Breaking Free Ministry provides emergency shelter and other short term housing solutions to residents of Clark County.
Central City Concern (CCC) provides a comprehensive range of services including housing, healthy and recovery assistance. It is a Federally Qualified Health Center and operates at multiple sites across the Portland area. CCC provides safe and supportive housing, health care, mental health, meaningful employment, and peer support. The Recovery Center also offers a culturally-specific addiction treatment service to African American clients.
CCC certified Alcohol & Drug Counselors are highly trained and committed to successful treatment and outcomes.
Visit their website to learn more and how to contact the service facility nearest you.
The Council for the Homeless is dedicated to helping everyone in Clark County have the opportunity for safe and affordable housing. Our mission is to lead the community’s efforts to prevent and end homelessness.
Community Voice Mail • Landlord Outreach • Housing Solutions Center • Winter Hospitality Overflow • Homeless Management Information System
Emergency Shelter Clearinghouse
Single women and families begin calling 9 am.
Single men begin calling 11 am. Lines open until 8pm.
Hacienda offers bilingual HUD-approved homebuyer education classes, financial fitness classes, homebuyer counseling, Individual Development Accounts (matched savings plans), down payment assistance programs and foreclosure prevention counseling. Hacienda also hosts an annual fair that addresses the needs of both homebuyers and homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure.
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.
Impact NW implements innovative programs that respond to our community’s specific needs, connecting our clients with tools and resources that empower them to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty and transition into financial independence.
Some of our services include providing Emergency Housing Assistance for short-term motel stays, placement in local shelters, and direct rent assistance for families with children only. We also provide assistance with utility bills and some cash assistance for necessary items. Short-term case management and bi-lingual information services.
Open Door offers a warm and supportive environment for homeless individuals to receive assistance. The objective of our Homeless Program is to return individuals to an environment of stable employment and secure housing.
Hot meals • Emergency food boxes • Personal hygiene products • Showers • Mailboxes • Phone Use • Internet Access • Restrooms • Assistance in finding temporary shelter
A comprehensive listing of State programs providing low income families and individuals financial assistance for all sorts of needs.
The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) has partnered with the Minority Homeownership Assistance Collaborative (MHAC) to identify and select eligible households for the Down Payment Assistance Loan program.
The PHB website provides dozens of valuable links to local organizations that provide homebuyer services. Many of them are non-profit organizations that provide the HUD-approved 8-hour homebuyer education class for free- or low-cost; the class is required for both the Down Payment Assistance Loans (DPAL) and Mortgage Credit Certificates (MCC).
Portland Supportive Housing Inc., is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to low-income, physically disabled, and seniors in securing safe, sanitary affordable housing.