The Beaverton Hispanic Center was formed to assist Latino immigrants living in the Beaverton and Western Multnomah County area with integration into American culture. We provide subsidized ESL classes independently and through collaboration with local companies, Spanish as a second language classes, computer classes, INEA Classes, Domestic Violence Prevention and Education presentations, and Gang, Drug, and Crime Prevention programs.
Bradley Angle’s mission is to serve all people affected by domestic violence. We place any person experiencing or at risk for domestic violence at the center of our services and provide support for safety, education, empowerment, healing, and hope.
Emergency Shelter provides up to 10-12 weeks of shelter and support services for nine families. Case management and advocacy providers assist residents in obtaining clothing, furnishings, transportation, employment and/or job training, financial assistance, parenting support and groups, health services, drug, alcohol and mental health services.
24-Hour Crisis Phone Line provides immediate access to safety planning, peer counseling, resource referral, emergency bed availability and domestic violence information.
Youth Programs provide group and individual support to children up to age 17.
An online resource to help low income Oregonians find free legal help.
Formerly known as the Portland Housing Authority, 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.
Sponsored by Lutheran Community Services, HopeSpring serves women with children who are victims of domestic violence, in recovery from substance abuse, and/or are homeless. HopeSpring promotes self-sufficiency for homeless women and children by providing housing and social services through a collaborative community effort.
Through the HopeSpring program, each family receives 12 Months of:
– Rental Assistance
– Intensive Case Management
– Childcare Assistance
– Parenting and Life Skills Classes
– Drug and Alcohol Relapse Prevention
– Mental Health Care (as needed)
– Emergency Financial Assistance
The Men’s Resource Center offers counseling to men, women, teens, couples and families. We also offer specialized services for men including anger management and domestic violence intervention groups for voluntary men.
Domestic Violence Counseling
Therapy for individuals who were sexually abused as children
Rose Haven serves women and children experiencing the trauma of abuse, loss of home and other disruptive life challenges. Rose Haven’s mission is to maintain a safe, respectful community while providing our guests with support and services to assist them in regaining stability in their lives.
Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI), a non-profit organization supporting at-risk urban youth. Working with schools, families and community organizations, SEI provides opportunities for personal and academic success, bringing hope to individual young people and enhancing the quality of community life.
85% qualify for free or reduced lunch
73% from single parent households
36% are gang affected
30% have a parent or sibling incarcerated
Domestic Violence • Energy Assistance • Employment Services • Parenting Classes • Foster Care
The YWCA of Greater Portland provides life-changing services for women, children, and families, helping them attain safety, opportunity and independence.
YWCA Counseling Center offers individual, couple and group counseling on a sliding scale fee based on the ability to pay.
The Center offers general mental health counseling but provides groups for Women Survivors of Child Abuse, Trans-Gender Support, Women’s Sexual Minority Support, and Women’s Anger Management.
Domestic Violence Services:
The YWCA’s Domestic Violence program supports survivors of domestic violence to achieve personal safety, self-sufficiency, and a renewed sense of hope through our services at The Gateway Center, Home Forward, and the Yolanda House.
The Gateway Center
The Gateway Center is the City of Portland’s walk-in center for survivors of domestic violence and their children.
The YWCA has a Navigator and Emergency Advocate co-located at the Gateway Center. The primary role of these staff are to support survivors to retain their housing, or secure alternative emergency housing; facilitate access to emergency clothing, food, and personal care supplies; and provide transition, life skills, and on going support to survivors.
As the largest provider of affordable housing in Oregon, Home Forward offers a variety of housing options to low-income individuals and families. Home Forward has a special responsibility to those who encounter barriers to housing because of income, disability, or special need.
The Yolanda Project
The Yolanda Project is a unique, ongoing program that diverts pressure on our region’s emergency shelter system by working with survivors of domestic violence at risk of becoming homeless to skip a stay in an emergency shelter and obtain safe, stable housing for themselves and their families.