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Transition Projects, Inc.

Mission: “The mission of Transition Projects is to serve people’s needs as we assist them in transitioning from homelessness to housing.”

Resources Provided:
Provides food boxes, clothing, hygiene products, rent assistance, and ID assistance for Multnomah County area residents.

Contact:
475 NW Glisan St. Portland, OR 97209
T: (503)823-4930
Email: info@tprojects.org
http://www.tprojects.org

Year Established: 1969

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St. Vincent de Paul Social Services, Portland Council

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.

Resources Provided: 
-Provides rent, utility, food, clothing, and travel assistance to those in need in the greater Portland and Southwest Washington areas.

Contact:
5120 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland, OR 97202
T: (503)235-7837
Emergency Assistance: (503)235-8431
http://www.svdppdx.org

Year Established: 1845

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St. Andrew’s Emergency Services

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.”

Resources Provided:
Provides emergency food boxes, energy assistance, furniture, and occasional rent assistance. Clothing and shoes also available.

Contact:
806 NE Alberta Ave. Portland, OR 97211
T: (971)244-0339 or (503)281-4429
Email: emergencyservices@standrwchurch.com

Year Established: 1907

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Salvation Army-Portland Tabernacle Corps

Mission: “The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.”

Resources Provided:
-Low income seniors, families, and individuals with emergency aid, clothing, toys,and Christmas dinners.

Contact:
1785 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503)239-1224
salvationarmyusa.org

Year Established: 1867

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Portland Adventist Community Services

Mission: “Following Christ’s example, we are committed to nourishing the mind, body, and spirit, while fostering DIGNITY among those we serve.”

Resources Provided:
-Food
-Clothing
-Household items
-Educational Programs
-Advocacy
-Referral to services
-Health clinic for uninsured

Contact:
11020 NE Halsey St. Portland, OR 97220
T: (503) 252-8500
Email: info@portlandacs.org
http://www.portlandacs.org

Year Established: 1934

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Madonna’s Center

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.

Resources Provided:
-Housing for teen mothers or expecting mothers.
-On-call help for teen parents
-Childcare
-Clothing
-Food
-Programming for teen dads

Contact:
http://www.madonnascenter.org/beta/

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Human Solutions

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.

Contact:
http://humansolutions.org/homelessness-services/warming-center-homeless-families.php

Year Established: 1988

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William Temple House

Mission: William Temple House restores hope and renews strength in individuals and families in a welcoming and respectful atmosphere.

Resources Provided:
-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.
-Pastoral Care

Contact:
•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
http://www.williamtemple.org/

Year Established: 1965

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Portland Rescue Mission-Shepherd’s Door

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.

Resources Provided:
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.

Contact:
http://www.portlandrescuemission.org/what-we-do/new-life-ministry/

Year Established: 1949

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Mother and Child Education Center

Vision:
A world where children are welcomed and nurtured…
in the womb, in the home, in the community, and beyond…

Services Provided:
-pregnancy tests
-maternity wear
-classes and workships
-newborn clothing and supplies
-carseats
-support
-diapers

Contact Information:
1515 NE 41st Ave Portland, OR 97232
503.249.5801
info@momchildpdx.org
http://momchildpdx.org/

Year Established: 2003

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Northwest Children’s Outreach

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

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Sunshine Division

Mission:

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
503-823-2102

Agency Referral Cards 


priscilla@sunshinedivision.org | 503-823-2347

Volunteer Opportunities
kris@sunshinedivision.org | 503-823-2176

Donation Barrel Delivery & Pick Up
503-823-2119

Website: http://www.sunshinedivision.org/

http://www.sunshinedivision.org/