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Independent Living Resources

Mission: “To promote the philosophy of Independent Living by creating opportunities, encouraging choices, advancing equal access, and furthering the level of independence for all people with disabilities.”

Resources Provided:
Provides advocacy, information, and referral, peer support and counseling for individuals with disabilities in the Portland metro area.

Contact:
2410 SE 11th Ave Portland, OR 97214
T: (503)232-7411
Email: info@ilr.org
http://www.ilr.org

Year Established: 1957

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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