Educational materials and support for parents, families, and professionals to meet the needs of children and youth with disabilities. Also available in Spanish.
2288 Liberty Street NE Salem, OR 97301
Help Line: (888)891-6784
Provides education and outreach services explaining fair housing laws, as well as enforcement and investigations following complaints received in the Portland Metro area.
1020 SW Taylor St, Suite 700 Portland, OR 97205
Year Established: 1999
Mission: A leading Portland non-profit social service provider, Neighborhood House delivers innovative and life-changing programs for low-income people of all ages. Our programs prepare children for success in school and life, help families move beyond poverty, and support seniors to continue living independently.
Provides assistance with food, housing, and education to Multnomah County residents.
7780 SW Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219
Year Established: 1905
Provides education and advocacy for the visually impaired. Helps individuals receive public benefits.
535 E River St. Cave Junction, OR 97523
Year Established: 1971
Mission: “CancerCare® is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All CancerCare services are provided by professional oncology social workers.”
Provides individual counseling, education, and information to individuals with cancer. Services are provided at no cost and available to residents in the Portland metro area.
439 N Broadway Portland, OR 97227
Year Established: 1944
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
-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
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
Mission: “Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”
-Affordable after-school and summer programs for children
Year Established: 1946
Mission: “Candlelighters provides frontline assistance to families of cancer patients, ages 0-21, as they battle the emotional stresses of their experiences. The connections made with other members who have been through it all and know how to help is tremendously supportive. Meetings, personal assistance and activities for families provide the outlets needed to share the fear and frustrations caused by childhood cancer.”
- Bi-Monthly newsletter and access to our website
- College scholarships to cancer survivors
- Emergency financial support
- Food pantry and Snack Cart at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
- Monthly activities for the whole family
- Quarterly support group meetings for families and children facilitated by trained professionals
- Outreach to newly diagnosed families
- Pediatric Cancer Resources
- Summer family camp
- Tickets to area sporting/entertainment events
- Toys for children at Randall and Doernbecher Children’s Hospitals
- Bereavement support services
- Monthly catered meals for in-patients and their families at Emanuel and Doernbecher Children’s Hospitals
Year Established: 1977
Mission: “The Multonomah County Health Department (MCHD) provides high-quality health services for poeple who experience barriers to accessing health care. Through culturally-appropriate and patient-centered care, MCHD liniks physical and behavioral health and social services for low-income, uninsured, and homeless people. MCHD serves Multonomah County, Oregon’s most populous county with approximately 748,000 residents.”
-Disease Management for Chronic Illness
-School-based health services
-Specialized care for HIV-positive individuals
426 SW Stark St.
Portland, OR 97294
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: Playworks is the only nonprofit organization in the country providing trained, full-time coaches focused on recess to hundreds of low-income schools in major urban areas. We also provide training and technical assistance to schools, districts and youth organizations that want to ensure that every kid plays – safely, inclusively and with joy.
Resources Provided: trained coaches are at the following schools:
Beach Elementary School
Cesar Chavez School
Grout Elementary School
Jason Lee School
Marysville Elementary School
Rigler Elementary School
Woodmere Elementary School
Reedville Elementary School
Brookwood Elementary Schoo
1125 SE Madison
Portland, OR 97214
Year Established: 1996
Mission: Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon inspires girls, ages 8-18, to be strong, smart, and bold. Our gender-specific programs and research-based curricula provide girls with the confidence and self-esteem to access a bright and economically-independent future.
-Girls Groups–offered at school and community sites across the greater Portland area for girls 8-18. Girls Groups meet for three 8-week terms over the school year. Each term Girls Groups cover one of our Girls Inc. curricula with their Girls Guides.
-Girls Take Off!–Rock Climbing, snow shoeing, roller derby and sailing are just a few of the adventures Girl Inc. girls can have participating in our monthly adventure series, Girls Take Off!
-Girls Council–Girls Council Girls area appointed representatives of all Girls Inc. Girls. The Girls Council serves as advisors and spokeswomen for Girls Inc. of NW Oregon and serves for a 1-year term. Meet the Girls Council.
-Trainings–trainings offered for adults and children.
-Summer Programs–week long Girl Power camps in partnership with YWCA of Greater Portland. Counselors lead activities from our Allies in Action program and girls get to put their new skills into action on daily afternoon adventures.
-Communicare–designed to teach young girls about philanthropy.
-Create meaningful, supportive peer groups that encourage female solidarity
-Grow self-esteem that carries over to home, school, and the community
-Develop sound decision-making and communication skills
-Assert themselves as confident individuals throughout their lives
-Build key leadership skills and strong work ethics
4800 SW Macadam Avenue, Suite 309
Portland, OR 97239
Year Established: 1864
Mission: “to enhance the diverse strengths of our youth and families in partnership with the community through cultural identity and education.”
-College and Career Services especially for youth
-Early College Academy
-Foster Care Support
-Youth and Education
-Middle school advocacy services.
-High school advocacy services.
-Tutoring and after-school programs.
-Middle school, grade 8/9 transition, high school math, and science summer programs.
-Healing circle domestic violence prevention program.
-Cultural arts program.
5135 NE COLUMBIA BLVD. PORTLAND, OR 97218 | 503.288.8177 | INFO@NAYAPDX.ORG
Year Established: 1974