Monday, August 16, 2010

COUNTDOWN – WEEK 8

We’re counting down 10 weeks to World Homeless Action Day on October 10th.

This week’s big idea: Learn About Homeless Organizations

Statistics and stories shed light on the plight of homeless men, women and children.  Use these online resources to expand awareness and inspire action.

10 HOMELESS ORGANIZATIONS IN PORTLAND, OREGON

  1. Portland Rescue Mission
    503-MISSION (647-7466)
    www.PortlandRescueMission.org

         Burnside Shelter
         111 W. Burnside
         Portland, OR 97209
         (503) 906-7690

    Meals, shelter (men), clothing and showers for overnight guests, restrooms, recovery program with life skills assistance.

         Shepherd’s Door
         13207 NE Halsey
         Portland, OR 97230
         (503) 906-7650

    Recovery program for women and children, includes life skills assistance


  2. Union Gospel Mission
    3 NW 3rd St
    Portland, OR 97209
    (503) 274-4483
    www.ugmportland.org

    Clothing, meals, shelter (single men, single women), recovery program (men and women)


  3. City Team
    526 SE Grand Avenue
    Portland, OR 97214
    (503) 231-9334
    www.cityteam.org/portland

    Meals, shelter (men), showers (men), recovery program (men)


  4. Central City Concern
    232 NW 6th Ave
    Portland, OR 97209
    (503) 294-1681
    www.centralcityconcern.org

    Employment, housing and healthcare

      
  5. Transition Projects
    475 NW Glisan Street
    Portland, OR 97209
    (503) 823-4930
    www.tprojects.org

    Shelter (men, women), housing assistance, food, clothing, showers, laundry


  6. Salvation Army
    8495 SE Monterey Avenue
    Happy Valley, OR 97086
    (503) 794.3200
    www.tsacascade.org

    Shelter (women and children), recovery program (men)


  7. Sisters of the Road
    133 NW Sixth Avenue
    Portland, OR 97209
    (503) 222-5694
    www.sistersoftheroad.org

    Meals, job training


  8. Julia West House / Daywatch
    522 SW 13th Ave
    Portland, OR 97205
    www.juliawest.org


    Showers, restrooms, job and education assistance


  9. Northwest Pilot Projects
    1430 SW Broadway, Suite 200
    Portland, OR 97201
    (503) 227-5605
    www.nwpilotproject.org

    Housing assistance for seniors


  10. New Avenues for Youth
    1220 SW Columbia
    Portland, Oregon 97201
    (503) 224-4339
    www.newavenues.org

    Housing, job and education assistance for youth


For more organizations in the Portland, Oregon area:

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