Safeguards the fights of political activists, communities of color, and immigrants through public interest litigation, advocacy, and education.
520 SW 6th Ave. Suite 1050 Portland, OR 97205
Mission: “The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.”
Works to establish and uphold the civil rights of the African American community and for people of color in Portland. Legal assistance available.
3527 NE 15th Ave. #125 Portland, OR 97212
Year Established: 1914
The Oregon Affiliate of the ACLU is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil liberties and civil rights.
We believe that the freedoms of press, speech, assembly, and religion, and the rights to due process, equal protection and privacy, are fundamental to a free people.
We advance civil liberties and civil rights by activities that include litigation, education, and lobbying.
Provides information and legal assistance for cases dealing with constitutional and civil rights in Oregon. Please visit their website for assistance eligibility requirements.
P.O. Box 40585 Portland, OR 97240
Year Established: 1920
Mission: Provides a food pantry. Serves Oregon State. Documentation Required: ID and proof of residence
Provides 3-4 days worth of food per family member per month. Open Tuesday and Friday, 9am-10:50am and Saturday 11am-12:50pm
2407 NE 102nd Ave. Portland, OR 97220
Provides food and shelter for those in need.
Provides financial assistance for medical bills, especially for, but not limited to, relatives of Masons in the Multnomah County area.
709 SW 15th Ave. Portland, OR 97205
Mission: “To provide compassionate financial support to families with children undergoing cancer treatment and blood and marrow transplantation at the hospital where Nick received his treatment – Doernbecher Children’s Hospital here in Portland.”
Provides urgent financial support to families who have a child in the Stem Cell Transplant Program at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon, the only Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Center in the State. This financial support helps families with the many expenses not covered by health insurance including funding for housing, medication, and related co-pays, meal and food assistance, grief support, and many other urgent needs families may encounter during this time of crisis.
P.O. Box 80852 Portland, OR 97280
Year Established: 2005
Provides financial assistance to families in financial need with children facing serous medical challenges in Oregon and SW Washington.
P.O. Box 1000 Vancouver, WA 98666
Counseling available for individuals and families of OHSU patients. Advocacy and assistance available to families dealing with a cancer diagnoses.
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, OR 97201
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