (5th grade) years of age. A sliding fee scale assures accessibility to all income levels.
Year Established: 1968
Mission Statement:: “This mission statement was inspired by Ezekiel 22:30 (NKJV):’…I sought for a man among them who would make a wall, and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land…’ It reflects our desire to be an organization that “stands in the gap” for children, helping to meet their needs and the needs of their families. Northwest Children’s Outreach is an all-volunteer, Christian-founded and -led group, desiring to love those in need with the love of Christ: by providing for their most basic needs.
Resources Provided: Free children’s clothing (newborn to teen), diapers, books, shoes, formula, new cribs, new car seats, and hygiene products.
How to Access Resources: Goods are distributed to local care providers who meet directly with and prescreen children.
Year Established: 2001
Since 1923, the Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has been providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need. Whether due to the loss of a job, domestic crime, illness, or victims of fire or disaster, the Sunshine Division has built an 90-year legacy of mobilizing quickly and efficiently to assist distressed Portlanders.
We offer food assistance six days a week at our warehouse as well as 24/7 through our partnership with the Portland Police Bureau who store food boxes at each police precinct that can be dispatched those in need at any time. We also provide no-cost, bulk food and food boxes to 15+ local hunger relief non-profits serving Clark, Clackamas, Washington, and Multnomah counties. In addition to food relief, we also offer new and gently used clothing to those in need and fund school clothes shopping for low income children through our unique Izzy’s Kid’s program that pairs a Portland Police Officer with a child for a one of a kind shopping experience.
Resources Provided: Families can shop for food, receive free clothing for their household, get help with referrals, and children can qualify to get free back to school outfits.
Contact: 687 N. Thompson St. Portland, OR 97227
Food & Clothing Assistance
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