Mission: “to engage our entire community in non-violent living through advocacy, education, and community outreach, and by providing a safe haven from domestic violence.”
Emergency shelter for women and families, advocacy center, crisis line, education, transitional housing, outreach.
Contact: Address is at a confidential location.
Crisis Line (503)222-6222
Year Established: 1977
Mission: “to provide quality, affordable housing for individuals, families and communities to thrive.”
Provides permanent affordable housing and rental opportunities.
1135 SW Salmon Portland, OR 97214
Year Established: 1982
A website created to assist people searching for affordable, accessible or special needs housing. Both rentals and for-sale properties are included; all within the Portland Metro area.
**Confidential Address** Portland, OR
Mission: “The mission of Home Forward is to assure that the people of the community are sheltered. Home Forward has a special responsibility to those who encounter barriers to housing because of income, disability or special need. Home Forward will continue to promote, operate and develop affordable housing that engenders stability, self-sufficiency, self-respect and pride in its residents and represents a long-term community asset. Home Forward will be a community leader to create public commitment, policy and funding to preserve and develop affordable housing.”
Provides permanent housing units as well as Section 8 subsidies.
135 Ash St. Portland, OR 97204
Year Established: 1941
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: “To educate and empower tenants to demand safe, stable and affordable rental homes. We believe that housing is the basis of a strong community. So we bring tenants together to organize and collectively advocate for fair and equal protections in housing practices and policies.”
Educates, organizes, and develops the leadership of low-income tenants to directly challenge unjust housing policies and practices.
2710 NE 14th Ave. Portland, OR 97212
Year Established: 1998
Resources Provided: Provides information and referral for housing options and services. Visitors may use internet-ready computers and resource materials to search for available rental housing, housing services and home buying opportunities.
8010 N Charleston Ave. Portland, OR 97203
Year Established: 1993
Moderate income housing, including families with children.
10922 SW Wilsonville Rd. Wilsonville, OR 97070
T: (503)682-4044 x2368
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
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
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: “Inspired by the transformative power of God’s love, Catholic Charities, the social service arm of the Catholic Church in western Oregon, partners with the most vulnerable, regardless of faith, to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.”
Offers information and referral services, short-term intervention, housing assistance, employment information, parent classes, youth groups, and mental health counseling; also provides immigration and legal services.
231 SE 12th Ave. Portland, OR 97214
Year Established: 1917
Mission: “The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.”
Resources Provided: Various programming for children with a cancer diagoses and supportive programming for families as well.
Year Established: 1913
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: Giving hope to homeless families and children
Main phone: (503) 915-8307
Year Established: 1994
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