Mission: “Our primary mission is to keep children safe and families together by empowering families to break the intergenerational cycle of abuse.”
home visits, parenting education, therapeutic classroom, family nights, parent-child play groups, respite care, clothes closet, food pantry.
2425 Lancaster Dr. NE Salem, OR 97305
Year Established: 1997
Provides 3-day food boxes up to 4 times per year. Available to residents East of 181st.
57 NW Ave. Gresham, OR 97030
T: (503)667-7932 or (503)667-2692
An Oregon Food Bank distribution agency.
5750 NE Lombard Portland, OR 97218
T: (503) 287-5796 or (503)287-6343
Mission: Oregon Food Bank’s mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes. Helping communities become more food secure addresses the root causes of hunger and goes hand-in-hand with our work to help people living with low incomes meet their short-term food needs. We work to build community food security through.
Provides food to 230 hunger-relief agencies serving low-income people. Agencies include 84 food pantries and 21 community kitchens. Each month fresh produce is provided to low income families at various locations. Call or visit the website to find the closest distribution center. Serves all of Oregon and Clark County.
7900 NE 33rd Ave. Portland, OR 97232
The food program is a community-based response to the unmet food needs of Northeast Portland residents. They primarily serve families with children, the working poor, people with special needs, immigrants, and refugees that are new to the community.
4800 NE 72nd Ave Portland, OR 97218
Resources Provided: Provides 3-5 emergency food supply/month
3837 N Gantenbien Portland, OR 97227
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 services for low-income Estacada area residents, including emergency food boxes, bus tickets, gas, and prescription credit.
Tuesday & Friday,10:00am – 3:45pm, (closed 11:45- 12:30 for lunch)
200 SW Club House Dr. Estacada, OR 97023
Provides emergency food help to needy families, as available. People in need should go to the agency to sign-up.
5606 NE Killingsworth Portland, OR 97218
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: 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.
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
Mission: “Working to enhance the lives of parents with hospitalized children through our food programs is just one of the many ways we plan to reach out to our community. We are always working on new programs and ways to assist parents. We hope to introduce child care assistance in the near future and institute a program that will allow churches and local businesses to partner with us so that we can bring the community together as we strive to stand as one. We would like to increase the level of the “Baskets of Love Program.” Presently we deliver two baskets to the floors of Egleston Children’s Hospital and Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital once a month. We would like to provide this service twice a month to all of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Hospitals and with your help, we can.”
Provides financial support to families with children battling Ewing’s Sarcoma who are receiving treatment in Oregon. Connects families with resources that help pay home and utility bills. may also be able to provide support for mortgage or rent, groceries, and other household needs.
1910 NW Florence Ave. Gresham, OR 97030
Year Established: 2009
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: “The camp programing and activities are carefully planned. Each activity is designed to encourage family bonding, to include children of all ages along with their parents. Consideration is given to cancer kid’s low immunity, allergies, and safety for all ages. The goal is to create safe, positive & happy family memories.”
-Free 5 day camp at the beginning of August that includes arts, crafts, campfires, swimming, food, and fun activities for families affected by cancer.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
3131 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503) 234-0468
Year Established: 1997
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
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
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
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