Help for Homeless Families
If you and your family are experiencing homelessness, call 211 and learn about available services including emergency and transitional housing as well as support services to assist with permanent housing. [More on help for homeless families]
Help for Homeless Youth
If you are homeless, under the age of 25 and looking for shelter, safety off the streets, or other crisis services, please contact 503-432-3986 on a 24-hour basis.
The Homeless Youth Continuum consists of services and supports geared toward helping youth lead safe and healthy lives and become productive members of the community. Services include a 24-hour access and assessment center; alcohol and drug services; emergency and short-term shelter; transitional housing; and related support-services. [More on help for homeless youth]
The New Avenues for Youth Alba Collaborative is an innovative, culturally-responsive partnership that provides emergency shelter, drop-in and basic needs, mentorship, family mediation and reunification services to youth ages 9-17 who are at-risk of or experiencing housing instability.
The program runs out of the Youth Opportunity Center at 470 SE 165th Ave. Monday-Friday 10am-6pm*. For more information or referrals call 971-754-4350.
The crisis line can be reached 24/7 for access to emergency shelter for youth via on-site response at 503-224-4598.
Help for Domestic Violence Survivors
If you are experiencing domestic violence and need help, learn about available resources, including shelter information and the Portland Women's Crisis Line (Call to Safety) -- a 24-hour helpline providing resources and support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence -- at 503-235-5333 or toll-free at 1-800-235-5333. [More on help for domestic violence survivors]
If you are searching for affordable housing, browse HousingConnection.org, a 211info service that helps connect people to affordable housing in the Portland/Vancouver metro area.