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