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Bradley Angle

Mission: “Bradley Angle’s mission is to serve all people affected by domestic violence. We place any person experiencing or at risk for domestic violence at the center of our services and provide support for safety, education, empowerment, healing, and hope.”

Resources Provided:
Emergency services, youth and family services, LGBTQ services, healing roots program, support groups and mobile advocacy, economic empowerment, awareness raising.

Contact: 
http://www.bradleyangle.org
5432 N Albina Ave. Portland, OR 97217
T: (503)232-1528

Year Established: 1975

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Street Yoga

Mission: “Street Yoga builds capacity in youth to overcome trauma and to create meaningful, healthy lives through yoga and mindfulness.”

Resources Provided:
Teach yoga at a day shelter and a school serving homeless youth.

Contact:
http://www.streetyoga.org

Year Established: 2002

 

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Janus Youth Programs

Mission: “a leader in creating innovative, community-based services which enhance the quality of life for children, youth, and families. We work in partnership with others to create a safe and healthy community.”

Resources Provided:
Community based programs for homeless youth, runaway youth, teen parents, residential, and at-risk youth

Contact:
http://www.janusyouth.org
707 NE Couch St. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503)233–6090

Year Established: 1972

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Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Mission: “to provide high-quality, affordable childcare and education as well as family support programs that contribute to the vitality of North and Northeast Portland.”

Resources Provided:
Capacity of 180 children daily for child care and education that meets community demands based on sliding fee scholarship scale, additional financial aid, and tuition reimbursement.

Contact:
http://www.penchild.org
4720 N. Maryland Ave. Portland, OR 97217
T: (503)280-0534

Year Established: 1970

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Latino Network

Mission: “Latino Network provides transformative opportunities, services, and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families, and communities.”

Resources Provided:
Civic engagement and leadership, early childhood development, parent involvement resources, youth and family engagement, and Unidos for Oregon.

Contact:
http://www.latnet.org
240 N Broadway, Suite 214 Portland, OR 97227
T: (503)283-6881
E: edgar@latnet.org

Year Established: 1996

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Friendly House

Mission: “creates a thriving community by connecting people of all ages and backgrounds through quality educational, recreational, and other life-sustaining services.”

Resources Provided:
Children’s programs including assisting new parents to help raise babies and help preparing children for school, recreational and educational programs, and services of seniors and the homeless.

Contact:
http://www.friendlyhouseinc.org
1737 NW 26th  Ave. Portland, OR
T: (503)228-4391

Year Established: 1926

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Self Enhancement Inc.

Mission: “A nonprofit organization helping at-risk urban youth realize their potential.”

Resources Provided:
In school programming, after school programs, enrichment programs, summer program, post-high school support, and parent resources

Contact:
http://www.selfenhancement.org
3920 N. Kerby Ave. Portland, OR 97277
T: (503)249-1721

Year Established: 1983

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Saturday Academy

Mission: “engages motivated young people in hands-on, in-depth learning and problem solving by connecting them with community experts as instructors and  mentors.”

Resources Provided:
Classes, camps, and programming to increase interest in pre-college students and to give them the opportunity to learn to interact with community experts and experience professional environments.

Contact:
http://www.saturdayacademy.org
5000 N Willamette Blvd. Portland, OR 97203
T: (503)200-5858

Year Established: 1983

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Impact NW

Mission: “To help people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty.”

Resources Provided:
Premier Portland area provider of educational and social services to individuals and families of all ages. Help low-income children, youth, families, seniors, and adults with developmental disabilities receive the skills and resources necessary to achieve success to advocate for themselves.

Contact:
http://www.impactnw.org
info@impactnw.org

Year Established: 1966

 

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Hacienda CDC

Mission: “Hacienda CDC is a Latino Community Development Corporation that strengthens families by providing affordable housing, home ownership support, economic advancement and educational opportunities.”

Resources Provided:
Programming for housing, economic advancement, employment, and education.

Contact:
http://www.haciendacdc.org
5136 NE 42nd Ave. Portland, OR 97218
T:(503)595-2111

Year Established: 1992

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Immigrant & Refugee Community Organizatin

Mission: “To promote the integration of refugees, immigrants, and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy, and inclusive multiethnic society.”

Resources Provided:
-Various program designed to keep children healthy, safe, and educated while helping to engage parents.
-Employment programming
-Health and community programming
-Seniors
-Economic development
-Training

Contact:
http://www.irco.org
10301 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR
T: (503)234-1541

Year Established: 1975

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Camp Fire Columbia

Mission: “To build caring, confident youth and future leaders.”

Resources Provided:
Strengthens families and schools by extending the learning day and keeping over 1,000 kids safe, engaged, and learning during the out-of-school-time hours. The program is shown to increase academic performance while offering youth enrichment opportunities that schools can no longer provide art, service learning, experiential activities

Contact:
http://www.campfirecolumbia.org
619 SW 11th Ave., Suite 234 Portland, OR

Year Established: 1910

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Portland Children’s Levy

Mission: “The Portland Children’s Levy was created by the voter-approved Children’s Levy, estimated to generate approximately $13 million annually to support scores of programs around the city for children from birth through high school. Each year, programs funded through CHIF better the lives of 16,000 of Portland’s neediest children and their famlies

Resources Provided: Fund 53 different programs for kids ages birth through high school through a competitive grant process and an additional three programs through the Leverage Fund.

Contact:
http://www.portlandchildrenslevy.org
319 SW Washington St., Suite 415 Portland, OR 97204
T: (503)823-2979

Year Established: 2002

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SMART

Vision: “Our vision is an Oregon where every child can read and is empowered to succeed.”

Resources Provided:
pairs adult volunteers with children in need of reading support and books to take home and keep. Volunteers read one-on-one with students weekly during the school year, modeling a love of reading and building children’s reading skills and self-confidence in a positive, child-driven environment.

Contact:

Year Established: 1992

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Project Bloom

Mission: “The primary focus of the program is to serve women who are either at risk of eviction or have become newly homeless.”

Resources Provided:
Assists clients to find a job that pays a living wage, and secure housing to ensure women do not fall into recurring episodes of homelessness. Provides a safe and supportive environment where women can focus on improving self-sufficiency in order to successfully get on their feet.

Contact:
3525 SW 122nd Ave #18 Beaverton, OR 97005
T: (971)263-5779
http://www.project-bloom.org

Year Established:

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PDX Diaper Bank

Mission: “In collaboration with partner agencies, PDX Diaper Bank provides diapers supplies to low-income families with young children, older adults, and individuals with disabilities living in Portland and the surrounding area.”

Resources Provided:
Free diapers and diapering supplies to low-income families, children, older adults, and individuals with disabilities.

**Please note, they do not distribute diapers to individuals but rather through their partnering agencies.

Contact: 
http://www.pdxdiaperbank.org
P.O. Box 22613 Portland, OR 97269
info@pdxdiaperbank.org

Year Established: 2012

 

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Parenting Now!

Mission: “all children are raised by nurturing, skilled parents. We are a resource for families in Lane County, Oregon, and parenting educators everywhere.”

Resources Provided:
resources for parents, training for parents and educators

Contact:
http://www.parentingnow.org
86 Contennial Loop Eugene, OR 97401
T: (541)484-5316

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Oregon Family Support Network

Mission: “Families and youth working together to promote mental, behavioral, and emotional wellness for other families and youth through education, support, and advocacy.”

Resources Provided:
Education and training, peer support, wrap around, community supports, and advocacy.

Contact:
1300 Broadway St. NE, Suite 403 Salem, OR 97301
T: (503) 363-8068
http://www.ofsn.org

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Morrison Child and Family Services

Mission: “We partner with families and communities to provide effective and responsive services for children and youth coping with adversity and trauma.”

Resources Provided:
Outpatient services, prevention and education, community programming, day treatment, drug and alcohol treatment, foster care, residential, and program evaluation.

Contact:
11035 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97220
T: (503)258-4200
http://www.morrisonkid

Year Established: 1947

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Kids in the Game

Mission: “Inspiring youth to thrive in life through sports by providing the resources that get and keep kids in the game.”

Resources Provided:
Provide financial assistance to help youth from low-income families of all abilities gain access to after school sports programs and physical education programs in schools.

Raise awareness of the importance of athletics in developing future leaders, with skills and values that transfer from the sports field into the classroom, workplace, family, and community.

Contact: 
1569 SW Nancy Way, Suite 2, Bend, OR 97702
T: (541)508-3966
info@kidsinthegame.org
http://www.kidsinthegame.org

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Joyful Noise Child Development Center

Philosophy: “Over the course of several years, we’ve developed a paradigm that we believe best supports an infrastructure where children can grow and learn. Our educational plan encourages children to be actively involved in the learning process, to experience a variety of activities appropriate to their age and rate of development and to pursue their own interests in the context of life in the community and the world. Through play that is guided by adults, children learn language, concepts about the physical world, social skills, problem solving, motor coordination and self confidence.”

Resources Provided: 
Parents choose developmentally appropriate environments for their children to foster emotional and intellectual development.

Contact:
http://www.joyfulnoisecdc.org
info@joyfulnoisecdc.

Year Established: 1994

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Coalition for Kids

Mission: “To create and support community partnerships that empower families in Josephine County to thrive.”

Resources Provided:
-Created and continues to operate the Family Resources Center that is home to 5 non-profit agencies.
-Operates Coalition for Kids Child Care Center-providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for low-income families with an emphasis on having children “ready to learn” when they enter kindergarten.
-Works with other community organizations and government agencies to achieve common goals addressing issues such as early childhood development homeless youth, workforce readiness and youth mentoring.

Contact:
http://www.cfk-gp.org
223 S.E. M St., Grants Pass, OR 97526
T: (541) 479-1929

 

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Albertina Kerr

Mission: “Partners with the community to support people with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to lead self determined lives and realize their full potential.”

Resources Provided:
Crisis psychiatric care (subacute), family resource center, foster care, intensive-community based treatment, intensive treatment program, kerr early childhood outpatient services, outpatient services, youth group homes, children’s developmental health services, community inclusion, adult group homes, supported living, youth group homes, intensive treatment program, and hearing services.

Contact:
http://www.albertinakerr.org
T: (503)239-8101
424 NE 22nd Ave. Portland OR 97232

Year Established: 1907

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Airway Science for Kids

Mission: “The Airway Science program exposes youth, especially those who are socially and economically challenged, to activities that inspire their interest and growth toward higher learning and careers in aerospace, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.”

Resources Provided:
After school classes for children 10-13 years old and Saturday classes for teens 14-18 years old, with special outreach to the socially and economically disadvantaged or to families perceived to be outside the information and opportunity mainstream. Each teen builds and gets to fly their own RV-12 aircraft.

Contact:
http://www.airwayscience.org
P.O. Box 4142 Portland, OR 97208-4142
ASKids39@comcast.net

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Adelante Mujeres

Mission: “Adelante Mujeres provides holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low income Latina women and their families to ensure full participation and active leadership in the community.”

Nuestra Mision: “Adelante Mujeres provee educacion integral y opotunidades de empoderamiento a mujeres latinas de bajos ingresos economicos y sus famlias para lograr su participacion completa y su liderazgo activo en la comunidad.”

Resources Provided:
Education, workforce training, entrepreneurial training, and family literacy, health education.

Year Established: 2002

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New Avenues for Youth

Mission: “to work in partnership with our community to prevent youth homelessness and provide homeless and at-risk young people the resources and skills needed to lead healthy, productive lives.”

Resources Provided:
Provides programming and services that empower homeless youth to exit street life. Day services, case management, transitional housing, Music/Arts Program, alternative high school, and job training.

Contact:
http://www.newavenues.org
1220 SW Columbia St. Portland, OR 97201
T: (503)224-4339
info@newavenues.org

Year Established: 1977

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Youth, Rights & Justice

Mission: Improving the lives of vulnerable children and families in Oregon

Resources Provided:
Court appointed to represent children in foster care, parents in the child dependency system and youth in the juvenile court system. Helps to advocate for policies to improve lives of children and families in Oregon.

Contact:
http://www.youthrightsjustice.org
401 NE 19th Ave Suite 200 Portland, OR 97232
T: (503)232-2540

Year Established: 1975

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Youth Progress Association

Mission: “provides a nurturing environment where youth gain the skills necessary to progress socially, personally, academically, and vocationally. We support and enhance the growth and development of Oregon’s youth through healthy and productive partnerships.

Resources Provided:
Intent is to teach independent living skills while addressing the client’s mental and emotional needs. Has various different programs all focused on accommodating diverse clients.

Contact:
http://www.youthprogress.org
T: (503)233-6121

Year Established:1964

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Youth Villages

Mission: “helps children and families live successfully.”

Resources Provided:
-intensive in-home treatment
-residential programs
-adoption
-foster care
-mentoring
-project safe place
-transitional living
-specialized crisis services
-MYPAC Provider

Contact:
http://www.youthvillages.org
T: (901)251-5000

Year Established: 1986

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The Shadow Project

Mission: “closes achievement gap in special education, helping them become confident, engaged students who stay in school”.

Resources Provided:
Provides life-changing enrichment special education teachers use right in their classrooms that helps struggling students grades K-8 reach goals and discover the joy of learning.

Contact:
T: (888)747-0005
http://www.shadow-project.org

Year Established: 1997

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Ready for School

Mission: “Move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children birth through third grade.”

Resources Provided:
advocacy for high quality learning programs and support from birth, supporting parents and communities to be engaged in their children’s learning, promoting healthy communities by integrating health linkages with schools.

Contact:
1411 SW Morrison St. #205 Portland, OR 97205
info@childinst.org
T: (503)219-9034
http://www.childinst.org

Year Established: 2004

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Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center (POIC)

Mission: “to prepare at-risk youth for future success through education, leadership, family outreach, employment training and placement”.”

Resources Provided: Education management that serves over 560 students and work trainees annually across three programs: Rosemary Anderson High School (alternative high school), Rosemary Anderson Transitions (support system for high school graduates), and Work Opportunities Training.

Contact:
http://www.portlandoic.org
T: (503)797-7222

Year Established: 1972

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Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence

Mission: “promotes equity and social change in order to end violence for all communities. We seek to transform society by engaging diverse voices, supporting the self-determination of survivors and providing leadership for advocacy efforts.”

Resources Provided:
Public awareness, advocacy and training. Committed to social change as an absolute necessity to ending violence against women and children.

Contact:
1737 NE Alberta St. Suite 205 Portland, OR 97211
T: (503)230-1951
http://www.ocadsv.org

Year Established: 1978

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Reading Results

Mission: “Working with the vision that all children have the right to read and succeed, Reading Results partners with schools serving low-income students to provide a proven reading intervention program.”

Resources Provided:
reading teams tutor 18-22 students at each school for three 30 minute sessions each week for 30 weeks of the school year. Provide students with data-driven, explicit reading instruction driven by highly trained, culturally responsive tutors.

Contact:
3115 NE Sandy Blvd. Suite 229 Portland, OR 97232
info@readingresultspdx.org
T: (503)477-8176
http://www.readingresultspdx.org

Year Established: 2000

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Oregon Mentors

Mission: “To expand positive life opportunities for all young Oregonians by connecting them with caring mentors.”

Resources Provided:
Support programs that serve youth ages 5-25 through community and site-based services in nearly every county in Oregon as well as Clark County, Washington.

Contact:
1411 SW Morrison St. Suite 203 Portland, OR 97205
T: (503)517-8990
info@oregonmentors.org
http://www.oregonmentors.org

Year Established: 1997

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LEAP

Mission: “To establish long-term partnerships with organizations that serve individuals in our community who are afflicted by health issues, emotional and psychological trauma, and social and economic adversity”.

Resources Provided:
Mentorship through wilderness adventures for youth.

Contact:
T: 503-893-LEAP (5327)
E:mail: leap@leapadventure.org
806 SW Broadway Suite 300 Portland, Oregon  97205
http://www.leapadventure.org

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The Circus Project

Mission: “to utilize the unique power of circus arts to transcend social barriers and inspire personal transformation, while contributing to the development of circus as an art form.

Resources Provided:
Programming for children to learn circus productions and performances. Special training for homeless and at-risk youth that utilize circus arts to teach critical life skills.

Contact:
PO Box 10244, Portland OR 97296
T: (503)764-9174
http://www.thecircusproject.org
1737 NW 26th Ave. Portland, OR

Year Established: 2008

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Children’s Book Bank

Vision: “The Children’s Book Bank envisions a society in which all children, regardless of means, are surrounded by and experience books during their early years of development.”

Resources Provided: 
-Delivers books to children that otherwise might not have books at their home.

Contact:
728 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503)616-3981
http://www.childrensbookbank.org
Email: info@childrensbookbank.org

Year Established: 2008

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Art ala Carte

Mission: “to make everyone fall in love with art and to find their own voice.”

Resources Provided: 
-provide space, supplies, and support for children of all ages to create art and support individual idea of art and creation.

Contact:
319 NE Wygant St. Portland, OR 97211
T: (503)750-0522
info@artalacartepdx.com
artalacartepdx.com

Year Established: 2012

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Children’s Institute of Oregon

Mission: “Move research to action by promoting cost-effective public and private investments in our youngest children pre-birth through third grade.”

Resources Provided:
-Early education that supports Ready for School’s campaign.
-Advises lawmakers, government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and others on best practices.
-10 year demonstration project designed to influence policy and practice at all levels.

Contact:
Children’s Institute
1411 SW Morrison St., Suite 205
Portland, Oregon 97205 USA
info@childinst.org
T: 503.219.9034 
Fax 503.419.6083

Year Established: 2010

 

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Friends of the Children

Mission: To provide our most vulnerable children a nurturing and sustained relationship with a professional mentor who teaches positive values and has attainable expectations for each child to become a healthy, productive member of the community.”

Resources Provided:
mentorship to vulnerable children

Contact:
friendspdx.org
T: (503)281-6633
44 NE Morris St. Portland, OR 97212
pdxinfo@friendsofthechildren.org

Year Established: 2004